May 11, 2017

Mediation skills

Participants in this training will gain an understanding of the theory and skills necessary for the practice of transformative mediation across a wide range of conflict settings. This programme is accredited by the Open College Network (OCN).

Specifically, participants in this training will:

  • Understand transformative conflict theory and the concepts of empowerment and recognition
  • See the relationship between a mediator’s underlying motivations and the interventions used in practice
  • Obtain the skills needed to focus on and attend to the moment-to-moment interaction of the parties and their deliberations
  • Gain the capacity to take a responsive, supportive orientation that fosters party empowerment and avoids mediator directiveness

The course is 6 days long plus 2 assessment days (attendance is for 1 hour only during an assessment day)

Cost: £720 (inc VAT)

Dates: 25 and 26 September, 2, 3, 16 and 17 October (assessment days 23 and 24 October)