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A message from the president

January 2022

I am delighted to announce that Mediation Center and the MN Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation courts are collaborating to provide the highest quality family ADR training for family professionals to improve the lives of MN children and families through conflict resolution.  Mediation Center has been a recognized leader in ADR for more than 30 years.  Our partnership will ensure deep interdisciplinary knowledge and thoughtful adult learning design.

Our first joint class will be Rule 114 Certified 40 Hour Family Mediation Skills on January 27 – 29 and February 3 – 5, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on Zoom. Our online events are live and interactive. We have designed them to maximize online engagement.

Registration for the class is now open. To register or for more information, follow this link:

If you have already taken training, please help integrate and strengthen the ADR community by sharing this information with a colleague who may be interested.

Look for AFCC MN to host other Family ADR Training in 2022! ~ Kent Kodalen, PhD, LP AFCC-MN President

Our President-Elect - New Developments

AFCC-MN Members, It is with both sadness and excitement that I share the following message with you all. Our President-Elect, Racheal Howitz, is stepping down from her position. Racheal is expecting a


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