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The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution: Mediation Theory and Practice

ISBN: 978-0-470-63550-6
496 pages
April 2010, Jossey-Bass
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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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