Family and mediation

Ricaardoe Di Done presents: Professor Nicholas Bala’s, LL.M., conference on: High Conflict Separations and Children Resisting Contact with a Parent

Photo Nicholas Bala

 In this conference, Professor *Nicholas Bala, LL.M., who teaches at Queen’s University in the Faculty of Law, instructs us about the emotional harm to children which derives from high conflict separations and about the challenges that it implies for professionals, agencies and courts. The International Symposium of Children Now regrouped numerous experts in family… Read more »

Ricaardoe Di Done presents: Mr. Gary Direnfeld’s, MSW, RSW, presentation on High Conflict Consultation For Child Protection Agencies

In this video, *Mr. Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW, Expert Social Worker, shares his experience in giving consultation service to the Child Protection Service Agencies on matters concerning high conflict separated parents through his presentation in the 2018 International Symposium of Children Now: Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century. The International Symposium of… Read more »

Ricaardoe Di Done Interviews Mrs Sue Bronson, LCSW and Linda Fieldstone, M.Ed. about: The Role of the Elders in Families

In this video *Mrs. Sue Bronson, LCSW and *Mrs. Linda Fieldstone, M. Ed., discuss with Ricaardoe Di Done, about the role of grandparents in families. Those interviews with the experts in family mediation were conducted during the Children Now’s 2018 International Symposium: Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century. **To learn more about Sue Bronson… Read more »

2018 Symposium – The experts respond to questions from parents

As part of the International Symposium – Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century, organised by Children Now, legal and psychosocial experts from around the world shared their knowledge and experience by answering questions from the general public. For this question period, the public (parents and grand-parents) was asked to submit questions about… Read more »

Principles and Recommendations of the 9th International Symposium of Children Now: Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century

We are happy to present the Principles and Recommendations of the 9th International Symposium of Children Now entitled Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century, held on May 31st, June 1st and 2nd, 2018. Resulting from the collective work of a group of experts, this document was directed by Ricaardoe Di Done & Me Catherine Clément-Talbot LL…. Read more »

Recap of The 9th International conference on the child: Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century

Here’s a video recap of Children Now‘s latest symposium; The 9th International conference on the child: Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century, held in Montréal, on May 31st, June 1st and 2nd, 2018.It was a 3 day conference that featured professional speakers from all over the world, Europe, United-States, Australia and Canada,… Read more »

Upcoming Conference : Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century

Upcoming Event Working with Families in Transition in the 21st Century : Innovations and Best Practices in Dealing with High Conflict Co-Parenting Relations, Estrangement and Alienation between Children and Parents, Child Abduction and Domestic Violence May 31st, june 1st, june 2nd 2018. INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SYMPOSIUM   MAILING LIST For more info please… Read more »

Together for children

A most enriching trip to Edmonton Ricaardoe Di Done, chief operating officer of Children Now, visited Edmonton this summer with his daughter, Samantha Di Done, to prepare two upcoming sensitization campaigns on anti-intimidiation and the benefits of family mediation. Several enriching meetings took place with community members who strive to make a difference by implicating… Read more »

The Mediation Chronicles – Interviews with lawyer and mediator Catherine Clément-Talbot.

Ricaardoe Di Done interviews lawyer and past president of the Association de médiation familiale du Québec, Catherine Clément-Talbot. In this series of videos, Mrs. Clément-Talbot speaks of her role as an accredited family mediator. These interviews demystify the mediation process: What is family mediation? What are the advantages of family mediation? How does a mediator… Read more »

Help Families Build Better Relationships, Jon Graham and Family Relationship Centers in Australia

Jon Graham, BA (Psych), B Com, LLB, Clinical Director, Institute of Specialist Dispute Resolution. Jon Graham provides an international perspective on services offered to families in order to build better relationships. He provides information on Family Relationship Centers (FRCs) which operate across Australia, each center with approximately four or five accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners…. Read more »