Article about child inclusive mediation in the New Zealand Family Law Journal, co-authored by N. Taylor, Centre for Research on Children and Families, University of Otago, NZ and Jill Goldson, Family Matters Centre.
Ongoing research into less adversarial dispute resolution in the Family Court is now influencing perception about the role of children in this process. There is a tipping point occurring internationally in family law regarding this matter, and the Care of Children Amendment Act 2008, along with the Family Proceedings Amendment Act 2008 in New Zealand, is now demanding scrutiny of these issues in terms of application.
Child Inclusion in Dispute Resolution in Britain.
Report written by Jill Goldson as Churchill Fellow.
This pilot study, conducted by Jill Goldson and published in December 2006, involves 17 families who, along with their children, took part in conciliation counselling at the time of separation. This study was funded by the Families Commission.
Publication by Jill Goldson in this journal examines the rationale for child inclusion at separation counselling.