On March 16th, Pam Huggins and I will be speaking at the NASW 2013 Show-Me Annual Symposium in Lake Ozark, MO. Here’s a description of our session:
(4B) Mediate Because Families Are Fragile
(1.5 clock hours)
Pamela J. Huggins, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO Mediation as a method for divorcing couples can actually strengthen families. Through mediation sessions, couples can work out how they will co-parent and communicate with each other in the future. In this session, Ms. Papa, will describe the essence of divorce mediation and relate many examples from her years as a mediator, divorce attorney, and national mediation trainer. Ms. Huggins will elaborate on her beginning work in mediation and how social work skills are key to being an effective mediator.