Archives for Mentoring

Welcome New Lead Mediators to Our Family Program!

Since 2006 Mediate BC has offered programs to offer trained family mediators opportunities to gain experience with the assistance of experienced mentors.  Funding cuts required us to revamp our family program and a new streamlined version was launched in 2012.  Through the program,  trained family mediators (now called Associate Mediators)… more »

Future Leaders Practice their Conflict Resolution Skills in the Court Mediation Practicum

Today’s post is authored by Monique Steensma, Acting Manager of Mediate BC’s Court Mediation Program.  Monique is an experienced civil mediator and conflict specialist and her post today highlights the wide applicability of the skills learned in the practicum – read on! At the Court Mediation Program, a new group… more »

Ethical Blind Spots in Mediation and the Benefits of Mentorship

Welcome back to Mediate BC Blog.  Today another thought-provoking post from guest blogger Sharon Sutherland, Assistant Professor at the UBC Faculty of Law: As I prepare course materials for a new class in Ethics and Professionalism and also update readings for my tenth (!) time teaching the UBC Mediation Clinic,… more »