The Dispute Resolution committee works across all areas of family dispute resolution, leading innovation in process and practice.
The committee aims to:
- Facilitate the practice of DR through training, standards, best practice, support for practitioners, and publications.
- Promote all forms of DR to the Resolution membership, the public, and stakeholders across the sector.
- Influence policy across the sector, ensuring it is user-led and responsive to member and client needs.
- Ensure its membership and work reflects the diversity of the Resolution membership.
They work to:
- Provide oversight and input into the annual DR Conference
- Develop and deliver a workshop at National Conference
- Monitor changing practice
- Liaise with and influence the Family Mediation Council (FMC)
- Identify, take steps to deliver, and maintain standards and best practice
- Identify and deliver materials and guidance for practitioners, clients and stakeholders
- Respond to consultations, identify areas where representation or lobbying is needed, and provide representation and lobbying support.
- Identify training needs and priorities and work with the staff team to deliver the training.
- Liaise with external organisations wherever necessary to complete the work of the committee and build the profile of the organisation.
- Assist other committees with DR aspects of their work.