Are Mediators and Collaborative Professionals competitors or natural partners? In a highly interactive, engaged conversation, we compare and contrast CP and Mediation, explore how principles and techniques of each can be applied to the other, and delve into the convergence of the two models as “Collaborative Mediation.”
For Collaborative Practice professionals balancing busy schedules and client demands, a long list of business development “to-dos” quickly becomes overwhelming and often remains unfinished. This workshop will answer the question, what is the single most effective business development action you can focus on without stretching yourself too thin?
In line with 2019’s theme, our workshop offers examples/tools for creating inspiring outcomes. Collaborative or not, divorce is divorce. Moving families forward and aligning the team requires intention and skill. We’ll discuss difficult cases, parties and situations in past cases, where the case evolved to produce an inspiring result.
Preventive lawyering can help parties ﬂag existing conﬂicts before they spiral out of control. Collaborative professionals can easily become preventive legal and conﬂict wellness providers by expanding their practices to the pre-conflict arena. Learn concrete skills in order to expand your services and further build your collaborative practice.
Working with high conflict couples requires a systemic lens. Couple members mix with each other to create a more powerful interpersonal process than either alone create. Workshop participants will learn to identify and understand the reactions and responses of the couple members, and skills to shape reactivity and resistance
Taking it to the Streets: How to bring your Collaborative Process knowledge and experience to connect with others with whom you disagree and how become a community resource to connect people and bridge differences where you live. Program is based upon the Beyond Civility Model.
Within the next two decades the largest transfer of wealth from generation to generation in history will occur. Collaborative interdisciplinary teams have a unique opportunity to impact this transfer while minimizing the impact on families. This workshop will provide pragmatic tools to begin this work with a deeper understanding of both planning and post-mortem phases.
Psychologists have long understood that individuals have sub-personalities, each seeking to guide our thinking and behavior. With a particular focus on Internal Family Systems theory, this workshop will help professionals (a) understand and manage this internal negotiation so that we can be more effective, and (b) teach these techniques to our clients.
The Uniform Collaborative Law Act and Rules have been pending in the United States since 2009. 18 states and D.C. have adopted them to date. We will discus the status of the UCLA in the United States and how to help more states and other countries adopt uniform Collaborative laws and rules.
In our collaborative work, but also in our work in general, we have to deal with emotions. How can we be creative? In the process of supporting our clients, but also in our teamwork, we constantly have to manage emotions. We have found a way by using the EFT-theory in our work which we would like to introduce! By using EFT-skills we manage to regulate better the emotions and attachment needs of our clients, but also of our selves as professionals working in a team.