The issues arising out of our separation were really effecting our ability to be parents. I am so glad we were able to develop a plan that reduced the conflict and allowed us to refocus on what was really important-our children!
I felt like I had the opportunity to speak and I was listened to
We were able to work together to come up with a plan for our children
I felt like we were working with the CAS as opposed to fighting against them
Everything was taking so long in court but we were able to work out a plan quickly in child protection mediation
The Ontario Child Protection Mediation Roster Program was created to provide an accessible listing of all qualified Child Protection Mediators in Ontario for the Children's Aid Societies and the families they serve.
Since November 30, 2006, Ontario Children’s Aid Societies are required under the Child and Family Services Act to consider and/or use a prescribed method of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) on the following occasions: