Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Presented by Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Maynooth University
Principal Contact: Programme Coordinator
Contact Details 01 7086635 / 7086629
Region: Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Organisation: Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Maynooth University, Maynooth, County Kildare
Experience: Training delivered in Ireland and internationally to many organisations.
Course Title: Diploma in Mediation & Conflict Intervention
Course Structure: The course is taught in five blocks of five days and held on Mondays throughout the academic year.
Hours in Training: 187.50
Hours outside Training: At least 100 hours
Venue Maynooth University
Course Timings: Mondays from 9.30am to 5pm
Numbers on course 20 maximum
Theory and Practice of Mediation and Conflict Intervention
Negotiation theory and skills.
Systemic Practice, Agreement & Ethics
Reflective Practice, Self Awareness & Cultural Awareness
Theory for Practice
The Diploma in Mediation and Conflict Intervention is based on the theoretical foundations of mediation and includes analysis of conflict theory, negotiation theory and approaches to conflict intervention. The course is structured around theoretical presentations and intensive skills development through exercises and role-play and the introduction to specialised areas of mediation practice. It is aimed at those who wish to develop mediation skills for application in their area of work or for developing a career in mediation and fulfils requirements for certification within the regulations of the Mediators Institute of Ireland. The course is comprised of five modules consisting of lectures, skills training and project work held over one year.
Methodology and Evaluation:
Course Assignments, Competency Assessment
Applicants will be required to submit a one page personal statement stating their reasons for wishing to undertake a diploma in mediation and apply online to www.pac.ie
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.