Visual Mediation: A Tool for Creativity and Engagement

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Effective visual communication strategies for successful mediation

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
KPMG, 11th Floor - 777 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver

Who should attend: All those engaged in the practice of mediation.

Learning level: All levels

Visual information combining images, words, and colour impacts humans far more effectively than the verbal and written communication we usually rely on. Come to this first-time workshop with Kat Bellamano and Lisa Arora to learn how you can leverage visual communication as a “secret ingredient” to reframe the way your clients think about conflicts and possibilities, and engage them more actively in developing durable agreements. If you work with clients who are at an impasse or have barriers (such as addictions, mental health issues, chronic pain, low literacy, history of trauma, etc.) this is the tool that can get you over that hump. Artistic skill NOT required.

After participating in this workshop, you will be able to:  

  • understand why visuals are an effective tool in dispute resolution processes
  • use visuals to “push” and “pull” information during mediation
  • identify communication challenges and key moments where visual communication could really help your clients
  • incorporate visuals into your practice, even if you worry that you’re not creative or can’t draw

Join us and leverage compelling visual communication today!

Special Pricing available for non-lawyer Mediate BC Roster Mediators. Please contact CLEBC Customer Service at 604.893.2121 for more information.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (This course will NOT involve professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

ADR Professionals Annual Maintenace CPD: 6 hours of content applicable for mediators

Course Chairs 
Kathleen Bellamano — Ambitus Consulting, Victoria
Lisa Arora — Visual Divorce Mediation, Victoria



Register by Jan 31
Regular Price
After Jan 31
In Person $529 $589
Articled Student $259 $289

CLEBC Programs Production Manager  
Mary Kingston


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