Australian Mediation Association

Continuing Professional Development 2020

2020 NMAS Online Accreditation Course & Webinar series

Undertake NMAS training and accreditation requirements.

Through the advances of technology there now exists the opportunity to obtain the necessary basic process and skill components of mediation training online and become accredited in accordance with the Australian National Mediator Standards.

The Australian Mediation Association (AMA) offers a collaborative, interactive training and learning experience, keeping every participant engaged like never before.

Our next NMAS online accreditation course commences 28th September 2020! – Places are filling fast and we are accepting enrolments.
NMAS Online Course Information

Continuing Professional Development Online Webinars

The 2020 NMAS training and CPD program is intended to cover mediation skills, practice and specific content areas. The CPD workshops will be identified as either skills sessions or speciality sessions to assist in selection. The program will appeal to mediators from all different disciplines. Our next workshop for 2020 is:
  • 28 July 2020 (5.00pm – 6.30pm) Exploration in settlement and evaluative mediation.. is there a place?
This webinar will look at how exploration seen as a facilitative tool has value in settlement and evaluative mediations. How exploration skills and techniques can assist even where it seems that outcome is the only result everyone wants.

$65.00 (incl. GST)
Please find our 2020 program and register here

Enrolments are open for 2020 for those who want to use this year to get ahead as an FDRP

The Mediator Training Academy will assist you in completing the CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution from your application, to growing your professional practice – entirely online.

As always, the Australian Mediation Association and the Mediator Training Academy remain dedicated to providing the highest quality, most innovative and compliant training and delivery methods available. From our "super career mums" to our busy barristers, the Academy and the AMA is completely dedicated to Mediator and FDR Practitioner qualifications, Mediation career growth, transparency and Australian best practice.

If you would like to join the 2020 intake, please email:
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  • All textbooks, student handbooks, assessments and learning materials are included in all qualification packages.
  • Corporate Discounts are available for companies as well as Family Relationship Centres.
  • Easy weekly payment plans available.
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Diners Club are accepted.

Conflict Coaching Fundamentals

CCI offers a fully online program Conflict Coaching Fundamentals through CCI Academy.  The program is designed to be flexible and completed at your own pace. It includes:
  • Over 40 hours of video lessons;
  • Videos of two complete conflict coaching sessions;
  • Reflective activities to apply and embed your learning;
  • Two personalised one-on-one sessions with your trainer;
  • Opportunities to practice coaching on other students in the program;
  • An engaged online community for peer support and networking. 
AMA members receive a 20% discount on the normal registration fee (you will pay $1320.00 instead of $1650.00).  Just use the coupon code AMAMember at checkout.
Click HERE for more information, course dates and registration

What work opportunities are there as a mediator?

There is increasing use of mediation and other forms of ADR in Australia. People undertaking mediation and Family Dispute Resolution training vary to the extent in how they find opportunities as a mediator.

Some may find salaried roles within government or not for profit agencies. Some individuals pursue mediation as a full-time career whilst others see a career in mediation as a viable option to supplement their current vocation or as a part-time profession post retirement.

For current mediation and Family Dispute Resolution careers please visit our ‘careers page’ and search for current mediation career opportunities in the associated search engines.

Click Here for more information

National Mediation Mini Conference - Online

The first mini-conference will be held on 24 July in an online environment.

The objective is to engage with the dispute resolution community and develop momentum for NMC 2021 in Alice Springs.

For more details, program guide and to register click HERE

Insurance Reminder

Please remember that Insurance is compulsory for National Accreditation and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. Policy renewal reminders for AMA members are currently being sent. We have now deployed a more friendly service online which will ensure that your policy is only a few clicks away and takes only a few minutes. In line with our commitment to utilise technology and ensure the ease of access for our members to our services, we are incorporating an online insurance component to our website to reduce the amount of administrative forms used and to streamline the processing of dispute resolution insurance applications. Click here to renew or take out a new policy.

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