Instructor Information


Joyce Gallina
Joyce Gallina, MSW, LSW has over 25 years of experience working with high conflict families. In her position as a Family Mediation Specialist with the court annexed Family Mediation Center of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Joyce has conducted thousands of mediations, child interview reports and evaluations. Additionally, as the Manager of FMC, Joyce provided oversight and training for the mandatory Children Coping with Divorce parent education seminars. She is intimately familiar with the issues surrounding Child Custody disputes and family dynamics. Joyce was also instrumental in establishing criterion and training for court approved custody evaluators. Under her direction FMC was responsible for maintaining the list of approved providers. Joyce's passion for children, alternative dispute resolution methods and knowledge of Family Court goals, makes her a viable resource for families in crisis during the difficult divorce/separation experience.

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