Custody Mediation and Domestic Violence: What Advocates Should Know

September 11, 2018

Presenters: Janice Garceau, LCSW, and Melissa Mangiaracina, JD/Mediator, NCJFCJ
While mediation offers many parents an alternative to formal and often adversarial court processes, they may also present serious safety and parenting consequences for domestic violence survivors and their children. The Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody offers this webinar to help advocates orient survivors to common custody mediation processes, make them aware of risks that mediation may pose, and suggest tangible ways to help survivors prepare for the mediation.

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