What forms are required?
Referral forms are sent out to those requesting to refer a client.
General info re: time to adjudicate RJ process
Referral needs to indicate whether the session is to be a mediation or elders mentoring, if there is court involved and when relevant court dates. Timeframe is worked out on a case by case basis, but the process is usually one year in length.
Other information provided to referrer
Once session is completed the referrer is notified. Aiskapimohkiiks keeps files open for one year from the time of referral. A follow up with clients is conducted after three months, six months and a year from referral date. After the three months follow up with clients a letter is sent to the referrer to give them an update on their clients. If lawyers are still involved with their clients then a letter of update is sent to them after each follow up.
Case closure reporting
After a year, client files are closed. A letter of completion is sent to the clients and the lawyers. Follow ups with clients are done to ensure that the clients are continuing with what was agreed to in their sessions, ie. Counseling, anger management, addictions treatments. Copies of these letters are then sent to the referrer along with the Aiskapimohkiiks letter of completion.
Capacity to take on additional referrals
Additional referrals can be taken on as long as they do not violate our strict code of confidentiality and that the procedure followed by Aiskapimohkiiks is respected and recognized as this is a unique Siksika model.
We pay our resource personnel, elders and mediators, honorariums per session
Facilitator Training Requirements
All of our elders and mediators have completed mediation training which is conducted by an agency from Edmonton The tribunal members along with the elders have completed arbitration training.
Prosecutions Office Region
Drumheller Prosecutions Office