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Mediation internationalMEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is a leading mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service provider operating throughout Spain, across Europe and internationally. We provide family mediation, international and workplace mediation as well as civil and commercial, meeting/group facilitation, as well as multicultural/ADR/negotiation training.

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is comprised of dedicated mediators, ombuds, lawyers and trainers with a combined 100+ years of international experience specialized in providing services to  international organizations, governments and others.

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Kevin Brown

Mr. Brown is currently owner and President of  MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and provides conflict management services locally as well as  on an international basis while being based in Madrid, Spain. *His services include; ombudsing, mediation, group needs analysis, conflict coaching, training courses, organizational systemic issue analysis, facilitation and more.He is currently providing his ADR services to United Nations (UNDP) on their roster of experts.

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Danielle Blommestyn

Danielle Blommestyn

Danielle is a Conflict Management Practitioner for the Director General Alternative Dispute Resolution with the Canadian Federal Government. She holds an Honours BA degree from Queen’s University, as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution from York University. In addition to her formal education, Danielle has over 150 hours of Mediation and Conflict Resolution training from ADR organizations.

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Ana Criado

Ana Criado

Ana Criado has been a mediator since 2005. Diploma in Expert in Mediation in the areas of Action and Applied Techniques in Conflict Resolution” (with Honorauble Mention). 

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Louise Engleman

Alexandra McAdam

Louise Engleman is a learning & development consultant.  She is a qualified trainer, coach, assessor and mediator, with multi-sector experience in private, public, Government and not-for-profit sectors. She has added value in both traditional and entrepreneurial environments, and has a strong track record in aligning appropriate development initiatives to deliver results in relation to individual and organizational needs.

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Alberto Elisavetsky

Alberto Elisavetsky

Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky is the Founder and Director of Online Dispute Resolution Latin-American, the Director of Social Conflict Observatory, National University of Tres de Febrero Buenos Aires Argentina, the Chairman of e-MARC Alternative Dispute Resolution Worldwide Online Spanish Congress,

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Guillermo Bendicho Gonzalez

Guillermo Bendicho Gonzalez

Lawyer and mediator. Partner at Brenes & Lawyers  law firm. Over 20 years of professional experience in criminal law and prison work in all courts and tribunals, and in all jurisdictional levels and guarantees and human rights courts as practicing lawyer. He has been Secretary of the on line and face to face Arbitration and Mediation Association (Adypam.org).

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Volker Hesse

Volker HesseVolker studied law at the Universities of Vienna (Austria) and Geneva (Switzerland) and received a doctorate in law in 2006 at the University of Vienna. He also successfully attended an International Executive MBA program at the Zurich University of Applied Studies (Switzerland) and completed various courses in mediation.

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Jo Holland

Jo HollandJo Holland is a  CEDR trained and accredited mediator specializing in small claim disputes. Her experience extends to in excess of 800 mediations.

She has developed a service offering proportionate dispute resolution using telephone and ODR. Jo has a large panel of mediators working across the UK and has developed links in other European countries to establish her type of mediation service for small claim disputes.

Christian Lamm

Christian Lamm

Attorney at law, Mediator and Coach

Mr. Lamm is owner of Lamm Consult, a consulting practice specialized in personal development and conflict management. He’s also an of counsel member at the Spanish law firm Bartolome & Briones, SLP.

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Andrés Vázquez López

Andres Vazquez LopezAndres Vazquez Lopez, is mediator. Postgraduate Specialist in Intercultural Mediation and Immigration, expert postgraduate in civil and commercial Mediation and Master in Mediation. He studied law at the Universities of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and National University of Distance Education (UNED) in Madrid, and graduate studies at the latter university.

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Alexandra McAdam

Alexandra McAdam

Alexandra McAdam Clark is an accredited workplace and employment dispute mediator (ADRg) and member of the Civil Mediation Council. Her background is as a trade union officer for over 20 years in the medical public sector. She led the negotiations team on behalf of 5 trade unions (BMA, FDA, PCS, UCU and Unite).

