Steven D. Abrams
Over 180 hours of formal training including: General/Basic Mediation, Divorce Mediation, Negotiation for Mediation, Civil Mediation, Advanced Mediation (Strategic Questions, Issues and Interests, Using Caucus), Divorce Finances, Valuing Marital Assets, Using FinPlan divorce financial software, Calculating Child Support, Transformative Mediation, Mediating with Teenagers, Group Facilitation, Domestic Abuse Considerations for Mediation, Crises Negotiation.
Family and Divorce Mediation Experience:
Extensive practice of domestic relations and family mediation since 1989. Senior Faculty mediation trainer for Conflict Management Services, Columbus, Ohio. Particular expertise in mediating parenting plans and financial settlements. Mediated 36 domestic relations cases in 2003 (pre-divorce, divorce and post-decree). Approved by the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch.
- B.S. in Social Work, University of Cincinnati
- M.A., Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Association for Conflict Resolution, Practitioner Member
- Ohio Mediation Association
- Licensed Social Worker (LSW), State of Ohio