Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Friday, November 3, 2023
9:00 am – 5:30 pm (all days) via webinar
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 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 program 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.
Prerequisites: 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.
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 14 and 15, 2023
2. Family Violence Screening Training
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 26 and 27, 2023
3. Family Law Mediation Fundamentals
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, November 1, 2, and 3, 2023
4. Intermediate Family Law Mediation
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, January 17, 18, and 19, 2024
5. Advanced Family Mediation
Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26, 2024
*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: 24 hours (including a minimum of 2 hours pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Carol W. Hickman, KC — Virgin Hickman, Vancouver
Arlene H. Henry, KC — Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation, Vancouver
Register by Oct. 4/23
After Oct. 4/23
Are you an Indigenous lawyer/Articled Student/legal support staff/paralegal or 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.
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