Vanessa Gray, BA, C.Med., Cert. ConRes. is a front line conflict resolution practitioner with over 14 years of mediation and instructional experience. She provides conflict engagement processes such as conflict coaching, 3rd party facilitation, and assistance with harassment investigations at the organizational level. As an instructor, Vanessa’s engaging and practical approach connects with audiences large and small. Vanessa has provided intervention services to both public and private sector organizations, sport at the national level, the family courts, Restorative Justice, parent-teen mediation, and schools throughout the lower mainland. Vanessa is an instructor and coach for the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s New Westminster campus
In addition to Parent Teen Mediation, the practitioner experience I bring working with the younger generations is the following:
- Victim offender mediation working with youth who had committed offences and those who had been victimized by the offence (3 yrs)
- Restorative Justice mediation and RJ program development within the Abbotsford school district (3 years)
- Family and Child Protection mediation for the Calgary courts (3 years) which sometimes involved youth (although rare) in the mediation.