|September 7 –
September 28, 2023
|Thursday, September 14, 2023
Thursday, September 21, 2023(PM sessions – Timing will be confirmed prior to the start of the program.)
Family Law (30 Hours), Screening for Power Imbalances Including Intimate Partner Violence (21 Hours), Basic Family Mediation (40 Hours), Family Relations (21 Hours), Advanced Family Mediation (21 Hours)
This 14-Hour course explores the fundamentals of the Parenting Coordination (PC) process through lectures, realistic case studies, case law review, demonstrations, small group discussions and coached role play.
- Understand the important stages of the PC process
- Know how to define the PC’s jurisdiction
- Undertand the basic principles of natural justice
- Differentiate between open and closed PC processes and consider the pros and cons of each
- Gain knowledge of the key legal decisions about parenting coordination
- Develop a clear, effective PC contract
- Learn the options for hearing the child’s voice in the PC process
- Implement effective techniques to identify, assess and manage power imbalances including family violence in the PC context
- Learn how the intake process in parenting coordination is different from mediation intake
- Recognize when and how to screen out inappropriate matters
- Apply their understanding of high-conflict dynamics to the PC process
- Identify strategies for effective conflict management
- Learn different ways to conduct a PC file
- Develop best practices for managing an email-based or hearing-based practice
- Avoid alignment with a party through self-check strategies
- Learn resources and strategies for effective client coaching
- Improve their writing skills
- Gain award-writing skills that demonstrate the principles of natural justice
- Gain an understanding of the principles of costs.
- Develop strategies to maintain neutrality
Course manual, selected readings, precedents, checklists and sample templates.
Please visit www.fdrio.ca for further information on the FDRP PC Designation (including training requirements).
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How our Courses Work:
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Each course is ‘open’ for roughly a four-week period. During that time, participants will have access to on-demand content for self-directed learning. Learners are required to complete the self-directed modules (including quizzes) before each mandatory-attendance Tutorial Session.
Live online Tutorials are scheduled at regular intervals during the course. Attendance is mandatory (see Training Schedule for dates and times of each). Led by experienced coaches, the Tutorials feature interactive role plays, small group discussion, case study and one-on-one feedback. Participants MUST attend all scheduled tutorials in order to receive their Certificate of Completion.
Each module of each course includes quizzes. Students must achieve at least a passing grade on all quizzes to advance to the next module or course, and to receive their Certificate of Completion for that course.