Mediation Academy

Are you passionate about peacemaking?

Learn dispute resolution skills, hone your mediation abilities, meet like-minded professionals, develop your business plan and more!

Every person has a story.

Let us help you learn how to uncover the story.

Join our CommonSense Mediation Community!

40 Hour Family Mediation Training
IN person!

Join us November 20 – 24, 2023 for this action-packed course!

If you want to become a Family Mediator under Section 44.01 of The Queen’s Bench Act, 1998,ย this is the course for you!


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We offer mediation training. From intro to advanced, we have the right fit for you.

Saskatoon Mediation Practice Group

Saskatoon Mediation
Practice Group

Network with other dispute resolution practitioners and develop your skills in the Saskatoon Mediation Practice Group.

Qualified Mediator Assessment Practice Group

Qualified Mediator Assessment Practice Group

This practice group is specifically for individuals who want to obtain their Q. Med designation.


CommonSense PODS

Build the mediation practice of your dreams with our Professional Ongoing Development System.

Save the date and book your spot now!
Visit to learn more about this course and to register!
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You can now get all ten modules of the CommonSense Separation Course for $44.95 when you use coupon code 10OFF!
Copy and paste the link below to register now:
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You can now get all ten modules of the CommonSense Separation Course for $44.95 when you use coupon code 10OFF!
Copy and paste the link below to register now:
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For a limited time only, the first SEVEN modules of the CommonSense Separation Course are available FOR FREE!
Access it now before this offer expires - copy & paste the link below to get started:
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Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life is an excellent book for people interested in learning more about conflict resolution.
For more learning resources, visit
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Do you want to learn about mediation but worry your schedule is too hectic?
Learn when it works for you! Our on-demand mediation courses are flexible and can fit into your busy schedule.
Visit for more information and to register!
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Family Mediation Training IN-PERSON 40-hour course November 20 - 24
For more information and to register, visit
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With everyone back to school, it`s a great time to check out learning opportunities for yourself!
Visit to see the list of course offerings with CommonSense Mediation Academy!
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In-person 40-hour family mediation training starting in the fall. Limited spots are open, claim yours before it is too late. Come join us on September 11-15 for the training session. Check out the link in our bio to bring you to our website for more information. #saskatoon #mediation #panko #mediationtraining #yxe #yxemeditation ...

Sign-up today for our Mediating Parenting Agreements Intensive, May 11 & 12!
Your clients need to make agreements about their parenting arrangement, and this course prepares you to assist them.
Visit our website, or email us to register:
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Thinking about joining us for our Family Mediation Training this week but you`re hesitant about costs? You may be eligible for funding through the Saskatchewan Job Grant! That`s right, all of our courses qualify for funding through the Sask Job Grant, go to to see if you do too!

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We still have some spots remaining for our Virtual Family Mediation Training starting next week! This LIVE course is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to fulfill their specialty training requirement for the purpose of attaining their Qualified Mediator Designation (Q.Med). In this course, individuals will learn valuable skills related to dispute resolution through engaging in a hands-on learning environment. For more information and to register, go to to register today!

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With our March trainings coming up, we wanted to remind you that, if you`re eligible, you can get funding through the Saskatchewan Job Grant to attend our courses! Check out the Saskatchewan Government website for more information on eligibility and to apply: ...


We will be offering a virtual 40-Hour Introduction to Family Mediation course beginning the second week in March. This course will be delivered in two parts via Zoom and will be offered live!! For more information and to register, go to !

If you`re looking for mediation training, you`re in luck! We will be offering a total of 10 live courses throughout the 2023 calendar year, including 5 different courses, each with a virtual and in-person offering. If you are interested in registering for any of these courses listed, or would like more information, head over to our website at to register!

In addition to the 8 courses listed, we will be offering a Continuing Professional Development, with virtual and in-person options for individuals who are looking to refresh their knowledge and attain their CPD credits. More information regarding the CPD courses, including dates and course registration will be available in the near future.

For more information, please contact !

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Happy New Year from CSM Academy! ๐Ÿฅณ ...

Happy Holidays from CSMA! Regardless of what or how you celebrate, we wish you joy in this season โ„๏ธ๐ŸŽ„


If you`re thinking about starting your career as a mediator, our 6 module program is a great place to start! For more information, check out our website; the link is in our Instagram bio.

