• Mar
  • 06
  • 2018


The day for FDR Providers, Family Lawyers and those involved with families in conflict to get together

About the networking dinner:

Join us for an informal networking dinner on Monday 5 March, where you have the opportunity to meet with other FDR practitioners to discuss current practice issues.

About the seminar:

Four years after Family Dispute Resolution was launched, AMINZ is introducing a stock-take, a look to the future and a place to connect with other FDR providers. The aim of the day is to reflect current concerns, trends and share skills and knowledge.

The seminar will cover:

  • The future of FDR
  • When alcohol, drugs and mental health impact FDR: Working with capacity issues
  • When parties want relationship property and finances mediated.
  • Family law arbitration – what is it and when can it be utilised?
  • What judges want from FDR Providers
  • Revenge porn and cyber-stalking: What the mediator needs to know about their own safety and the safety of clients
  • FDR – trials, tribulations and successes – Q and A session with a panel of users and providers of FDR

The presenters:

Presenters for this day include leading lights in the world of family mediation, users of mediation services - lawyers and clients as well as a specialist adviser from NetSafe.

  • Minister of Justice, Hon Andrew Little
  • Margaret Casey QC
  • Tim Clarke
  • Rachael Dewar
  • Denise Evans
  • Jon Everest
  • Nicola Hartfield
  • Barbara McCulloch
  • Family Court Judge Murfitt
  • Keri Morris
  • Helen O'Toole
  • Plus a dad who has recently used FDR who will share his insights

Who should attend:

  • FDR providers
  • Counsellors, social workers and therapeutic providers
  • Family lawyers
  • Members of the judiciary
  • Others interested in FDR

You will receive:

Course folder

When: Networking Dinner - 5 March 2018, Seminar – 6 March 2018
Where: Networking Dinner - The Arborist, 166 Willis Street, Wellington. Seminar: Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington
Cost: From $350

Registration now open – login to register online, or click HERE for a registration form

If you have any questions, please contact our Education Co-ordinator, Rebecca – education@aminz.org.nz.

This seminar is kindly sponsored by:

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for a full refund less a $50 service fee must be received in writing 3 weeks prior to the seminar. Thereafter no refund will be provided. Registrations are transferrable to another person for the course.