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Description of Practice:
Director of Training, Center for Mediation & Training, New York, NY, 1982 - Present. Founded with two others a not-for- profit family mediation center offering the full range of mediation services including divorce mediation, custody negotiations, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, estate disputes, and elder parent planning. Developed a forty hour training program in divorce mediation that is approved by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Trained and supervised the Center's mediation staff. Coordination of public relations program including contact with professional organizations and EAP's. Full-time practice specializing in divorce mediation including cases with complex financial issues.
Adjunct Faculty, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1996 - Present. Faculty for the 42 hour basic course in Divorce Mediation and coordinator of the sixty hour, thirty week Supervised Practicum.
Senior Faculty, The Institute for Dispute Resolution of the Seton Hall University School of Law, 1993 - 1996. Faculty for the forty hour training program in divorce mediation, supervising in the sixteen week internship where students mediate using a one-way mirror format.
Trainer and Consultant, Vector Management Systems, New York, NY and Sarasota, FL, 1970 - Present. Trained senior executives in management skills and conflict resolution. Developed with three others the Leader Action Inventory, a widely used instrument that gives managers feedback on how they are perceived by their peers and subordinates. Provide ongoing consultation to individuals, partnerships, and small businesses.
CERTIFICATION AND MEMBERSHIPS
New York State license as a School Psychologist
Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
Approved Consultant, Academy of Family Mediators
Vice President, Board of Directors, Child Find of America, Inc.
Approved Mediator, Department of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Member, Association of Conflict Resolution
Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Dispute Resolution Associate, American Bar Association
Accredited Member and Past President, Board of Directors (1990-92) New York State Council on Divorce Mediation; conference chairperson responsible for site selection and program
Member and Past Secretary, Board of Directors (1994-2000) Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York.
Member and Past President, Board of Directors (1988-1990) Volunteer Counseling Service, Rockland County, NY; agency administers the Office of Court Administration funded Rockland Mediation Center
Center for Mediation and Training
111 West 90th Street, New York, NY 10024
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marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's
initial and ongoing certification requirements.