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Approved Courses

The ADRIO™ Education Committee is charged with the responsibility of approving courses that instructors, institutions and universities submit for review by the ADRIO™ Education Committee.

The following alternate dispute resolution programs have been evaluated by the Education Committee. Completion of a total of 40 hours meets the educational criteria for membership in the Institute. For details regarding additional upcoming course dates, fees and locations, please see contact information in each of the listings below:

Contact us to submit your course for approval by ADRIO™.


Mediation

Course: ADR & Advanced ADR Workshops (two 4-day programs)
Instructors: Stitt Feld Handy Group
Location: Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario (and other cities throughout Canada)
Contact: Stitt Feld Handy Group at 1-800-318-9741 or 416-307-0000
   

Course: Conflict Management: Negotiation and Mediation (ADR) Level 1 and Level 2 (3 or 6 day program)
Instructors: Daryl Landau, M.S., Acc.FM, with Ken Smith, Q.Med, Acc.FM and Dr. Barbara Landau, C.Med, Cert.F.Arb
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Anne Sayers at (416) 391-3110,1-888-595-5534 or courses@coop-solutions.ca
Website: www.coop-solutions.ca/training.html
Upcoming Dates:

Level 1 - July 11-13, 2016
Level 2 - July 14-16, 2016

   
Course: Family Mediation: Theory and Skills (7 day course, including 2 days on Domestic Violence)
Instructors: Dr. Barbara Landau, C.Med, Cert.F.Arb
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Anne Sayers at 1-888-595-5534 or (416) 391-3110 or courses@coop-solutions.ca
Website: www.coop-solutions.ca/training.html
Upcoming Dates: March 3-5, 30-31 (DV), and April 1-2, 2016

Course: The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Graduate Certificate Program (full-time one-year program over two academic semesters)
Instructors: Various ADR practitioners
Location: Humber College Institute of Technology, Lakeshore Campus
Contact: Mary Lee, LL.M. (ADR), Program Advisor, ADR Graduate Certificate Program (mary.lee@humber.ca)
Website: www.humber.ca/program/alternative-dispute-resolution

Course: Certificate in Dispute Resolution (132-hour program)
Instructors: Barbara Benoliel, BA, MBA, Ph.D.; Desmond Ellis, Ph.D.; Gary T. Furlong, BA, C.MED, LLM (ADR); Elaine Newman, BA, LLB, LLM, ADR; Richard W. Shields, LL.B., M.A., LL.M., Ph.D., Certified Specialist in Family Law - LSUC, Certified Comprehensive Family Mediator - FMC, Chartered Mediator & Chartered Arbitrator - ADRIC, Certified Family Mediator & Certified Family Arbitrator – ADRIO, Accredited Family Mediator - OAFM
Location: York University, Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Division of Continuing Education, Ph: 416-736-5616
Website: http://continue.yorku.ca/continuing-professional-education/certificates/dispute-resolution/

Course: Collaborative Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills & Process
Instructor: Janine Higgins, LL.B., C.Med
Location: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Contact: Division of Continuing Education, Ph: 519-661-3658
Website: www.uwo.ca/cstudies/courses/professional/adr/index.html

Course: Conflict Theory and Introduction to Negotiation and Mediation (Modules I and II - 4 days each module)
Instructors: Evan Hoffman, Ph.D.
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation 613-237-9050, ciian@ciian.org
Website: www.ciian.org
   

Course: Dispute Resolution Skills: Developing Mediation Poise and Defusing Conflict Before it Escalates
Instructors: Julie Macfarlane and Bernard Mayer
Location: Queen’s University, IRC, Kingston, Ontario
Contact: 613-533-6628 or by email at IRC@queensu.ca
Website: www.irc.queensu.ca

Course: Family Negotiation and Mediation: Theory and Practice (40 hours)
Instructors: Hilary Linton, LL.M., Acc.FM.; Christine Kim, M.S.W., AFM, CPMed; Elizabeth Hyde, B.Ed., LL.B., LL.M., AFM
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Riverdale Mediation: Frank G., 416-593-0210, Ext. 270
Website: www.riverdalemediation.com

Course: Family Mediation (A forty-hour theory and skills-based workshop)
Instructors: Richard W. Shields, LL.B, M.A., LL.M., Ph.D., Certified Specialist in Family Law - LSUC, Certified Comprehensive Family Mediator - FMC, Chartered Mediator & Chartered Arbitrator - ADRIC, Certified Family Mediator & Certified Family Arbitrator - ADRIO, Accredited Family Mediator - OAFM
Location: Hamilton and elsewhere in Ontario on request
Contact: Richard W. Shields 905-648-5903; email: richardshields@bellnet.ca
Website: www.familydisputeresolution.com

Course: Fundamentals of Mediation
 

This course is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Continuing Professional Development. CPD

This program contains 1.75 Professionalism Hours and 38.25 Substantive Hours.

