The Programme: Certified Mediation Training Programme Outline
To give participants the required level of skills, knowledge and attitudes to enable them to practice as Certified Mediators
Training will be based on principles of adult learning and of accelerated learning and involve didactic presentations, interactive group discussion, video demonstrations, simulated role plays as well as participants completing required reading and submitting relevant written assignment.
Assessment: Essay assignment (3,000) words and MII Role play.
Senior Trainer: Mary Rafferty
Mary is an accredited Practitioner Mediator and Conflict Management Coach, and has mediated, trained and coached in conflict-related areas (conflict management skills, bullying and harassment) in a wide range of organizations and workplaces in the public, community and voluntary sectors. Mary is also Chairperson of Mediation Border Counties, a volunteer mediation service that works mainly with separating couples in the Cavan/Monaghan area. With a background in education and social work, Mary has many years’ experience in training and educating adults ranging from lecturing on the Masters in Dispute Resolution, Independent Colleges to delivery of accredited training in mediation as well as an approved trainer in CINERGY ™ Conflict Management Coaching. Mary is a director of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland and Chairperson of the Accreditation Policy Committee.
B. Education, M.Sc., Practitioner Mediator MII, Accredited Conflict Coach.
Organisation: Consensus Mediation Duration: 47 hours in class time, 20 hours out of class time MII Approved: Yes from May 2009
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.