Mediation
6N4910

Course Description

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to become effective mediators within specific communities of interest.

Course Content

  • Assess the values and ethics underpinning mediation to include
    empowerment, mutual respect and equity of exchange
  • Appraise the psychology and behaviours which produce constructive or
    destructive outcomes resulting from situations of conflict
  • Assess the relationship between mediation and the law in a range of
    contexts and jurisdictions, and the roles of party autonomy, mediator
    authority and power and the protection of a fair process in mediation
  • Appraise a range of structural arrangements that can frame the mediation process to include co- mediation and shuttle mediation
  • Evaluate the difference between mediation and other forms of conflict dispute resolution
  • Assess the importance of confidentiality, impartiality and non-verbal communication skills in communication
  • Appraise the nature of compassion fatigue and how it affects effective action in mediation

Duration

7 th October 2019 – 10 th Feb 2020

Sessions

Monday Evening 6.30pm -9.30pm.

Costs

€400