Family Mediation Roster position

Family Mediation Program Services is accepting applications for their Family Mediation Roster until July 22, 2021. Please feel free to share with colleagues who may be interested in applying. APC Opportunity: AB-2021-02818 Posted Successfully Opportunity: Family Mediation Program Services Reference Number: AB-2021-02818 Solicitation Number: 22-128-RCAS-FMPS-01 Link to APC:

The Divorce Act 2021 Understood

2021 Divorce Act summary

The Divorce Act Changes Explained

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40-Hour Basic Mediation Training 2021

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training  AFMS has partnered with Family Mediation Canada to provide the Basic Mediation course asynchronously. Sign up anytime and work at your own pace.  $1500 for FMC/AFMS Members $1700 for non-members (no GST) All the info is here:

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training Online

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, […]


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

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!

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

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

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 […]