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Introduction to Mediation Workshop

This three day workshop will be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain a general understanding of the mediation process, its principles, techniques and applications. This training is intended to be the base upon which participants can build their mediation skills by taking advanced training in areas of interest to them.


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1. Benefits

The workshop provides opportunities to practise skills in role playing scenarios and will include small and large group discussion in the following areas:

  • A review of conflict theory, interests and communication skills;
  • The roles of the mediator;
  • An examination of constructive approaches to conflict resolution from the mediator's perspective;
  • Intake, assessment and screening protocols - when mediation is most effective;
  • Co-mediation;
  • Caucusing;
  • How to sustain momentum and resolve impasses; and
  • Ethics, standards of practice and professional organizations 

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2. Eligibility

This workshop is designed for those who have completed the "Resolving Conflict Constructively" workshop.

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3. Register

Upcoming workshop dates include:

Regina

April 18 to 20, 2017

February 13, 14, 15, 2018

To register for the workshop, fill out the Introduction to Mediation registration form. Once you have completed this, you may submit by email at disputeresolutionjustice@gov.sk.ca or send to:

Ministry of Justice
The Dispute Resolution Office
323 – 3085 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4S 0B1

Fax: (306) 787-0088
Phone: (306) 787-5747
Toll Free: 1-866-257-0927

You will be invoiced for the $425.00 + GST registration fee.

Customized sessions for a specific organization, workplace or group can be scheduled to meet client group needs. If interested in exploring further information about content, group fees and customizing the Introduction to Mediation workshop for your organization, please contact the Ministry of Justice, Dispute Resolution Office.

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4. Further Information

Courses will be offered subject to adequate enrolment. Enrolment for these courses is limited. Three weeks notice is required in the case of cancellation. You may be charged a cancellation fee, unless you find a replacement. The cancellation fee is determined by the cost of the course, less $100.

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