In this workshop, Dr. Emery reviews the research on the impact of divorce on children and presents child custody mediation as a way to ameliorate some of the risks associated with divorce. He describes research findings on the risk of divorce and divorce rates from various countries. In addition, he describes the impact of divorce on children's relationships with both parents. Dr. Emery also summarizes the research comparing two approaches to adversary settlement: mediation and litigation. Lastly, he provides guidelines on conducting custody mediation and gives examples of developmentally sensitive parenting plans. Runtime: 281 minutes.