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Mediation is increasingly important in the practice of family law. Receive 40 hours of intensive, hands-on skills training in this in-depth, 5-day program. Develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding to build a competent and professional mediation practice.

Topics include:

• 5-stage mediation model
• Techniques of developing relationships in mediation
• Positional negotiation vs. interest based negotiation
• 5 basic negotiating principles
• Screening
• Intake interviews
• Mediation/arbitration agreements
• Calculating child support
• Spousal support – advisory guidelines

“I learned so much and have been utilizing the skills daily, both personally and professionally.” Past Attendee

“I believe that this is an essential program for any family lawyer, regardless of whether they intend to practice as a Mediator or not. It changes how you think and how you communicate. We can become jaded in what we do, and the check-in and reset is invaluable.” Past Attendee

“If you’re serious about becoming a family mediator this course is for you. It is amazing how much I learned in those 5 days.” Past Attendee

This program has limited enrolment. Program registration does not include hotel accommodations. 

Mediation of Family & Divorce Conflicts satisfies one of the course requirements to become a collaborative professional and is recognized by collaborative law associations in Alberta. 

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*Please Note: Program formats and dates are subject to change. Prices are subject to GST. Early bird pricing ends on October 7, 2024. This program is not being livestreamed or recorded and will not be made available as an on-demand program.

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