The Changing Face of Workplace Conflict Management

A Fundamental Shift in Workplace Conflict Management By Blaine Donais, B.A., LL.B, LL.M., RPDR, C.Med About nine years ago, when I taught my students at the York University Mediation program and the University of Toronto Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources at the University of Toronto, I used to state: “harassment is not illegal

“This is Hard News for Mediators, Coaches and Other Interveners” (October 25 Workshop)

On October 25th, join us for a Hot Full-American Networking Breakfast at the Novotel North York, followed by a jam-packed, full-day professional development workshop on Mediation and Conflict Healing, led by Betty Pries, CEO of Credence & CO. Keywords: mediation; conflict healing; interior condition; transforming polarized thinking; emotional triangles; self in third-party role; case studies

ADR Update – Winter 2018

Get the latest alternative dispute resolution news, announcements, events and much more in the newly released winter issue of ADR Update: View Issue Featuring: – President’s Message – Are YOU Being Called to Action? – Online Dispute Resolution — Now a Reality – Helping Parties Prepare Persuasive Mediation Briefs: Who Do You Think You’re Talking

Mental Health in the Workplace

Last Thursday, ADRIO members heard from the Former Executive Director of Healthy Minds Canada, Katie Robinette on two vital topics in the discourse of mental health and conflict management. Members learned about managing difficult conversations and conflicts surrounding mental health in the workplace, and how to get involved with Bell Let’s Talk Day, a national

Upcoming Free Events

Members and friends, join us at these upcoming free events: Jan 23: Family: Child Focused Approach To Parental Dispute Resolution http://goo.gl/6hsuWh Feb 13: Workplace: How Effectively Does Mediation Handle Power Imbalances? http://goo.gl/fqa68i Mar 20: Biz Comm: ADR Clauses in Contracts http://goo.gl/pYNeQj

Happy Holidays from ADRIO

Happy holidays to all of our members and friends! Please note that the ADRIO office will be closed from December 23rd, 2017 until January 1st, 2018. We will re-open on January 2nd, 2018. Relax, be safe, indulge, and celebrate. We look forward to seeing you in 2018!

ADRIO Members Learn and Network at Meet & Greet

Many ADRIO members recently learned and connected at the ADRIO end-of-year Meet & Greet. Colleagues over dinner and discussed matters of common interests and covered a wide variety of subject matters related to ADR at seven different tables. Thank you to the members who attended