The Society of Mediation Professionals is supporting a number of exciting courses this year. On 22 March, Hon. Irwin Joseph and Mr Donald Saposnek Ph.D will be organising a Family Mediation Workshop Refresher Course for trained or certified family mediators. The one-day session will be headed by two illustrious authorities in the field – Hon. Irwin Joseph, a Santa Clara County All Purpose Judge (retired) has been mediating private conflicts since 1995; and Mr. Donald Saposnek Ph.D is an international mediation and child development trainer who has mediated over 5,000 custody disputes since 1997. The Refresher Course will also cover advanced principles of family mediation.
The Refresher Course will be conducted at Maxwell Chambers, 22 March 2018 (9.00am-5.00pm) and costs $535.00 (inclusive of GST). Ordinary Members of SMP enjoy a 10% discount for applications received by 8 March 2018. Participants of the workshop must fulfil one of the following eligibility criteria:
- empanelled in the Family Panel of Singapore Mediation Centre; or
- certified as a family mediator by the Family Justice Courts; or
- judicial officer of the Family Justice Courts; or
- attended the Family Mediation Workshop in 2016 conducted by the Trainers from Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law.
SMP members can apply for the course by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information on the Refresher Course can be obtained from this flyer: Irwin Joseph and Don Saposnek, Family Mediation Refresher Course.