Interest-Based Mediation

Price: 
$880
Course Category: 
Mediation Practitioners Certificate
Prerequisites: 
Essentials of Conflict Resolution

COURSE OVERVIEW

Mediation is an interest-based, confidential, voluntary process that empowers the parties involved in a conflict to find their own resolutions. The role of the interest-based mediator is to facilitate a process which helps people to find solutions which meet the interests, or needs, of all parties to the conflict. Mediation is used in formal and informal contexts to resolve conflict in a variety of situations. This interactive, experiential 3-day course focuses on the 6 steps of interest-based mediation and builds on the communication, active listening and problem-solving skills taught in Conflict Resolution Essentials. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants will gain practical skills to be able to:

  • Increase understanding and comfort with the mediation process
  • Identify and apply communication techniques to the steps of mediation
  • Increase understanding and comfort with steps in preparing to facilitate an interest based mediation process
  • Apply an interest-based mediation model in groups.

PREREQUISITES

Essentials of Conflict Resolution.

MATERIALS

All course material will be provided.

HOW WILL YOU LEARN?

This three-day session will use a variety of lectures and presentations; interrelated group work; case studies and integrated experiential learning.

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