Family mediation seeks to arrive at agreements between parents in relation to their children. There are three different types of agreements:
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Our Mediators are all Nationally Accredited Mediators and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners with the Department of the Federal Attorney-General. As mediators, they each have years of experience in working with families that are coping with separation and divorce.
Further, all of our mediators adhere to the best practice standards as prescribed by the Department of the Federal Attorney-General of the Australian Government.
Through our nationally accredited mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, we provide mediation to assist parents in resolving care arrangements for children and financial matters during the difficult time of separation and divorce.
Our services are available across Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Positive and sustainable adjustment to separation and divorce for all people.
To promote relationships between separated and divorced parents that are respectful through sustainable and appropriate care arrangements for children and fair property settlements.
We live and work by our values to help all Australians achieve positive adjustment after separation and divorce through our values:
Children’s Best Interests: We are committed to promoting and pursuing the best interests of children through the service provision of mediation.
Clients: All members of our community are entitled to high quality, impartial, fair, respectful and affordable services based on their particular needs and delivered without any discrimination.
Collaborative Relationships: We liaise and network with other organisations and industry-specific stakeholders to ensure that our clients can best adjust to separation and divorce after the breakdown of a relationship.
Accountability: All of our services and activities are targeted to meet our clients’ particular needs; therefore, we seek the best possible outcomes by utilising the resources available.
Ethical Behaviour: We promote positive and respectful relationships for all people – especially our clients and our staff – by taking action that protects the autonomy of all people, does not harm others, and ensures that all mediation services are administered fairly and equally.
Intrinsic Value: We, at Family Mediation Brisbane, commit to highly valuing each other by respecting and supporting each other, and by providing a safe and fair workplace.
Professional Services: We strive to provide high quality mediation services, uphold our professional integrity, act within the scope of the Federal Attorney-General’s best practice directions for Family Dispute Resolution, and continually develop our skills in mediation.
Choosing the right family mediator for you and your particular circumstances is an important step. In making that decision, consider the following:
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Parents frequently ask, "How should I prepare for my family mediation?"
In preparing for your mediation, consider the following:
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Although this serves as a guideline, it is also important not to over-think things before your mediation. Releasing yourself of any preconceived ideas of how you expect the mediation to go is an important step towards attending the mediation session with an open mind.