TRUANCY PREVENTION

TRUANCY PREVENTION

The Truancy Prevention Through Mediation Program (TPTM) gives families, schools, and students the opportunity to work together through the mediation process to address the root causes of an attendance problem. This process reduces the student’s chances of school dropout and delinquency, while helping to build a collaborative relationship between families and schools so that students […]

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Case Types Mediated at OMC

Adoption Mediation Adoption mediation refers to a process for mediating a Post Adoption Contact Agreement (PACA). This is an agreement between the birth parents and prospective adoptive parents that allows for contact between a child’s adoptive family and members of the child’s birth family after the adoption has been finalized. Mediation is a voluntary, confidential […]

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OLWEUS BULLYING

The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) has over forty years of research and successful implementation in schools all over the world. OBPP is a comprehensive, sustainable, systems change, whole-school program that focuses on changing the school climate through school, classroom, and individual levels and includes methods to reach out to parents, after-school programs, and the […]

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SCHOOL BASED SERVICES

Guiding school communities from bullying and conflict to solutions that work! OMC offers a spectrum of comprehensive and evidence based programs for the K-12 setting. Our programs include: Second Step A violence prevention program that teaches students to develop and practice fundamental social skills., i.e. empathy, emotion management and cooperation. Peers Making Peace An award winning […]

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K-12 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Restorative Practices in schools is a comprehensive prevention and intervention initiative that utilizes restorative practices processes and principles to improve school climate through building, enhancing, and repairing positive relationships which in turn reduces discipline issues. Oakland Mediation Center provides districts and individual schools with the comprehensive training and consultation they need to implement Restorative Practices. […]

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MEDIATION CASE TYPES

Adoption Mediation Adoption mediation refers to a process for mediating a Post Adoption Contact Agreement (PACA). This is an agreement between the birth parents and prospective adoptive parents that allows for contact between a child’s adoptive family and members of the child’s birth family after the adoption has been finalized. Mediation is a voluntary, confidential […]

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MEDIATION SERVICES

There are many situations where mediation is helpful.  For example, adoption mediation refers to a process for mediating a Post Adoption Contact Agreement (PACA). Other examples would be bullying issues, divorce, parenting time in addition to probate, Special Education, truancy and employment. If you have received your 40-Hour General Civil or Domestic Relations Mediation Training […]

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