As a couple, navigating important decisions can be challenging. One such decision that can be particularly difficult is choosing the best school for your child. With so many factors to consider, it’s not uncommon for couples to disagree on what’s best for their child’s education.
This is where mediation can help. In this article, we’ll discuss how mediation can help couples navigate school placement decisions.
Mediation is a process where the mediator, helps two or more parties come to a mutually acceptable agreement. Mediation is confidential , helping both sides explore options and reach a resolution.
Mediation is an ideal option for couples who are having a difficult time coming to an agreement on school placement decisions. Mediation can be used at any stage of the decision-making process, from exploring school options to discussing specific concerns about a particular school.
Advantages of Mediation
There are many advantages to using mediation to navigate school placement decisions. Here are just a few:
The Mediation Process
Now that we’ve discussed the advantages of mediation, let’s take a closer look at the mediation process. Here are the basic steps involved in mediation:
Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. When parents disagree, it can be a stressful and challenging experience. Mediation can help to alleviate some of that stress by providing a safe and neutral space for both parties to discuss concerns and come to a mutually acceptable agreement.
If you’re struggling to come to an agreement with your partner about school placement decisions, consider mediation. At Barclay Devere Southsea, we have experienced mediators who can help guide you through the process. Contact us today to learn more