Celebrating the End of Mental Illness Screening in Michigan Court Mediations

This page celebrate’s the Michigan State Court Administrative Office (SCAO)’s 2023 decision to update past policies mandating all community mediators to screen parties for mental illnesses assuming they are safety risks or impediments to the process.

It provides free training resources to help dispute resolvers who used to do this screening to shift toward more empowering mindsets about mental health, and to prevent inadvertent discrimination.