Experience

Current Events:

 

Past years:

  • Working as a contractor for Homewood Health (EAP company serving organization across Canada) for workplace mediation/coaching work in AB – completed three cases in 2016.
  • Facilitated Negotiating with Integrity (online) for Funeral Services Industry certificate, MRU, Jan-Feb 2016, March 2016 and Jan-Feb 2017. Facilitated this same course for Conflict Resolution certificate Oct-Nov 2016 and March 2017.
  • Coached for Mediation Level 1 & 2, MRU, 2016, Shifting from Positions to Interests Dec 2015/16 and Negotiation 1 Oct 2016 and Negotiation 2 in Dec.
  • Taught Negotiation Level 2 Feb/March 2016/17
  • Coached student in CMCS practice sessions
  • Designed a Conflict Resources document for students at MRU
  • Still at Civil Court in Calgary as a mediator
  • Worked at fund-raising casino for CMCS Jan 2016
  • Observed pre-trial conferences for cases, Dispute Resolution at Civil Court in August 2015 and Dec 2016
  • Did two community mediations in 2016 for CM CS
  • Attended the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) conference in Banff in May 2015
  • Attended EAR workshop at Civil Court in 2015
  • Observed pre-trial conferences for cases, Dispute Resolution at Civil Court in August 2015 and Dec 2016
  • Spoke at the Business Link networking event on Feb. 15/11 on “Interpersonal Skills for Business Success”.
  • Spoke at the Business Link August 31/12 for Staff Training on “Communication Skills to Prevent Conflict”.
  • Designed two workshops for Community Mediation Calgary Society to present to the Salvation Army (Body Language and the Good Listener).
  • Completed my CC (Competent Communicator) and CL (Competent Leader) manuals through Toastmaster’s for public speaking skills during 2006-2010. Also co-facilitated a library program for teens on public speaking with Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) Shelley Musfelt,  Fall 2011.
  • Attended the ADRIC conference in Calgary in Sept 2010 (Alternative Dispute Resolution) hosted by the national body.
  • Observed pre-trial conferences for cases, Dispute Resolution at Civil Court in August 2015 and Dec 2016
  • Did two projects for Community Mediation Calgary Society – reviewed the Intake Coordinator position/analyzing tasks with a group of CMCS members/ produced a report for the board; reviewed the list of tasks and proposed which are volunteer/paid tasks for board review.
  • Assessed students for their Negotiation Skills exam in June 2014/15/16 for MRU
  • Designed/facilitated a workshop for all employees of the Real Estate Council on “Preventing Conflict through Communication”, presented in Jan-March 2014 and in Jan 2015.  This was part of their Respect in the Workplace initiative.