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Parenting Time Expeditor Training

When: Mar 21, 2013 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Date: Thursday March 21, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Early Bird Rate (by Mar. 7) $119, Regular Rate (after Mar. 7) $139
Location: UW-Superior Yellowjacket Union 203
CEUs: .6 (6 contact hours)
Instructor: Justin Terch

About this Seminar

This Parenting Time Expeditor training is a one-day immersion learning experience into the world of assisting parents in conflict using the Parenting Time Expeditor model, which is a unique alternative dispute resolution process found in Minnesota law.

Parenting Time Expeditors are court-appointed mediators who have the authority to issue legally binding decisions (arbitration) on parenting time issues in Minnesota. Parenting Time Expeditors are generally utilized in the most high-conflict family situations and must be experts at this unique sub-field of alternative dispute resolution.

This seminar focuses on:

  • Understanding the role of a Parenting Time Expeditor in the family law system including the dynamic between the Parenting Time Expeditor, parties' attorneys, and the judiciary
  • Learning the functions and best practices of Parenting Time Expeditors including setting up a practice, screening and accepting new clients, issuing binding decisions, communication with the court, and other areas of practice considerations
  • Appreciation for the legal boundaries and liabilities associated with Parenting Time Expeditor practice including a thorough review of the Rule 114 Ethical Code as it relates to Parenting Time Expeditors

After attending this seminar you will be able to:

  • Set up a Parenting Time Expeditor practice
  • Understand and appreciate the unique role that an Expeditor plays in the family court system
  • Act as part of a collaborative family support team with a Parenting
  • Time Expeditor to assist families with deeply rooted conflict

This seminar is appropriate for:

  • Mediators
  • Professionals interested in providing Parenting Time Expeditor services
  • Psychologists & Therapists
  • Attorneys and Court Personnel
  • Teachers & Educators
  • Social Workers

Ways to Register

Continuing Education
Old Main 102, Attn: Brenda Dalpiaz
Belknap and Catlin
PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

About the Instructor

Justin L. Terch is a mediator, parenting time expeditor and consultant practicing in the Duluth area. He has worked with over 300 high-conflict couples in the Twin Ports as both a mediator and expeditor and has a particular interest in the theory and concept of parental alienation and child-centered dispute resolution.

Justin is currently the Principal of Terch & Associates LLC, which provides professional consulting services to family and organizational clients throughout the upper Midwest region. In addition, he is a Guest Lecturer in the Mediation & Conflict Resolution Certificate Program at UW-Superior.

Justin is also the exclusive provider of court-referred mediation in Douglas County Wisconsin, maintains panel affiliation with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and is a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Event Contact: Mike White | 715-394-8023 | mwhite17{atuws}
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