Conflict Resolution Week 2017 Events Calendar

New Conflict Resolution Week events will continue to be announced. Check back frequently to avoid missing out!

All Week: November 4th - 10th

LICRSH: the Legendary International Conflict Resolution Scavenger Hunt

Join PignPotato Games in a week-long scavenger hunt for conflict resolution professionals to celebrate Conflict Resolution Week in BC.

For more information, and to register visit the PignPotato scavenger hunt website.

Justice System Education for School Groups

Mediate BC will be joining Justice Education Society all week to talk to school groups about mediation and ways to resolve confict outside of the court system.

Monday November 6th

Skills for Stronger Community Living

  • More Than A Roof Society
  • 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • with mediator Jereme Brooks

Jereme Brooks is joining the Karis Place community to talk conflict resolution and communication skills for stronger community living.

Mid-Island Mediators' Lounge

  • Nanaimo, The Network Hub 102-155 Skinner Street
  • 5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • with mediator Laraine Ashpole

Local mediators are invited to the premiere of the Mid-Island Mediators' Lounge.

Contact: Laraine Ashpole and RSVP by November 3rd.

Tuesday November 7th

Acting on Challenging Conversations

  • Victoria, Langham Theatre Lounge
  • 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • with Dialogue and Resolution Services

This event has been cancelled.

Communication Toolbox: Tips on Communicating with a Co-Parent

  • Vancouver, People's Law School
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • with mediator Katherine Fraser

At this session, you will learn the importance of sharing information with a co-parent, potential communication pitfalls, and how to communicate in a productive way. Also featured: tips on how to handle high conflict personalities.

Register for this free event at the eventbrite link

Wednesday November 8th

Advocating for Yourself and Your Children

  • YWCA Cause We Care House
  • 11:00pm to 2:00pm
  • with mediator Kellie Tennant

Do you feel informed, confident, and supported when talking with your social worker about what's best for your child? Child protection mediator Kellie Tennant will be at YWCA's Cause We Care House having a discussion on:

  • Your legal rights and the rights of your children
  • What is mediation and how can it help you
  • What options are available for aboriginal families
  • How to be assertive with your social worker without escalating conflict

Thursday November 9th

Who Decides What...and Other Touchy Caregiving Topics

  • Webinar, The Caregiver Network
  • 6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • with mediator Joan Braun

This webinar will cover balancing older adult autonomy with safety, legal frameworks for resolving issues, when it might be wise to seek outside help, techniques for dealing with different opinions and how to have productive conversations.

Register for this free webinar at the Caregiver Network.

Conversation Across the Fence: Preventing and Resolving Neighbour Disputes

  • Douglas Lounge, Douglas Park Community Centre
  • 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • with mediator Angela Stadel

Join mediator Angela Stadel for an opportunity to learn and practice communication skills and share strategies for avoiding and resolving neighbour disputes.

Register for this free event at the eventbrite link

Wednesday November 15th

Leading Together: Collaborative Communication and Negotiation

  • Vancouver Board of Trade's Company of Young Professionals
  • 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • with mediator Jaime Sarophim

Do you have the tools to manage and lead diverse and complex teams? This is your opportunity to learn from the best and become a more effective leader.

Join the Vancouver Board of Trade's Company of Young Professionals for an evening of networking, learning and skill building with professional mediator Jaime Sarophim. Apply collaborative communication skills for effective leadership in negotiations, problem solving and conflict resolution. Practice and develop your skills in small groups coached by professional mediators from Mediate BC.

To register and learn more visit Leading Together: Collaborative Communication and Negotiation.