BEYOND THE BASICS: KEY DISTINCTIONS AND SKILLS FOR HELPING DIVORCING COUPLES REACH MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE AGREEMENTS
Background information. This course led by Collaborative Professional J. Mark Weiss, consists of four webinars, designed to help build understanding and skills in negotiation and conflict resolution facilitation for intermediate Collaborative professionals. Each seminar focuses on an important aspect of work in the Collaborative process. This course is intended for Collaborative lawyers, mental health professionals, and financial professionals.
WEEK 1 – Achieving Better Outcomes by Choosing the Appropriate Negotiation Style
WEEK 2 – Using the Right Tools at the Right Time
WEEK 3 - Bringing What’s Real to the Discussion
WEEK 4 –Avoiding Landmines in Collaborative Practice
Approach. This course is intended to be highly interactive in order to maximize learning. It will be limited to 12 attendees. Each must commit to attend the entire course (all 4 webinars). Webinars will be on consecutive Thursdays from 9:30-11:45 AM PST, commencing January 9, 2020. Each webinar will start with approx. one hour of lecture/interactive discussion. After a short break, participants will spend approx. 30 minutes applying the principles discussed in small group exercises using breakout rooms. This will be followed by 30 minutes of debrief and feedback. Participants must have a computer with webcam and broadband Internet service.
Minimum prerequisites for attendees. (1) Collaborative Practice Introductory Training; (2) At least 40 hours of interest-based negotiation/mediation training; (3) At least 20 additional hours of mediation or Collaborative Practice training; (4) At least 5 successfully completed Collaborative cases. This mini-course targets Collaborative professionals who meet at least these minimum criteria.
Applications close November 24th, 2019 5pm PST and will be reviewed the following week. Those selected to participate will be notified the first week of December.
Application fees (less a $25 processing fee) are refundable prior to December 20th, 2019 5pm PST to please contact firstname.lastname@example.org ensure your refund is processed. After Dec. 20th, refunds (less a $75 processing fee) will only be processed if we are able to fill the space from the waitlist.
J. Mark Weiss
IACP Whole Group Members - $275
IACP Individual Members - $295
Non-members - $495