With over 80 courses you have a wide variety of courses to choose from in order to best meet your immediate needs.

Courses are developed using an applied, experiential learning model which means you will learn practical, hands-on skills and perspectives you can use immediately.

Courses vary in length from one to five days, and you can take individual courses at your own pace to fit your schedule and budget. Courses are offered at three locations across BC, in Alberta, Yukon, and online.

There is no application process – register for courses as you choose, so long as you meet any prerequisite requirement. For more information regarding course descriptions, course goals and grading schemes please click on the respective course name in the drop down menus below. The most up-to-date registration information for each course can be found by clicking on the course code. (Note: A few of our courses are open to certificate students only, as indicated.)

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General Conflict Resolution Courses

Mediation Specific Courses

Negotiation Specific Courses

Family Mediation Courses

Course name / Outline Code Credits Days
Child Support Guidelines   FAMJ-1009 1.5 21
Custody and Access Report Writing FAMJ-1021 2.5 5
Effects of Separation and Divorce on Adults   FAMJ-1005 1.5 21
Effects of Separation and Divorce on Children   FAMJ-1006 1.5 21
Family Justice Services in BC  FAMJ-1000 1.5  21
Family Violence: Impact on Separation and Divorce   FAMJ-1002 1.5 21
FMC Family Mediation Certification Preparation Workshop   FAMJ-1014 1 2
Identifying Control & Abuse in Pre-Mediation CRES-1474 1 2
Introduction to Family Justice Services in Canada  FAMJ-1001 1.5 21
Mediated Agreements and Related Court Orders   FAMJ-1008 0.5 7
Multicultural Issues in Family Justice   FAMJ-1012 0.5 7
New! Shuttle Mediation FAMJ-1023 2 4
Substance Use Issues in Family Justice   FAMJ-1011 0.5 1
Writing Children's Needs Assessments FAMJ-1021 0 1


Course Code Credits Days
Assessment: Associate Certificate in Coaching CRES-1551    
Assessment: Associate Certificate in Leadership and Conflict Resolution CRES-1550    
Assessment: Associate Certificate in Workplace Conflict CRES-1552    
Assessment: Family Mediation Certificate CRES-1570    
Assessment: Specialization in Mediation/Third-Party Intervention CRES-1560    

Assessment: Certificate in Conflict Resolution: Specialization in Negotiation

Preparing for Your Mediation Assessment (Reality Check) CRES-1491 0.5  1
Preparing for you Negotiation Assessment CRES-1481 0.5 1


If you are interested in viewing previous learners' assessment videos to help you prepare for your own, you may do so by clicking here. You will need to log in with your myJIBC account information.

Course Cancellation & Refund Policy

The JIBC reserves the right to cancel courses. A full refund of tuition fees will be issued for courses cancelled by the JIBC. In every case, as much advance notice as possible will be provided. The JIBC is not responsible for participants’ expenses (such as airline or hotel reservations) if a course must be cancelled. We truly regret any inconvenience this may cause.

See JIBC Tuition Refund Procedures


Learners must attend the course in its entirety to receive credit.

Last updated August 22, 2019