Caucus In Social Work

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Many social workers have to address services to single parent going through the divorce process. The book also explains that the mediation is a voluntary process in that the participants must be willing to accept the assistance of the intervenor if the partners no longer believe that they can conflict on their own and feel the need of unbiased third party assistance (Charles H. Zastrow & Karen K. Kirst-Ashman 2013). Furthermore, as a social work who is helping a couple through the divorce process need to have techniques. One of the major techniques is using caucus. In the article it states, “during… session, [the] [mediator] meets with each party alone (caucus) for approximately 10 minutes with the idea of providing equal time to each participant”

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