Development workshops for our Graduates and colleagues in the field of mediation and conflict intervention.
On 21st August we are delighted to host Little Voices in Big Decisions: The Child in Family Mediation with Lindara Kiely on 21st August 9.30am to 5pm. The workshop looks at interventions that can happen in mediation to counteract the fact that the voice of the child can be lost when parents are suffering the trauma of separation, rejection and guilt. To apply please click below. Participants must have completed a mediation course accredited by the Mediators Institute of Ireland to attend.
Hearing the Voice of the Child in Family Mediation
Date:21st August 2017
Times:9:30am to 4:30pm
WebsiteEdward M Kennedy Institute
Phone: 087 993 6237 - Catherine O'Connell
Mediation to manage separation and divorce is reputed to have better outcomes for children than court. However, parents in mediation are often stressed, angry, emotionally charged and / or grieving and are not always able to focus on their children’s best interests and needs at that time. Therefore, it is the mediator who must bring these voices into the room and most importantly allow them to be heard and acted upon.
This one-day practice orientated workshop will enable you to:
Facilitator: Lindara Kiely, Family Mediator, M.A. Mediation and Conflict Intervention
All participants must be mediators registered with the Mediators Institute of Ireland or equivalent.
Lunch is not provided: Restaurants are available on campus and in Maynooth town
More information and enrolment: https://shop.nuim.ie/index.php?app=ecom&ns=prodshow&ref=173003203
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.