Online Community of Practice Returns

Starting October 7, 2020 at. 4:30 - 6:00 PST We are excited to welcome everyone back in October. The Community of Practice meets biweekly to learn from one another, explore issues and discuss questions arising in the context of mediation done at a distance by email, text, phone and video. We are amazed by the... Continue Reading →

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2020 Subscription Update!

Subscribe to CoRe’s 2020 Speaker Series for $50 to receive access to 4 online and 4 in-person events. Please note that subscribers must rsvp to receive sign-on information for online events.   CoRe’s New Mediator Group will no longer operate as a subscription series. Instead, watch for individual events planned periodically throughout the year available... Continue Reading →

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Speaker Series Event: Forgiveness and Restoration

Forgiveness & Restoration: Is the path to self-restoration learned or earned? Wednesday, December 16th 4:30 - 6:00 pm PST via Zoom Johannus (John) C. Olsthoorn and Lorna Lemay on behalf of ForGiving ForRestoring Canada   Objectives: Understand the origins of the ESPERE (Forgiveness and Restoration) programReflect on the meaning of forgiveness and restorationUnderstand the design... Continue Reading →

Ethics Session – Considerations When Ending a Mediation

2020 Annual Ethics Session - Considerations When Ending a Mediation Wednesday December 2, 2020 4:30pm-6:30pm PST Via Zoom This interactive session will use scenarios and discussion questions to explore ethical issues and best practices when ending a mediation. We will consider a variety of ways mediations can end: Termination by the MediatorEnding with an agreementEnding... Continue Reading →

Conflict is Scary: Watch Party

With your host C.D. Saint, join CoRe for a horror movie night on Tuesday, October 27th. Movie starts at 9:00pm. We will be watching The Invitation (2015, dir. Karyn Kusama, wri. Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi). Watch the trailer here: A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that... Continue Reading →

Conflict Resolution Week

Conflict Resolution week starts today (Sunday, October 25th)! And we are happy that our CoRe Board Members are heavily involved. Join us at the events below: Sunday Oct 25: PignPotato Game Jam PignPotato Games is a collective of conflict resolution professionals creating collaborative games. This year, 10 mediators (including our Board Members Jacqueline Fehr, Sharon... Continue Reading →

Applied Improvisation for Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, September 23rd 4:30 - 6:30 (note this is a 2h session) Presenters: Carrie Gallant, Ashley Syer, and Sharon Sutherland Join us for an interactive, online workshop in applied improvisation and its applications in conflict resolution! We’ll explore tools designed to train improvisers in: Establishing trustSpontaneityAccepting offersListening and awarenessStorytellingNon-verbal communication In other words, we’ll test... Continue Reading →

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