The Hearts and Minds of Working with Families in High Conflict: A Family Mediation Canada Webinar Series
February 26, 2020 –
This 4-part webinar series (one hour each webinar) will assist family mediators to engage with families involved in high conflict child custody disputes by exploring the connections of mediation with neuroscience, emotional regulation, adult attachment patterns, and fear-based relationships. Emotional awareness within the mediation process will be foundational to identify and repair errors in neutrality and engagement. Practical strategies for overcoming fear-based relationship conflicts and the concept of multi-partial alliances will be offered to help mediators convey empathy, engagement and emotional clarity. Reflecting on developments in neuro-principles and trauma-informed practice, the workshop will offer practical tips for developing responsive approaches to engage with clients.