Family Law Mediation Fundamentals

Product Type: Course

Courses - In-Person
Start Date & Time
2019-10-30 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2019-11-01 5:30 PM
CLEBC Boardroom
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Wednesday to Friday, October 30 to November 1, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm (all days)
CLEBC Boardroom, 500 - 1155 West Pender Street, Vancouver

Who should attend: All those wishing to enhance their mediation skills and understanding. This course is essential for new family mediators.

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

The second course in CLEBC's Family Law Mediation curriculum, this course will give you a better understanding of the nature and source of conflict in the context of family dispute resolution, in addition to the role and objectives of a mediator.  During the three days, participants will analyze mediation theories, review the stages of mediation, learn about family dynamics and screening for family violence, and practice communication skills essential to an effective mediation. For those wishing to become Family Law Mediators under the Family Law Act, this is the second of four courses in our 80-hour curriculum.

This course will count for 24 hours of mediation training and will include exercises and role plays in negotiation and mediation settings.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution or equivalent training

*DISCLAIMER: In order to receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, learners are required to participate fully in the course. "Full participation" is in the faculty's sole discretion. Activities such as reading the paper, watching videos on the computer, not being present, engaging in phone calls, and disrupting the class with irrelevant activities will demonstrate a lack of full participation.

Qualify as a Family Law Mediator!
Register for all 4 courses and receive 25% off the regular price*!
*Contact Customer Service to take advantage of this offer.

1. Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution
Monday and Tuesday, September 23 and 24, 2019

2. Family Law Mediation Fundamentals
Wednesday to Friday, October 30 to November 1, 2019

3. Intermediate Family Law Mediation
Wednesday to Friday, January 15 to 17, 2020

4. Advanced Family Mediation
Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24, 2020

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 24 hours (including a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.)

Course Chairs
Carol W. Hickman, QC — Quay Law Centre, New Westminster 
Arlene H. Henry, QC — Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation, Vancouver


Register by Oct. 2, 2019
Regular Price
After Oct. 2, 2019
In-Person $1,539 $1,709
Registration includes a hard copy of the workshop materials. These materials will NOT be distributed electronically.

Unable to attend without financial support? Learn about our Bursary Program and Easy Pay Plan.

CLEBC Programs Production Manager
Mary Kingston

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