Topic outline

  • What will you find under this section?

    Under this section, you will find the present offer of specialised training opportunities related to international family mediation practice. There are presented according to the dates of the trainings, regardless where and in what language they are conducted. Don't hesitate to inform us of any training initiatives you know of that fall under the following categories:

    -  advanced IFM training
    -  continuous professional training with IFM elements integrated
    -  IFM sensitisation modules

    -  modular offers/trainings on specific aspects, e.g. child participation, the international legal framework

    Moreover, participants in the Platform have the possibility to rate these trainings and highlight its benefits if they have participated.

    • International Cross-Border Family Mediation Training, Online 6 May 2019 & 20 May 2019 in San Francisco, USA

      Organisation: UC Hastings Center for Negotiation & Dispute Resolution

      Trainers / Speakers: Melissa Kucinski

      Language: English

      DateHours: 6 & 20 May 2019

      Location: Online (first session) and in San Francisco, USA (seconde session)

      Fees: 650 $ (standard fee)

      Supporting documents: https://www.uchastings.edu/event/international-cross-border-family-mediation-training/2019-05-06/

      • Legal English Course: Mediation in the EU: Language, Law and Practice, Cracow, Poland, 10-13 December 2018

        Organisation: Academy of European Law (ERA)

        Trainers / Speakers: n/a

        Language: English

        DateHours: 10-13 December 2018

        Location: Cracow, Poland

        Fees: 300 € (fee includes 3 nights’ hotel accommodation)

        Supporting documents: https://www.era.int/cgi-bin/cms?_SID=NEW&_sprache=en&_bereich=artikel&_aktion=detail&idartikel=127684

        • Cross-Border Family Mediation Training, Berlin, Germany, 14-20 October 2018 (50 h)

          Organisation: MiKK e. V.

          Trainers / Speakers: Christoph C. Paul, Ischtar Khalaf-Newsome, Dr. Lesley Allport, Mary Carroll, Michael Ford, Hilde Demarré

          Language: English

          Date / Hours: 14-20 October 2018 / 50 hours

          Location: Berlin, Germany

          Fees: 1,850 EUR (1,250 EUR for an eligible country's residents)

          How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

          Supporting documents: Programme and Registration Form CBFM 14-20.10.2018, MiKK.pdf

          • Legal English Course: Mediation in the EU: Language, Law and Practice, Sofia, Bulgaria, 25-28 September 2018

            Organisation: Academy of European Law (ERA)

            Trainers / Speakers: n/a

            Language: English

            DateHours: 25-28 September 2018

            Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

            Fees: 300 € (fee includes 3 nights’ hotel accommodation)

            Supporting documents: https://www.era.int/cgi-bin/cms?_SID=NEW&_sprache=en&_bereich=artikel&_aktion=detail&idartikel=127683

            • Cross-Border Family Mediation Training (Module 2 of 2), Berlin, Germany, 7-10 September 2018 (30 h)

              Organisation: MiKK e. V.

              Trainers / Speakers: Ischtar Khalaf-Newsome, Isabel Fernández de Castillejo y Peetsch

              Language: German

              Date / Hours: 7-10 September 2018 / 30 hours

              Location: Berlin, Germany

              Fees: 450 EUR for MiKK mediators, 650 EUR for MiKK members, 850 EUR for non-MiKK members

              How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

              Supporting documents: Programme and Registration Form (Module 2), 7-10.09.2018, MiKK (in German) 

              • Cross-Border Family Mediation: Dispute Resolution for International Families in Your Community Conference, Washington D.C., USA, 5 June 2018

                Organisation: ISS-USA, MK Family Law, George Washington University School of Law, and Leslie Ellen Shear, Attorney at Law. 

                Trainers / Speakers: Julie Rosicky, Melissa Kucinski, Leslie Ellen Shear, Jeremy Morley, Jeannie Adams, Hadrian Hatfield, Cilgia Caratsch, Nuria Gonzalez-Martin, Lyane McDonagh, Elaine Tumonis, Hiram Puig-Lugo, Colin Rule

                Language: English

                Date / Hours: 5 June 2018

                Location: Washington D.C., USA

                Fees: General Admission - 130 USD

                How to register: see here

                Supporting documents: see here

                • Cross-Border Family Mediation Training (Module 1 of 2), Berlin, Germany, 13-15 April 2018 (20 h)

                  Organisation: MiKK e. V.

                  Trainers / Speakers: Ischtar Khalaf-Newsome, Isabel Fernández de Castillejo y Peetsch

                  Language: German

                  Date / Hours: 13-15 April 2018 / 20 hours

                  Location: Berlin, Germany

                  Fees: 400 EUR for MiKK mediators, 600 EUR for MiKK members, 800 EUR for non-MiKK members

                  How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                  Supporting documents: Programme and Registration Form (Module 1), 13-15.04.2018, MiKK (in German) 

                  • Parents/Adolescents: Relationship recovery in family mediation, Paris, France, 26-28 March 2018 (21 h)

                    Organisation: Ligue française pour la santé mentale

                    Trainers: Jocelyne Dahan, Nicole Descamps, Stéphanie Vautier

                    Language: French

                    Date / Hours: 26-28 March 2018 / 21 hours

                    Location: Paris, France

                    Fees: 300 EUR for individuals (400 EUR for supported by employer)

                    How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                    Supporting documents: Description de formation Parents-adolescents_Paris 26-28.03.18_FR.docx (in French)   

                    • Online Training: Child Inclusive Mediation & Counselling (18 h)

