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Comprehensive Mediation Skills Certificate Training

THE FAMILY MEDIATION AND RESOURCE CENTRE PROUDLY INTRODUCES COMPREHENSIVE MEDIATION SKILLS CERTIFICATE TRAINING. This is a proactive and preventative initiative born out of the recognition of the systemic barriers faced in our community members’ ability to access justice and our desire to sow the seeds of change. This Certificate of completion will qualify you for FMRC … Continue reading Comprehensive Mediation Skills Certificate Training

Legislative provisions related to marriage and divorce of persons with mental health problems a global review

In many cultures women will be expected to marry according to gender roles and gender role expectations. Combined with mental illness this may create double jeopardy against women with mental illness and discriminate against them further… Full article here: Legislative provisions related to marriage and divorce of persons with mental health problems a global review

You are a parent! Don’t try to replace the biological parent

Parenting 102 It’s hard work, dedication, love and challenges and … kids aren’t even yet in this picture! Entering a relationship with someone who has children requires graduation to a whole new level of hard work and dedication. At this stage, you are building a relationship not only with one, but with two or three … Continue reading You are a parent! Don’t try to replace the biological parent

Time to re-think access to justice!

Families are at the core of our communities! We need NOW more than ever community togetherness, understanding and accepting of diverse perspectives! Our families need access to dispute resolution processes right here, in the community! Support empowering yourself and your neighbour – that’s how we’ll build a stronger, more resilient and peaceful society!

Access to Family Dispute Resolution processes should start in the community and should remain within the community!

Laura Catone-Tarcea The way we treat the most vulnerable members in our community is the truest reflection of how caring a community we are. It is now estimated that about 60% – 80% of family law litigants are unrepresented. Many of these families cannot afford representation. The court system can be a difficult, lengthy and … Continue reading Access to Family Dispute Resolution processes should start in the community and should remain within the community!