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DEALING WITH HIGH CONFLICT PARENTS 

 
Course Summary 
Days 3 and 4 of the parenting coordination course focus on how to deal with high conflict parents. These two days focus on the impact of parental conflict and appropriate parenting on the child's well being. Consideration is given to various parenting arrangements and addressing the needs of the children and each parent's capacity to parent, including modifications for high conflict situations. 
 
This is a fascinating two day course that will be of interest to those not wishing to train to become Parenting Coordinators but who wish to be able to manage high conflict parents within the wider family law profession. 

Who is this course for / Who should attend? 

The course is suitable for all Family Law professionals who wish to learn more about Parenting Coordination. 
 
It is Days 3 & 4 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 

Defining the meaning of high conflict 
Examining the motivation to become a PC (what brings us to this work) 
Understanding our own personal relationship with high conflict and how that impacts on the work of the PC 
Learning more about high conflict dynamics and common personality types 
Understanding the different co-parenting relationships – cooperative, parallel and conflicted styles 
Exploring the different communication styles and developing the skill to both model and teach non-violent communication to clients 
Developing advanced listening skills that will help the PC to understand what’s behind high conflict 
Awareness of personal biases, prejudices and styles that are the product of one’s background and personal experiences that may affect the PC process 
Practicing PC in a diverse culture, and impact of socio-economic, cultural, racial and ethnic factors as well as language, age, gender, religious, sexual orientation and disability which may arise/and or affect the parties’ negotiation styles, ability or willingness to engage in the PC process 
Establishing appropriate limits and setting boundaries for clients 
The impact of high conflict client behaviour on the PC process and the PC and avoiding professional burn-out 

Trainers 

TYPICAL TIMINGS 

09.00 - 09.30 
Registration and 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 
13.45 - 15.15 
Third Session 
15.15 - 15.30 
Tea / Coffee Break 
15.30 - 17.00 
Final Session 

Standard Delegate Rates 

If being booked as a stand alone course this 2 day event will typically have a delegate rate of £500.00 + VAT 
 
However if you wish to book this as part of the the full 8 day Parenting Coordination training course in one go then the complete Parenting Coordination training course is £1,800.00 + VAT 
 
Discounts are also available for bookings of 3 delegates or more. For further information please contact help@flipfaculty.org 
 
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 help@flipfaculty.org 

Events

20 Sep 2018 Parenting Coordination - Full 8 day traning Info
Venue: London Venue Info | Speaker: Christopher Mills Info
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