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Creating safe environments for children and families since 1873

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Stanley G. Falk School

Stanley G. Falk School

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Program Spotlight: Center for Resolution and Justice

Kim, a local business owner and mother of two, was in the midst of a difficult divorce with no resolution in sight. One particular sticking point was their disagreement on appropriate parenting styles and discipline for their children.

Kim and her husband had been unable to reach a lasting parenting agreement after working with several attorneys. Frustrated, she began searching for alternatives that could help them resolve the parenting issues that were so important to both of them. Through online research, she learned more about the Center for Resolution and Justice (CRJ). "Knowing that none of the steps we’d taken through the court had worked, I thought mediation might help us create a parenting plan that we could both agree to."

One of CRJ’s divorce mediators worked with them to facilitate a productive conversation on parenting, discipline issues, expectations and needs. The mediator’s assistance allowed the parents to begin to see one another’s real interests and concerns.

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