Speaker: Jim Pope
CME: pending (ethics)
This program is designed for mandated reporters of child abuse such as mediators. It provides information on the new laws that have recently gone into effect.
This presentation includes:
- a description of various forms of child abuse
- information on where and how to report child abuse
- a discussion of the dynamics of child abuse allegations, specifically in the mediation context
- how to address child abuse allegations
About the speaker:
Jim Pope is an attorney and consultant in conflict management and other subjects related to workplace conflict, employee relations, civil disputes, child support and divorce, and special education. Pope is a certified Virginia Family Court mentor mediator at the Juvenile and Domestic Relations and Circuit Court Family levels. Pope holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence (JD) from George Washington University Law School and a Masters of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.