                      Organisation: Children Beyond Dispute

                      Trainers: Jennifer McIntosh

                      Language: English

                      Hours: 18 hours

                      Fees: 585 USD

                      How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                      Supporting documents: http://childrenbeyonddispute.com/shop/ci-full-course/ 

                      • Conference on the well-being of children in international child abduction cases, Antwerp, 23-24.11.2017

                        Organisation: Child Focus, the University of Antwerp, Center IKO, CFPE-Enfants Disparus, Missing Children Europe and the French Central Authority

                        Trainers / Speakers: Birgitte Beelen, Laura Carpaneto, Prof. Marilyn Freeman, Prof. Thalia Kruger, Lena Maria Möller, Marsha Pinedo, Victoria Stephens, Prof. Kay Tisdall, Karen Woodall

                        Language: English

                        Date / Hours: 23-24 November 2017 / 8 hours

                        Location: Antwerp, the Netherlands

                        Fees: n/a

                        How to register:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6LWCZ9B

                        Supporting documents: Programme, Antwerp, 23-24 November.pdf and Research Report

                        • Cross-Border Family Mediation Training, Berlin, Germany, 3-9 September 2017 (50 h)

                          Organisation: MiKK e. V.

                          Trainers / Speakers: Christoph C. Paul, Ischtar Khalaf-Newsome, Dr. Lesley Allport, Mary Carroll, Judge Martina Erb-Klünemann, Michael Ford, Hilde Demarré

                          Language: English

                          Date / Hours: 3-9 September 2017 / 50 hours

                          Location: Berlin, Germany

                          Fees: 1,850 EUR (1,250 EUR for an eligible country's residents)

                          How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                          Supporting documents: Programme and Registration Form CBFM 03-09.09.2017, MiKK.pdf 

                          • International Training: Training for traners in conflict management, Aix-en-Provence, France, 3-4 July 2017 (14 hours)

                            Organisation: Institut des Hautes Études en Médiation et en Négociation

                            Language: English, French

                            Date / Hours: 3-4 July 2017 / 14 hours

                            Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

                            Fees: See "Supporting documents"

                            How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                            Supporting documents: Programme et Bulletin dinscription Formation de formateurs, 03-04.07.17_FR.pdf

                            • International Symposium: Mediation practices in a Multicultural World, Aix-en-Provence, France, 29 June-1 July 2017 (14 hours)

                              Organisation: Pôle Sud Médiation

                              Trainers / Speakers: Laurence Baradat, Maurizio Foglino, Natalia Gaidaenko, Patricia Patfoort, Jacques Salzer, Florence Studer, B. C. Thiruvengadam

                              Language: English, French

                              Date / Hours: 29 June-1 July 2017 / 14 hours

                              Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

                              Fees: See "Supporting documents"

                              How to register:  See "Supporting documents"

                              Supporting documents: Programme and Registration Form International Symposium 29.06-01.07.17_EN.pdf, Programme et Fiche dinscription Colloque International 29.06-01.07.17_FR.pdf

                              • Welcome a child in a family mediation: risks and opportunities, Paris, France, 16-17 March 2017 (14 hours)

                                Organisation: Ligue française pour la santé mentale

                                Trainers / Speakers: Lorraine Filion

                                Language: French

                                Date / Hours: 16-17 March 2017 / 14 hours

                                Location: Paris, France

                                Fees: 250 EUR (350 EUR paid by the employer)

                                How to register: Registration Form for Training in Paris, 13-14.03.2017.pdf

                                Supporting documents: http://www.lfsm.org/enfant-mediation-familiale/

                                • Continuing Professional Development (CPD), January 2017 (15 hours)

                                  Organisation: ICAB

                                  Trainers / Speakers: n/a

                                  Language: English

                                  Date / Hours: January 2017 / 15 hours

                                  Location: n/a

                                  Fees: n/a

                                  Supporting documents:Programme, 01.2017_ICAB.pdf

                                  • Mediation and Conciliation Training Programme (MCTP), March 2016 (40 hours)

                                    Organisation: ICAB

                                    Trainers / Speakers: n/a

                                    Language: English

                                    Date / Hours: March 2016 / 40 hours

                                    Location: n/a

                                    Fees: n/a

                                    Supporting documents:Programme, 03.2016_ICAB.pdf

                                    • International Family Mediator Training, Washington D.C., USA, 9-12 November 2015 (32 hours)

                                      Organisation: American Bar Association

                                      Trainers / Speakers:  Valerie Arnold, Zachary Calo, Jutta Carrington-Conerly, Beth Cooper, Stephen Cullen, Bruce Downing, Preston Findlay, Nuria Gonzalez-Martin, Meg Haynes, Lisa Johnson-Firth, Matthew Kaiser, Melissa A. Kucinski, Ai Kuroda, Susan Paikin, James Pope, Kelly Powers, Aisha Rahman, Colin Rule, Tsisana Shamlikashvili, Thomas Valent, John Weaver.

                                      Language: English

                                      Date / Hours: 9-12 November 2015 / 32 hours

                                      Location: Washington D.C., USA

                                      Fees: n/a

                                      Supporting documents: IFM Training Agenda 2015.pdf

                                      • Japanese Mediation Training, Tokyo, Japan, 15-16 September 2014 (12 hours)

                                        Organisation: n/a

                                        Trainers / Speakers: n/a

                                        Language: English

                                        Date / Hours: 15-16 September 2014 / 12 hours

                                        Location: Tokyo, Japan

                                        Language: English

                                        Fees: n/a

                                        Supporting documents: Tokyo Mediation Training 2014.pdf

                                        • International Family Mediator Training, Washington D.C., USA, 11-15 November 2013 (32 hours)