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Foundation Training Family Mediation – Module 4

Wednesday, June 28 2017 - Friday, June 30 2017

The Family Mediation Training Programme, run in collaboration by Family Matters Mediation, and Lesley Allport Dispute Resolution (LADR) is fully approved by the College of Mediators and the Family Mediation Council. Dr Lesley Allport is a leading family mediator and trainer, Juliette Dalrymple is an experienced mediator and trainer and is an assessor for the Family Mediation Council for FMCA accreditation.

The first two modules cover the process and principles of mediation. Modules two and three look at the impact of separation and divorce on children and families; the voice of children in family mediation; exploring the suitability of mediation (MIAMs meetings) including risk assessment and the understanding of safeguarding and eligibility for public funding; the financial disclosure process and the legal framework for separating and divorcing couples.

The training incorporates a number of approaches including trainer input, skills development, group exercises, plenary discussion and written assignments. Participants are assessed on the knowledge and skills they develop during the programme and through assessment of written work. The course consists of the following key components:

  • 11 taught days
  • Assessed skills demonstration
  • Self-study component (18hrs) including submission of written assignments
  • Trainee Manual including a Legal Knowledge Unit

The training takes place at a central location in the North of England. Doncaster is easily accessible by rail and road. St Catherines house is beautiful Grade 2 listed House which offers an unparalleled environment for learning St Catherine’s House Woodfield Park, Tickhill Rd, Doncaster DN4 8QP. Full joining instructions will be provided.

The cost of the programme is £2275 inclusive of VAT. The early bird rate of £2245 inclusive of VAT applies to the end of January 2017. Please contact us should you be self-funding or have charitable status.

For more information about this programme and about the requirements for working toward accreditation post training please contact:

Family Matters Mediation: Email – admin@familymattersmediate.co.uk Phone – 03300 881440
Lesley Allport: Email – lesley.allport@ladr.net Phone – 07801 843185

Click here to book on our Foundation Course


Wednesday, June 28 2017
Friday, June 30 2017


St Catherine’s House
Woodfield Park
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 8QP United Kingdom
03300 881440


Family Matters Mediation and LADR
03300 881440
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