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Courses are developed to provide practical, hands-on skills you can use immediately. They vary in length from one to six-days, and you can take individual courses at your own pace to fit your schedule. Our training is offered in Edmonton and Calgary with opportunities in other Alberta communities depending on demand. 

In order to take our training, you must be a member of ADRIA. Register for courses as you choose, as long as you meet all prerequisite requirements. Before registering, please read our course policies.

Course Calendar

    • Friday, January 01, 2016
    • Thursday, December 31, 2020
    • ADRIA
    Register

    The ADR Institute of Alberta has several specialized training courses to offer members who wish to further their ADR training.  ADRIA would like to schedule specialized training courses based on the need for and interest in these educational opportunities. 

    Please use this registration form in order to express your interest in our specialized training courses. Once there is a minimum of six students in a given course and city, ADRIA will contact registrants to coordinate dates. 

    • Restorative Practices - This course is scheduled once a year (June) in Edmonton, please see the course calendar for dates and registration.

    * Prerequisites: National Introductory Mediation Training, Mediation 350, or equivalent.

    • Monday, April 23, 2018
    • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 10
    Registration is closed

    This program is designed to provide relevant, hands-on and practical information and give an introduction to the arbitration process. This course is nationally accredited by the ADR Institute of Canada.

    April 23-25 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    May 28-29 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: TBD

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


    For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta.


    • Thursday, May 03, 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, May 04, 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 8
    Registration is closed

    This course prepares mediators to manage aspects of high conflict mediations, including safety screening, dealing with parties experiencing poor mental health, addictions issues, and/or domestic violence.   Mediators will be equipped with the tools to determine whether to proceed, and to mediate what can be high conflict discussions.

    This course is also part of the ADR Institute of Alberta's Separation & Divorce Mediation Certificate Program.  Please follow this link for certificate information


    Dates: May 3-4, 2018 (Thurs-Fri)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Registration Deadline: April 19, 2018

    Total Credit Hours: 14

    Location
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructors: Rachel McDonald, Judith Lake, & Joanne Munro

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: National Introductory Mediation, Mediation 350, or equivalent

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts. 

    • Thursday, June 07, 2018
    • Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 12
    Register

    This course will provide you with a brief and broad overview of restorative justice as an inclusive, respectful, accountable and voluntary way of addressing harm that occurs from a specific offense.

    June 7-9 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    June 11-12 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University College of Alberta
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: Joanne Munro

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: none

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts.

    • Thursday, June 14, 2018
    • Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 13
    Register

    In this five-day course you will learn how to detect, interpret, and use the secret language of seemingly difficult people to create deeper levels of rapport and motivate everyone more easily. By understanding the five elements of personality, you will learn exactly where and how to tap into an individual's motivation.  

    June 14-16 - Part 1 (Thurs-Sat)

    June 17-18 - Part 2 (Mon-Tues)

    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Ralph King Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University College of Alberta
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: Erika Deines

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts.

    • Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    • Thursday, July 12, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 10
    Register

    This course will introduce students to the causes and effects of interpersonal conflict, with particular emphasis on the dynamics of conflict, conflict resolution styles and the cycle of conflict.

    July 3-5 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 10-12 - Part 2  (Tues-Thurs)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: 
    TBD

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    • Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    • Thursday, July 26, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 10
    Register

    This nationally accredited Mediation program is designed to prepare learners to effectively facilitate the understanding-based approach to resolve disputes.

    July 17-19 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 24-26 - Part 2  (Tues-Thurs)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: TBD

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: Attuned Communications, Communications in ADR, or equivalent.


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    • Thursday, September 20, 2018
    • Saturday, October 13, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 15
    Register

    This course will introduce students to the causes and effects of interpersonal conflict, with particular emphasis on the dynamics of conflict, conflict resolution styles and the cycle of conflict.

    September 20-22 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    Oct 11-13 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Alberta Security College
    1107-53 Avenue NE,
    Calgary, Alberta, 
    T2E 6X9

    Instructor: 
    Part 1 - Erika Deines
    Part 2 - Jan Gehrke

    Class Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    • Thursday, September 27, 2018
    • Saturday, October 20, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 16
    Register

    This course will introduce students to the causes and effects of interpersonal conflict, with particular emphasis on the dynamics of conflict, conflict resolution styles and the cycle of conflict.

    September 27-29 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 18-20 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: 
    Part 1 - TBD
    Part 2 - TBD

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: none

    Pre-course Reading: You will be sent pre-course reading approximately 2 weeks before the start of the course.


    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 12
    Register

    This course prepares mediators to manage a separation or divorce mediation from the time of initial contact, to creation of a mediated agreement, including parenting plans and child support.

    This course is a part of the ADR Institute of Alberta's Separation & Divorce Mediation Certificate Program.  Please follow this link for certificate information

    Dates:
    October 11-13 (Thurs-Sat)
    October 15-16 (Mon-Tues)

    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory
    There is no class on Sunday, October 14 

    Registration Deadline: September 27, 2018

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructors: Judith Lake & Joanne Munro

    Class Times: 8:30am - 5:30pm daily

    NB: Class times for this course are extended to accommodate 40 credit hours.

    Prerequisites: National Introductory Mediation, Mediation 350, or equivalent

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts. 

    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 18
    Register

    This program will introduce HR professionals to the field of informal conflict management, and reveal the broad spectrum of conflict management approaches available to HR, managers, and organizations. Participants will learn about workplace interpersonal conflict, as well as how to deal with conflict situations and high emotions from an HR perspective.  Communication skills for effective conflict resolution are an integral part of this program, which is taught through both theory and practical hands-on exercises. 

