Building A Satisfying Collaborative Practice

Date and time: 
February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to February 19, 2021 - 4:00pm
Event type: 
IACP Event

Building a Satisfying Collaborative Practice - a two-day basic online course offered in a joint venture between IACP and Forrest "Woody" Mosten.
This two-day workshop provides a practical model for implementing client-centered Collaborative strategies into your profession. You will learn new ways to represent clients well while staying out of court and explore the personal and ethical dimensions of Collaborative problem-solving. Interdisciplinary practitioners will benefit from this training, including lawyers, mediators, mental health professionals, paralegals, and financial professionals.

This course has been approved for 6 hours of MCLE credit and family law specialization credit in California, and for 6 hours of CEU credit for California therapists and social workers.

Day 1 - Thursday, February 18, 2021 - noon-3:00 pm PST
Developing Your Peacemaking Signature
Assuring Your Paradigm Shift
Peacemaking View of Clients and Ourselves
Kaizen: The Commitment to Collaborative Excellence: A Daily Practice
How Full Time Peacemaking Can Improve Profitability
Implementing Your Peacemaker Self-Survey
Using Interdisciplinary Collaborative Expertise to Serve Clients in Mediation
Understanding Uni-Disciplinary, Multi-Disciplinary, and Inter-Disciplinary Perspectives
Expanding Outcomes for Separating Parties—Using IACP Research
The Synergy of Collaborative Practice and Mediation
Coaching Clients in Mediation
Use of a Disqualification Clause in Mediation

Day 2 - Friday, February 19, 2021 - noon-3:00 pm PST
Getting More Cases by Refining Your Consultations and Marketing
Highlights of Thursday
Using the First Meeting to More Effectively Enroll Collaborative Cases
Talking Points for the First Client Meeting
Informed Consent as a Practice Building Tool
Flexible Collaborative Models to Increase Cases
Creatively Modifying the Participation Agreement To Meet Client Needs
Creating Your 2021 Strategic Plan
Putting Your Peacemaker Self-Survey to Work: Highlighting Your Strategic Plan
Redesigning Your Practice to Support Your Peacemaking
Next Steps

TRAINING CONCLUDES: New Peacemaking Chapter in Your Practice Starts On Monday Morning

- Attendance is limited to 35 registrants
- This class is a prerequisite for our March 2-5, 2021 "Training for Trainers" course  
Have questions about the training?
Contact Woody Mosten at


Location: This course is being offered online in Zoom format.  Access details will be included in your confirmation receipt.


IACP member and trainer, Woody Mosten

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Price info: 

Registration: $250 for active IACP Members, $350 for non-members