Craine Family


About Us



Ellen M. Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and family mediator, parenting coordinator, social worker, educator, professional consultant and health coach

Ms. Craine is an accomplished mediator, parenting coordinator and educator.  She has been assisting families since 1996.  She has continued her ongoing education to now be able assist with mediating elder care cases along with training other social workers and mediators, to professional consulting and integrative nutrition health coaching. Ellen is also an instructor at EMU for their continuing education program for social workers

Her education and trainings include:

  • JD, 1987 – Wayne State University
  • Masters in Social Work, 1991 – University of Michigan
  • Divorce Mediation Training, August, 1996
  • Elder care Mediation, April, 2005
  • Advanced Issues in family mediation, February, 2006
  • Advanced mediation training, March, 2006
  • Parenting coordination training, 2006
  • Adult Guardianship / Family Caregiver mediation training, October, 2006
  • Additional educational trainings in social work, mediation and parenting coordination are ongoing

Professional affiliations include:

  • Michigan Council for Family and Divorce Mediators
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Association for Family Conciliation Courts
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • ADR Section of State Bar of Michigan – affiliate member
  • American Psychotherapy Association with Diplomate Status
  • American Bar Association – associate member
  • National Association of Professional Women


For more information please contact us or call us at 248-539-3850