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Some exciting news; our very own Charmaine Panko will be the featured guest at the WESK Shaken With a Twist event on January 12th! This event is free of charge and will feature the opportunity to network with other professionals in Saskatoon as well as hear from the featured guest. For more information or to register, click the link in our Instagram bio or go to! ...

Due to increased interest, we will be offering an additional 40-Hour Family Mediation course upcoming later this month! If you are interested in registering, check out the link in our Instagram bio or go to our website!

If you have any questions, contact

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Did you know that we offer custom mediation training? We can work collaboratively with you to develop training content, based on the needs of your organization. Our offerings are completely customizable and cost effective, we can even bring our training to you! Contact to inquire about our training opportunities, or feel free to check out our academy website at to see what kind of courses we offer.

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If you`re trying to fulfill your training requirements for your Q. Med designation, look no further than our 6 Module Program! Our introductory program covers a variety of topics related to many forms of mediation, it`s also offered in a fully-online "learn at your own pace" format, meaning you can complete the course in as little or as much time as you see fit.

If your looking for more specialized types of mediation training, check out our courses at ! We offer a variety of trainings that will help equip you in your journey as a professional mediator. Prices vary depending on the course, but we do offer some of our courses at a "Pay What You Can" rate. For more information, check out our website, or contact

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We still have a few spots left for our 40-Hour Family Mediation Training next week! Click the link in our bio to register now!

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Today we acknowledge Women`s Equality Day. Women -- we see you & we stand with you

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Our office will be closing for the day at 3 PM tomorrow for our academy BBQ event. We will be returning to our regular business hours on Friday. Thank you for your understanding!

If you haven`t registered for our BBQ yet, you still have time! Check out the link in our Instagram bio, or head to our website to register!

Our academy BBQ is THIS Thursday! Join us for an afternoon of fun in the sun. Featuring a variety of games, prizes, food, and more. You don`t want to miss it!

If you haven`t registered yet, you still have time. Check out the link in our bio to register now!

It`s hard to believe that it`s already August! But with a new month comes a new Book of the Month! This month, we`re reading What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum.

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Are you looking to build your expertise as a family mediator? We have some great news for you!

We will be offering an IN-PERSON 40 Hour Family Mediation Training course this fall! The course will be taking place from September 12-16th, 2022.

We will also be offering the course online as an alternative option for those who may be unable to attend in person.

Click the link in our description to register!

If you are interested or have any questions, feel free to contact us!
(306) 500-1339

We are so excited to officially announce our summer BBQ event! We will be taking some time to build community among and beyond our academy members by eating food together, playing games, and enjoying the last little bit of summer. This is a family-friendly event, so feel welcome to bring along your loved ones.

Click the link in our bio to register now!

Today is Canada Day. We hope that, regardless of your relationship with the holiday, you remain mindful of your own wellbeing and do what you can to take care of yourself well today. ...

Effective July 1, 2022, parties with a contested family law matter must participate in family dispute resolution before they may proceed to trial. ...

Are you looking for 40 hours of introductory mediation training?
By taking all 6 Modules of our Mediation Training Program, you will receive over 40 hours of training that can be used to apply for the Qualified Mediator designation!
Have you already taken introductory training? This program also has components that can be used as specialty training for your application!
For more information and to register, visit our website or contact us:
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Have you been on your mediation education journey, but you`re not sure what to do next?
Contact us today to book a coaching session!
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Do you want to begin your mediation education journey, but not sure where to start?
Contact us today to book your FREE mediation education consultation!
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The Professional Ongoing Development System (PODS) is a Master Class is ideal for mediators of any experience level looking to build their entrepreneurial skills. It is a 40+ hour program delivered over a 12-month timeframe. PODS supports professional educational development for mediators. Join PODS to gain valuable insight while receiving peer mentorship and guidance from a seasoned mediator.
For more information and to register, visit our website or contact us:
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June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day!
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This group is specifically designed for learners who are working toward obtaining their Qualified Mediator designation.
For more information and to register, visit our website or contact us:
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Saskatoon Mediation Practice Group

Join a network of dispute resolution professionals by registering for our FREE Saskatoon Mediation Practice Group!

Connect with other practitioners and refine your mediation skills.

All sessions are held online via Zoom.

Sign-up below to be added to our email distribution list and Slack channel!

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