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

October 25-29, 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 […]

Family Mediator Opportunity – Edmonton
Posted on: March 7th, 2019

Family Mediator – Edmonton Job ID: 1053698 Closing Date: 03/25/2019 To view and/or apply for this job, make the appropriate selection below: If you are not an employee of the Alberta Government https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx Note: If you cannot access the job posting it maybe because youare not eligible to apply for this competition, which is limited […]

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 […]

Podcast: Is it possible to have a “good” divorce?
Posted on: March 26th, 2018

Listen to this “Alberta at Noon” CBC Podcast. Two family law experts join us in studio to take your calls.   Listen on CBC