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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. 

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

    • Tuesday, July 02, 2019
    • Thursday, July 11, 2019
    • 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 2-4 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 9-11 - Part 2  (Tues-Thurs)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1,
    3697 Millwoods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructors: Marne Turnbull 

    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.  If you have a government email address, consider changing to a personal email address such as gmail, outlook, yahoo, shaw, telus, etc.

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    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    • Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    • Thursday, July 25, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 0
    Join waitlist

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

    July 16-18 - Part 1  (Tues-Thurs)
    July 23-25 - Part 2  (Tues-Thurs)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Mill Woods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructor: Joanne Munro

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

    Prerequisites:  Communications in ADR


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

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    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.


    • Friday, September 06, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Saturday, September 07, 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 15
    Register

    This two-day intensive mediation role-play training is designed to help you get to the next level of skill integration. Expect to be challenged.

    More Details

    September 6-7  (Fri-Sat)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 16

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Mill Woods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructor: N/A

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

    Prerequisites:  National Introductory Mediation and application (applications close 30 days before the start of the course)

    Cost: Application is free of charge.  Successful applicants will be emailed an invoice ($750 + GST).

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    Full payment is due 30 days  before course starts. 

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    Withdrawals 21-15 days before the start of the course are subject to a withdrawal fee of 50% of the course fee. 

    Withdrawals 14 days or less before the start of the course will not be eligible for refunds, transfers, or credit.

    • Friday, September 06, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Saturday, September 07, 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Calgary
    • 15
    Register

    This two-day intensive mediation role-play training is designed to help you get to the next level of skill integration. Expect to be challenged.

    More Details

    September 6-7 (Fri-Sat)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 16

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

    Instructor: N/A

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

    Prerequisites:  National Introductory Mediation and application (applications close 30 days before the start of the course)

    Cost: Application is free of charge.  Successful applicants will be emailed an invoice ($750 + GST).

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    Full payment is due 30 days  before course starts. 

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    Withdrawals 21-15 days before the start of the course are subject to a withdrawal fee of 50% of the course fee. 

    Withdrawals 14 days or less before the start of the course will not be eligible for refunds, transfers, or credit.

    • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 5
    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:
    September 12-14 (Thurs-Sat)
    September 16-17 (Mon-Tues)

    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory
    There is no class on Sunday, September 15

    Registration Deadline August 22, 2019

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Millwoods Road NW 
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructors: Judith Lake & Joanne Munro & Rachel McDonald

    Class Times: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 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, September 19, 2019
    • Saturday, October 05, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 12
    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 19-21 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    October 3-5 - 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: 
    Mark Donovan

    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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    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.


    • Monday, September 23, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 16
    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. 

     September 23-25, 2019 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    October 7-8, 2019  - Part 2  (Mon- Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Millwoods Road NW 
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructor: 
    TBC

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

    Prerequisites: none

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

    ___________________________________________________________

    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    • Thursday, September 26, 2019
    • Saturday, October 19, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 12
    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.

    Sept 26-28 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    Oct 17-19 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1,
    3697 Millwoods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructors: Tammy Borowiecki & Judith Lake

    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.  If you have a government email address, consider changing to a personal email address such as gmail, outlook, yahoo, shaw, telus, etc.

    ______________________________________________________________________________

    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    • Monday, October 07, 2019
    • Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 14
    Register

    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.

    October 7-9 - Part 1 (Mon-Wed)
    November 18 & 19 Part 2  (Mon-Tues)  
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    • This course requires 2-4 hours of pre-course reading.  Students are sent the pre-course reading (via email) to complete before the start of the course.   It is important to complete this pre-course reading.
    • This course is presented by lectures, in-class exercises, and group discussions.   Please be prepared for homework each night.   
    • Students are evaluated on the writing of an Arbitration Award based on a case study.  In addition to the 15-30 hours students should budget for writing the Final Award, students should also expect to spend approximately 10-20 hours between Parts 1 & 2 on writing the Practice Award. This evaluation must be passed to receive a certificate of course completion.

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

    Instructors: 
    Part 1:  Gary Selby
    Part 2:  
    Arlene Blake

    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.

    • Monday, October 21, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 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 21-23, 2019 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    November 4-5, 2019 - 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: 
    TBC

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

    • Monday, October 28, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Calgary
    • 8
    Register

    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 high conflict personalities.   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: October 28-29, 2019 (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Registration Deadline: October 14, 2019

    Total Credit Hours: 14

    Location

    Alberta Security College

    1107 - 53 Avenue, NE

    Calgary, AB

    T2E 6X9


    Instructor:  Joanne Munro

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

    Pre-Course: Students will be sent pre-course reading on Monday, October 21, 2019.  Students are encouraged to become familiar with the ADR Canada Codes of Conduct and Ethics.

    Prerequisites: National Introductory Mediation

    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    • Thursday, October 31, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Saturday, November 30, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Calgary
    • 12
    Register

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

    Oct 31 - Nov 2- Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    Nov 28 - 30 - 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: Janice Gehrke

    Class Times: 9:00 - 5:00 daily

    Prerequisites:  Communications in ADR


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

    ______________________________________________________________

    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.

    • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    • Saturday, December 07, 2019
    • 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 14-16 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    December 5-7 - Part 2  (Thurs-Sat)
    Attendance for all 6 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

    Location
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Mill Woods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructor: Marne Turnbull

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

    Prerequisites:  Communications in ADR


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

    ______________________________________________________________

    Full payment is due 30 days  before class starts. 

    You may register without paying up front by choosing the invoice option, up to 30 days before the start of the course .

    30 days before the start of the course or less, payment is due upon registration.


Past events

Thursday, June 06, 2019 Restorative Justice and Peacemaking Circles
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Consensus Decision Making
Thursday, May 02, 2019 Advanced Workplace Restoration and Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification
Thursday, April 11, 2019 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, March 28, 2019 National Introductory Mediation
Monday, March 25, 2019 Conflict Management for HR Professionals
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Communications in ADR
Monday, March 04, 2019 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Communications in ADR
Thursday, February 07, 2019 Communications in ADR
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Separation and Divorce Mediation: Spousal Support and Division of Property
Thursday, November 08, 2018 National Introductory Mediation
Monday, November 05, 2018 Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Advanced Workplace Restoration and Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Advanced Workplace Restoration
Thursday, October 25, 2018 National Introductory Mediation
Thursday, October 18, 2018 Conflict Management for HR Professionals
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Separation and Divorce Mediation: Foundations, Parenting Plans, and Child Support
Monday, October 01, 2018 National Introductory Arbitration
Thursday, September 27, 2018 Communications in ADR
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Communications in ADR
Saturday, September 15, 2018 Preliminary Hearings for Arbitration
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 National Introductory Mediation
Tuesday, July 03, 2018 Communications in ADR
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Words That Change Minds: LAB Profile Practitioner Certification
Thursday, May 03, 2018 High Conflict Mediation
Monday, April 23, 2018 National Introductory Arbitration
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

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