Child Protection Mediation deals with cases that involve abuse and neglect. The goal is twofold. First, the various legal and social service representatives use mediation to work with the parents and families in an attempt to educate them and provide them with appropriate tools for raising children so that the family can remain united. When this is unsuccessful, mediation offers an opportunity for all of the parties involved, including the parent(s), to “come to the table” to discuss a permanency plan for the affected child(ren).
Some of the issues discussed in mediation are as follows:
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