6th Conference
Supports for co-parenting and mediation

in collaboration with the Mediators association of Quebec

Date: 21st to 26th September 2005, Montreal, QC

Objectives of the conference:

  • Offer support for co-parenting for difficult family cases
  • Means in order to better reach the best interest of the children in crisis situations
  • Necessity of each parent to exercise their roles in a collaborative environment towards each other
  • Establish a framework that gives each parent the possibility to have a harmonious relationship with their children


Invited speakers:

  • Justin Levesque, Ph.D., family mediator, Professor at the social sciences department at the University of Montreal
  • Charles Heindrichs, Lawyer and mediator
  • Yvette Paridaens, Judge at the youth Court, Brussels
  • Helene van den Steen, Mediator, Professor, European Center for mediation, Brussels
  • Marianne Souquet, M.A., mediator, Provence
  • Honorable Justice Jules Allard, Superior Court of Quebec
  • Guy Hiernaux, Lawyer, Bar of Brussels
  • Linda Bérubé, M. Social Sciences, Social worker and accredited mediator

Copresidents of the organizing committee: Mr. Ricaardoe Di Done and Mrs. Hélène van den Steen

Mrs. Catherine Clément-Talbot, Lawyer and Mediator, President of the “AMFQ”