Domestic Abuse/Power Imbalance

This 21 hour domestic abuse/power imbalance course for family mediators and arbitrators is taught by Lisa and Carrie – it includes:

  • Techniques for screening for abuse, partner violence and power imbalances
  • Safety measures including safe termination
  • Effect of abuse on family members
  • Styles of mediation – use of co-mediation or caucus
  • Review of arbitration – arbitrator screening
  • Working with conditions set out by the court
  • Support of legal counsel or advocate
  • Referral to community resources

This course focuses on domestic abuse in families, typologies of violence, power imbalances, screening for abuse/imbalance and role plays for family mediation and arbitration.

Cost: $900 plus HST      Registration 

Fall Dates: full

Spring Dates:  May 6, 7, 8, 2020