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Indigenous Approaches to Family Mediation – LIVE Webinar Event
7 December 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
Join us LIVE to get to know Ontario’s only university-level family mediation program with the help of Program Manager Nicole Pereira and Guest Speaker and Indigenous Dispute Resolution (IDR) Specialist, Jim Doxtdator.
Jim is an IDR and Restorative Practitioner who coaches in York’s Certificate in Family Mediation. In this webinar, Jim will explore the practice of Indigenous Dispute Resolution (IDR), highlighting unique considerations in mediating in Indigenous contexts and best practices that IDR offers to the Family Mediation sector.
Nicole Pereira, Program Manager
Jim Doxtdator, AccFM, CPMed, CDFA
Jim is Haudenosaunee, Wolf Clan, Cayuga Nation. Jim is an Accredited Family Mediator (AccFM) and Child Protection Mediator (CPMed) with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM). Jim practices Indigenous Dispute Resolution (IDR) in the realm of child protection services.
Jim works with the John Howard Society of Hamilton as a Restorative Practitioner and as a Facilitator of a court diversion program. He also serves as a Staff Mediator at Family Court with the Ontario Court of Justice. Jim founded Peace Builder Mediation to provide individuals, families and institutions peaceful paths to resolution.