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Advanced Child Custody Mediation (20 Hours)*

  • 04/24/2024
  • 3:00 PM
  • 04/27/2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Zoom (synchronous)

Advanced Child Custody Mediation (20 Hours)

*20-Hour Child Custody Mediation is a Prerequisite*

Instructor: Carol Barkes, CPM and Trevor Castleton

Course Provider:  Neuromediation Group, LLC

In recent years, child custody cases have become increasingly more contentious as society continues to become more polarized.  While a basic knowledge of child custody mediation is essential, it is sometimes not enough to move parties past impasse when issues are particularly complex. Through this course, mediators will add information and strategies to their mediation toolbox on advanced issues such as no contact orders, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol considerations, reintegration concepts when one party has been incarcerated, managing the concept of children in mediation or having a voice, resist/refuse dynamics and parental alienation, religion, de-escalation and the role of storytelling in mediation. This course includes 30% role play and is co-taught by Carol Barkes, CPM and Attorney/Mediator Trevor Castleton.

Dates:      April 24, 2024 - 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. MDT

                 April 25, 2024 - 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. MDT

                 April 26, 2024 - 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. MDT

                 April 27, 2024 - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MDT

Cost: $550 

Location:  Zoom (synchronous)

Payment: Mail or drop off payment to: 6126 W State, Street, Suite 303, Boise, ID 83703 OR Venmo to carol-barkes.  

Contact: To register or for more information, contact admin@carolbarkes.com.

IMA Training Approval #2024-04, exp. 12.31.24 

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