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Sonsoles Morales

Consulting manager, speaker, facilitator of leadership programs and management developement for multinational companies in Europe and Latin America, advising their management committees regarding change management, strategic vision and diversity management. She is an Executive Coach accredited by Centro Europeo de Coaching Ejecutivo. MBA from New York City University  where she had worked for 7 years.

Emilio Navas

Emilio NavasEmilio Navas is founder of the firm Parra & Asociados in Madrid www.abogados-mediacion.com. Lawyer at the University of Buenos Aires. Notary Registry titualr 990. Lawyer at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He received a doctorate in law at the University of Comillas and obtained his DEA in Roman law at the UNED.

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Ángeles Roncoroni

Argentinian, Spain-based, lawyer researcher for Instituto Legal Research Prof. Dr. Hector Alegría in Buenos Aires and civil and commercial mediator for over 10 years. Executive Coach accredited by Centro Europeo de Coaching Ejecutivo. She also trains in the Universidad Católica Argentina and is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Lawyers Mediators Club in Buenos Aires (Club de Abogados Mediadores de Buenos Aires) and a Member of the Board of Directors of AECOP-EMCC in Spain.

Begoña Rubio

Lawyer with more that 15 years experience. Partner Manager of the Firm Rubio Roffignac Abogados, specialized in administrative litigation, civil and commercial law.

Ruth Sirman

Ruth Sirman

Ruth Sirman BSc., Acc Med., PS is an acclaimed speaker, trainer and mediator of unshakeable substance. Her knowledge of business, human behavior, and groups, plus her quick wit and humor based “down home” practicality help her to relate to clients of diverse backgrounds, ages and roles. In whatever capacity she is working with you she will keep you on the edge of your seat, leading you forward to new solutions and endless possibilities whether she is presenting a keynote at your conference or leading your team through an outdoor professional development session on the water in sea kayaks.

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Verónica Trapa

Entepreneur, with extensive experience in the development of business models and in the management of complex business projects. She is currently working as an organizational consultant, process and business development. She is a specialist in negotiation. She facilitates courses in Negotiation and Organization at ICADE. Economist, postgraduate degree in Business Administration by Berkeley University and PDG by IESE.

Antonio Tula

Antonio Tula

Lawyer. Mediator. “Strategic Management” Graduate dictated by the TEC. Monterrey (Mexico 2001). Master in Systemic Psychotherapy (Aconcagua University School of Psychology 2011). Master in “ European Masters in Mediation and Latin American “  ( Institut Universitaires Kurt Bosch Switzerland, 2015 ) “Criminal Mediation Consultant” (Autonomous University of Quito , Ecuador2009) Course Harvard Negotiation Project and Conflict (Harvard University, USA 1995) Filed Mendoza since 2000. Holder of the Chair of Mediation in Lic. In Citizen Security and Mediation Chair Mr. Flia of Children and, in Argentina Mendoza Aconcagua University.

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    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is a leading mediation and ADR training service provider operating throughout Spain, across Europe and internationally. We provide mediation services, basic-advanced training, mentorship and coaching, qualifications and mediation competency assessments for experienced mediators.

     

    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL offers Competency Assessments to successful and select graduates of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and other mediation programs. These Competency assessments are offered to individuals based on assessed competency and are designed to assess the levels of competency and performance of practicing mediators.

     

    Competency assessments are offered twice annually in select regions internationally and are organised collaboratively among MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and local mediation associations. Further information may be obtained by contacting the organiser at kevinbarrybrown (at) gmail.com

     

    The advanced training programmes of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL are detailed under each of the IMI criteria. As the IMI criteria evolves further, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will evolve its own program to remain consistent with the IMI criteria and the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL website will be updated to reflect these changes.

