Links to Resources
There are many online resources, organizations and blogs to serve the Dispute Resolution community. Here are a few that I have found valuable.
BC’s Continuing Legal Education has offered an internationally-recognized curriculum in dispute resolution training since 1990, tailored to lawyers and those in law-related fields.
CORE Conflict Resolution Society offers regular live programming in Vancouver BC, on issues related to conflict.
Dispute Resolution Office
For information on the Court Mediation Program, Notice to Mediate, Child Protection Mediation Program, Parenting after Separation, the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act and more, go to their website.
FMC established uniform standards and a Code of Conduct for family mediators across the country. This is Canada’s interdisciplinary umbrella organization for family mediation.
The “go-to” guide to mediation in British Columbia, Mediate BC manages BC’s Civil, Family & Child Protection Rosters, offers education & training, maintains a Code of Conduct, and promotes mediation to the public.
See Leadership and Conflict Coach Julia Menard’s monthly e-zine HEN (Health, Environment, Negotiation) Julia Menard and Gordon White have created a series of Podcasts: On Conflict, interviewing established Conflict Resolution professionals on many aspects of this huge topic. Series 2 launched in January 2020.
Practical lessons from a Mediator’s notebook. This is trainer, mediator and writer Gordon White’s blog, with monthly postings.