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Glossary of Terms

A helpful glossary of terms commonly used at CDRC.

Below are a few terms that we use at the agency and in our work. We hope you find these helpful, but as always, feel free to call us if you have any questions.

 

  • mediation
  • facilitation
  • litigation 
  • arbitration
  • visitation
  • family court
  • liberal visitation
  • Human Rights Commission
  • PINS Petition
  • permanency
  • conciliation
  • transformative mediation
  • victim-offender conference
  • referral
  • restorative justice
  • shared custody
  • "I" statements
  • Teen Talk
  • Wise Talk
  • Family Talk
  • Peer-to-Peer mediation
  • Parent/teen mediator
  • Interface
  • Multi-party facilitation

 

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