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Parenting Coordination has become a newly recognized and vital practice for professionals in the therapeutic and legal areas! A Parenting Coordinator aids parents who require assistance in successfully implementing their parenting plans in several essential ways. They resolve disputes; provide education and
guidance; offer recommendations where required and make decisions where
legally necessary. If applicable, a Parenting Coordinator, my even help
parent develop the actual parenting plan.
Parenting Coordination Program provides a comprehensive study in the role,
responsibilities, functions and duties of a Parenting Coordinator. It
prepares you to start a practice as a Program Coordinator by providing
all essential training, information, procedures, statutes and other
relevant information needed to perform in this capacity.
The Parenting Coordination Training Program provides all the necessary training required by Florida Statute 61.125., established October 1, 2009. This program meets all the Standards established in the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Guidelines for Parenting Coordination Comprehensive Training. It also is in compliance with several other states and jurisdictions requiring Parenting Coordination training. In order to become a Parenting Coordinatior in Florida, you must also be a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.
This program will be presented by the following faculty members: Allyson Tomchin, LCSW, Professor Susan Dubow, Dr. Elinor Robin,
General Magistrate Barbara Beilly, Steven Leigh, PhD and Board Certified Family
Attorney Ken Gordon. Visit our Faculty Page to view bios of Faculty
PROGRAM FEE ONLY $495.00
Classes are from 8:30am to 5:30pm each day
February 5-7, 2015
Thu, Fri, Sat
|April 30- May 1-2, 2015
||Thu, Fri, Sat
|October 1-3, 2015
||Thu, Fri, Sat
Attorneys receive 28 CLER hrs
Florida Licensed Mental Health Professionals receive 24 CEU hrs
Family and Dependency Mediators receive 11.8 CME hrs, which include 1.2-diversity,
4.8-domestic violence and 5.8-general
County and Circuit Civil Mediators receive 6.0 CME hrs which includes 4.8-domestic violence and 1.2-diversity
- How to deal with high conflict parents
- How to diffuse anger and find viable methods of handling issues
- How and when to mediate and resolve conflicts between parents and children
- When to be the mediator, negotiator, facilitator or decision maker
- How to teach parents negotiation and conflict resolution skills
- What are the ethical standards for Parenting Coordinators and how they affect your daily practice
- How to identify and understand the judicial system practices and procedures that relate to parenting issues
Why Select Mediation Training Group?
We offer discounts on the Family Mediation Training Program and the Parenting Coordination Program if you take both
We also offer group discounts and student discounts
- We provide you with all the forms and other information you need to start your practice
- We do a section on Marketing Your Conflict Resolution Business
Mediation Training Group
21218 St. Andrews Blvd., #112
Boca Raton , FL 33433
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Allyson Tomchin, LCSW, Allyson is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her B.S.W from the University of South Florida and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Barry University. Allyson is the founder of Directive Energy, in which she maintains a comprehensive private practice in counseling, coaching, family mediation and parenting coordination. She was recently honored by the Boys and Girls Club as one of Broward County’s Most Outstanding Women. Allyson has been a Parenting Coordinator since the inception of the practice in Florida and is a recognized expert in the field. She is the Primary Trainer of the Parenting Coordination Program and brings her vast knowledge and experiences to her teaching.
Susan F. Dubow, a pioneer in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), has had a long and distinguished career. Susan served as the Director of the Court Mediation and Arbitration Program, the ADR Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County, for over 22 years. This division administrates all of the Court's Mediation programs including Circuit Civil, County Court, Small Claims, Citizens Dispute/Criminal, Dependency and Family as well as the Civil Arbitration program. Susan is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Primary Mediation Trainer in Circuit, Family and County Mediation. She is also certified as a Circuit, County and Appellate Mediator. Susan served as a member of the Supreme Court's Mediation Qualifications Board (MQB) and is currently Vice-Chair of Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC).
Susan, an honors graduate of Boston University, is an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center. She has developed curriculum and taught mediation and conflict resolution at Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University.
Susan is a Past president of both The Association of South Florida Mediators and Arbitrators (ASFMA) and The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (FAPM.) She is a Diplomat Member of (FAPM) since 1999 and was the recipient of FAPM's prestigious Award of Merit 2002. In 2004 Susan was horored with The Dispute Resolution Center's Award of Appreciation for Distinguished Service. Susan has achieved Practitioner / Educator membership status with the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).
Barbara Beilly is a General Magistrate in the family division of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, appointed in 1997. She is a past President of the Florida Association of General Magistrates and Child Support Hearing Officers. She is a past President of the Association of South Florida Mediators, past President of the Broward County Women Lawyers Association, past chair of the Family Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association, past chair of the General Magistrate Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, past chair of the Support Issues Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and a frequent lecturer and author in the area of Florida Family Law and Mediation. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980.