Community Mediator Orientation Program
30 November / 01 December 2012, Cochin, Kerala
(12 hours – 2 days)
Are you interested to become a Community Mediator? It takes courage and patience to take up the responsibility of becoming a mediator. It’s a leadership skill that is well worth developing and honing. Apart from the acceptance and honour given by the community, it also gives absolute satisfaction of becoming peace builders in our community.
Who qualifies to become a community Mediator? There is no specific qualification for a mediator. People from a wide variety of backgrounds can make good mediators – retired people, house wives, professionals, youth etc. They have to be persons who have a good repute in the local area with integrity and sense of fairness in public dealing. Basically they have to have the fear of God, a concern for humanity, passion for mediation, and be guided by love and stand for peace.
The Program is intended for mediators who would like to empanel with the IIAM CMS Clinics as Community mediators or would like to start IIAM Community Mediation Clinics themselves. The Program will explore underlying negotiation orientations and strategies and through discussion, simulations, exercises and role-plays, it will focus on the structure and goals of the mediation process and the skills and techniques mediators use to aid parties in overcoming barriers to dispute resolution. The training also gives emphasis on the code and ethical standards of mediation. The program offers you the opportunity to learn what is necessary to become a mediator yourself. For details about IIAM CMS.
The program will be for 12 hours conducted in 2 days. The next orientation program will be held on the 30th November and 1st December 2012 (Friday & Saturday) at IIAM office, G-254, Panampilly Nagar, Cochin, Kerala.
30/11/2012 (Day 1): 09.30 am – 12.30 PM | 02.00 PM – 04.45 PM
01/12/2012 (Day 2): 09.00 am – 12.00 PM | 01.15 PM – 04.30 PM
Fee: Rs. 5000/-
(Includes the Training material, IIAM Mediation Rules, IIAM Mediators’ Professional Code of Conduct and the IIAM Mediators’ Conduct Assessment Process, coffee/snacks and lunch for 2 days. Participants are responsible for their accommodation)
Assessment & Certification:
Evaluation will be made based on the performance in the practical role-plays. On successful completion, the participant will be designated as an IIAM Community Mediator. As per the IIAM norms this is a Grade-D mediator. The community mediator can upgrade to commercial mediator and thereafter to IMI certified international mediator through the IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs (QAP). For details about QAP
After successful completion of the training program, the participant will be empanelled as an IIAM Community Mediator in a CMS Clinic near to the place of the participant, if so available and a badge will be given. If such CMS Clinics are not available, the participant will be empanelled when such CMS Clinics are started in the area. On successful completion, if the participant is not empanelled with a CMS Clinic, the IIAM Community Mediator badge will not be given and he/she shall not act as an IIAM Community Mediator. The participant is free to practice as a freelance mediator.
If you would like to participate in the orientation program, please fill up the application form and send it back to us with the registration fee on or before 31/10/2012. The applicant will be selected for the orientation program based on the locality and other criteria, solely at the discretion of IIAM. If not selected, the fee will be returned to the participant.
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IIAM will also assist individuals, associations, organisations etc. to start Community Mediation Clinics. For further details, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org