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Seminar: Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)

February 01, 2018 at 2:38 PM

*From the NZFVC*

When: Tuesday 6 March 2018. Networking dinner 5 March. 

Where: Wellington. 

Organised by AMINZ (Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand). 

Cost: From $350. Early bird rates until 19 February 2018. Register now 

A day for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) providers, family lawyers and those involved with families in conflict to get together.

Four years after Family Dispute Resolution was launched, AMINZ is introducing a stock-take, a look to the future and a place to connect with other FDR providers. The aim of the day is to reflect current concerns, trends and share skills and knowledge.

  • The seminar will cover:
  • The future of FDR
  • When alcohol, drugs and mental health impact FDR: Working with capacity issues
  • When parties want relationship property and finances mediated.
  • Family law arbitration – what is it and when can it be utilised?
  • What judges want from FDR Providers
  • Revenge porn and cyber-stalking: What the mediator needs to know about their own safety and the safety of clients
  • FDR – trials, tribulations and successes – Q and A session with a panel of users and providers of FDR

Who should attend:

  • FDR providers
  • Counsellors, social workers and therapeutic providers
  • Family lawyers
  • Members of the judiciary
  • Others interested in FDR

There will be an informal networking dinner on Monday 5 March, providing the opportunity to meet with other FDR practitioners to discuss current practice issues.

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