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.
A fireside chat with NCJFCJ’s Judge Karen Howze (Ret.) and Rebekah Tucci, JD on the intersection of domestic violence and child maltreatment.
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This discussion will focus on how four court systems are developing responses to domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics will include remote responses, building community collaborations, and promoting access. Presenters: Hon. Berryl Anderson,…