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    The Voice of the Child in Mediation.


    Kearney, Siún (2014) The Voice of the Child in Mediation. Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis, 1 (2). pp. 150-158. ISSN 2009-7170

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    Abstract

    This is a revised and updated article, Kearney (2011), which considers research findings indicating children’s wishes and concerns around parental separation and their involvement in the mediation process. It looks at how Irish family mediators bring the child’s voice into the room, ensuring that the views and wishes of children are heard, when their parents are engaging in family mediation. Finally, it considers the implications of the Thirty-first Amendment of the Constitution (Children) 2012, and the Mediation Bill, due to be enacted in 2014 and possible challenges facing family mediators when these legislative instruments are enacted.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Child; mediation; consultations;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Edward M Kennedy Institute
    Item ID: 5052
    Depositing User: Kennedy Institute
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2014 14:55
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis
    Publisher: Maynooth Academic Publishing
    Refereed: Yes
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