Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Region: Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Contact Details: 01 7086635
Organisation: Edward M. Kennedy Institute, Maynooth University, Maynooth, County Kildare
Phone: 01 7086635
Experience: Practicing Mediator since 1986, International Mediation Trainer since 1995, Accredited Psychotherapist with the Irish Council of Psychotherapy, Accredited Supervisor.
Course Structure: Course is taught in nine six day modules over two academic years, each module running in two separate blocks of three days.
Hours in training: 378 Hours
Hours required outside training: 250 Hours
Venue: NUI, Maynooth
Course Timings: Course is taught in nine six day (09.30 – 17.00) modules over two academic years, each module running in two separate blocks of three days.
Numbers on course: 20
Mediation Theory & Conflict Analysis
Communication & Conflict
Organisational & Workplace Mediation
Values & Relationship in Conflict Intervention
Peace Process Studies
This master’s programme provides a challenging learning experience for those who wish to deepen and integrate their mediation knowledge and skill. The course aims to develop the student’s skills in the analysis and critique of mediation and conflict intervention theory and research.
The course also delivers specialist professional training in the areas of Family Mediation, Organisational and Workplace Mediation, Peacemaking and Restorative Practice. The programme has a significant experiential element, providing ongoing opportunities to learn reflectively through exercises and in practice through individualized feedback and coaching. Formal presentations provide background theory on the specialist content areas.
Methodology and Evaluation:
Course Assignments, Open Book Examination
Applicants are required to have a primary degree and have passed a Mediators Institute of Ireland Certified Training course or equivalent. In exceptional circumstances students without a primary degree, but holding the Diploma in Mediation Studies from NUIM (or equivalent) together with an extensive career portfolio of not less than 10 years in total, including at least three years practice as a registered mediator may be considered.
Senior Trainer: Delma Sweeney
Training experience: Lecturer UCD 1982 -1986, 1999 – 2007, Practicing Mediator since 1986, International Mediation Trainer since 1995, Accredited Psychotherapist and Trainer with the European Council of Psychotherapy, Accredited Supervisor.
Qualifications/Biog: DASS, CQSW, M.Soc Sci. Dip Supervision, MIAHIP, Practitioner Member MII
Other Trainers: Practitioner Mediators of the Mediators Institute of Ireland
Training experience: Usually of 5 years training experience
General Comments: Practicing, experienced mediators deliver the applied mediation presentations throughout the course.
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.