On September 18, Elizabeth Hyde’s article on “The (Unique) Perils of the Parenting Coordination Process” was featured in the “Recent Articles” section of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) website. The article is accessible to OBA section members, and by request by non-members. It is also our featured Blog post of the week! You can read the full article here.
Featured PC Article on OBA Site
5th Annual Johannesburg Family Law Conference
Hilary Linton will be this year’s International Guest Speaker at the 5th Annual Johannesburg Family Law Conference. The event is scheduled to be held in Morningside, Sandton, South Africa on October 4 & 5, 2018. Hilary will discuss “Manipulative questioning: how mediators can use their number one tool”. For further information, please view the event flyer.
3rd Annual FAMAC Mediation Conference
On September 26 & 27, 2018 The 3rd Annual FAMAC Mediation Conference will take place at the Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa. Riverdale’s Hilary Linton is one of the scheduled speakers on Day 2, speaking on “Empowering parents and families through interest-based mediation and facilitative parenting coordination”. For further information, please view the event page.
Our 2018-2019 Training Schedule has Arrived
We are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 training schedule! (view promotional flyer)
For those who are looking to work towards their family mediation certification (accreditation), you can take courses as early as October 2018, beginning with our Screening for Power Imbalances training. Alternatively, you can begin our Family Mediation Certification in January 2019, and take the program in the recommended sequence.
Conflict Resolution Training in Belize and Barbados
Two simultaneous conflict resolution training sessions were delivered in Belize and Barbados on July 16-20, 2018. Led by mediation trainers Elizabeth Hyde (Barbados) and Hilary Linton (Belize) the training is part of the Impact Justice project in the Caribbean, which is funded by the Government of Canada.
In Belize, Hilary Linton’s team trained a group of seventy police officers from precincts throughout the country. News coverage of this training session was prominently featured on Channel 5 Belize website, as well as their Youtube channel.
Trainers Jared Norton and Elizabeth Hyde teaching the basics of Parenting Coordination during our two-day training program (September 12 & 13). #pc #parentingcoordinationtraining #mediation #fdrppc
Leading parenting coordinators Michelle Hayes, Elizabeth Hyde, Jared Norton, Steven Benmor and Debra Rodrigues share their expertise in our Back to School newsletter issue! Sign up today to get our monthly newsletter #free! https://t.co/SGwUfw054F
If you train mediators or other dispute resolution professionals, come to the Trainers Forum November 21 using focused simulations to teach trauma-informed mediation practices. Spaces limited. Register here: https://t.co/dDTnTlRL22
Happy to assist self represented litigants with document preparation and procedural support for your Motion To Change Child Support Only matters. #FamilyLaw #ChildSupport #SelfRep #LawTwitter
Announcing our NEW Internship requirements. We encourage our internship providers to give mediators-in-training opportunities to build their own practices. Learn more here. #buildyourbusiness #mediation https://t.co/hMB2NLHv6k
All family law professionals should have mandatory training in #familyviolence and be required to personally screen all clients; read all our proposals for #familylaw reform in our Back to School newsletter. https://t.co/OqacjKjpwI
Don’t miss FDRweek 2019 Register for our affordable Practicum. Join our Trainer’s Forum. Learn about court-connected mediation at a mobile Family Law Info Centre. Or volunteer and get involved! November 18-22. #Familydisputeresolution https://t.co/xoe9kstU1b