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Associate

Join us in leading the future of Family Mediation.

Our Associates are Members who are in the process of becoming Mediators and have not sought Accreditation Status.

Requirements

  • Practising family mediation and/or participating in a family mediation internship program
  • Support the aims and objectives of OAFM and undertake to abide by its Policies and Standards of Practice
  • Minimum $1 Million Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance covering Family Mediation
  • 10hrs of Continuing Professional Development Courses are required each year
  • Ontario Membership only

Membership Fee: $150.00 + HST /yr Register Now!

Supporting

Bring Family Conflict Resolution to Your Community.

We warmly welcome anyone that supports and promotes the benefits of Family Mediation to join the OAFM. We offer our resources, conferences and online Family Mediation Network to help you better serve your community. Some encouragement and a referral can go a long way in helping local families. Supporting members may include individuals, schools, organizations, libraries, law firms or government organizations.

Requirements

  • Supporting members are non-practising members
  • Support the aims and objectives of OAFM and who endorse its Policies and Standards of Practice
  • Ontario Membership only

Membership Fee: $95.00 + HST /yr Register Now!

Student

Learn and Network With Leading Family Mediators.

As a fulltime student of any recognized university or college, you can become a member of the OAFM. We offer budding mediators and general supporters unique insights into the value and practice of Family Mediation. Students are encouraged to use the OAFM as a professional network, via our online Family Mediation Network, and to attend our annual conferences and workshops.

Requirements

  • Individuals participating in internships, attending school part time or taking single courses are not eligible for student membership
  • Full time students attending a recognized university or community college
  • Endorse OAFM Policies and Standards of Practice
  • Student members are non-practising members
  • Ontario Membership only

Membership Fee: $35.00 + HST /yr Register Now!

Accredited Family Mediator (AccFM)

All AccFM begin as Associate Members.

After one year of being an Associate Member, you can apply for the AccFM (OAFM) designation. With the appropriate education, training and mentorship, you will be able to carry the AccFM (OAFM) title —one of the few Family Mediation credentials recognized by Ontario’s Family Courts and the Ministry of the Attorney General. Upon earning your AccFM (OAFM) designation your membership type will be upgraded and subsequent renewals will require the outlined fees and requirements.

Requirements

  • Practising family mediation
  • Support the aims and objectives of OAFM and undertake to abide by its Policies and Standards of Practice
  • Minimum $1 Million Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance covering Family Mediation
  • 10hrs of Continuing Professional Development Courses are required each year
  • Ontario Membership only
  • Succesfully earned AccFM (OAFM) Designation

Membership Fee: $250.00 + HST /yr

Register Now!