Mentorship and Case Facilitation

Pilot Mentorship and Case Facilitator Program

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

What is the Purpose of a Mentorship Program? 

  • The purpose of the CPNV Mentorship Program is to increase the confidence of Collaborative Professionals by providing easy access to a Mentor experienced in the Collaborative Process.

What is a Mentor?

  • A Collaboratively trained CPNV member who has been involved in a minimum of three (3) Collaborative cases and who has agreed to assist a Mentee in the implementation of his or her skills during a Collaborative case.

What is the Current Procedure?

  • Click here for a list of Mentors.
  • The Mentor / Mentee relationship should continue throughout the process of one Collaborative case of the Mentee and should be utilized on an as needed basis; however, in the event the Mentor / Mentee become co-collaborators in a new case together, the mentorship shall immediately suspend for so long as the new Collaborative case is pending. The Mentee is free to search for an alternate Mentor for the suspended mentorship.  

Will Shadowing be Available?

  • In the event a Mentee would like to shadow a Mentor during a Collaborative case of the Mentor, such arrangements shall be discussed with the Mentor and will be available on a case by case basis as determined by the Mentor.  If the Mentor agrees to be shadowed by a Mentee, the Mentor shall be responsible for obtaining authorization from his or her team members and both clients of a particular case as well as all appropriate written waivers prior to involving a Mentee.

Will there be a Contact Person?

  • There will be one or more CPNV Member(s) listed on the website who will be available to answer questions concerning the Mentorship Program and to assist Collaborative Professionals in obtaining a Mentor.

Current CPNV Contact Members:

Legal:  Pamela M. Pacetti at pamela@pacettifamilylaw.com

Mental Health:  Debbie Beach at debbiebeach4@gmail.com

Financial:  Erika Schleifman at erika.schleifman@ewsfinancial.com

 

CASE FACILITATOR PROGRAM

What is the Purpose of a Case Facilitator Program? 

  • The purpose of the CPNV Case Facilitator Program is to provide assistance to Collaborative Professionals and clients who have reached an impasse in a case and/or are experiencing any other issue that might be inhibiting an amicable resolution. 

What is a Case Facilitator?

  • A Collaboratively trained CPNV member who has been involved in a minimum of five (5) Collaborative team cases and who has agreed to be available to Collaborative Professionals to confidentially discuss challenges that may arise during a Collaborative case.
  • A Collaboratively trained CPNV member who has been involved in a minimum of five (5) Collaborative team cases and who has agreed to be available to Collaborative Professionals and clients to help work through an impasse or any other issue that may be inhibiting an amicable resolution.

What is the Current Procedure?

  • Click here for a list of Case Facilitators.
  • For those cases in which a Case Facilitator is requested to assist Collaborative Professionals and clients work through a specific impasse or any other issue inhibiting resolution in a particular case, the Case Facilitator, the Collaborative Professionals and the clients shall agree in writing to the role of the Case Facilitator (e.g. consultant, mediator, arbitrator, etc.), the specific issue(s) the Case Facilitator is asked to address, and the fees, if any, to be paid to the Case Facilitator. 

  

We are all responsible for the growth and success of the Collaborative Community.