April 9-10, 2019 – Mediators & Arbitrators of America
20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training
Location: Austin Area, Texas
Lead Trainer: Barbara Ann Allen JD
The CPS Mediation Class – Prerequisite: Basic & Advanced Family Mediation Courses
MAA’s Institute of Mediation Training’s Child Protective Services Mediation Course is a 2 day intensive course (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) 20 hour training specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. CPS Mediation increases meaningful understanding and engagement between parties, codifies decisions regarding children and families, and expedites the process to find permanent outcomes for children. The sessions include the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials will be provided. (Bring your own Lunch)
17.5 CLE’s/CPE’s/CEU’s participant hours + 2 Ethics hours.