WEBINAR: Gathering the Children’s Input and Presenting Findings to the Parents – 2:00pm Eastern, Thursday, September 30, 2021 (1.5 hours)


A FAMILY MEDIATION CANADA TRAINING© WEBINAR  Gathering the Children’s Input and Presenting Findings to the Parents  Presented by Donald Saposnek  2:00pm Eastern, Thursday, September 30, 2021 (1.5 hours) FMC Members $105 (email us the form below.  Don't bother logging into your FMC profile.) Non-members $115 (no GST) Full brochure and registration form here>>>>>FMC webinar registration [...]

Partner training: Foundations for Conducting Parenting Plan Evaluations


Learn how to conduct evidence-informed Parenting Plan Evaluations (also referred to as Child Custody Evaluations/Parenting Plan Assessments). 40-hour course over 10 weeks - asynchronous learning All the details are here>>> Foundations for Conducting Parenting Plan Evaluations

Partner training: Meeting with Children


Meeting with Children is a Course for Family Law professionals who want to learn skills in assisting children to safely share their thoughts and experiences post family separation. This 30 hour course is offered TOTALLY ONLINE. 17 hours self paced learning 13 hours live tutorial spread over 5 sessions More information available here>>>MWC MWP Flyer [...]

Partner event: EMIN Virtual World Summit


Elder Mediation International Network November 1-2, 2021 Early Registration ends September 30, 2021!!! 10th World Summit on Elder Mediation FEATURED SPEAKERS Mags Bouchier: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Megan Frost: Let’s Talk – Elder Mediation & Support Service Clare Kearney & Helen Harnett: Finding a Pathway Through Family Dynamics in Elder Mediation Gabriella Peters: Swiss “Autonomous at Home” Adopts EMIN Standards [...]

Partner training: Learn How to Complete Voice of the Child (Reports)

Learn how to introduce the Voice of the Child to parents, consider readiness and appropriateness, interview children skillfully and mindfully, and learn to provide feedback to the parents. All in one training. Materials and forms included. Demonstration and practice component. Excellent reviews of this training. This training is for those with a family law background. [...]

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 [...]


FMC Annual General Meeting


The 2021 FMC AGM will be held at 6pm Eastern as part of our virtual, all-day conference on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.  All the details for the conference are here>>>>> https://www.fmc.ca/2021/09/27/fmc-conference-and-agm-2021-the-power-in-valuing-all-voices/ Attendance at the AGM is, of course, free for all FMC members.  Please email Sue at [email protected] to register if you're NOT attending the [...]

Partner training: Introduction to the Voice of the Child


Giving children an opportunity to share their voice is clearly mandated in our legislation. As family professionals, it is vital to be able to explain the Voice of the Child to parents. This online webinar is an Introduction to the Voice of the Child, how to present it to parents, and how parents may obtain [...]

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 [...]