Hosted by Mediation Northside and Accredited by the Mediators Institute of Ireland

 All sessions will be held at the Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17

For further information mail or phone 01-8482988

Course presenter: Geoffrey Corry, Corse fee: €895, Video assessment: fee €250

This basic skills course is an intensive 60-hour training held over two evenings and six days. It is run as two separate modules over a period of one month. It is designed for volunteers and professionals who want to pick up basic conflict resolution and mediation skills for use in their own organization or work situation or to become a mediator in community, family and workplace disputes.

Dates & Times

Module 1

 - Thursday 17th February 2011 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

 - Friday 18th February 2011 from 9:30am – 6:00pm

 - Saturday 19th February 2011 from 9:30am – 6:00pm

Module 2

 - Thursday 3rd March 2011 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm

 - Friday 4th March 2011 from 9:30am – 6:00pm

 - Saturday 5th March 2011 from 9:30am – 6:00pm

A separate session for Project presentations will be organized about one month later on a date to be agreed with participants. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the two modules and the project presentation.

Benefits of Training Course

By the end of the 60-hour course, you will:

  • have developed an awareness of the positive value of conflict and your own style of responding to conflict

  • appreciate the essential features and principles of the mediation process and how to adapt it for working through different interpersonal disputes

  • understand the underlying purpose and effective conduct of each stage of the mediation process

  • possess the basic knowledge and skills to resolve conflicts informally or to start practicing mediation (under supervision)

  • have participated in at least six simulated mediations, using case studies developed from different interpersonal dispute areas.