The Third Party Neutral program is recognized by the following organizations:

Saint Paul University

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Saint Paul University grants three undergraduate university credits (i.e. equal to ECS course) to students who complete CICR's 160hour Third Party Neutral Program (4 modules).

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International Mediation Institute

IMIMediation International (MI) is a leading mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service provider operating throughout Spain, across Europe and internationally. MI also developed an accreditation process leading to IMI certification (International Mediation Institute ) based on professional, ethical and competency standards.

MI recognizes that CICR’s Third Party Neutral modules TPN-1: Becoming a Third Party Neutral and TPN-3: Developing Mediation Skills combined satisfy its requirement of 60 hours of mediation training including theory and practice, which is part of Step 1 in its accreditation process of mediators under MI.

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Law Society of Upper Canada

lsuc logoThe TPN-1 module has been accredited for 35 hours toward the New Member Requirement and 35 hours toward the Professionalism Requirement for ongoing members.

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Family Mediation Canada

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The TPN-1 module has been accredited for 30 hours towards the required 80 hours of mediation training. In addition, the TPN-2 module has also been accredited for 30 hours towards the required 80 hours of mediation training, for a total of 60 hours credit in the mediation category.

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