Why should you take the Mediation Training Program?
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER
For those who already have 40 hours of specialized mediation and related training from a recognized program or institution, successful completion of this course (NIMC) enables you to satisfy the educational criteria while applying for the Qualified Mediator (Q. Med) designation with the ADR Institute of Canada.
The Q. Med. designation is a national designation you can proudly display on your Curriculum Vitae. It shows that you have put the time and energy into developing your communication and conflict management skills that will serve you and others well.
The complete requirements to achieve this designation are explained on ADRIC’s website here. The requirements related to education are as follows:
- Successful completion of the ADR Institute of Canada’s (ADRIC) National Introductory Mediation Course, which includes a written exam and a full mediation evaluated assessment. This course constitutes 40 hours of the education; and
- An additional 40 hours of specialized mediation training as described on ADRIC’s website here;
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS
This robust course provides 40 hours of ADR Training, as well as 40 CPD credits at The Law Society of BC. It is strongly recommended that participants have foundational ADR skills training prior to registering for our National Mediation Course. The Foundational ADR skills are all about getting familiar with the basics. Learn about definitions, theories, and the role and presence of a mediator, develop essential skills such as leadership, active listening, effective communication, building trust, being curious, and staying flexible.
What does this course entail?
Designed to comply with the ADR Institute of Canada’s education & experience requirement for those interested in applying for their Qualified Mediator Designation, this robust course provides 40 hours of Basic Mediation Training comprising of:
- Interest-based Mediation Process and Skills
- Conflict Resolution
- Communication Skills
- Written exam
- Self & Peer assessments
- Evaluated role play