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Day 2 of the Parenting Coordination training considers the structure of the Parenting Coordination process. The day addresses the challenges of the role and how to manage some of the issues that you may face as a Parenting Coordinator. 

Who is this training relevant for / Who should attend? 

The course may be of interest to all Family Law professionals who wish to learn more about Parenting Coordination. 
It is Day 2 of the 8 day Parenting Coordination training programme. 
To complete the training to become a Parenting Coordinator you will need to attend all 8 days. 
Please also note that if you wish to become a Parenting Coordinator you will ideally need to have been an accredited mediator for at least 3 years. However applications from qualified mediators with less experience may be considered by the course directors where supported by a CV and appropriate references. 


Key learning objectives 

Key learning points 

1. Structuring the Parenting Coordination process: 
The initial session and preparing the parties for the process 
Scheduling the time and location, and establishing the format of each conference and focusing discussions 
Structuring and managing the discussion, maintaining control of the sessions and using appropriate case management skills 
Managing separate sessions, telephone and email communication 
Maintaining appropriate records and documentation as a Parenting Coordinator 
2. The Parenting Coordinator’s informed consent, including limits on confidentiality. 
3. The Parenting Coordinator’s service contract and fee allocation. 
4. The role of the parenting plan in the Parenting Coordination process, including how to develop, monitor and modify a parenting plan. 
5. When and how to use outside experts effectively: 
How to assist the parties in deciding on appropriate community resources 
Developing a list of resources, including those for domestic violence situations 
How to work with other professional disciplines involved and promote co-operation among those dealing with the family. 
When and how to use a qualified expert and/or a team approach to best serve the parties in the Parenting Coordination process. 
6. Appropriate boundaries of a Parenting Coordinator. 
7. Reasons for a Parenting Coordinator to decline an appointment, withdraw or request appropriate assistance including, but not limited to, when the facts or circumstances of the case are beyond the Parenting Coordinator’s skill or experience. 
8. Legal requirements and strategies for handling situations when faced with disability issues or special needs. 


Felicity Shedden 
Jared Norton 

Event Pricing 

If being booked as a stand alone course this 1 day event will typically have a delegate rate of £250.00 + VAT 
However if you wish to book this as part of the full 8 day Parenting Coordination training course in one go then the complete Parenting Coordination training course is £1,850.00 + VAT - To book the full Parenting Coordination Programme please CLICK HERE 
Discounts are also available for bookings of 3 delegates or more. For further information please contact 
In addition this course can be run as an in-house training session. Prices will depend on location and numbers of delegates attending. For a detailed proposal please contact us at 

Event Timing 

09.00 - 09.30 
Registration and Tea / Coffee 
09.30 - 11.00 
First Session 
11.00 - 11.15 
Tea / Coffee Break 
11.15 - 12.45 
Second Session 
12.45 - 13.45 
Lunch Break 
13.45 - 15.15 
Third Session 
15.15 - 15.30 
Tea / Coffee Break 
15.30 - 17.00 
Final Session 

CPD Certificates 

A CPD certificate will be provided at the end of the course. As a full day course this will be for 7 CPD points. 
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