Dublin and nationwide
Dublin and nationwide
Mediation Training Dates for 2024:
Programme 1: January 15th & 16th , 29th & 30th , Feb 26th, 27th & 28th
Programme 2: March 5th & 6th , 20th & 21st April 16th & 17th & 18th
Programme 3: September 12th & 13th , 26th & 27th October 14th 15th & 16th
Programme 4: November 5th & 6th , 19th & 20th December 11th, 12th & 13th
The Programme – Aims and Objectives
The overall aim of the programme is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of Mediation as well as expertise in mediation skills for the management of workplace and organisational conflicts and disputes. The programme is suitable for those seeking to gain a greater understanding of mediation (leading to ‘Associate Member’ level of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII)) as well as those who aspire to practice as a Professional Mediator at ‘Certified Practitioner’ member level. (Trainees can qualify for ‘Certified Member’ status of the MII on completion of this 60 hour training programme plus attendance at an Assessment Day and successful completion of the assessment process i.e. a videoed role-play and written self-assessment piece, which is assessed by an independent MII approved assessor).
On completion of the training programme, participants will have:
This course is suitable for:
Methodology and Evaluation of the course
The programme takes place over seven days. run in three modules, over a 2/3 month period, is highly participative and practical. Learning approaches include short lecture inputs and facilitated group discussion. Much of the learning happens from insights derived from ‘working-through’ case-studies and experiential learning through role plays along with on-going feedback and coaching during these sessions.
Trainees will also be required to undertake an agreed mediation related project (2000 –3000 words) between the second and third module.
Evaluation of participants happens through ongoing assessment throughout the training programme along with satisfactory completion and presentation of a mediation related project.
Full attendance on the seven day course is required by trainees.
A genuine interest in Mediation as an approach to conflict resolution along with a discussion with lead trainer, Frances Stephenson, to ensure suitability of training programme.
Lead Trainer: Frances Stephenson, MII accredited Advanced Mediator and Director of Mediation Training Programmes IPA.
Frances works along side a team of highly skilled experienced mediator trainers who have many years’ experience working in mediation.
This Mediation Training Programme may also be run in-house for organisations
Contact details:Ph: +353 1 240 3600 E: Fstephenson@ipa.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.