Tools and Additional Information

Our collaborative professionals have a number of resources they share with clients and families working through separation and/or divorce.

We have selected some of the most helpful videos, articles, and tools to help you learn about the Collaborative Process, about the different team members and what they can provide, and some resources to help you with some of the challenging aspects of separation and/or divorce.

Videos


CTV News Saskatoon

Interview with Lana Wickstrom, Using a divorce coach

2018-05-30

Devry Smith Frank

“Collaborative Family Law: York Region Collaborative Practice – Promotional Video”

2013-06-14

Matt Brynat, “Collaborative Law in Practice”

A good overview of the collaborative process from the lawyers’ perspective, and included descriptions of other process options, as well as perspectives from participants in the collaborative process

2012-11-21

The Today Show on MSNBC

A morning show interview with a divorced couple (and their lawyers) who used the collaborative law process

2006-09-20

News, magazine, and academic articles about collaborative process


Collaborative Process in Practice

Léa M. Lapointe

2018-06-11

University of Saskatchewan

“Moot, class provides new learning opportunities in family law”

2018-03-13

Joanne J. Paetsch, B.A., Lorne D. Bertrand, Ph.D., and John-Paul E. Boyd, M.A., LL.B.

“An Evaluation of the Cost of Family Law Disputes: Measuring the Cost Implication of Various Dispute Resolution Methods”

2017-12-30

Sarah Hampson

“The new white knight: divorce lawyers”

2017-03-26

Financial Post, Melissa Leong

“Divorce is never easy and your heart may be broken, but that doesn’t mean your wallet needs to be too”

2016-11-24

Nathalie Boutet

“Financial Planners can help Craft Better Divorce Settlements”

2016-03-11

Hand-outs and Tools


For parents/participants

What Is Collaborative Family Law?

2018-06-11

Guidelines For Parents

2018-06-11

Ground Rules For The Client

2018-06-11

Effective Communication Skills

2018-06-11

Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA)

No Matter What: An Annotated Version

2018-06-07

The Orange Dispute

2018-05-30

Compare litigation, mediation, and collaborative processes

2018-05-30

Government of Canada

“Because Life Goes On…helping children and youth live with separation and divorce”

2018-05-30

For children

Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA), No Matter What

A free coloring book to help children and their families talk about separation and divorce. “No Matter What: Me and My Family is a colouring book that helps children be assured that, no matter what, committed parents will always be there to nurture, protect, and provide for them”

2018-05-30

Sesame Street Divorce Toolkit, “Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce”

Intended for children ages 2 to 8. Includes videos, games, coloring pages

2018-05-30

Upcoming Training


SAVE THE DATE: Marketing Workshop for Collaborative Professionals

March 29, 2019

With significant changes to provincial family law legislation making dispute resolution processes (including collaborative services) mandatory and with changes to the Divorce Act also in the works, it is more important than ever for collaborative professionals to confidently promote themselves as collaborative practitioners. We are pleased to announce this upcoming workshop to support our members to promote their practice.

SAVE THE DATE. Registration and workshop details will follow in January for this workshop, which will be held at Queen’s House Retreat in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Friday, March 29, 2018
Facilitator: Daria Malin, Boost Strategic Coaching

SAVE THE DATE: Revisiting Collaborative Fundamentals and Building Professional Skills in a Team Approach

March 30, 2019

With significant changes to provincial family law legislation making dispute resolution processes (including collaborative services) mandatory and with changes to the Divorce Act also in the works, it is more important than ever for collaborative professionals to competently work in collaborative process. We are pleased to announce this upcoming workshop to support our members to develop their skills.

SAVE THE DATE. Registration and workshop details will follow in January for this workshop, which will be held at Queen’s House Retreat in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Saturday, March 30, 2018
Revisiting Collaborative Fundamentals and Building Professional Skills in a Team Approach