    October 18-20- Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 22-23 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Alberta Security College
    1107-53 Street NE
    Calgary AB, T2E 6X9

    Instructor: 
    Erika Deines

    Class Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

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    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts.

    • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 13
    Register

    This course will provide you with a brief and broad overview of consensus building and consensus decision making processes.

    Course Description and Details

    October 25-27 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 29-30 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: Bill Diepeveen

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: None.  However, it is strongly recommended that students complete Communications in ADR (or equivalent) before starting this part of the certificate program in order to fully benefit from the course.

    Certificate Requirements: Students must complete both the Communications in ADR and the Consensus Decision-Making courses in order to complete the requirements for the Certificate in Consensus Decision-Making.

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts.

    • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • Saturday, November 17, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 14
    Register

    This nationally accredited Mediation program is designed to prepare learners to effectively facilitate the understanding-based approach to resolve disputes.

    October 25-27- Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 15-17 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Alberta Security College
    1107-53 Avenue NE,
    Calgary, Alberta, 
    T2E 6X9

    Instructor: Marjorie Munroe

    Class Times: 9:00 - 5:00 daily

    Prerequisites: Attuned Communications, Communications in ADR, or equivalent.


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    • Thursday, November 08, 2018
    • Saturday, December 01, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 13
    Register

    This nationally accredited Mediation program is designed to prepare learners to effectively facilitate the understanding-based approach to resolve disputes.

    November 8-10 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 29-December 1 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: Marne Turnbull

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: Attuned Communications, Communications in ADR, or equivalent.


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    • Thursday, January 17, 2019
    • Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 18
    Register

    This program will introduce HR professionals to the field of informal conflict management, and reveal the broad spectrum of conflict management approaches available to HR, managers, and organizations. Participants will learn about workplace interpersonal conflict, as well as how to deal with conflict situations and high emotions from an HR perspective.  Communication skills for effective conflict resolution are an integral part of this program, which is taught through both theory and practical hands-on exercises. 

    January 17-19 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    January 21-22 - Part 2  (Mon Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Room CE 203
    Ralph King Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University College of Alberta
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructor: 
    Joanne Munro

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


    Ask us about how this course could meet  CPD requirements for CPHR Alberta.  

    ___________________________________________________________

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts.

    • Thursday, January 24, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, January 25, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 15
    Register

    This course provides an overview of the federal and provincial legislation that governs the calculation of spousal support and the division of property when couples separate.

    This course is a part of the ADR Institute of Alberta's Separation & Divorce Mediation Certificate Program.  Please follow this link for certificate information


    Dates: January 24 & 25, 2018 (Thurs-Fri)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Registration Deadline: January 10, 2019

    Total Credit Hours: 14

    Location
    Ralph King Athletic Centre (corner of 112 Ave & 73 St.)
    Concordia University of Edmonton campus
    7128 Ada Blvd, Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

    Instructors: Rachel McDonald, Judith Lake, & Joanne Munro

    Class Times: 8:30am - 4:30pm daily

    Prerequisites: National Introductory Mediation, Mediation 350, or equivalent

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option. Full payment is due one month before class starts. 

Past events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Conflict Coaching
Thursday, March 22, 2018 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, March 15, 2018 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Communications in ADR
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Communications in ADR
Thursday, November 16, 2017 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Consensus Decision Making
Thursday, November 02, 2017 National Introductory Mediation
Friday, October 27, 2017 Separation and Divorce Mediation: Spousal Support and Division of Property
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Communications in ADR
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Communications in ADR
Monday, September 18, 2017 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Separation and Divorce Mediation: Foundations, Parenting Plans, and Child Support
Friday, September 01, 2017 Online Practice Sessions
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 National Introductory Mediation
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Communications in ADR
Monday, April 24, 2017 National Introductory Arbitration
Monday, April 03, 2017 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, February 23, 2017 National Introductory Mediation
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 Conflict Coaching
Thursday, January 26, 2017 Communications in ADR
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Communications in ADR
Thursday, December 08, 2016 Multi-Party Mediation
Thursday, November 03, 2016 Conflict Management for HR Professionals
Monday, October 31, 2016 National Introductory Arbitration
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Conflict Coaching
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Communications in ADR
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 National Introductory Mediation
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Communications in ADR
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 National Introductory Mediation
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Communications in ADR
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Separation & Divorce Mediation: Module 3
Thursday, June 09, 2016 Restorative Practices
Thursday, April 28, 2016 Conflict Management for HR Professionals
Monday, April 25, 2016 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, April 14, 2016 National Introductory Mediation
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Separation & Divorce Mediation: Module 1
Thursday, March 17, 2016 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Communications in ADR
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Mediation Case Development
Thursday, February 18, 2016 Communications in ADR
Monday, January 25, 2016 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Communications in ADR
Thursday, November 19, 2015 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, November 12, 2015 Words That Change Minds: LAB Profile Practitioner Certification
Thursday, November 05, 2015 National Introductory Mediation
Monday, November 02, 2015 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, October 01, 2015 Communications in ADR
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Communications in ADR
Thursday, September 17, 2015 Communications in ADR
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 National Introductory Mediation
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Separation & Divorce Mediation: Module 2
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 Communications in ADR
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Separation & Divorce Mediation: Module 1

Alberta's association of mediators and arbitrators. 
Your source for ADR information and expertise.

Our main office is located in Edmonton:
Room CE 223A - Ralph King Athletic Centre
Concordia University of Edmonton Campus
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton AB T5B 4E4

Contact Us:

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