     

       

     

     

     

     

     QAP Approved 2012

     

    1 Mediator Experience.

    The Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP) must include a methodology for ensuring that Applicants have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Program's Assessors a substantial level of experience as a mediator. The QAP must include clearly identified criteria on this requirement.

    To pursue an advanced ADR training course with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and achieve IMI certification, a candidate must have completed a minimum of 5 mediations (either as a sole or a lead co- mediator). Of those mediations, at least 2 must have been remunerated either on an individual case basis or salaried.

    Additionally, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL requires candidates to have completed at least 20 hours of continuing professional development in mediation through attendance of courses, workshops or seminars on ADR, mediation or related subject matters.

    For a MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL accredited mediator to be qualified for IMI Certification, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will require that each candidates experience exceeds 200 hours (the equilavent of 20 mediations) as recommended by IMI in the 2 years preceding the application. To track the requisite experience, an applicant must produce a time log that addresses the following for each mediation conducted:

    • the type of mediation (e.g., civil and commercial, employment, family, etc.);
    • the length of the mediation in total (expressed in hours); and,
    • the month(s) and year during which the mediations occurred.

     

    2 Mediation Knowledge.

    The QAP must include a methodology for determining that Applicants have demonstrated a strong understanding of general mediation theory and practice which may be based on written tests, essays, reports, theses interviews and/or other testing platforms.

    All MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Accredited Mediators have undertaken 60 hours of mediation training and 60 hours of theoretical study before accreditation. In addition, to be eligible to be qualified for IMI Certification, a candidate must complete a series of written and oral exercises that evaluates the candidate’s knowledge of mediation theory and practice as well as a self assessment. These exercises are completed prior to as well as post training.

    For the initial written exercise, the candidate is assessed on mediation theory including;

    • Dispute settlement paradigms and techniques
    • Negotiation theory
    • Court processes
    • Conflict resolution concepts
    • Mediation processes and techniques
    • Standards of conduct
    • Ethical issues for mediators

    For the post training exercise, the candidate is assessed on advanced mediation theory practice and negotiation including;

    • Advanced dispute settlement paradigms and techniques
    • Advanced negotiation skills
    • Advanced mediation processes and techniques
    • Advanced communication skills
    • Theories for identifying areas of agreement between the parties
    • Diversity issues

    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL requires its candidates to pass both written exercises prior to proceeding to the oral/practice component of the assessment process.

    The oral assessment is categorized into 4 components:

    1)    Overall knowledge of mediation, negotiation and conflict management

    2)    Self assessment of the candidates strengths and challenges

    3)   Understanding of theories for identification of areas of potential agreement between the  parties

    4)    Visual assessment of the candidate conducting a mediation

     

    3 Mediator Skills.

    The QAP must include a methodology for the evaluation of candidates' performance in terms of the occurrence and effectiveness of mediation process and mediation techniques, against high competency benchmarks. The Evaluations/Assessments may be based on roleplay or live action assessments, and may include videotaped and online assessments such as web dramas, self-assessments, interviews, peer reviews, user feedback and other in-practice skill evaluations.

    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL candidates are required to complete and pass a five-day programme in advanced mediator training. This programme includes an assessment by two qualified assessors, one being external to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. The practitioner must clearly demonstrate a high level of competence and knowledge in mediation theory, process and skills.

    The applicant will undertake a minimum of 6 role-plays during the advanced training programme, one of which will be evaluated by two qualified assessors, one being external to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. A written analysis will be provided to each candidate as well as to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL critically assessing the candidate against the anticipated outcomes.

    All MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL advanced candidates are encouraged to attend monthly held peer review and organized role-play opportunities to hone their own skills while assessing and peer coaching other candidates in a supervised environment.

