Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire | Sonoma County

Map of the Collaborative Process

Stage 6: Follow Up


  • Check in to determine if any additional assistance desired
  • Meetings as necessary to negotiate changes, clarifications, refinements in agreement(s)
  • Draft agreement revisions/amendments and ensure parties’ understanding
  • Sign revisions/amendments
  • Implement revisions/amendments
  • Determine whether further follow up will occur

Typical Chronology:

  • Coaches contact parties at agreed upon time to check in
  • Child Specialist contacts children to check in, if desired
  • Coaches contact team members necessary for further work
  • Team phone conference to plan additional assistance
  • 4-7 way meetings as needed, including prep phone calls and debriefing
  • Attorneys draft revisions/amendments to paperwork and any auxiliary paperwork
  • Attorneys meet with parties (and Coaches) to review paperwork
  • 4-7 way meeting to execute paperwork, create implementation plan and determine any additional follow-up
  • Minutes reflecting implementation and follow-up plan circulated
  • Attorneys assist parties in carrying out implementation plan
  • Final debriefing

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