In May the CDR was pleased to provide a customized training in Family Group Decision-Making (also known as Family Group Conferencing) for child welfare professionals in Missouri. This training, offered in Branson, MO, was sponsored by the Healthy Families Taskforce.
Alternative Opportunities’ Regional Partnership Grant has been renewed for a fourth year. This grant provides funds for the Center for Dispute Resolution to offer Family Group Conferences for families involved in the child welfare system as a part of wrap-around services.
Make a lasting difference for children and families in our community by volunteering as a Family Group Conference (FGC) Coordinator. T Family group conferences bring a family together with their relatives, friends, and other supportive people in their lives to develop a
Saturday, September 27th – Sunday, September 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Make a lasting difference for children and families in our community by taking part in this free training and potentially volunteering as a Family Group Conference (FGC)
Becky Saunders, a COM master’s student, conflict certificate student, and Graduate Assistant at the CDR, will will be presenting her research looking at facilitator perspectives in Family Group Conferencing (FGC) at the “Beyond the Frontiers: Experiencing Diversity” conference in Buenos Aires,
In June CDR Director Dr. Char Berquist and Associate Director Heather Blades spent an amazing week at the 7th National Conference on Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) in Vail, Colorado. The conference brought together experts and practitioners from around the
How did you become involved with the CDR? I am a MSW (Master’s in Social Work) practicum student with the CDR. I originally heard about the Center years ago. When it was time to look for a practicum site, I knew right
In February the Center for Dispute Resolution trained a new group of volunteer Family Group Conference facilitators in Springfield, MO. This training prepared participants to facilitate family group conferences for children with a parent in recovery. These family group conferences are