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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.

    • Thursday, January 24, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, January 25, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 8
    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
    Millbourne Market Mall
    #225, Tower 1, 3697 Millwoods Road NW 
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructors: Rachel McDonald, Judith Lake, & Joanne Munro

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

    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, February 07, 2019
    • Saturday, March 02, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 0

    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.

    February 7 - 9 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    February 28 - March 2 - 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: 
    Judith Lake & Tammy Borowiecki

    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.


    • Thursday, February 21, 2019
    • Saturday, March 16, 2019
    • 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.

    February 21-23 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    March 14-16 - 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, March 04, 2019
    • Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 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.

    March 4, 5, 6 - Part 1  (Mon-Wed)
    April 8 & 9 - Part 2  (Mon-Tues)
    Attendance for all 5 days is mandatory

    Total Credit Hours: 40

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

    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.

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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.


    • Thursday, March 28, 2019
    • Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • 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.

    March 28-30 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    April 25-27 - 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

    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.  

    __________________________________________________________________________

    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, April 11, 2019
    • Saturday, May 11, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Calgary
    • 11
    Register

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

    April 11-13- Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    May 9-11 - 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: Marne Turnbull

    Class Times: 9:00 - 5:00 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.

    • Thursday, May 09, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, May 10, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Edmonton
    • 15
    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: May 9-10, 2019 (Thurs-Fri)
    Attendance for both days is mandatory

    Registration Deadline: May 2, 2019

    Total Credit Hours: 14

    Location

    #225, Tower 1,
    3697 Mill Woods Road NW
    Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

    Instructors:  Judith Lake & Joanne Munro

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

    Pre-Course: Students will be sent pre-course reading on Friday, May 3.  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, May 30, 2019
    • Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 12
    Register

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

    Course Description and Details

    May 30-June 1 - Part 1  (Thurs-Sat)
    Jun 3-4 - 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: 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.

    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, June 06, 2019
    • Saturday, June 08, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Millbourne Market Mall #225, Tower 1, 3697 Millwoods Road NW Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6
    Register

    Students can choose to take the one-day Restorative Justice course, the two-day Peacemaking Circles course, or take both (Restorative Practices). 

    Part 1 - Restorative Justice

    This one-day introduction to Restorative Justice and its application in the criminal justice system provides an overview of the values, goals and principles guiding victim-offender dialogue.

    June 6, 2019 (Thursday)

    Total Credit Hours: 7

    Location: 

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

    Instructor: Joanne Munro

    Class Times:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Prerequisites: None

    Recommended Reading:  The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr


    Part 2 - Peacemaking Circles

    This two-day training will provide participants with an overview of how peacemaking circles are being used in a wide variety of settings to restore workplaces, families, faith groups, schools and non-profit organizations, to name just a few. Participants will learn how to design proactive and responsive circles and will have the opportunity to co-facilitate a circle.

    June 7-8, 2019 (Friday-Saturday)

    Total Credit Hours: 14

    Prerequisites: None

    Recommended Reading:  The Little Book of Circle Processes by Kay Pranis

    • Tuesday, July 02, 2019
    • Thursday, July 11, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Edmonton
    • 18
    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 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.

    ______________________________________________________________________________

    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
    • 14
    Register

    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.  

    ______________________________________________________________

    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, 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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