This engaging and interactive programme provides you with skills to help people develop, repair and build relationships where harm, hurt and conflict have happened and to be proactive in building constructive relationships. Participants learn about theory of mediation and practice using core mediation skills transferrable across many contexts. The course is suitable for anyone interested in the subjects and particularly for those working in areas such as Justice, Workplaces, Community and Youth Organisations, Schools, Social Care and Family Support. This programme can be life changing in the area of professional and personal development and will enable you to:
• Learn restorative principles, philosophy, theories, concepts and practices for immediate use
• Respectfully challenge and engage others
• Assess, prepare and facilitate Restorative Conferences, Victim– Offender Dialogues
• Use circle fo processesr different situations and contexts
• Understand,conflict theory and principles and practices of mediation
• Develop core mediation skills particularly in complex and sensitive cases in Restorative Practice
• Explore the potential, the limitations and the risks of Restorative Practices and Mediation
• Examine the role of human emotion in social relationships especially shame, anger and vulnerability
• Consider Restorative responses in cases of trauma, grief and adversity
Classes: Monthly on Tuesdays from 6pm to 9pm and all day Saturday over the academic year.
Assessment: Continuous assessment via assignments & project. Self-assessment of both personal and professional development and growth in restorative practices is encouraged.
Award: Level 8 Certificate in Restorative Practices (20 credits)Course Code CMRP
Applications online at www.pac.ie Course code MH87M
Enquiries: Contact Catherine O’Connell firstname.lastname@example.org 0879936237
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.