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Master's degree in Family Education

Bachelor's degree in psychology
Qualified Neutral Rule 114
Mediator, PC, PTE, Coach, Licensed Parent Educator

in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Susan Carpenter, M. Ed
Mediator, Coach and Parent Educator

Susan was a contributor to the Minnesota Supreme Court's
Child Focused Parenting Time Guide published in 2019.

  • Qualified Neutral Rule 114

  • Master's Degree in Family Education

    • ​Licensed Parent Educator​

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

  • Mediator - Civil and Family Court Rosters

  • Parenting Consultant

  • Parenting Time Expeditor

  • Restorative Parenting Training

  • Still Family Parenting Community Content Developer​

  • Circle of Security Parents Facilitator


Past Experience:

  • Parents Forever Instructor

  • Volunteer at Community Mediation and Restorative Services

  • Parent Leader for Minnesota Communities Caring for Children

(Formerly Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota) 2012- 2015

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and Family Resilience Trainer

  • Family Court Enhancement Project Focus Group Participant

  • High Conflict Diversion Program Instructor

  • High Conflict Central Contributor

  • Advisory Committee Member- MN Child Focused Parenting Time Guide 

24 years of experience working with


  • High Conflict Families

  • Victims of Domestic Violence

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunction

  • Childhood and Generational Trauma​

  • Attachment


  • University of Minnesota

    • Master's Degree in Family Education​​
      with Parent Educator Licensure

      • Skilled in:
        Parent-Child Interaction
        Childhood Trauma 
        Advanced Child Development
        Family Development                      

  • Augsburg College Minneapolis

    • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
      Skilled in:


            Conflict Resolution

            Family Dynamics       

            Gender differences in:

o    communication styles

o    stress management

o    parenting styles

o    conflict


  • Minnesota State Bar Association

        Family Mediation Skills Training


  • Community Mediation and Restorative Services

       Civil Mediation Training


  • Hamline Mediation Center     

Parenting Consulting Training

Parenting Time Expeditor Training



High Conflict Diversion Program Instructor Training

  • Minnesota Communities Caring for Children (formerly Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota)

via Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services:

       Protective Factors and Resiliency

       Adult Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Trainer

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