Webinar on Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training

12 Nov (Sat) - 20 Nov 2022 (Sun) / 9 day / 8:00am - 12:00pm /

The Bar Council Family Law Committee (“FLC”) is organising the 3rd workshop in collaborative practice (“CP”) that meets the standards set out by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”).

Highlight: Space is limited to 25 participants
Member: RM 2000
Non-Member: RM 2000
Organisers: Bar Council, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)

CPD Points: 16
Event Code:


The Bar Council Family Law Committee (“FLC”) is organising the 3rd workshop in collaborative practice (“CP”) that meets
the standards set out by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”).

Important event details to note: 

Participants are expected to attend all scheduled sessions and have access to reliable internet connections to participate both by video and audio. Completion of all scheduled sessions is required in order to receive a CPD accreditation and certificate of completion.

A highly skilled and experienced Canadian and US based training team has been put together to conduct an online introductory training. This training will start from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on the following dates:

  • 12 Nov 2022 (Saturday)
  • 13 Nov 2022 (Sunday)
  • 20 Nov 2022 (Sunday)
  • 26 Nov 2022 (Saturday)

For more details, please click here.


Jacinta Gallant is a respected collaborative lawyer, conflict trainer and innovator. She is recognised internationally for her insightful and experiential approach to teaching and managing conflict, and has been welcomed as a trainer throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia. Her law practice Waterstone Dispute Resolution focuses exclusively on collaborative practice and mediation.

Jacinta has been a member of the IACP Training Faculty and has delivered introductory and advanced interdisciplinary trainings to hundreds of collaborative professionals. Her innovative resources, Our Family in Two Homes, help clients prepare to engage deeply, and productively, in collaborative practice and mediation. She integrates the “Insight Approach to Conflict” in all of her work, and her goal as a trainer is to help family law professionals meaningfully engage with clients, manage conflict more effectively, and get more enjoyment out of this important work.

Barbara Kelly is a licensed psychologist and family mediator. She focuses in helping people through challenging life events and transition. Her practice includes counselling for individuals and couples and assisting with family law related matters such as divorce, paternity, and co-parenting. Dr Kelly meets the Florida qualifications for parenting coordinators and is a Florida qualified subject matter specialist for family mediation training programmes. She also meets the standards set forth by the IACP for mental health professionals.

Dr Kelly has been participating as a neutral mental health professional/neutral facilitator in collaborative family law cases since 2007. She served 6 years as a board of director for IACP including two years as co-chair for the IACP Domestic Violence Task Force. She has served as a founding board member of the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida. Dr. Kelly is committed to providing meaningful collaborative training designed to build skills for all collaborative team members as well as training specific to the role of the mental health professional.

Terms and Conditions

Event Policy

Places are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For events with registration fees, all payments must be made in advance, including bank charges. Registration will be confirmed once proof of payment is provided by email or fax, and full payment is received.

For events that are not organised by Bar Council, please note that you are subject to the relevant terms and conditions specified by the external providers.


Cancellations must be made in writing.

If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.


Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:

  • Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
  • No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.

The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.


You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.


CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.


The personal information that you provide to the Bar Council, whether now or in the future, may be used, recorded, stored, disclosed or otherwise processed by or on behalf of the Bar Council for the purposes of facilitation and organisation of this event, research and audit, maintenance of a participant database for the promotion of this event, and such ancillary services as may be relevant.


  • Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
  • No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
  • No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).



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