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Louise Evans “The 5 Chairs” in Calgary, September 28
Posted on: August 29th, 2019

The Five Chairs Project, Louise Evans https://www.the5chairs.com/managing-across-cultures/ View her TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BZuWrdC-9Q   Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:30AM– 4:30PM Venue: Officers’ Mess, Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE – map Paid Parking – parking info Lunch and refreshments are included   Speaker Bio Since childhood, Louise Evans has had a determination and an enthusiasm […]

AFMS 2019 Conference
Posted on: August 12th, 2019

  Date: Thursday, September 26 & Friday, September 27, 2019 Venue: Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer South *** We have rooms available for $134.99 / night. Book Online AFMS Members (Members Registered Prior to July 15) Thursday, Sep 26 or Friday, Sep 27 ONLY Free Both days Free   Non-Members Thursday, Sep 26 or […]

Training: Basic Mediation – October 2019
Posted on: May 8th, 2019

October 21-25, 2019 in Calgary COURSE OVERVIEW This (5-day) 35-hour course will cover the basics of interest-based mediation. We’ll start with understanding what conflict is, its impacts, and the different resolution processes available. We’ll explore basic self-awareness and our own contributions to conflicts and discover what our strengths are and what our weaknesses may be. […]

AFMS Conference 2019
Posted on: March 7th, 2019

35 Years of Alberta Family Mediation: Bringing it All Together Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27, 2019 Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer South, 33 Petrolia Drive, Gasoline Alley E, Red Deer County, AB T4E 1B3 AFMS is now receiving proposals for presentations at the conference. Please submit your proposal by April 24th. Presentation […]

AGM 2019
Posted on: February 22nd, 2019

Annual General Meeting (AGM): AFMS AGM and Wine & Cheese social for all members will be in the fall, 2019 in Red Deer.  Stay tuned for details!

Training: Basic Mediation
Posted on: February 22nd, 2019

April 8 – 12, 2019 in Edmonton COURSE OVERVIEW This (5-day) 35-hour course will cover the basics of interest-based mediation. We’ll start with understanding what conflict is, its impacts, and the different resolution processes available. We’ll explore basic self-awareness and our own contributions to conflicts and discover what our strengths are and what our weaknesses […]

Spring Conference 2018
Posted on: June 13th, 2018

Spring Conference 2018 was a great success. The attendees loved the warmth and energy from Thursday presenter, Judy McCann-Beranger. Judy’s classic Newfoundland friendliness and empathy, mixed with professionalism, was a huge hit and she’ll be back for an advanced three-day training on Elder Mediation in August. Friday was a lot of fun with Megan Hunter from the High Conflict Institute […]

Training: The Magic of Elder Mediation – The Star Component
Posted on: May 18th, 2018

August 27-29, 2018 at the Kahanoff Centre, Calgary, AB COURSE OVERVIEW Elder Mediation is based on a wellness model that promotes a person-centred approach for all participants; it is mindful of the older person(s) while respecting the rights of each person participating. Regardless of the numbers present, each person is unique with his or her […]

Training: Basic Mediation Training
Posted on: May 18th, 2018

November 5 – 9, 2018 at the Kahanoff Centre, Calgary, AB COURSE OVERVIEW This (5-day) 35-hour course will cover the basics of interest-based mediation. We’ll start with understanding what conflict is, its impacts, and the different resolution processes available. We’ll explore basic self-awareness and our own contributions to conflicts and discover what our strengths are […]

Training: The Arbitration of Comprehensive Family Matters/ Parenting Coordination on Separation, Divorce and Related Situations
Posted on: March 30th, 2018

A five (5) day intensive contextual skills-based training program in the process, practice and role of the arbitrator, experts, others in arbitration June 12, 13, 14 & September 6 and 7, 2018 (9am-5pm) Kahanoff Centre, Calgary, AB COURSE OVERVIEW On the continuum of dispute resolution systems, arbitration is a less formal process for the resolution […]