    Role Play Assessment Benchmarks

    Two assessors evaluate a candidate’s performance in a role play across six areas of competency:

    • Overall skills and abilities: Keeping parties focused, assisting parties identify Interests. Use of pre-mediation and caucus. Consideration of the needs of others. Inclusion. Demonstrated understanding of the positions, issues and interests of the parties and ability to assist parties move through the stages of mediation.
    • Communication: Use of empathy, reframing, reflection, questioning skills, active listening, use of learned ADR skills.
    • Transparency: Identification of and disclosure of any real or potential conflicts of interests or bias. Consistently remaining impartial.
    • Pursuing collaboration: Pursuit of collaborative options and solutions, assisting in the generation of ideas. Identification of hidden interests.
    • Generating Agreements: Effectiveness in moving the parties toward finality and ‘closing’ an agreement at the appropriate interval.
    • Managing the Interaction: Effective strategy development, managing the process, coping with conflicts at the mediation table. Comfort level with difficult questions.

    In situations where the evaluators significantly differ in their assessments, a third assessor will be assigned to consider the assessments.

     

    4 Program Transparency.

    The benchmarks and criteria applied by the QAP must be published and be openly accessible on the organization's website. Details of all approved programs will be listed on the IMI web portal www.IMImediation.org and will include a direct link to the credentialing organizations' websites.

    Upon successful acceptance of this application, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will publish on our website the benchmarks and criteria to qualify for IMI Certification. They will be available for public scrutiny, query, and feedback at:http://www.mediationinternational.eu

     

    5 Program Integrity.

    Each Assessor must have substantial experience of assessing the performance of mediators. At least one of the Assessors on each Program must be independent of the QAP.

    All Assessors of the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Qualifying Assessment Programme for IMI Certification are approved by the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Accreditation Committee. Approval is granted only when a potential assessor has clearly established to us that he/she has substantial experience both in mediation and the assessment of mediator skills.

    At least one of the appointed assessors will be independent of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. Our assessors have varied backgrounds including academia, mediators, lawyers and social workers thus affording MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL the ability to provide well rounded assessments from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

    The criteria to qualify as an assessor with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL are, as follows;

    • Mediation experience: All assessors associated with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL must have a minimum of five years experience in a mediation field or a minimum of 25 mediations equating to over 250 hours of practice as well as over 200 hours of training. 
    • Mentoring Experience: Our assessors are required to have extensive experience in the field of adult learning techniques, coaching, mentoring and assessment of mediator skills. 

    An independent assessor is neither an employee nor a paid consultant of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL in the training programme in which the assessment takes place.

     

    6 Ongoing monitoring of Programs.

    The QAP must include a process for the ongoing monitoring of the performance and practice of the Assessors. IMI will liaise closely with all recognised program organizers to maintain a sustainable quality control system.

    The ongoing performance and quality of assessments is consistently monitored and reviewed by MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL’s principal’s and observers in order to ensure application of the high standards we adhere to.

    Observers participate in oral exercises and our assessors meet regularly to ensure consistency of application of standards and expectations. MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL observers often attend these meetings.

    Upon completion of each MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL training programme, a member of the accreditation committee meets with the lead assessor for a debriefing.

    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is subject to and welcomes independent monitoring from IMI with regards to adherence to the IMI certification process.

     

    7 Commitment to Diversity. 

    The QAP must be accessible on an equal basis to experienced mediators regardless of their professional affiliations, gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characterization.

    MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL offers our programmes to experienced mediators regardless of their professional affiliations, gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characterization.

     

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Qué es la mediacíonMediation is a method of dispute resolution in which parties to an action attempt to reach an agreement with the assistance of a mediator.

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ADR & MEDIATIONMEDIATION INTERNATIONAL offers a wide range of conflict related services locally, in-house and internationally.

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MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is one of the few international mediation training organizations approved as a Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP) for IMI Certification. As such, graduates from our rigorous program have the opportunity to receive international certification and be listed on IMI´s roster of mediators.
Requirements to participate in the IMI approved course are listed on our website.

TRAINING DATES 2017-2018

 

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MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is a leading mediation and ADR training service provider operating throughout Spain, across Europe and internationally. We provide mediation services, basic-advanced training, mentorship and coaching, qualifications and mediation competency assessments for experienced mediators.

