Speaking Events

May 2nd-4th, 2019

MAY 2019 OCLF/OAFM 2019 Conference: Resolution Evolution – the Path to Peace

Alyson Jones and esteemed Lawyer Karen Redmond will be presenting on conflict reduction and case management in Ottawa, ON on May 2-4, 2019 at the OCLF/OAFM 2019 Conference: Resolution Evolution – the Path to Peace.  They will be presenting on “How Lawyers and Mental Health Professionals Can Reduce the Impact of Conflict Through Effective Case Management.”

This event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased at: https://oclf.ca/events/annual-conference/

APRIL 11-12th, 2019

APR 2019 CLEBL Course – A Deeper Dive:  The Intersection Between Family Law and Psychology 2019

Alyson Jones will be amongst a group of experts presenting to both the legal and mental health community at the Continuing Legal Education of BC Course A Deeper Dive: The Intersection Between Family Law and Psychology 2019. This event will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel (999 Canada Place, Vancouver) and run daily on April 11th and 12th from 9am to 4pm. 

Alyson will be co-chairing this innovative conference with esteemed Lawyers John-Paul Boyd and Morag MacLeod. This course is aimed at understanding the thoughts, behaviours, and emotions in the case. 

Alyson will be co-chairing the entire course and presenting on the following:

  1. Therapeutic & Legal Interventions in High conflict cases
  2. Attachment, Parenting Plans and Parent Child Contact Problems

This event is open to all professionals involved in family breakdown, including lawyers, judges, mental health professionals, mediators and arbitrator of all learning levels. 

Register now: http://store.cle.bc.ca/productdetails.aspx?cid=1611/&_ga=2.262025487.343449542.1546897594-1521971482.1449689133

This course will include a minimum of two hours of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. This is the two-day update to our acclaimed program, Assessments and Interventions: The Intersection of Family Law and Psychology. As in 2016, this course is taught by a multidisciplinary faculty of expert psychologists, clinical counsellors, lawyers and judges, who will provide insights and practical guidance on the challenging intersections of law and psychology in family law disputes.

FEBRUARY 12TH, 2019

FEB 2019 Collaborative Divorce Vancouver Dinner Meeting Presentation

On February 12th, 2019, Alyson Jones and Ida Harvey of Alyson Jones & Associates will be presenting at the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver Dinner Meeting Presentation on the topic: 

Children’s Experiences of Parental Separation

Link: http://www.collaborativedivorcebc.com

JANUARY 25TH, 2019

JAN 2019 Trial Lawyers Association of BC Medical Legal Conference in Costa Rica

Alyson Jones will be amongst a group of experts presenting on how head injury can impact a family to both the legal and medical community at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC Medical Legal Conference in Costa Rica from January 25th to 29th, 2019. Her specific topic will be Assisting Families Transition Successfully after the Marriage Dissolves Post Brain Injury

https://www.tlabc.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=58148

JANUARY 17TH, 2019

JAN 2019 CLEBC Intermediate Mediation Course

Alyson Jones will be a guest speaker presenting on the Cost of Conflict on Children:  How to Create Containment Strategies that Protect Children in Family Disputes. 

This course will give you a better understanding of family dynamics and power in mediation.  You will also learn about process design options and have the opportunity to enhance your interview skills through role play and exercises. Finally, you will hear about how to document and record sessions, agreements, and memorandums of understanding to give you a better understanding of the nature and source of conflict in the context of family dispute resolution, and the role and objectives of a mediator. For those wishing to become Family Law Mediators under the Family Law Act, this is the third of four courses in our 80-hour curriculum.

http://store.cle.bc.ca/productdetails.aspx?cid=1555%2F/