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Martin's Qualification and Skills

Martin Prost was born on a farm in what is now the east end of Hamilton, Ontario, where hard work and common sense were the key ingredients of everyday life. After finishing high school in Stoney Creek, he obtained his first university degree in an Honours bachelor of arts program at McMaster University. He then proceeded to London for his law degree at the University of Western Ontario.

 

MEDIATION TRAINING

20 August 2004 — Counselor Certificate, The Lifespace Institute of Transformational Psychotherapy, Toronto, ON

  • 4 year part-time course of study and practicums in life centered transformational psychotherapy. Facilitator's certificate received 31 August 2002.

17 March 1997 — P.E.T. Course Psychological Type Press Inc., Victoria, B.C.

  • Certification course for administering and interpreting personality type indicators.

27 January 1995 — Divorce & Child Custody Mediation CDR Associates, Boulder, Colorado

  • 5 day course in mediating the resolution of disputes arising from divorce.

5 November 1994 — Advanced ADR, University of Windsor

  • 5 day course in the techniques of mediation, arbitration and multi party dispute resolution.

25 September 1994 — Introduction to ADR, University of Windsor

  • 3 day course in principles and practice of principled negotiation and mediation.

1 March 1981 — Relational Mediation, The Mediation Institute of California

  • 3 day course in mediation of family disputes.

 

GROUP FACILITATION TRAINING

22 April 2001 — Training for Facilitators A.V.P., Kitchener ON

  • Facilitation of forums in correctional institutions.

10 April 2000 — Community Facilitation Program - F.C.E., Seattle, Washington

  • Certificate course for facilitation of community building forums.

2 May 1999 — Community Justice Forum Facilitator

  • Certificate course based on RCMP Saskatchewan model of community justice.

3 April 1998 — Restorative Justice Circles, Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology

  • Training course on the principles and application of addressing conflict and crime by restoration and integration.