Assessment Criteria: Principles, Criteria, Protocol, Competencies
Please contact your Regional Affiliate for Application Forms, Filing fees and any specialized Criteria:
- British Columbia Arbitration & Mediation Institute (BCAMI)
- ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA)
- ADR Institute of Saskatchewan Inc.(ADRISK)
- ADR Institute of Manitoba (ADRIM)
- ADR Institute of Ontario, Inc. (ADRIO)
- L’Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ)
- ADR Atlantic Institute (ADRAI)
If your Regional Affiliate does not have a customized application form and directs you to ADRIC, a generic form is available for use here.
C.Med Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a Chartered Mediator (C.Med) designation?
The “C.Med” or “Chartered Mediator” designation is Canada’s only official designation for practicing mediators. Please click here for a more complete description of the requirements.
2. Are there prerequisites?
The applicant must be a member in good standing of ADRIC through one of our seven affiliates. There are extensive training and experience requirements which you should review before you consider applying. The applicant must also sign and submit the Declaration of Insurance form indicating that they have insurance in the amount of $1 million or check the appropriate box for an exemption of the requirement. For information on obtaining insurance, please click here. For a more complete description of the requirements, please click here.
3. Where do I get the C.Med Application Form?
Contact your regional affiliate, and they will mail or fax a copy upon request. If your Regional Affiliate does not have a customized application form and directs you to ADRIC, a generic form is available for use here.
4. Is there a fee for the C.Med application?
For information on application fees, please contact your affiliate.
5. Is there an ongoing cost?
Yes. The annual fee to maintain your C.Med designation is $178.00 (plus applicable taxes) payable to ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. The national organization bills you every year. You must also remain a member in good standing of an affiliate to retain this designation.
6. How do I apply?
Forward your completed application form, along with any attachments necessary to verify the courses you have taken and the work you have done (think of it as marketing yourself to the accreditation committee), to your local affiliate.