40-Hour Domestic Mediation Training
UDR's Domestic Mediation Training builds upon basic mediation practices and skills as presented in the Basic Mediation Training workshop. The Domestic training presents topics specific to mediating domestic issues, particularly divorce, custody, custody, and paternity cases. The workshop provides training in dividing assets and debts, developing parenting plans, calculating child support, and addressing other on-going child-related expenses and tax considerations. This training is offered with two variations: 32 and 40 hours; each variation is described below.
This highly interactive workshop gives participants a foundation of knowledge for mediating in the domestic arena and provides opportunities to gain experience conducting mock mediations in a domestic context. A variety of presenters includes professional practitioners who work in the family arena including psychologists, mediators, and attorneys.
This workshop covers the following topics: * Utah Domestic Law Basics (40-hour version) * Steps for Obtaining a Divorce in Utah * Psychological and Emotional Factors in Divorce * Convening the Mediation * Parenting Plans * Child Support and Child-Related Expenses * Dividing Assets * Allocating Debts * Tax Considerations * Writing a Memorandum of Understanding * Ethical Considerations in Domestic Mediation * Domestic Violence Awareness * Intake Procedures and Domestic Violence Screening Prerequisites Prior to attending this training, participants must complete a 40-hour court-approved Basic Mediation Training and twenty hours of practicum as required to qualify as a basic level mediator on the Utah Court Roster.