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FGC Training and Professional Development

FGC Coordinator Training

FGC Coordinator Training is a three-day training program for prospective FCG Cordinators. Applicants complete the FGC Coordinator Application Package and submit to the Provincial Resource Office.  Applications are reviewed and applicants are selected based on the match of their skills and experience with the selection criteria.  Selected applicants register for and complete the three day FGC Coordinator Training Program, which qualifies the applicant to apply for the FGC Mentorship.

For more information about becoming an FGC Coordinator, including the training and mentorship process, click here to go to the Becoming an FGC Coordinator web page

For information on upcoming Coordinator Training Dates, click here to go to the Upcoming Training and Events web page.


Professional Development Days for FGC Coordinators and Community

The Provincial Resource organizes Professional Development Days to support the practice of FGC across the province, focusing on skill development, model fidelity and issues of common interest.  PD Days are offered in Toronto to the FGC community across the province at no charge twice a year.

For information about upcoming Professional Development Days, click here to go to the Upcoming Training and Events web page.


Faculty of Trainers

The Family Group Conferencing Ontario Provincial Resource has an established Faculty of Trainers who deliver the 3 Day Family Group Conferencing Coordinator Training course to selected applicants.  This is the first step in the process of training and mentorship to become a FGC/FGDM coordinator.  We are committed to offering a high-quality training program and to ensuring that the training course reflects the current reality of Family Group Conferencing/Decision Making within Ontario today.  The 3 Day Coordinator Training Program is offered twice each year. 


Community Information and Orientation to FGC

The Provincial Resource Office can assist in arranging half day or whole day tailored presentations addressing general FGC information, organizational support, community and capacity building for Family Group Conferencing for staff and decision makers in child welfare and other community agencies.

To discuss Community Orientation Training opportunities, please contact the Provincial Resource Office at 416-622-8833 x 265 or by email at


Program Consultation

Consultation for ADR Service Delivery Agencies regarding their FGC service can be organized through the Provincial Resource Office. 

To discuss options for program consultation, in person or by telephone, please contact the Provincial Resource Office at 416-622-8833 x 265 or by email at