This course is intended for family mediators who are working with separating couples and will cover the drafting of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) including the purpose, structure and contents of an agreement. Participants will learn how MOUs relate to other existing court documents. In addition, it will discuss the Agreement to Mediate, and how agreements are formalized and changed. This course is an essential component of working as a family mediator in separation and divorce cases and is designed to meet Family Mediation Canada Standards for certification. Please note that the course will not deal with the division of property or making a formal agreement.