To provide an understanding of a broad range of mediation skills including negotiation, communication, questioning, self awareness and problem solving within an experiential context which is underpinned with both a theroetical and ethical foundation.
The programme is designed as an interactive traiining model. A variety of methods are used including didactic presentation, handouts, roleplays including fishbowl, dvds (observation, analysis of theroetical concepts and interventions), individual, pair, triad & group work; skills excercises and homework assignments. The variety of methods used ensures that all learning styles are catered for.
3rd level relevant qualification or portfolio of experience.
Majella is an adjunct lecturer in family law in the University of Limerick. She has lectured in negotiation at the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place in Dublin.
She was Area Coordinator with the Family Mediation Service based in the West from 1999 until 2008 and was acting Head of Training of the Family Mediation Service in 2004-2005.
She is currently Training & Development Coordinator with ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services, Limerick. She also has a private practice including workplace mediation, group and individual supervision and facilitation work.
Having graduated with a law degree from UCC, Majella was called to the Bar in 1986. She completed a 1 eyar group work & facilitation course with the MId Western Health Board. Combining her legal background with her experience as a relationshiop counsellor, Majella has been mediation since 1998. As well as an Advanced Diploma in Supervision form the University of Middlesex, she has a Masters in Conflict Resolution and Mediation form UCD whose research focus was on how children are heard in mediation.
Organisation: Select Mediation Duration: 60 Hours MII Approved: Yes
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.