What do we do?
Divorce and Family Disputes Mediation
A process wherein the parties meet with a mutually selected impartial and neutral person who assists them in the negotiation of their differences including, but is not limited to, the care and contact of minor children.
Supervised Contact and Visitation
The Supervision of contact between parent and child, most often for the purposes of Reunification and or Attachment Observation.
Traumatic Incident Reduction Counselling
TIR is a form of Counselling, that helps desensitise painful experiences and reduce or eliminate the negative impact of traumatic, overwhelming events.
Counselling and Therapy
Primary Prevention Programmes uniquely designed to support healthy behavior in the Workplace.
Family Strengthening Workshops
About the team
Candice Warner is the founder of the Centre for Care and Contact and an Independent Social Worker and Divorce and Family Disputes trained Mediator. Centre for Care and Contact was birthed in 2016, working with children and families toward restoring their sense of safety and human connection, so that families can lead meaningful and satisfying lives. The centre takes a holistic approach to child and family well being. They’re a team of professionals; social workers, therapists and counsellors who work in an integrated manner to achieve this.
Date: 30th September 2021
Presenting the Panel of speakers for the Webinar on 30 September 2021 at 13:00-14:30.
This meaningful conversation will be hosted by Candice Warner (Centre for Care and Contact) and Tarryn Lee Bell (The Bridge).
We believe it’s time to unpack the discourse of a ‘fatherless society’ and some of what we will discuss will be steered by the following themes:
1. Where have our Fathers gone?
2. Can a Mother play a dual role?
3. How separated parents can foster a healthy environment for their children.
4. Where to get support – i.e. meditation and counselling, legal aid, and support
We’ve invited some special guests to join us!
So if you’re a parent, professional in the field, a community member or practitioner then this is a conversation you must join in on!
Here’s your link, simply click and you’re in!
Please note that the seminar session is recorded and will be available for public viewing on different media platforms. By clicking to join the seminar you provide consent for the distribution and viewing of the live seminar recording by the Care and Contact Centre.
Elvera Swarts – Social Worker
Psychologist, Kevin Henderson
Rev Dr LLM Mac Master
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS MEDIATION?
Mediation involves families in conflict working out arrangements for themselves and their children with the help of neutral and skilled mediators. The aim of mediation is to reach an agreement that is mutually acceptable to the parties within the broad range of that which a court would be likely to approve.
HOW LONG DOES MEDIATION TAKE?
WHAT PROBLEMS CAN BE BROUGHT TO MEDIATION?
* Arrangements which concern the children, such as drawing up a parenting plan which would include contact and care arrangements.
* Maintenance – child and spousal
* Property and financial matters.
The mediator/s help couples resolve the legal and financial issues as well as reach an agreement regarding arrangements for the children. The mediation process enables the couple to reach a lasting agreement and avoids the polarisation and hostility often caused by the divorce/separation.
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