The FMC has recorded a Mock Mediation as part of Family Mediation Week, to show you how the mediation process can work. The mediation is conducted by Elaine Richardson, a Family Mediation Council Accredited Mediator, and the parents are played by actors.
The FMC is looking to appoint an independent member to sit on the Family Mediation Standards Board. FMSB Members are at the forefront of the implementation and development of standards and self-regulatory framework of the FMC. Independent members bring an important outside perspective to the FMSB. Its three current independent members have backgrounds working at […]
The Family Mediation Council is delighted to be launching Family Mediation Week today, Monday 18th January, with messages of support from Minister Alex Chalk MP and Senior Family Liaison Judge Theis. Family Mediation Week is taking place at a time when families who are separating are facing extra challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Family […]
November’s edition of the FMC Newsletter is now available to read here.
Family Mediation Council Press Release 12.11.20 “What about me? Reframing Support for Families following Parental Separation” Report by the Family Solutions Group The Family Mediation Council welcomes the publication of the Family Solutions Group report. Since the inception of family mediation, mediators have been working with parents to consider the needs of the children first […]
September’s edition of the FMC newsletter is now available to read here.
July’s edition of the FMC newsletter is now available to read here.
May’s edition of the FMC newsletter is now available to read here.
March’s edition of the FMC newsletter is now available to read here.
When relationships break down, families face a lot of challenges. Among these are practical considerations such as “What arrangements will be best for any children?” and “What will happen with finances?” Professional family mediators act as neutral third parties to help ex-partners have conversations about these issues. People often ask whether family mediation works, and […]