The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (the MII) was established to promote the use of quality mediation as a process of dispute resolution in all areas by ensuring the highest standards of education, training and professional practice of mediation and by increasing public awareness of mediation
The MII has different categories of membership which include accredited Mediators, trainee Mediators, and individuals and organisations which have an interest in mediation.
Only Practitioner and Certified Members who hold a current MII practising certificate are approved by the MII to mediate and are bound by the MII Code of Ethics to only mediate where they have the appropriate training, knowledge and competence to effectively mediate.
A list of MII accredited Mediators is available in the MII 'Find a Mediator' section.
For information on the 6 different categories of MII Membership, please click on the titles below:
|Practitioner Member||An experienced Mediator who has successfully completed an MII advanced assessment.|
|Certified Member||Any person who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme and successfully undertaken an MII approved assessment of their mediation skills.|
|Associate Member||Any person who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme.|
|General Member||Any person with an interest in Mediation.|
|Trainee Member||Any person who is on an MII approved training programme is entitled to free membership under the Trainee Member scheme.|
|Organisation Member||Entitled to regular information on mediation, to membership rates at events and to an in-house presentation.|
The MII Council has approved a proposal from the Accreditation Policy Committee (APC) for additional knowledge requirements for MII Mediators practising in Family (Separating Couples) mediation. The additional knowledge requirements will become mandatory…
Nicola White, legal expert on ADR at the Law Reform Commission and principal legal researcher for the Law Reform Commission Report on Alternate Dispute Resolution initially published in July 2008, is the first person from Ireland to be selected as a Weinstein…
From Elder Mediation Canada: As the needs of families become more diversified and our population gets older, age related issues are steadily finding their way into a variety of fields of service. Increasingly, mediators are required to become more specialised…
The American Bar Association’s 12th Spring Conference is scheduled to take place from 7-10 April 2010 in San Francisco. A special registration rate of $295 has been created for International attendees.
Mediation with age-related issues has been emerging for several decades as a distinct specialty in the field of mediation. Elder mediation is now recognised internationally as an important step in the continuum of care, prevention, and quality of life…
The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards.
The purpose of CPD is to ensure that Mediators keep their knowledge and skills up to date for the benefit of users of their service and for their own personal and professional development.