Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Navigating Family Mediation and Dispute Resolution Workshop

December 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Join Amanda Reece for an informative workshop designed to provide insights into the complexities of family mediation and dispute resolution

Join Amanda Reece for an informative workshop designed to provide insights into the complexities of family mediation and dispute resolution. Whether you are contemplating mediation, in the midst of the process, or simply curious about alternative avenues for resolving family matters, this workshop is tailored to equip participants with valuable insights and practical knowledge.

Workshop Highlights:

Understanding the Family Mediation Process:

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the family mediation process, exploring its principles, benefits, and how it can serve as a constructive tool in resolving family disputes.

Preparation Matters: Things to Consider Before Mediation:

Learn key considerations and preparatory steps before entering into mediation, ensuring participants approach the process with confidence and clarity.

Decoding the Mediation Report:

Explore what a mediation report entails, its significance, and what it is not. Understand how this document can contribute to a fair and informed resolution.

Navigating the Legal Landscape: Overview of Court Processes:

Receive a brief yet insightful overview of the steps involved in a court process, empowering participants with foundational knowledge to make informed decisions regarding dispute resolution.

Unlocking the Potential of FLIC:

Discover the valuable services offered by the Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) and how their resources can aid participants in understanding and navigating family legal matters.

Mediation as an Alternative to Court:

Explore how mediation can be employed as a powerful alternative to dispute resolution, both outside and during the court process. Understand its flexibility and effectiveness in promoting amicable solutions.

Empower Yourself with Resources:

Learn about useful family mediation resources, empowering participants with the tools and information needed to make informed decisions and navigate the mediation process with confidence. This workshop aims to create a supportive and informative environment where participants can learn, connect, and feel empowered to take control of their family dispute resolution journey. Whether you are a party directly involved or a supporting family member, this workshop is designed to equip you with the knowledge and resources necessary to navigate family mediation with confidence and resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower yourself and explore alternative paths to resolution!

Meet Amanda

Amanda Reece has been passionate about conflict resolution and the mediation process for 20 years. After completing her BA in Psychology with Laurentian University, Amanda pursued her diploma in Family Mediation with McMaster University. Upon graduation, Amanda’s interests and efforts were recognized when she received The Continuing Education Annual Prize, Social Services award for highest academic achievement.

Throughout her career, Amanda has found significant interest working with children, youth, and families going through substantial life changes while liaising with court services and community agencies. Amanda is highly driven to assist and coach others in important life skills and choices surrounding their identity, family and social relationships and emotional and behavioral goals. Amanda takes tremendous pride when working with clients by seeking to “connect and understand” rather than “meeting and fixing”. Amanda offers a nonjudgmental, supportive, engaging, open and flexible space. Overall, she’s just a super fun, friendly, and creative gal to connect with!


December 18, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST


The Women’s Centre of Halton
View Organizer Website