Family (Separating Couples) accredited training
From 1st April 2021, 40 hours Separating Couples training is mandatory for members who wish to be certified to mediate with Separating Couples.
This training is a requirement for members of the MII who wish to practice as separating couples' mediators. Participation in this training by a person who is not, at the time of completing the training, a Member of the MII or cannot demonstrate that they have successfully completed MII Accredited Certified Training and MII Certified Assessment prior to this training, will not be recognised retrospectively should a person make an application for membership of the MII at a later date.
Modules are delivered in the areas of Family Dynamics, Principles of Mediation within a family context, Family Conflict, Separating Couples Dynamics and Conflict, Family Mediation Processes, Intimate Partner Violence, Child Focused Mediation, Child Protection, Family Law and Separating Couples mediation, Mediating Living Apart, Mediating Financial Arrangements and Drawing up Mediation Settlements. (Full Details for each of the modules)
Certified Training Courses
The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards. The following training programmes have been recognised as MII approved training programmes.
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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.