 

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL offers Competency Assessments to successful and select graduates of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and other mediation programs. These Competency assessments are offered to individuals based on assessed competency and are designed to assess the levels of competency and performance of practicing mediators.

 

Competency assessments are offered twice annually in select regions internationally and are organised collaboratively among MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and local mediation associations. Further information may be obtained by contacting the organiser at kevinbarrybrown (at) gmail.com

 

The advanced training programmes of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL are detailed under each of the IMI criteria. As the IMI criteria evolves further, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will evolve its own program to remain consistent with the IMI criteria and the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL website will be updated to reflect these changes.

 

 QAP Approved 2012

 

1 Mediator Experience.

The Qualifying Assessment Program (QAP) must include a methodology for ensuring that Applicants have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Program's Assessors a substantial level of experience as a mediator. The QAP must include clearly identified criteria on this requirement.

To pursue an advanced ADR training course with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL and achieve IMI certification, a candidate must have completed a minimum of 5 mediations (either as a sole or a lead co- mediator). Of those mediations, at least 2 must have been remunerated either on an individual case basis or salaried.

Additionally, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL requires candidates to have completed at least 20 hours of continuing professional development in mediation through attendance of courses, workshops or seminars on ADR, mediation or related subject matters.

For a MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL accredited mediator to be qualified for IMI Certification, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will require that each candidates experience exceeds 200 hours (the equilavent of 20 mediations) as recommended by IMI in the 2 years preceding the application. To track the requisite experience, an applicant must produce a time log that addresses the following for each mediation conducted:

  • the type of mediation (e.g., civil and commercial, employment, family, etc.);
  • the length of the mediation in total (expressed in hours); and,
  • the month(s) and year during which the mediations occurred.

 

2 Mediation Knowledge.

The QAP must include a methodology for determining that Applicants have demonstrated a strong understanding of general mediation theory and practice which may be based on written tests, essays, reports, theses interviews and/or other testing platforms.

All MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Accredited Mediators have undertaken 60 hours of mediation training and 60 hours of theoretical study before accreditation. In addition, to be eligible to be qualified for IMI Certification, a candidate must complete a series of written and oral exercises that evaluates the candidate’s knowledge of mediation theory and practice as well as a self assessment. These exercises are completed prior to as well as post training.

For the initial written exercise, the candidate is assessed on mediation theory including;

  • Dispute settlement paradigms and techniques
  • Negotiation theory
  • Court processes
  • Conflict resolution concepts
  • Mediation processes and techniques
  • Standards of conduct
  • Ethical issues for mediators

For the post training exercise, the candidate is assessed on advanced mediation theory practice and negotiation including;

  • Advanced dispute settlement paradigms and techniques
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Advanced mediation processes and techniques
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Theories for identifying areas of agreement between the parties
  • Diversity issues

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL requires its candidates to pass both written exercises prior to proceeding to the oral/practice component of the assessment process.

The oral assessment is categorized into 4 components:

1)    Overall knowledge of mediation, negotiation and conflict management

2)    Self assessment of the candidates strengths and challenges

3)   Understanding of theories for identification of areas of potential agreement between the  parties

4)    Visual assessment of the candidate conducting a mediation

 

3 Mediator Skills.

The QAP must include a methodology for the evaluation of candidates' performance in terms of the occurrence and effectiveness of mediation process and mediation techniques, against high competency benchmarks. The Evaluations/Assessments may be based on roleplay or live action assessments, and may include videotaped and online assessments such as web dramas, self-assessments, interviews, peer reviews, user feedback and other in-practice skill evaluations.

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL candidates are required to complete and pass a five-day programme in advanced mediator training. This programme includes an assessment by two qualified assessors, one being external to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. The practitioner must clearly demonstrate a high level of competence and knowledge in mediation theory, process and skills.

