Below are a list of resources that professionals may find helpful. Click on the title to be redirected to corresponding websites.
High Conflict Indicators Checklist
This checklist has been developed to assist professionals in identifying if they are working with a family experiencing high conflict. It is not intended to be used as a diagnostic tool.
High Conflict Institute
High Conflict Institute, situated in California, was co-founded by Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., and Megan L. Hunter, MBA, to provide education and resources to professionals handling High Conflict disputes, and to anyone involved in relationships with high conflict. High Conflict Institute provides seminars and consultation to organizations upon request, as well as providing our own seminars for any professional facing High Conflict cases or issues, including attorneys, judges, mediators, mental health professionals, managers, human resource professionals, employee assistance professionals, ombudsman, healthcare administrators, college administrators, and others.
High Conflict Institute also helps anyone who finds themselves involved in a difficult relationship – whether it be at work or home. Coaching, consulting, books, DVDs, audio recordings, seminars and other training events provide an opportunity for anyone who needs guidance and support.
New Ways for Families
New Ways for Families® is a short-term counselling and coaching method designed to help parents strengthen conflict-resolution and co-parenting skills during separation or divorce. It is designed to save courts time, to save parents money, and to protect children as their families re-organize in new ways. The names of local New Ways for Families® counsellors can be found on this website.
Help Yourself Through Hard Times - Basic needs services for London and Middlesex County
Help Yourself Through Hard Times is a guide to basic needs services for London and Middlesex County. It lists services that provide assistance to individuals and families on limited incomes during times of financial hardship. The booklet is updated once a year, and is available for download, or in print form from the City of London or at many social service locations in London.
Department of Justice Canada - Family Law
The Department of Justice has created an informative website for families and professionals to support them with their custody and access matters. There is an online parenting plan tool which provides parents with options to develop a personalized parenting plan.
Ministry of the Attorney General - Family Justice
The Ministry of the Attorney General Family Justice webpage outlines all family law issues that could be dealt with in a family court. This is a helpful resource for families and professionals. You can also find your local Family Law Information Centre on this webpage.