40-hour Basic Mediation training ONLINE and asynchronous


This workshop will identify a range of conflict resolution approaches, but will focus primarily on interest-based negotiations, techniques to resolve conflict, working with power imbalances and alternative dispute resolution strategies within the context of family law. Participants will also be introduced to several models of mediation that have been developed to engage with families (strategic, trauma-informed, therapeutic, solutions, narrative, and online approaches).


FMC Conference and AGM 2021 – The Power in Valuing all Voices


Wednesday, November 10, 2021 via Zoom All times are Eastern Time Zone 10:50am                      Online Conference opens (log in to Zoom available) 11:00am                      Welcome and Opening Statements – FMC President Judy M. Beranger 11:10am                      Land Acknowledgment and Introduction of Chief Misel Joe 11:15am                      Children’s Choir 11:20am                      Presentation A: Families Finding Their Way Forward in [...]


A FAMILY MEDIATION CANADA TRAINING© WEBINAR Moving Towards Solutions – Interests Behind Positions with Rhoda I. Dobler, Q.C. 2:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern, Thursday, August 18, 2022 (2 hours)


There is a basic human tendency to get stuck on positions.  There are underlying motivations, wants, values and incentives behind these positions.  When exposed, the span of potential resolutions dramatically increases, but sometimes it can be difficult to get people to open up as to those interests for a variety of reasons.  We will discuss [...]