The RoundTable certified mediation training programme, accredited by the Mediator’s Institute of Ireland, offers you the opportunity to train as a mediator. Over the course of three months, you will gain an understanding of conflict, alternative dispute resolution, mediation legislation and the transformative, facilitative and evaluative models of mediation. You will learn the skills and techniques of mediation, explore your style of mediation and apply your learning in simulated mediation situations, culminating in your preparation to go forward for assessment to become a certified mediator with the Mediators Institute Ireland.
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This blended learning programme (classroom and online) is guided through module based work, providing you with the skills and knowledge to understand the theories, models and areas of mediation, the mediation act, understanding and managing conflict in mediation, the skills of the mediator, the mediation process, and practical experience through role plays for both online and in person mediations. (For details of each module, see curriculum above)
This course is a blended learning course with 6 online sessions, delivered through Zoom, and
4 full days of classroom work. Classroom training will take place in a Cork City Venue. The
|Session 1||Thursday 21st March 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1 p.m.||Online|
|Session 2||Tuesday 26th March 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1.p.m||Online|
|Session 3||Thursday 28th March 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1.p.m||Online|
|Session 4||Tuesday 9th April 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1.p.m||Online|
|Session 5||Thursday 11th April 2024||Full day: 9.00 – 5.00 p.m||In-Person Training in Cork City Venue.|
|Session 6||Tuesday 16th April 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m||Online|
|Session 7||Thursday 18th April 2024||9.15 a.m. – 5.30 p.m||Online|
|Session 8||Tuesday 23rd April 2024||9.00 a.m. – 1.p.m||Online|
|Session 9||Thursday 2nd May 2024||Full day: 9.00 – 5.00 p.m||In-Person Training in Cork City Venue|
Assessment occurs during the training days on understanding, participation and evidence through role play of acquired skills. In addition, learners will engage in a continuous cycle of self-observation and self-evaluation. Learners are required to complete a Conflict Assignment (2500 words) .This assignment is evaluated by the trainers and is used to assess participants’ integration of skills and knowledge throughout the training.
To become a certified mediator with the Mediator’s Institute of Ireland, participants must go forward for certification. This certification is a video recorded assessment where the participant demonstrates the core mediation skills through role play of a simulated workplace conflict. For those who wish to be assessed for MII certification, assessments will occur on the 28th and 29th May 2024 (Learners will be required to be available for one of these days. Assessments are undertaken by an independent assessor and will take place through in person / face to face sessions)