Quand’ero piccolo i miei genitori hanno cambiato casa una decina di volte. Ma io sono sempre riuscito a trovarli.– Woody Allen

Organisation of the theorical-practical course

Methodology: active training, work in groups and sub-groups, simulations and role-plays, practical exercises, case analysis. On the www.associazionegea.it website a password-protected area will be available for the participants’ exclusive use, containing additional information and supplementary training material/resources. Participants will also receive a manual on training contents and the practice of family mediation.
Trainers: training days will be conducted by trainers with proven practical experience in family mediation. A few lectures will be given by Prof. Fulvio Scaparro.
The programme includes sessions on developmental psychology and family law, as well as a discussion group with a Judge.
Certificates: attenders in the theoretical-practical training course will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance authorising them to start family mediation practice, with to-be-supervised cases. A Certificate of Competence to practise family mediation will be issued to those who have attended both the theoretical-practical course and the supervision/analysis of practice stage (A + B) and have completed a written assignment on the management of a family mediation case. Certificates will only be given if absences do not exceed 15% of the total number of course hours.
Credits: Credits have been solicited from the Lombardy Social Workers Register, the Milan Lawyers Register and the Lombardy Psychologists Register.
Place of trainig: the course will be held at Gea’s premises, viale Monte Santo 1/3, Milan.
Fee: the fee per participant for the Theoretical-Practical Training Course on Family Mediation is € 3,500.
This amount does not include the fee for supervision/analysis of practice, since this must be undergone after the theoretical-practical training, in a period which will vary depending on course participants.

The fee for supervision is € 700 (VAT-exempt), for those who have paid the annual membership fee.

Terms of payment

  • 5% on enrolment
  • 30% at the start of the course
  • 35% on the 10th day
  • 30% on the 20th day

Different terms can be arranged with participants.


Chiara Vendramini, vice-president of GeA

Paolo Scotti coordinator of GeA’s Training School

Prof. Fulvio Scaparro, psychotherapist, scientific advisor of GeA, former Professor

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