ADR Institute of Canada
The ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) is a non-profit organization that provides leadership and support to the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) field in Canada. ADRIC offers a range of services to ADR professionals, organizations, and individuals, including education and training, professional certification and accreditation, and research and advocacy. The ADRIC is committed to promoting the use of ADR processes such as mediation, arbitration, and negotiation as effective means of resolving disputes in various sectors, including business, law, health care, education, and community. ADRIC also works to establish standards and best practices for ADR in Canada and to support the growth and development of ADR services and practitioners across the country.
Here are five main benefits of the ADR Institute of Canada:
Accreditation: The ADRIC provides accreditation to ADR professionals, including arbitrators, mediators, and other dispute resolution practitioners. Accreditation helps ensure that professionals meet certain standards of competency and ethics, and provides confidence to clients seeking dispute resolution services.
Professional Development: The ADRIC provides a wide range of training and professional development opportunities for ADR professionals. This includes webinars, conferences, and other events that help practitioners stay up-to-date with the latest developments in ADR.
Networking: ADRIC provides a platform for ADR professionals to network and connect with one another. This includes regional and national events, online forums, and other networking opportunities that allow practitioners to share knowledge, experience, and best practices.
Promotion of ADR: ADRIC promotes the use of ADR as a means of resolving disputes, both within the legal profession and in the wider business community. By raising awareness of the benefits of ADR, the organization helps to promote the use of less adversarial and more collaborative approaches to dispute resolution.
Advocacy: ADRIC advocates for the use of ADR within the legal system and other areas of public policy. The organization works with government and other stakeholders to promote the use of ADR and to ensure that it is recognized and valued as a legitimate form of dispute resolution.