|B.A. (1966)||University of California at Los Angeles|
|Major: Psychology Minor: Philosophy|
|M.A. (1967)||San Jose State College|
|Ph.D. (1971)||The Ohio State University|
Clinical-Child Psychology and Developmental Psychology
|Clinical Internship (APA Approved)||The Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR), Chicago, IL., and The Family Institute of Chicago|
Awards and Honors
Dr. Saposnek is the recipient of a number of awards. These include:
- The 2002 international Association for Conflict Resolution’s JOHN M. HAYNES DISTINGUISHED MEDIATOR AWARD. This prestigious award is presented in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contributions to the field of mediation. The individual was selected from more than 7,000 members of the association, representing 47 countries and 18 different areas of mediation practice.
- The 2002 Monterey Bay Psychological Association’s OUTSTANDING PSYCHOLOGIST AWARD, presented in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the field of psychology and to the development of model court mediation and parent education programs benefiting children of divorce, both locally and nationally.
- The 2003 California Psychological Association’s DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTION TO PSYCHOLOGY AS A PROFESSION.AWARD. This prestigious award is presented in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contributions to expanding the areas of influence by psychologists in our society.
- The 2019 Academy of Professional Family Mediator’s OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL FAMILY MEDIATOR AWARD. This prestigious award is presented to a professional family mediator who is a leader and innovator in the family mediation field, and whose imaginative ideas and approaches to mediation, dispute resolution system design, and public awareness, advance the practice of family mediation.
Dr. Saposnek is the past editor of the international Academy of Family Mediators’ Mediation News and the international Association for Conflict Resolution’s Family Mediation News. He is a Founding Board Member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, editor of The Professional Family Mediator and Editor-in-Chief of all publications of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. He is on the editorial boards of the Family Court Review and Conflict Resolution Quarterly journals and serves as Editor-at-Large for numerous book publication houses.
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