FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING COURSES
Taking our full suite of courses allows you to become an Accredited or Certified Family Mediator. These courses have been accredited by the Ontario Association for Family Mediation and also qualify in other provinces. Some of the courses also have additional accreditation for other regulating bodies such as the Law Society of Ontario (see Domestic Violence course for further information).
Prior to taking courses, please confirm that you have met the pre-requisite for education and work experience. If you are in Ontario, you can find more about this requirement here.
The following courses have also been certified by the Saskatchewan Law Society for approved CPD hours as follows:
Fundamentals of Family Mediation: 25 CPD hours, 1 of which are ethics.
Screening for Power Imbalance and Domestic Violence: 19 CPD hours, 11.5 of which are ethics
Advanced Family Mediation: 19 CPD hours, 2 of which are ethics
Please let us know, confidentially, if you have any accessibility needs. These needs may include accommodations for hearing or vision loss, specific hours of availability as a result of medication/medical visits, etc. If you think we should know so that we can be more helpful and accommodating, please tell us and we will do our best to assist.
Click on the links below to learn more about each course and don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about this growing profession. We also offer a free information session on the last Monday of each month. More information on that is set out below.
COURSE 1: Fundamentals of Family Mediation
COURSE 2: Family Law for Family Mediators
COURSE 4: Advanced Family Mediation
COURSE 5: Family Relations
COURSE 6: Simulated Role Play
LEARN HOW TO BE A FAMILY MEDIATOR
This is a free live webinar where you can meet Lead Trainer Jennifer Suzor, learn about the course and ask questions. The webinar will take place on the fourth Monday of every month at 5:00 p.m. EST Please register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
In addition to paying for your course, please complete the following Registration Form, following the instructions on where to send.
MEET OUR LEAD INSTRUCTOR
- Accredited Family Mediator, Elder Mediator and Child Protection Mediator, Ontario Association for Family Mediation
- Member of the Ontario Child Protection Mediation Roster
- Practiced Family Law for over 33 years, Certified in 2004 by the Law Society as a Specialist in Family Law
- President of Bridging Family Conflict, Mediation, and Information Services for the Ministry of the Attorney General in Essex County
- Member of Saskatchewan Early Dispute Resolution Panel
- Frequent Lecturer in Family Mediation trainings across Canada
CONTACT FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:
Family Mediation Training Canada acknowledges the work in the completion of this course material by Lene Madsen, now Justice Madsen of the Superior Court of Justice (Family Court).