Family Law Mediation Fundamentals

Product Type: Course

Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2020-12-03 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2020-12-07 5:30 PM
Online Provider

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Thursday, December 3, 2020
Friday, December 4, 2020
Monday, December 7, 2020

9:00 am – 5:30 pm (all days) via webinar

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 and 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.

Please note: This course is offered remotely through a Zoom platform. A device equipped with a camera and microphone will be required to participate.

*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
Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18, 2020

2. Family Law Mediation Fundamentals
Thursday, Friday, and Monday, December 3, 4, and 7, 2020

3. Intermediate Family Law Mediation
Thursday, Friday, and Monday, January 14, 15 and 18, 2021

4. Advanced Family Mediation
Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, 2021

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 — Virgin Hickman, Vancouver
Arlene H. Henry, QC — Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation, Vancouver

Register by Nov. 5/20
Regular Price
After Nov. 5/20
Webinar $1,538 $1,709

Experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19?
You may be eligible for further reductions in our course prices.
Please contact Customer Service for more information.

Registration includes an electronic copy of the workshop materials.

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CLEBC Program Coordinator 
Mary Kingston

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