What Does “Accredited Family Mediator” Mean?

You may be wondering what “Accredited Family Mediator” means and why accreditation matters to you.

When you hire an accredited mediator, you have assurance that your mediator has been trained in mediation theory and practice. They also have completed a lengthy and supervised internship with a senior and experienced mediator. You know that he or she is bound by Standards of Practice and ethical requirements. And, you can expect that your mediator continues to upgrade his or her skills and knowledge each and every year. In short, you have assurance of high standards and ethical practice.

At Bluewater Mediation, all mediators are accredited by the Ontario Association for Family Mediation (OAFM). This is an important assurance of quality and integrity of service, indicating that your lawyer cares about delivering quality mediation, to meet the needs of you and your family.