The DC Psychological Association presents:
"Mediation: A Valuable Skill for Mental Health Professionals"
David Gage, Ph.D., Melinda Ostermeyer, M.S. & Donna Gage, Ph.D.
October 20, 2017
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago School, 1015 15th Street, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
3.0 Hours of Continuing Education is Offered for Psychologists
3.0 Hours of Continuing Education for Social Workers Pending
This engaging 3-hour workshop will introduce mental health professionals to the practice of mediation, highlighting the many established areas of mediation that are particularly salient to professionals with mental health expertise. These areas include the most familiar (i.e., divorce mediation), and many other areas as well, such as families, family businesses, business partners, workplace mediation (e.g., between co-workers) and elder mediation (related to aging parents, their care and their estates, homes and cottages).
What is common among these areas and what makes them perfect for mental health professionals is their relational and emotional aspects. The workshop will include case studies, a mediation demonstration by the co-presenters and participant role plays.
While not mediation training, which is typically 4-5 days long, this workshop will give participants a clear understanding of what mediation is and how it can beneficially be added to one’s practice. It will also cover the finances of mediation, marketing, co-mediation, psychological tools commonly employed, where and how to get training, and the challenges and advantages of adding this skill to one’s repertoire.
Workshop Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to
"The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content."
This course has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers, DC Metro Chapter for 3.0 contact hours of continuing education credit. Approval Code: 2017057
There is no corporate support/payment for this workshop.
DCPA Event Cancellation Policy
The DC Psychological Association is unable to provide refunds for events. However, we do allow up to one year to make up a CE session that may have been missed.
DC Psychological Association
David White, CAE - Executive Director
Telephone: (512) 788-0207 Fax: (800) 784-9034
Email David White's assistant Amber at: email@example.com