Family Mediation Canada (FMC) Webinar: Power in Mediation

Event Time
3:30 - 5:30 pm (Newfoundland Time)

Power” can be defined as the use of violence or coercion.  In negotiation it is also defined as strategies of influence, and leverage to gain advantage, combined with the possible threat of litigation.  It is the capacity to influence others and allows one to claim more value for themselves.  Learn how to understand and balance power and respond effectively and ethically in a family mediation context.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the tension in Family Mediation between Interest Based Negotiation and Competitive Negotiation
  • Increase Awareness of Power and Power imbalance in Family Mediation
  • Identify Power Dynamics, and Power Tactics in Family Mediations and explore practical interventions as a mediator in dealing with this imbalance.

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