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FDRIO Launches Roster for Qualified Family Arbitration Screeners - QFAS
The work of a committee of family arbitrators has led to the province’s first set of standards and forms for screening for family arbitrators, while creating new opportunities for qualified screening professionals.
The Third Party Screening Designation, the Qualified Family Arbitration Screener (QFAS) designation, is available to members of FDRIO who meet the required qualifications.
*NEW* Certificate in Online Dispute Resolution (CODR)
For the Public
I’m concerned with using online services – what can I do?
As more businesses start to use video platforms, it is a fair consideration of whether a professional I am hiring can successfully use an online service well.
FDRIO is offered our members a certificate in Online DR for training on the Zoom platform and meeting our basic requirements. When you search the directory, you will find Certificate in Online DR – CODR – indicating that professional has completed the trainings and self-declared they met the basic requirements.
For the Family Professional
How can I demonstrate confidence using online video services?
The new Certificate in Online DR offered by FDRIO will assist you in demonstrating you can provide DR service online. The certificate shown on your public facing profile and tells the public that you have completed the webinar Zoom training and met the basic requirements.
Low Membership Fees
Our membership fees are the lowest (only $150!) yet our member benefits are extensive.
We are leaders in innovation, advocacy and new ideas. We are growing. We are doing things.
Mentorship & High Standards
We offer mentorship, high quality standards, colleagues and support for our member mediators, arbitrators and parenting coordinators.
Members get free monthly webinars; full access to all archived webinars; robust newsletters; monthly section meetings and as many opportunities to grow, contribute, and get your name out there as you want.
More than Just Mediation
We have three harmonized professional accreditations that you can earn with us!
Ontario’s leading organization
for family arbitrators.
The only parenting coordination certification in Canada!
Grow with us as we lead the way in Ontario family mediation, family arbitration and parenting coordination.
For the Public
Find a Professional
Search our directory for accredited Ontario family mediators, family arbitrators and parenting coordinators near you. Search by language, expertise, location.
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was last modified: August 5th, 2020 by Joanna Rankin