Some relatively minor changes to existing family mediation processes could transform the numbers of people successfully making agreements, says the CEO of National Family Mediation.

In a new article for Family Law, Jane Robey explains how evidence shows that pre-mediation coaching considerably improves the readiness of people to mediate. She says the improvements it brings to communication skills "prepares separating couples to enter the process with a transformed mindset."

She explains how "this model of pre-mediation coaching can prevent families degenerating into damaging prolonged conflict, and I want to see Ministers think outside the box."

You can read the article in full here


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