Comprehensive Family Mediator

Positive Solutions Divorce Services® is seeking an accredited and experienced Family Mediator to join our team. As a Comprehensive Family Mediator, you will play a crucial role in facilitating peaceful resolutions for families undergoing various challenges. **Requirements: ** Accreditation/certification as a Family Mediator from a recognized institution. Minimum of 5 years of experience in family mediation. Proficiency […]

LESA’s Mediation of Family & Divorce Conflicts

The Legal Education Society of Alberta offers a 40-hour, specialized mediation of family & divorce conflicts course in Calgary each year. Registration for the 2024 course has not yet opened but the dates will be November 18-22, 2024 in Calgary. Keep an eye on the LESA website (link below). Mediation is increasingly important in the […]

Alberta introduces new Family Justice Strategy to ensure uniform access to justice

The strategy aligns services across the Alberta Court of Justice and the Court of King’s Bench. The Alberta government has announced a new Family Justice Strategy to alleviate stress for families and children involved in legal matters. Under the present regime, family justice services vary across different courts, creating disparities in access. Alberta’s newly introduced […]

$5-million expansion to family resolution services

For the first time in more than 20 years, Alberta is increasing the income threshold for family mediation services to help more Albertans resolve family disputes. Alberta Government Press Release here>>>

AFMS membership partnership with Family Mediation Canada (FMC)

AFMS and the Board of Directors are excited to announce our recent membership partnership with Family Mediation Canada (FMC). This partnership gives AFMS members access to the membership rate for FMC’s many webinars and trainings, their group insurance policy, a profile on their website and national recognition for mediation certification if sought. Below is the […]

Alberta Legal Coaches & Limited Services Society

Alberta Legal Coaches & Limited Services a website operated by the Alberta Legal Coaches and Limited Services Society. 89 verified lawyers are listed in our directory. This website is provided as a free service to Albertans seeking limited scope legal services. Lawyers do not pay to be listed, nor does our Society receive any referral […]

40-hour Basic Mediation training ONLINE and asynchronous

40-hour Basic Mediation training ONLINE Asynchronous training Start anytime and work at your own pace!!! AFMS has partnered with Family Mediation Canada to offer this 40-hour basic mediation training: All AFMS designations (PM, RFM, RPCA) require a 40-hour basic mediation course as part of the requirements. Meet your Instructor Dr. Michael Saini’s scholarship addresses […]

Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7pm on Zoom

The AFMS Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7pm on Zoom. All AFMS Members welcome. Please email [email protected] to register for the link. Here is the full agenda>>>> AFMS AGM Agenda 2021

AFMS is proud to sponsor the upcoming 2021 AAMS ADR & CR Day Online Conference

Join us for the 2021 AAMS ADR & CR Day Conference October 20 and 21, 2021 The AAMS 2021 National ADR Conference and CR Day event is catered to all comers who work, take interest in, or would like information about Alternative Dispute Resolution across Canada. For ADR practitioners and the public alike, we are […]

Change to requirement for Statutory Declarations

The AFMS Board of Directors, in response to inquiries from the membership, voted to change the annual requirement for Statutory Declarations for renewals of Practising Mediators (PM), Registered Family Mediators (RFM), and Registered Parenting Coordinators and Arbitrators (RPCA). The Board acknowledges that this can be an onerous task to complete in a timely manner on […]