Collaborative practice

Key practice support for your work as a collaborative practitioner

Practice support and resources

In this section, you’ll find Resolution’s suite of resources for collaborative practitioners. This includes information on the scope of collaborative practice, how you become a collaborative practitioner, routes for professional development and much more.

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The Collaborative Practice Handbook

Written by Angela Lake-Carroll, the handbook sets out good practice guidance for collaborative members of Resolution and for those members who work closely with the collaborative community.

Access the full handbook here

Professional, Organisational and Development Groups (PODs)

Maintaining your collaborative membership requires being a member of a POD group or groups and you may join as many as you wish (you should aim to attend at least 4 meetings in each year). These groups are available in most areas and many also meet remotely.

List of POD groups

Collaborative Practice Forums

View sessions from previous forums here.

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Training and Learning

Get started in DR

Resolving issues – get started in DR practice in family law.

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Learning at home

Latest training and learning resources from Resolution.

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Podcast: Financial neutrals and the collaborative process

In this podcast, Ian Hawkins, Mary Waring, and Phil O'Connor discuss the many benefits that can be obtained from including a financial neutral within a collaborative meeting.

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Further information

DR Committee

Further information - latest minutes and members of Resolution's Dispute Resolution committee.

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Collaborative Practice Working Party

Further information - latest minutes and members of Resolution's Collaborative Working Party.

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IACP is the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, an international community of legal, mental health and financial professionals working in concert to create client-centered processes for resolving conflict.

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