This Certificate is designed to provide knowledge and skills in conflict resolution and mediation in collaboration with the Law Society of Ireland Skillnet. This is a highly interactive and integrated programme, bringing together the essential knowledge skills and attitudes for the demanding work of facilitating the resolution of interest based conflict. Theoretical presentations, the exploration of how theory applies to practice and skills development through exercises and roleplay enable participants integrate their experience and abilities with mediation and conflict intervention practice.
On successful completion of the programme what shall I receive?
•The highest quality training in mediation theory and skills.
•A Post Graduate Certificate in Mediation & Conflict Intervention, at level nine, from Maynooth University. ***
•A Competency Certificate in Mediation accredited by the Mediators Institute of Ireland, following attendance on the course, the successful passing of assignments and a Mediation Role-Play Competency Assessment. This Certificate gives access to registration for Certified Status with the Mediator's Institute of Ireland.
•Recognition for two modules of the Masters in Mediation & Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University. Students who are successful will be deemed to have completed two modules of nine required for the Masters in Mediation & Conflict Intervention to which they can add modules to build either to a Postgraduate Diploma in Mediation & Conflict Intervention or complete a Masters in Mediation & Conflict Intervention.
*** Post graduate accreditation from MU is dependent on students holding a degree or equivalent on entering the programme.
This programme is run in conjunction with the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University. The Institute, dedicated to the late Senator Edward M Kennedy as an acknowledgement of his immense commitment to Ireland, is an interactive hub which actively promotes learning, research, best practice and dialogue in the field of conflict intervention. While the Institute is university based at Maynooth University, it has a high level of engagement with the wider community including key practitioners and organisations active in the practice of conflict intervention. You can learn more @ https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/kennedyinstitute