About MII

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.

 

Article on workplace bullying

Article on workplace bullying

29/07/2015

Read Dr. Genevieve Murray's (MII Workplace Sector Representative) article in today's Irish Times on Workplace Bullying and Mediation http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/bullying-it-s-all-a-power-game-other-reasons-are-envy-and-fear-1.2292194 

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Mediators' Institute Encourages Minister Vararadkar to Pursue New Approach to Medical Injuries Cases

Mediators' Institute Encourages Minister Vararadkar to Pursue New Approach to Medical Injuries Cases

28/07/2015

Mediation can deliver better, speedier and more cost effective resolutions to medical injury cases for patients and medical professionals alike.   Tuesday, 28thJuly 2015: “We welcome the indication made by Minister Varadkar on radio that he…

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Family Mediation (Separating Couples) to be recognised by all Island Awards programme

Family Mediation (Separating Couples) to be recognised by all Island Awards programme

28/07/2015

The Awards are an opportunity for individuals and organisations to achieve recognition for commitment to best practice in Family Mediation (Separating Couples), according to The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (the MII) Tuesday, 28th July 2015: …

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Mediators' Institute of Ireland Supports Obligation to Advise Disputing Parties to Consider Mediation

Mediators' Institute of Ireland Supports Obligation to Advise Disputing Parties to Consider Mediation

08/07/2015

MII welcomes Minister Fitzgerald's comments of her intention to enact the Mediation Bill ahead of the general election   Wednesday, 8th July 2015: “I welcome the announcement by the Minister of Justice that the Mediation Bill will oblige lawyers…

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Mediation can Lower the Costs of Medical Indemnity

Mediation can Lower the Costs of Medical Indemnity

17/06/2015

Mediation can deliver faster, cheaper and better resolutions for patients and medical professionals alike.     Wednesday, 17th June 2015: “We welcome the recommendation in this report that Government should require parties to consider…

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Certified Training Courses

The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards. The following training programmes have been recognised as MII approved training programmes.

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CPD Training

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.

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