COURSE OVERVIEW

This course aims to introduce the concept and principles of trauma informed mediation, and to equip mediators with the skills and strategies to effectively work with clients who have experienced trauma. The course will cover the following topics:

 

What is trauma and how does it affect individuals and their conflict resolution processes?
What is trauma informed mediation and why is it important for mediators to adopt this approach?
How to recognise the signs and symptoms of trauma in clients and in oneself, and how to respond appropriately and sensitively.
How to create a safe and supportive environment for mediation, and how to establish trust and rapport with clients.
How to use trauma informed strategies and techniques to facilitate dialogue, promote empowerment, and foster healing and resilience.
How to deal with challenges and ethical dilemmas that may arise in trauma informed mediation, such as disclosure, confidentiality, consent, and safety.
How to practice self-care and prevent vicarious trauma and burnout as a mediator.

COURSE OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

 

Define trauma and its impact on individuals and their conflict resolution processes.
Explain the key concepts and principles of trauma informed mediation and their benefits for clients and mediators.
Identify the signs and symptoms of trauma in clients and in oneself, and respond appropriately and sensitively.
Create a safe and supportive environment for mediation, and establish trust and rapport with clients.
Use trauma informed strategies and techniques to facilitate dialogue, promote empowerment, and foster healing and resilience.
Deal with challenges and ethical dilemmas that may arise in trauma informed mediation, such as disclosure, confidentiality, consent, and safety.
Practice self-care and prevent vicarious trauma and burnout as a mediator.

Interested in attending the Trauma-informed Mediation Practice training event and need more information or to reserve your seat? Send us an online enquiry below:

R2450.00 ($130) per person

for 17 May 2024 (course fees have been subsidised
by DDR for this course only)

■ Full day of training online 08:00 – 16:00+

■ Electronic course manual

■ Pre-reading material included

Legal professionals, accredited mediators

Full day online

7 hours+ online

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R1850.00 ($100) per person

for 20 May 2024 (course fees have been subsidised
by DDR for this course only)

■ 5 Online sessions (1-2 hours per session) spanned over 5 weeks

■ Electronic PDF course manual

■ Pre-reading materials included

Legal professionals, accredited mediators

Online • Virtual (over 5 weeks)

7 hours online

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Download the course brochure and training dates for 2024 by clicking HERE