Integrated Mediation for experienced mediators

Integrated Mediation for experienced mediators

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Integrated Mediation for experienced mediators

Integrated mediation is a wider concept than ‘hybrid’ mediation and focuses on a wider range of variations on the core model. This is for mediators who want to adopt an holistic and flexible approach, drawing on a wide variety of skills, strategies and resources. It is particularly suitable for mediators who are interested in inviting other professionals into the mediation space and in making use of strategies used by non-family mediators, in a principled and professional way.

A new on-line two-day course from FMA  with

Philippa Johnson and Neil Robinson

Integrated Family Mediation (IFM) is not itself a new model but rather an approach which encourages the integration of many different approaches and theoretical basis from a variety of disciplines, to provide flexibility and opportunity for families. IFM also encourages the integration of other professionals and supporters into the process, not least in lawyer-supported mediation. It is a wider concept than ‘hybrid’ mediation and focuses on a wider range of variations on the core model.

This course is for mediators who want to adopt an holistic and flexible approach, drawing on a wide variety of skills, strategies and resources. It is particularly suitable for mediators who are interested in inviting other professionals into the mediation space and in making use of strategies used by non-family mediators and others, in a principled and professional way.

A new on-line two-day course from FMA

with

Philippa Johnson and Neil Robinson

The course will particularly cover

Lawyer-supported mediation and collaboration with others

Working in and out of separate spaces and managing confidences

Integrating approaches from civil mediation and other dispute resolution models

And so each venture
Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate,
With shabby equipment always deteriorating
In the general mess of imprecision of feeling,
Undisciplined squads of emotion.

(TS Eliot Four Quartets)

Mediators have been experimenting for many, many years with models that straddle the civil and family fields, with caucusing and the use of separate spaces, with the presence of lawyers and other professional supporters, and with modified forms of confidentiality.

Is this a new “hybrid” civil/ family model that requires a fresh qualification/ certificate?

Or is it simply a natural extension of the family mediator’s ability to work creatively and within boundaries, where what is required are confidence, experience, practice and an appropriate theoretical basis?

If – like us – you believe it’s the latter, do join us on this two-day on-line course where we will explore:

  • Integrating new approaches and frameworks
  • Working in separate spaces and together
  • Working with lawyers and others in the room
  • Designing new models to meet the needs of challenging clients and situations
  • The flexibility of online work
  • The positive impact of separate sessions
  • Secrets, lies and confidences
  • Seeing mediation as a process rather than a set of separate meetings
  • Keeping control of boundaries and core principles

 

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