2012 Mediation Skills Workshop

Mediation Skills Workshop Synopsis

October 2, 2012

River Rock Casino Resort
8811 River Road
Richmond, BC V6X 3P8


8:30 – 8:35 am – WELCOME

Debbie Cameron,
Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board


8:35 – 9:45 am – MEDIATION IN AN ADJUDICATIVE CONTEXT

Mike Fleming,
Mediator and Arbitrator (former Associate Chair, BC Labour Relations Board)


9:45 – 10:15 am – BRAIN, MIND AND RELATIONSHIPS

• Identify how the brain and mind influence conflict dynamics

Debbie Cameron,
Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board


10:15–10:45 am  – MEDIATION MODELS

• Goals
• Characteristics
• Advantages
• Disadvantages

Debbie Cameron,
Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board


10:45–11:00 am  – REFRESHMENT BREAK


11:00–12:00 pm – EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

• Understanding goals of facilitation techniques

Trevor Sones,
Mediator, BC Labour Relations Board

Christina Bains,
Mediator, BC Labour Relations Board


12:00–12:55 pm – LUNCH


12:55 – 2:00 pm – BALANCING POWER

• Defining the conflict as a mutual matter
• Understanding perspectives and cognitive biases
• Mediator skills and techniques
• Applications in an adjudicative context
• Questions

Debbie Cameron,
Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board


2:00 – 4:15 pm  – COACHED MEDIATION ROLE PLAY

Debbie Cameron,
Director of Mediation and Conflict Resolution Programs
BC Labour Relations Board

Trevor Sones,
Mediator, BC Labour Relations Board

Christina Bains,
Mediator, BC Labour Relations Board


4:15–4:30 pm – CLOSING

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