No. The professional liability insurance applies only to claims which give rise to suits or judicial proceedings first brought against you within CANADA. The coverage territory for the commercial general liability insurance applies to occurrences worldwide but only to claims, demands or proceedings first brought against you in Canada or the United States or America, [...]
It is not the role and responsibility of an insurance broker of an insurance company to define “family mediation”. At all times, the ultimate definition comes from FMC. If you are unsure if what you are doing is considered “family mediation”, then you should verify this with Family Mediation Canada.
What is the difference between professional liability insurance and commercial general liability insurance?
While the professional liability covers you for the rendering or failure to render professional services, commercial general liability is extended to cover claims for bodily injury, personal injury and property damage to others for which you are legally liable. Commercial General Liability insurance provides protection for family mediators for non professional liability exposures associated with [...]
Professional Liability Insurance protects you from incidents arising from your services rendered as a Family Mediator, subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions under the policy. It protects you for liability arising from negligence while rendering or failure to render professional services.
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Yes. Your declaration of this is a condition of your annual maintenance. Insurance should be in the amount of no less than $1 million aggregate. FMC provides access to the insurer.
The Certifying Assessor reviews the candidate’s list of trainers and courses in detail and the completed statutory declaration verifying the accuracy of the contents of the application.
Certification preparation workshops are recommended, particularly for those not used to assessment processes and skills demonstrations. The workshops are offered by trainers who are FMC Certified Mediators and approvedby FMC to present the workshop. For a list of approved trainers for these workshops contact FMC.
How does the FMC Certification Program differ from accreditation offered by the provincial family mediation organizations?
FMC’s certification process is known throughout Canada, and is transportable from one legal jurisdiction to another. Provincial governments and judges are keen to ensure that court-connected mediators offer safe, professional mediation services in compliance with national professional practice and training standards. FMC family mediationcertification is increasingly being required of family mediators who wish to work [...]
A candidate can complete the certification process in a few months, if all submissions are complete and made in a timely manner, or up to one year.