Institute of Family Mediators

By: Institute Of Family Mediators  11-11-2011
Keywords: Mediation, Divorce, Family Mediation

  • Concept and History of Mediation

  • Characteristics of a Mediator

  • Communications Skills

  • Conflict and Anger - Uderstanding, managing and resolving
  • Negotiation Skills

  • Marital Journey - emotional process

  • Divorce Process and Family Law

  • Principles of Mediation - goals, benefits, stages, contracting

  • Mediation in the Shadows of the Law

  • Children in Mediation

  • Parental Responsibilites and Rights - Residency, Contact and Parenting Plans

  • Role of the Office of the Family Advocate

  • Domestic Violence and Related Matters

  • Grounds and Procedures in Divorce

  • Divorce: Legislation and Principles - Financial matters, Division of Property, Maintenance

  • Cultural Diversity in Mediation

  • Standards and Ethical Guidelines

  • Drafting a Memorandum of Understanding

  • Mediation Organisations in South Africa

  • How to Start a Practice

  • Role Plays - 8hrs covering aspects of Divorce and Family Mediation
  • For successful completion of the course, Learners are required to complete an Assignment, Practical work in the form of a Portfolio of Evidence, Experiential Learning, and an Examination.
    Time: Tbc |
    Venue: Johannesburg
    Outline: Divorce and Family Mediation - SAAM recognised, and NABFAM accreditation pending, 60hrs (5 days facilitated training)Topics covered:
  • Concept and History of Mediation

  • Characteristics of a Mediator

  • Communications Skills

  • Conflict and Anger - Uderstanding, managing and resolving
  • Negotiation Skills

  • Marital Journey - emotional process

  • Divorce Process and Family Law

  • Principles of Mediation - goals, benefits, stages, contracting

  • Mediation in the Shadows of the Law

  • Children in Mediation

  • Parental Responsibilites and Rights - Residency, Contact and Parenting Plans

  • Role of the Office of the Family Advocate

  • Domestic Violence and Related Matters

  • Grounds and Procedures in Divorce

  • Divorce: Legislation and Principles - Financial matters, Division of Property, Maintenance

  • Cultural Diversity in Mediation

  • Standards and Ethical Guidelines

  • Drafting a Memorandum of Understanding

  • Mediation Organisations in South Africa

  • How to Start a Practice

  • Role Plays - 8hrs covering aspects of Divorce and Family Mediation
  • For successful completion of the course, Learners are required to complete an Assignment, Practical work in the form of a Portfolio of Evidence, Experiential Learning, and an Examination.
    Time: Tbc |
    Outline: Divorce and Family Mediation - SAAM recognised, and NABFAM accreditation pending, 60hrs (5 days facilitated training)Topics covered:

    Keywords: Divorce, Family Mediation, Mediation

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