Tag Archives: ADR

Several days ago I provided a 1-day Update Training to counselors and others involved with the New Ways for Families program in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The YWCA of Calgary is managing a $500,000 grant to operate and study this new … Continue reading

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On Friday, May 31, I attended the largest international conference on custody and access issues for separating and divorced parents. This was the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, which is 50 years old as of this year. This conference … Continue reading

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I just finished three days of trainings and meetings about the New Ways for Families method in Canada. Specifically, in Alberta, Canada, with participation by judges, lawyers, counselors and court staff from three cities: Medicine Hat and by teleconference: Calgary … Continue reading

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On March 4-5, I gave a training to 35 mediators, lawyers and law enforcement professionals. While I have taught this 2-day training before in Vancouver, there was fresh interest and I have refined it further to emphasize practice activities with … Continue reading

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I just finished a series of seven seminar days in three cities in Australia: Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne. Mostly I spoke to highly experienced professionals about managing high conflict people in legal disputes and workplace disputes. These included mediators, arbitrators, … Continue reading

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