A basic training course in
CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND MEDIATION SKILLS
All sessions will be held at the Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17
Course presenter: Geoffrey Corry,
Course fee: €895, to be paid to Mediation Northside
Video assessment: fee €250 to be paid to Geoffrey Corry on agreed date of video assessment (this payment is between Participants and Trainer)
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
- Thursday 4th October 2012 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm
- Friday 5th October 2012 from 9:30am – 6:00pm
- Saturday 6th October 2012 from 9:30am – 6:00pm
- Thursday 18th October 2012 from 7:30pm – 9:30pm
- Friday 19th October 2012 from 9:30am – 6:00pm
- Saturday 20th October 2012 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.
Video Assessment and Qualification
For those who wish to go further and become a Certified Member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland [the professional association for mediators in Ireland www.theMII.ie, Mediation Northside will support participants to join role-play groups to practice their mediation skills and to prepare for the video assessment of skills competence. This involves each trainee mediating a case through a one hour role play to demonstrate their skills as a mediator.
A Certificate of Assessment is awarded upon successful completion of the video assessment. Trainees can then send both theirCertificate of Completion and Certificate of Assessment to the MII to become a Certified Member of the MII.
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.