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Advanced Mediation Skills for Non-Family Mediators

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Preparing for mediation practice, building process and skills

Wednesday – Friday, March 9 – 11, 2016; 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (ALL 3 DAYS) Note late end time!
CLEBC Boardroom, 500 1155 West Pender Street, Vancouver

Limited enrolment. Register early to avoid disappointment!

Who should attend: Mediators in training wanting to experiment with process, build their skills, and learn new ones.

Learning level: Advanced

This three-day course builds on the foundation provided by the Fundamentals of Mediation course (or an equivalent) by introducing more skills and providing lots of practice opportunities. The course features advanced process and techniques as well as practical mediation problems and practice issues.

Presented through an interest-based negotiation lens, the course also explores other mediation approaches and encourages thought and discussion about mediation philosophy. Participants should expect focused, intensive coaching of role play practice sessions (on Days 2 and 3) by accomplished mediators.

Upon completion of Fundamentals of Mediation and Advanced Mediation Skills for Non-Family Mediators, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming completion of 40 hours of mediation training. This course is approved by Mediate BC as an acceptable mediation course towards qualification for the Civil Roster.

After taking this course you will be able to…

  • identify a range of mediation theories and the negotiation philosophies of participants and counsel
  • prepare for mediation including participant readiness, location choice, and paperwork
  • execute mediation process informed by a sequenced framework
  • use questioning, reflective, and intervention skills to help advance the negotiation
  • structure and conduct separate meetings with participants
  • make informed decisions about how to capture agreement

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Mediation, Family Law Mediation
Level I/Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution
, or equivalent foundation-level mediation course from another provider.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 24 hours (a minimum of 3 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Instructor
Gordon B. Sloan — ADR Education, Victoria

EARLY BIRD (Register by February 10, 2016 and SAVE)
Live Course: Regular $1,485

After February 10, 2016
Live Course: Regular $1,650

Registration includes workshop materials and a print copy of the book The Practice of Mediation: Exploring Attitude Process and Skills by Gordon B. Sloan and Jamie Chicanot. These materials will NOT be distributed electronically.

Unable to attend without financial support? To learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program click here and for our Easy Pay Plan click here.

CLEBC Program Coordinator
Jessica Post

This course has no current sessions.

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