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The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution. Mediation Theory and Practice

  • ID: 1220432
  • Book
  • January 2010
  • 496 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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No matter your profession (attorney, clinician, family therapist) or skill level (seasoned professional or novice), The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution is an invaluable resource that outlines the most effective mediation approaches, techniques, and skills. The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution is a practical and comprehensive guide that includes

∗ A review of professional ethics and standards

∗ Help for attorneys who are not trained in the skills needed for working with families

∗ Information about cultural issues that affect families during mediation

∗ Highlights of key legal and negotiation skills

∗ Guidelines for understanding complex family dynamics and conflicts

∗ A screening tool for evaluating domestic violence

∗ A matrix for starting discussions of parenting plans based on children′s needs

∗ An examination of specialized practices for family mediation

∗ Direction for assessing one′s professional approach to family mediation
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Alison Taylor mediator, family therapist, author, teacher, and trainer; is an Oregon Licensed Professional Counselor and teaches mediation–related courses to students and professionals at Portland State University and Marylhurst University. She is coauthor of Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Resolving Conflicts Without Litigation and The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice, both from Jossey–Bass.

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