News


Featured PC Article on OBA Site

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.

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)

During the fall of 2018, we will be offering courses in Parenting Coordination (both Basic and Advance), Screening for Power Imbalances, as well as our online Family Law training (remote delivery)!

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.

For further information on the family mediation training process, please visit our Family Mediation Training page. For a complete list of our upcoming courses, please visit our Courses page.

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.