In an effort to assist members looking for ADR relevant training, ADR Institute of Ontario™ will now post courses given directly by individual ADRIO™ members (and not on behalf of other organizations) in this section of the website at no charge.

If you are a member and would like to advertise your course on our web site, please send a brief outline of your course as you would like it to appear (maximum 100 words) by email to Be sure to include your course contact information and a link to the program details. Please allow time for your course listing to be posted.

Please note that this service does not include sending e-mail notices to our members for your course.


ADRIO™ reserves the right to refuse to post any particular course, at its discretion. ADRIO™ does not endorse or express any opinion with respect to these courses.

Conflict Management Coaching

CINERGY® Coaching offers virtual training and 4-day in-person Conflict Management Coaching Workshops. The in-person workshops currently scheduled for 2018 are: June 11-14 (Toronto), October 29-November 1 (Toronto) and November 19-22 (Ottawa).

Conflict management coaching – also known as conflict coaching – is a one-on-one technique in which a trained coach assists people to independently manage specific disputes or to strengthen their conflict management skills. This process may also be used to prepare individuals to participate in mediation and negotiation. Conflict management coaching may be used in any context in which clients want assistance to better engage in conflict.

For more information and to register: or contact us at

Family Law 101 – Property

Instructor: Lorne Wolfson & Dr.Barbara Landau
Location:         Online
Contact:          Anne Sayers at 1-888-595-5534 or (416) 391-3110 or
Upcoming Dates: Anytime


Course Date (s): Varied.

Course Location:  Waterloo, Conrad Grebel University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo (some workshops held in Toronto)
Description: This unique professional development program, offers 1 – 7 day(s) length workshops in Conflict Management and Mediation.  Individual workshops can be taken for interest only or complete a certificate (minimum 133 hours) which can fulfil the educational component for an ADRIO Qualified Mediator or Chartered Mediator application.  Elective topics include Conflict Coaching, Commercial Mediation, Peacemaking Circles Training and Narrative Mediation.  We partner with Agree Inc., to offer Dispute Resolution Level 1 & Level 2, as the ADRIO approved 40 hour workshop required for membership.  All trainers are experienced practitioners in their subject area.

Program Manager:  Susan Baker


Recognition and Reconciliation: A Skills-Building Workshop on Indigenous Engagement, Consultation and Reconciliation of Indigenous Rights.

June 8-9 at Robert Sutherland Hall, Queen’s University Kingston Ontario

This Workshop offers practical and pragmatic tips, tools and techniques for practitioners and others who have occasion to engage with Indigenous Communities, their members and their Leaders, who are committed to meaningful Indigenous engagement at the Community level. It is designed for anyone who is interested in or is actively working towards respectful Indigenous engagement and inclusion, including practitioners, governmental staff, professional planners and consultants, industry and business representatives.
For more information and to register, contact Richard Moore at or visit

Community Engagement & Conflict Management Summer Institute

Interested in building new or enhancing your existing skills in community engagement and effective conflict management? The Canadian Centre for Conflict Management extends a warm invitation for you to join us at Queen’s University this summer – July 29th – August 2nd, 2019 with a choice of three exceptional courses:

Med-Arbitration: July 30-31

Stakeholder and Community Engagement: August 1-2, 2019

Foundational Conflict Management & Mediation: July 29-August 2, 2019

For more information, click here.

Various Courses from Munn Conflict Resolution Services

Build your mediation skills in an interactive, small group setting.

Munn Conflict Resolution Services offers two courses in sequence which build on their 40 -hour mediation course, Fundamentals of Mediation.

For more information and registration see

Mediation Beyond the Basics

Instructor: Kathryn Munn
For more information:

* November 4, 5, & 6, 2020
* May 3, 4, & 5, 2021

Advanced Mediation

Instructor: Kathryn Munn
For more information:

* November 30, December 1 & 2, 2020

* June 7, 8, & 9, 2021

Professional Dialogues   

Course Dates: Friday May 22 (evening) – Sunday, May 24, 2020

Course Location: 202 Robert Sutherland Hall, Queens University 138 Union Street West, Kingston, Ontario Canada



The full Program can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

As reflected in its design, the object of this offering (first presented in 2014) is to provide

for participants intensive level exposure to significant parts of the Conflict

Management and Mediation field. To that end the sessions extend opportunities for learning from no less than twenty-one highly accomplished Practitioners and other

Specialists across a range of disciplines within the field. Well in advance of the Program dates there will be web site postings of Professional Profiles of all of the Contributors.

Program Manager:   Ronald R. Price, Q.C., Professor Emeritus (Queens University)

Email: rrp@queen’


Two-Day Med-Arb Training Workshop

Course Dates: May 11 and May 12, 202

Course Location: Toronto

In the last few years there has been more interest in med-arb as a well-designed stand-alone ADR process that can be used to efficiently, effectively and fairly resolve disputes in a wide range of subject areas.

The intensive and practical workshop based on the forthcoming ADRIC Med-Arb Rules, includes short lectures, case studies, demonstrations, group discussions and role plays.

Topics include:

  • Overview of med-arb process and models
  • Benefits and challenges of med-arb
  • Standards of conduct/ethical issues
  • The med-arb agreement
  • Mediation in a med-arb process
  • Transition from mediation to arbitration
  • Arbitration in a med-arb process
  • Decision making and writing the award


Colm Brannigan at 416-460-6841

Richard Moore at 613-230-8671