Building on the success of their groundbreaking 1988 Divorce Mediation , Folberg et al. now present the latest state-of-the-art, comprehensive resource on family and divorce mediation. Paving the way for the field to establish its own distinct discipline and academic tradition, this authoritative volume offers chapters contributed by leading mediation researchers, trainers, and practitioners. Detailed are the theory behind mediation practice, the contemporary social and political context, and practical issues involved in mediating divorce and custody disputes with contemporary families. Authors also address intriguing questions about professional standards and where the field should go from here. A groundbreaking resource, this volume is indispensable for all mental health and legal professionals working with families in transition.Folberg, Jay is the author of 'Divorce and Family Mediation Models, Techniques, and Applications', published 2004 under ISBN 9781593850029 and ISBN 1593850026.