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Online Workshop: Mediating with Rainbow Families - 31/10/2023

$220.00 inc. GST

Date: 31/10/2023

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm (AEDT)

Grow your skill and confidence working with rainbow families in this interactive workshop. Participants will learn about reflective practice skills and increase their capacity for inclusive mediation.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of the kind of reflective practice required to work with rainbow families
  • awareness of family structures and family formation
  • increased confidence with appropriate pronoun use
  • knowledge of LGBTIQA+ specific family law
  • skills and strategies for creating a safe and welcoming environment for rainbow families.

Ideal for

Family dispute resolution practitioner (FDRPs), counsellors, family therapists, and parent-adolescent mediators.

About the presenters

Natasha Belmont is an FDRP, mediator, restorative engagement facilitator, trainer and clinical psychologist in training. She holds tertiary qualifications in law and psychology. Natasha has worked for Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) in a variety of roles, including leading the family dispute resolution (FDR) and Mediation Training programs and for Women’s Legal Service as an Education and Engagement Coordinator. She is also involved with various government departments at the state and federal levels for dispute resolution processes and works in private practice.

Adrien March is an FDRP with a broad base of skills and experience, including mediation practice, training and dispute resolution research. Her practice experience covers mediating using facilitative and transformative models in the FDR and National Mediation Accreditation System (NMAS) schemes. Adrien’s specialisations include working with rainbow families and high-conflict disputes. Her training expertise includes course development and conducting FDR and NMAS training, coaching and evaluation for RAV and other organisations. 

Accessing your training 

  • When you register for this training event, a new account in the RAV learning Management system (Moodle) will be automatically created. This is our new online learning hub – where you can access all of our upcoming training and professional development programs.
  • This online, interactive workshop will be delivered live via Zoom video-conferencing. Further information will be provided upon registration.

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