PAUL BROWN MEDIATION was established in 2009 by you guessed it, Paul Brown, with a vision of helping people through challenging times and difficult transitions in their lives. At that time, Paul was working in Child Welfare as a Child Protection Worker, and felt that he would be more effective at helping families move forward with their lives as a Family Mediator.
“Helping Families is why we do this work.” – Paul James Brown (Guide To Child Protection Mediation, Second Edition)
Paul recognized early in his “helping” career that by engaging people in their own decision-making, more sustainable change was developed. By becoming a mediator and then coaching other mediators, Paul has been able to help many families create better long-term outcomes for themselves, and more importantly, for their children.
“Families are about relationships; not the law.” – Honourable Justice Gloria J. Epstein
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- November 2018 – Paul is scheduled to attend Level II Collaborative Practice
- October 2018 – Paul completed Level I Collaborative Practice
- September 14, 2018 – Paul was a Guest Speaker at Riverdale Mediation as part of their “Advanced Family Mediation: Theory & Skills” course.
- June 5-9, 2018 – Paul attended AFCC Conference in Washington, DC
- June 2018 – Paul was officially designated as the Child Protection Mediation Consultant for Blue Hills Child & Family Centre
- May 10, 2018 – Paul was a Guest Speaker at Riverdale Mediation as part of their “Basic Family Mediation Theory & Skills” course. I’ll be speaking about the differences and similarities between Family Mediation, and Child Protection Mediation, as well as Addictions in Mediation.
- May 3rd – Paul presented on “Child Protection Mediation: More Than Meets The Eye” at the FDRIO unConference in Toronto, ON. Focus was on the diverse areas in which CP Med can be utilized outside of the Custody & Access referrals typically seen.
- May 1st & 2nd – Paul presented on “Child Protection Mediation Review for Front-Line Staff” at the bi-annual Provincial ADR Advisory Committee Symposium in Toronto, ON. Presentation was a CAS file opening to mediation file closure process review highlighting the new CYFSA (proclaimed April 30, 2018), consent, and balancing power in CP Med.
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