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Family Mediation

Family mediation is a rapidly growing and complex field used as a method of intervention between two or more family members involving a myriad of issues. At its core, family mediation is composed of a diverse group of providers ranging from attorneys to those specialties involved in family practice and family therapy. These providers are paramount to appropriate dispute resolution and facilitation. Effective mediation can deescalate conflicts and amplify understandings. Family mediators face many challenges in managing a wide range of conflicts on family matters. This discussion on family mediation will cover the history of family mediation, basic tenets of family mediation, mediation versus counseling, types of conflict resolution involved with family mediation, and who benefits from family mediation. It will also cover different forms ...

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