Family Mediation

Brookfields School has a trained and qualified Mediator who is able to provide confidential and impartial help to families of pupils who attend the school.

What is Mediation?

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  • The role of the mediator is to help parties reach a solution to their problem and to arrive at an outcome that both parties are happy to accept
  • Mediators avoid taking sides, making judgment’s or giving guidance
  • The Mediator is responsible for developing effective communications and building consensus between the parties
  • The focus of a mediation meeting is to reach a common sense settlement that is agreeable to both parties
  • Mediation is a voluntary process and will only take place if both parties agree to participate
  • It is a confidential process where the terms of discussion are not disclosed to any party outside the Mediation process
  • Family Mediation can help everyone in the family be involved
  • Mediation can help families find a solution that works for everyone
  • If you are going to Family Court, the Judge will expect you to have consider Mediation before applying for Court. Our Mediator can help you with this process
  • Mediation gives you more say about what happens, helping you to remain in control
  • Mediation helps reduces stress and conflict between parties
  • Any agreements you make during Mediation can be changed if your circumstances change
  • Mediation helps the children involved to maintain and continue with important family relationships
  • Mediation can resolve difficulties a lot quicker than long drawn out court battles

 

For more information about Mediation, please contact Ashley Stevens (Family Support Worker) on 0118 942 1382 or 0759 442 1908 or email astevens@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk

 

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