The goal of this specialization is to provide quality education and training in mediation within a family context that may be applied towards the minimum requirements of Family Mediation Canada for Certification as a Family Relations Mediator. This specialization is a joint offering from two divisions of JIBC: the Centre for Conflict Resolution and Corrections and Court Services Division (CCSD). All CCSD courses are delivered online and must be registered for directly through JIBC.
- PDS 002 Foundations of Collaborative Conflict Resolution: Workplace Focus (CRES-1101) (3 days)
- PDS 185 Negotiation Skills Level I (CRES-1170) (3 days)
- PDS 006 Mediation Skills Level I (CRES-1180) (3 days)
- PDS 007 Dealing With Anger (CRES-1190) (3 days)
- PDS 012 Mediation Skills Level II (CRES-1280) (5 days)
Required online courses are offered through JIBC. To register contact JIBC directly.
- Ethical Dilemmas for Mediators (CRES-1298) (Online, 2 days â 14 hours over 5 weeks)
- Introduction to Family Justice Services in Canada (FAMJ-1001) (Online)
- Introduction to Family Justice Services in British Columbia (FAMJ-1000) (Online, 3 days)
- Family Violence: Impact on Separation and Divorce (FAMJ-1002) (Online, 3 days)
- Effects of Separation and Divorce on Adults (FAMJ-1005) (Online, 3 days)
- Effects of Separation and Divorce on Children (FAMJ-1006) (Online, 3 days)
- Mediated Agreements and Related Court Orders (FAMJ-1008) (Online, 1 day)
- Multicultural Issues in Family Justice (FAMJ-1012) (Online, 1 day)
- Child Support Guidelines (FAMJ-1009) (Online, 3 days)
Choose five days from the following courses. The following electives are offered at the University of Calgary:
- PDS 021 Defining Issues and Setting the Agenda (CRES-1401) (2 days)
- PDS 208 Shifting From Positions to Interests (CRES-1402) (3 days)
Additional electives are offered at JIBC campuses in BC.
- Assessment, Family Mediation, CRES-1570 (mail-in option or scheduled on-site option at JIBC New Westminster campus)
Register with JIBC for your assessment.