Arlene is a lawyer, mediator, child interviewer, parenting coordinator, med-arbitrator, arbitrator, adjudicator, instructor and dispute resolution coach. She has been mediating since 1998 having completed her mediation training at both the Justice Institute of BC and CLEBC in 1998. She took her arbitration training Part I, II and III with BCAMI in 2002. She is a panel member with ADRBC and BCICAC, and is also a certified comprehensive family mediator with Family Mediation Canada.
Arlene is an Instructor for the family law arbitration and family violence screening courses in BC; and has recently co-designed and taught both the Med-Arb training courses and the new Family Law Mediation curriculum and courses offered in BC.
In addition, Arlene is a member of Mediate BC’s Roster Committee and each of the Civil, Family and Child Protection Rosters and has a special interest in children & youth participation in dispute resolution processes. She is on the Board of both the BC Hear the Child Society and the BC Parenting Coordinators Roster Society and is actively involved in the development of each discipline within BC and Canada.
Ms. Henry is a former member of the Employment Assistance Appeal Tribunal and the Police Complaint Commission Mediator Roster.