Applying Motivational Interviewing to Parenting Act Mediation: The Promise of the Process

Nebraska Lawyer, 2017

6 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2017  

Kristen Blankley

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Public Policy Center

Lisa PytlikZillig

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Kate Speck

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Public Policy Center

Date Written: January 1, 2017

Abstract

This short article gives an overview of preliminary research conducted at the University of Nebraska on how training in motivational interviewing (MI) can give family law mediators additional skills for conflict resolution. There appears to be great promise in applying MI concepts in mediation, and the authors hope to continue their research into the future.

Keywords: mediation; motivational interviewing; family law

Suggested Citation

Blankley, Kristen and PytlikZillig, Lisa and Speck, Kate, Applying Motivational Interviewing to Parenting Act Mediation: The Promise of the Process (January 1, 2017). Nebraska Lawyer, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2898972

Kristen Blankley (Contact Author)

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Public Policy Center ( email )

United States

Lisa PytlikZillig

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center ( email )

United States

Kate Speck

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Public Policy Center

United States

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