MCA is a learning institution and reflective practice is embedded in its DNA. This drives innovation and best practice.
It is a centre of excellence in training and research established to enhance the development of Collaborative Practice locally and internationally. The MCA Institute aims to design and undertake research to inform development, enhancement and innovation of best practice at MCA and in collaborative practice generally.
The Institute has national and international links with Collaborative Practice groups and individual practitioners, building innovation and best practice.
Our faculty comprises internationally recognized professionals from the research and practice areas of child development, divorce, family law, finance, mediation and collaborative practice.
COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE TRAINING
MCA provides the highest level of skill and professionalism in its training program. Our graduates are mentored into case work by observation and supervised practise. They are required to participate in continued professional development.
MCA training is unique in Australia in providing training by a lawyer, psychologist and financial planner. Our trainees learn together in an interdisciplinary context, essential for working in interdisciplinary collaborative practice.
The Institute is undertaking research based on case data and outcomes. Information is being collected from clients and practitioners relating to client and team experience and satisfaction.