The Family Mediation Foundation Training Programme is aimed at those involved in or have a background in working with people and families, examples would include, those with a background in family social work, couple counselling, family law, family work, teaching, community work, general mediation or conflict transformation. Information from our current training programme can be viewed below.

The 2016/17 Programme has now been finalised, and it is now open for applications. Please note as a condition of the programme approval by Mediators Institute Ireland and College of Mediators (UK) applications are assessed against an agreed set of criteria. If you are interested in being kept up to date with future family mediation training, please contact us.

Family Mediation NI training team have a variety of experience in social work, the Law, teaching, training and community work. We therefore offer tailor made introductory training and skills-based courses to those working with families such as, Health Trust employees, Teaching Staff, PSNI, Solicitors Associations. Lay Magistrates, Community groups and others in the third sector. For more information on gaining access to bespoke training for your group’s needs, please contact us.

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