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Review by Bill Eddy On July 19-20, I was one of three trainers who gave a workshop on Power Imbalance in Family Mediation for the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM). Hilary Linton and Claudette Reimer both run mediation programs … Continue reading

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On December 4, 2013, the estranged wife of a doctor shot him several times on the sidewalk outside of a law office in Manchester, Tennessee, after a heated divorce mediation session. Dr. Harry Bartee, 47, is recovering at the hospital … Continue reading

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Last week I gave a 2-day training in “Managing and Mediating: High Conflict Personalities” to nearly 30 court and private mediators, child protection professionals, lawyers, counselors, agency administrators, and others in Florence, which is outside of Phoenix. While I emphasized … Continue reading

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Last week, 1300 divorce professionals gathered in Chicago with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts to discuss the best ways to help families with young children going through divorce. The conference focused on early childhood “attachment” and the controversies … Continue reading

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APFM BOOKCLUB Participate in the Academy of Professional Family Mediators Bookclub! Our first tele-meeting will be on May 23, 2011 at 1:00 pm (EST).  To participate, simply call (218) 936-4141, then enter code 8426638 when prompted. Please exercise teleconference curtesy … Continue reading

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This spring, a new organization was born: the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. We are seeking founding members. I am on the board of APFM, along with a dozen other highly experienced family mediators (several with nearly 30 years in … Continue reading

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