The applicant will undertake a minimum of 6 role-plays during the advanced training programme, one of which will be evaluated by two qualified assessors, one being external to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. A written analysis will be provided to each candidate as well as to MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL critically assessing the candidate against the anticipated outcomes.

All MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL advanced candidates are encouraged to attend monthly held peer review and organized role-play opportunities to hone their own skills while assessing and peer coaching other candidates in a supervised environment.

Role Play Assessment Benchmarks

Two assessors evaluate a candidate’s performance in a role play across six areas of competency:

  • Overall skills and abilities: Keeping parties focused, assisting parties identify Interests. Use of pre-mediation and caucus. Consideration of the needs of others. Inclusion. Demonstrated understanding of the positions, issues and interests of the parties and ability to assist parties move through the stages of mediation.
  • Communication: Use of empathy, reframing, reflection, questioning skills, active listening, use of learned ADR skills.
  • Transparency: Identification of and disclosure of any real or potential conflicts of interests or bias. Consistently remaining impartial.
  • Pursuing collaboration: Pursuit of collaborative options and solutions, assisting in the generation of ideas. Identification of hidden interests.
  • Generating Agreements: Effectiveness in moving the parties toward finality and ‘closing’ an agreement at the appropriate interval.
  • Managing the Interaction: Effective strategy development, managing the process, coping with conflicts at the mediation table. Comfort level with difficult questions.

In situations where the evaluators significantly differ in their assessments, a third assessor will be assigned to consider the assessments.

 

4 Program Transparency.

The benchmarks and criteria applied by the QAP must be published and be openly accessible on the organization's website. Details of all approved programs will be listed on the IMI web portal www.IMImediation.org and will include a direct link to the credentialing organizations' websites.

Upon successful acceptance of this application, MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL will publish on our website the benchmarks and criteria to qualify for IMI Certification. They will be available for public scrutiny, query, and feedback at:http://www.mediationinternational.eu

 

5 Program Integrity.

Each Assessor must have substantial experience of assessing the performance of mediators. At least one of the Assessors on each Program must be independent of the QAP.

All Assessors of the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Qualifying Assessment Programme for IMI Certification are approved by the MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL Accreditation Committee. Approval is granted only when a potential assessor has clearly established to us that he/she has substantial experience both in mediation and the assessment of mediator skills.

At least one of the appointed assessors will be independent of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL. Our assessors have varied backgrounds including academia, mediators, lawyers and social workers thus affording MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL the ability to provide well rounded assessments from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

The criteria to qualify as an assessor with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL are, as follows;

  • Mediation experience: All assessors associated with MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL must have a minimum of five years experience in a mediation field or a minimum of 25 mediations equating to over 250 hours of practice as well as over 200 hours of training. 
  • Mentoring Experience: Our assessors are required to have extensive experience in the field of adult learning techniques, coaching, mentoring and assessment of mediator skills. 

An independent assessor is neither an employee nor a paid consultant of MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL in the training programme in which the assessment takes place.

 

6 Ongoing monitoring of Programs.

The QAP must include a process for the ongoing monitoring of the performance and practice of the Assessors. IMI will liaise closely with all recognised program organizers to maintain a sustainable quality control system.

The ongoing performance and quality of assessments is consistently monitored and reviewed by MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL’s principal’s and observers in order to ensure application of the high standards we adhere to.

Observers participate in oral exercises and our assessors meet regularly to ensure consistency of application of standards and expectations. MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL observers often attend these meetings.

Upon completion of each MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL training programme, a member of the accreditation committee meets with the lead assessor for a debriefing.

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL is subject to and welcomes independent monitoring from IMI with regards to adherence to the IMI certification process.

 

7 Commitment to Diversity. 

The QAP must be accessible on an equal basis to experienced mediators regardless of their professional affiliations, gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characterization.

MEDIATION INTERNATIONAL offers our programmes to experienced mediators regardless of their professional affiliations, gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation or other personal characterization.

 

 
 

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