Instructor: Kathryn Munn, LL. B., Cert. ConRes., C. Med., C.Arb, IMI Certified Mediator; Donald Bisson, Q.Med (Northern Ontario)
Location: London, Ontario and other locations in Ontario; Northern Ontario - D. Bisson
Contact: Munn Conflict Resolution Services - Ms. Munn at (519) 660-1242 or kmunn@munncrs.com; Northern Ontario - Mr. Bisson 1-855-647-4857 or donald@bissonmediation.ca
Website: www.munncrs.com; or for northern Ontario www.bissonmediation.ca
Upcoming Dates:

April 6, 7,8,11, and 12, 2016 - London, Ontario
September 28, 29, 30, Oct 3 and 4, 2016 - London, Ontario


Course: Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution
Instructor: Desmond Ellis, Ph.D.
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Ellis at (416) 736-2100 ext. 22031

Course: Mediation - Alternative Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate, one-year program)
Instructors: Dale Burt, Virginia Harwood, Q.Med, Tricia Morris, Q.Med
Location: Durham College - Oshawa, Ontario
Contact: Helen Lightstone, C.Med, Program Coordinator
Website: http://www.durhamcollege.ca/programs/mediation-alternative-dispute-resolution

Course: 5 Day Intensive Mediation Workshop - MDR Associates Conflict Resolution Inc.
Instructors: Richard J. Moore, LL.B., C.Med, C.Arb, CFM, Cert. Med. IMI - MDR Associates
Location: Ottawa and various sites across Canada
Contact: Richard Moore at 613-230-8671
Website: www.mdrassociates.ca
Upcoming Dates: May 30 – June 3, 2016

Course: 5 Day Advanced Mediation Workshop - MDR Associates Conflict Resolution Inc.
Instructors: Richard J. Moore, LL.B., C.Med, C.Arb, CFM, Cert. Med. IMI - MDR Associates
Location: Ottawa and various sites across Canada
Contact: Richard Moore at 613-230-8671
Website:

www.mdrassociates.ca

Upcoming Dates: June 6 – 10, 2016
   
Course: Dispute Resolution Level 1 – Fundamentals (3 days) and Dispute Resolution Level 2 – Mediation (3 days)
Instructors:

Rick Russell, B.A., LL.B., C. Med., C. Arb., Distinguished Fellow I.A.M.
Heather Swartz, M.S.W., C. Med., Acc. FM, Cert. F. Med.

Contact: Rose Bowden - 1-800-524-6967 or (905) 627-5582 or roseb@agreeinc.com
Website: http://www.agreeinc.com/alternative-dispute-resolution-level-1-2.html
Upcoming Dates:

Level 1 – Fundamentals - July 11 - 13, 2016
Level 2 – Mediation – July 14 – 16, 2016

At Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, ON.  Both workshops also qualify for credits toward a Certificate in Conflict Management and Mediation offered by Conrad Grebel University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo.

These courses also qualifiy for LSUC CPD hours.
CPD



Arbitration

Course: Comprehensive Arbitration Training
Instructor: Murray H. Miskin, LL.B.
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact: 416-492-0989, 905-428-8000 or by email at miskinlaw@yahoo.com
Website: www.adrworks.ca

Course: Correspondence Course in Arbitration
Location: Available anywhere in Canada
Contact: ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. at 416-487-4733 extension 101 or admin@adrcanada.ca
Website: http://www.adrcanada.ca/resources/handbooks.cfm

Course: Family Law Arbitration (40-hour course with 3-day companion course)
Instructors: Lorne Wolfson, LL.B., LL.M.,Dr.Barbara Landau, LL.M., Cert.F.Arb, C.Med
Location: Torkin Manes, Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Anne Sayers at (416) 391-3110,1-888-595-5534 or courses@coop-solutions.ca
Website: http://www.coop-solutions.ca/
Upcoming Dates: April 8-9, 15-16 and 28-29, 2016

Course: Family Arbitration ( A forty-hour theory and skills-based workshop)
Instructors: Richard W. Shields, LL.B, M.A., LL.M., Ph.D., Certified Specialist in Family Law - LSUC, Certified Comprehensive Family Mediator - FMC, Chartered Mediator & Chartered Arbitrator - ADRIC, Certified Family Mediator & Certified Family Arbitrator - ADRIO, Accredited Family Mediator - OAFM
Location: Hamilton and elsewhere in Ontario on request
Contact: Richard W. Shields, (905) 648-5903, email richardshields@bellnet.ca
Website: www.familydisputeresolution.com

Course: Fundamentals of Arbitration
Instructor: Richard Beifuss, P.Eng., C.Arb
Location: Various
Contact: Dr. Beifuss at 905-994-7319 or doctorrichardbeifuss@yahoo.com

(Effective: Fall 2011)
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