Course Calendar

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
    • Online

    ADRIA offers online sessions for members who want to practice their negotiation or mediation skills and receive feedback from one of ADRIA's coaches. 

    You, as the skilled negotiator or mediator, find role-player(s) and choose a time that works for all of you, then ADRIA will provide a coach and book a Zoom video-meeting to connect you all for a role-play practice session. Each person will participate from wherever they are using their own computer.

    All online practice sessions are coached by an experienced mediator with a minimum of a Qualified Mediator designation.

       

    ADR Communications/Negotiation:

    Each session is 1 hours to allow for a 40 minute role-play followed by feedback from a coach. 

    Cost:

    Skilled Communicator/Negotiator: $75

    Role Player: $20

    Mediation:

    Each session is 1½ hours to allow for a one-hour of role-play followed by feedback from the coach. 

    Cost:

    Mediator: $75

    Role Players: $20 each

    Technical requirements: 

    • a computer with an internet connection
    • web cam
    • headset (or microphone and speakers)
    • basic comfort level with video conferencing this type of technology.
    How to sign up:

    If you are the negotiator or mediator in the practice session, it is your responsibility to arrange role players, to choose a time that works for all of you, and to register online.

    Make sure the date you pick is at least one week away to allow our staff time to find a coach. To help you find role players, you can use ADRIA's forum for Online Practice Sessions to connect with other members, request role-players from anywhere in the province, offer to role-play for others, and suggest times.

    Once you have arranged role-players and have a date and time, please click the "Register" button on this page to submit your information, including role-player(s) name(s),and pay your session fee. When ADRIA has confirmed a coach for your session, our office will invoice your role-players. You should receive a confirmation email within approximately three days.

    Cancellation Policy:

    Please note that ADRIA is running this program on a break-even cost basis and will not be able to provide refunds for the fees.

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

    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. 

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

    Please note: There is a different form for our Separation and Divorce Mediation courses.

    • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    • Thursday, July 13, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    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 4-6 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 11-13 - 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: 
    Cecile Schultz

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

    Prerequisites: none


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

    • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    • Thursday, July 27, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 11

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

    July 18-20 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 25-27 - 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: Joanne Munro

    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 14, 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 16

    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.

    Dates: September 14-16 (Thurs-Sat) & 18-19 (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory
    There is no class on Sunday, September 17

    Registration Deadline: August 31, 2017

    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. 

    • Monday, September 18, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary

    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.

    September 18-20 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    October 23-24 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

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

    Instructors: 
    TBA

    Class Times: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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, September 21, 2017
    • Saturday, October 14, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 16

    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 21-23 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 12-14 - 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: 9:00am - 5:00pm daily

    Prerequisites: none


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

    • Monday, September 25, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 17

    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.

    Sept 25-27 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    Oct 30-31 - 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: Michelle Simpson

    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, September 28, 2017
    • Saturday, October 14, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 16

    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 28-30 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 12-14 - 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 - Cecile Schultz
    Part 2 - Joanne Munro

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

    Prerequisites: none


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

    • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 16

    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.

    Dates: October 27 & 28, 2017 (Fri-Sat)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017

    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, November 02, 2017
    • Saturday, November 25, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 15

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

    November 2-4 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 23-25 - 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, November 02, 2017
    • Friday, November 24, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 18

    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. 

    November 2-4 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 23-24 - Part 2  (Thurs-Fri)
    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, November 09, 2017
    • Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 12

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

    Course Description and Details

    November 9-11 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 13-14 - 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, November 16, 2017
    • Friday, December 01, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 17

    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. 

    November 16-18 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    November 30-December 1 - Part 2  (Thurs-Fri)
    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: 
    Part 1: Cecile Schultz
    Part 2: 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, November 16, 2017
    • Saturday, December 09, 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 16

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

    November 16-18 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    December 7-9 - 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: Jan Gehrke

    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.  

Past events

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

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Concordia University of Edmonton Campus
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