Effective Interdisciplinary Teamwork

Date and time: 
March 1, 2019 - 7:45am to March 2, 2019 - 7:45am
Event type: 
Educational Opportunity

Effective Interdisciplinary Teamwork

This training focuses on the how teams can be effective for families in mediation and collaborative practice. Participants will learn the foundations for forming a team and implementing teamwork based on successful team models from other fields and practical experience in the family field.

The first day will concentrate on interdisciplinary co-mediation and assembling a team of lawyers, mental health and financial professionals and working with that team inside and outside of mediation sessions. Use of the disqualification clause for the team members will be demonstrated.

The second day will focus on effective teamwork in collaborative practice. Forming teams with clients, between lawyers, and with mental health coaches, child specialists, neutral financial professionals, clergy, and other team members. Particular attention will be devoted to conducting productive team meetings and communication within joint sessions.

Texts for the course will be: Mosten and Cordover, Building a Successful Collaborative Practice, Family Court Review Special Issue on Interdisciplinary Teams (July, 2018), and other relevant articles and practice forms.


San Diego, California


Forrest S. Mosten (with presentations from Mental Health and Financial Professionals)

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Price info: 

$995 ($895 Early Bird) Additional 10% Discount for 5 or more Participants from same Collaborative Practice Group

Training Limited to 15 Participants