This workshop builds on the NZLS CLE workshop Mediation Principles and Process which examines the essentials of mediation. Mediation Skills and Strategies provides further opportunity to observe mediation in action and to apply theory to practice in order to prepare to become a mediator. Key areas such as conflict diagnosis, strategic analysis and preparation will be covered in a mix of interactive discussion, small group work and applied roleplays. In addition, attention will be given to micro skills such as listening, questioning, reframing and detoxifying. On the second day participants will be given opportunity to focus on a scenario from a specific area of mediation practice: family, civil, employment or education.
You will be able to:
This course is for lawyers who have attended the Mediation Principles and Process (or are exempted by reason of previous mediation training) and who wish to:
This workshop runs from 9.30am Friday to 5.00pm Saturday. Places are limited.
Before the workshop you will be sent, for prior review, the course materials which include a folder, and the text Mediation Skills and Strategies. All participants also need to be thoroughly conversant with the coverage from the Part A workshop and the course text Mediation: Principles, Process and Practice. If you have been exempted from the previous course you must be familiar with its text and earlier materials. Please tick the boxes on the registration form, as required.
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Financial assistance may be available through the Douglas Wilson Advocacy Scholarship Trust. Applications for assistance must be received by:
Late applications cannot be considered.
Please note: You must still register to attend this course, either online or by completing a registration form.
Download a Douglas Wilson Advocacy Scholarship Trust application form (123KB).
Download PDF brochure and registration form here.
|Auckland||18 - 19 October|
Please note: Minimum and maximum numbers apply. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come/first-served basis. Registrations close 10 working days before the presentation date (the closing date). NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel any session that does not reach the budgeted minimum number of registrations. This decision will be made on the closing date and a full refund will be made to each registrant of the cancelled session. If you cancel your registration before the closing date, a refund will be made, less a $100 administration fee. After the closing date, there will be no refund. You may transfer your registration until five working days before the presentation. Please advise NZLS CLE Ltd in writing of the change.
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