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ANTI-RACISM AND ANTI-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
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 (https://afms.ca/resources/child-consultant/https://afms.ca/resources/child-consultant/) are leading the way in this field. Lorri Yasenik and Jon Graham have taken their training online – check it out here: https://iccfl.training/training-calendar/ 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.  […]

COVID-19 Announcement
Posted on: March 20th, 2020

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Alberta Family Mediation Society and in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic: AFMS encourages you to implement and maintain best health practices, including frequent handwashing, avoiding contact with others, and maintaining appropriate distance between yourself and those around you. We encourage you to talk with your […]

Training: Basic Mediation – Edmonton – April 2020
Posted on: January 22nd, 2020

CANCELLED Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this training has been cancelled. April 20-24, 2020 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 […]

POSTPONED Training: Basic Mediation – Calgary – October 2020
Posted on: January 22nd, 2020

AFMS regrets having to postpone this in-person training. We are working on delivery of an online course. Stay tuned! October 19-23, 2020 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 […]

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. […]