Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution







Product Type: Course

Format
Courses - Webinar
Start Date & Time
2024-09-12 9:00 AM
End Date & Time
2024-09-13 5:30 PM
Online Provider
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DescriptionMore Detail

Get started on training to become a Family Law Mediator

Thursday and Friday, September 12 and 13, 2024
9:00 am – 5:30 pm (both days)
via webinar only

Please note: This course will not be added to Courses on Demand.  Courses involving professional speakers and skills-based workshops generally do not get added to Courses on Demand.

Who should attend: All those wishing to enhance their insight and skills in negotiation and mediation. This course is essential for new family mediators and those attending mediations as counsel.

Learning level: Fundamental

This course will introduce participants to the theory and practice of negotiation and mediation. It will also give participants an understanding of the nature and source of conflict in the context of family dispute resolution.

For those wishing to become Family Law Mediators under the Family Law Act, this is the first course in our 80-hour curriculum.

This course will count for 16 hours of mediation training and will include exercises and role-playing in both negotiation and mediation settings.

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

Qualify as a Family Law Mediator: 80 hours of Family Law Mediation Training including Screening for Family Violence Training!
Register for all 5 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 12 and 13, 2024

2. Family Violence Screening Training
Thursday and Friday, October 3 and 4, 2024

3. Family Law Mediation Fundamentals
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, December 16, 17, and 18, 2024

4. Intermediate Family Law Mediation
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, January 15, 16, and 17, 2025

5. Advanced Family Mediation
Thursday and Friday, April 3 and 4, 2025

*DISCLAIMER: 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.

THE CHAIRS OF THIS COURSE HAVE THE RIGHT TO REVOKE [MEDIATION] ACCREDITATION TO DISTRACTED OR "NON-PRESENT" INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED IN THE COURSE.

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 16 hours (including a minimum of 2 hours involving aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care, and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Carol W. Hickman, KC — West Coast ADR, New Westminster
Arlene H. Henry, KC — Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation, Vancouver

Pricing 
EARLY BIRD 
Register by Aug. 16/24
Regular Price
After Aug. 16/24
Live Webinar $1,137 $1,299

Are you a member of the Indigenous legal community (lawyer/Articled Student/legal support staff/paralegal) or a non-lawyer Indigenous community member?
We value your contributions and encourage your participation in all of our programs. To increase accessibility, we offer a 50% discount* to all Indigenous lawyers/Articled Students/legal support staff/paralegals and a limited number of free online registrations to non-lawyer Indigenous community members. (*discount applies to Regular prices, not Early Bird prices). Please contact Customer Service to find out more.

Unable to attend a course without financial assistance from CLEBC?
Click here for bursary information.

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the workshop materials.

CLEBC Program Coordinator 
Darsey Meredith
darseym@cle.bc.ca


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