Child Protection Mediation is a short video that describes the processes involved in child protection mediation. This video was developed by the B.C. Mediator Roster Society in partnership and consultation with the Dispute Resolution Office (Child Protection Mediation Program), Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Children and Family Development, BC.(...more)
Monday, 5 October 2009
Tuesday, 9 December 2008
Are you interested in working in areas of mediation and peacebuilding? For a list of education and training programs on conflict resolution and peacebuilding, see Directory of Resources and Programs for Education & Training in the field of dispute resolution, conflict transformation or peacebuilding.(...more)
Thursday, 24 July 2008
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Direct Links to 12 Skills
- The win/win approach
- Creative response
- Appropriate assertiveness
- Co-operative power
- Managing emotions
- Willingness to Resolve
- Mapping the conflict
- Development of options
- Introduction to negotiation
- Introduction to mediation
- Broadening perspectives
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There are several Canadian lists of mediators available on the sites of non-profit organizations dedicated to dispute resolution. Check out the following:
- Mediate BC: Directory of Mediators
- Family Mediation Canada: Mediator Directory
- ADR Institute of Canada: Directory
- See the Peacemakers Trust website for links to more lists of mediators and a
list of community mediation services in Canada.
To learn more about mediation processes, visit the following webpages:
1. See definitions of mediation, restorative justice and other “alternative dispute resolution” processes on the site of Peacemakers Trust.
2. See information about mediation on the website of the BC Mediator Roster Society.
3. See a Guide to Mediation on the website of the BC Attorney General’s Dispute Resolution Office.
4. See information about mediation on the website of the Saskatchewan Department of Justice’s Dispute Resolution Office.
5. See an Introduction to Restorative Justice on the website of Restorative Justice Online. Click on “restorative justice processes” to see some information about victim-offender mediation, restorative justice “conferencing” and other restorative justice practices.
6. See some articles about mediation compiled by Norman Pickell.(...more)
Q: I’d like to become a mediator. What should I do? Should I take a degree in dispute resolution or conflict resolution?
A: In Canada a degree may not provide training or credentials as a mediator. Check out the following to find out the required qualifications.
- The BC Mediator Roster Society website http://www.mediator-roster.bc.ca/ (and click on â€œadmission to the rostersâ€ at the top), and also see the Roster Societyâ€™s list of training at: http://www.mediator-roster.bc.ca/List_Courses.pdf
- BC Mediation Practicum project: http://www.courtmediation.com/
- Family Mediation Canada website http://www.fmc.ca/index.php?page=12
- ADR Institute of Canada http://www.amic.org/education/mediator.html
Obtaining these qualifications do not guarantee work as a mediator.
Director, Peacemakers Trust
Rotary Centers provide the opportunity to pursue a masterâ€™s degree in conflict resolution, peace studies, international relations, and related areas.
Rotary World Peace Fellowships are offered at six Rotary Centers, which operate in partnership with the following universities:
- Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (joint Rotary Center)
- International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
- Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
- University of California, Berkeley, USA
- University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia