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40-Hour Basic Mediation Training Online
Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training Evening Online Workshops with Dr. Michael Saini 4 hours each session for 10 sessions November 17, 19, 24, 26, 2020 December 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 2020 (6pm to 10pm Mountain Standard Time) AFMS Members $1500 Non-Members $1700 Minimum of 10 registrants required   Overview  In the last two decades, […]

Posted on: October 25th, 2020

Alberta Family Mediation Society [AFMS] is an organization that supports understanding between individuals in conflict and holds the dignity of every person in the highest regard.  All persons regardless of colour, race, culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or financial circumstances deserve equal opportunities and fair treatment as guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of […]

Keynote Speaker at Annual General Meeting Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6pm
Posted on: October 21st, 2020

The AGM is Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 6pm via Zoom.  Contact us to join or if you haven’t been sent the invitation. Dr. Darren Lund will be opening the AGM with his keynote remarks: “Opening an Uncomfortable Conversation on Social Justice in our Work” Dr. Darren E. Lund University of Calgary   Summary: Most […]

Did you know? AFMS has the only Voice of the Child Guidelines in Canada!
Posted on: September 17th, 2020

AFMS’ Child Consultant and and their Registered Family Mediator – Child Inclusive Specialty designations ( are leading the way in this field. Lorri Yasenik and Jon Graham have taken their training online – check it out here: They’ve recently published a paper in the FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 58 No. 3, July 2020 760–773 […]

AFMS Annual General Meeting 2020
Posted on: September 3rd, 2020

NOTICE of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and CALL for NOMINATIONS for DIRECTORS for the BOARD of 2020/21 The Alberta family Mediation Society will hold the Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 6pm. All AFMS members are encouraged to attend.  The new Board of Directors will be voted upon at the AGM.  […]