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The UWA Mediation Clinic works closely with the UWA Law School to offer internationally recognised courses.

Twice a year we offer a National Mediation course that is open to staff, alumni, community members, and professionals from any discipline.

A range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses are also offered to nationally accredited mediators.

For NMAS Accreditation/Re-accreditation forms, please click here

NMAS Mediation Accreditation Training Course

Would you like to add mediation as part of your practice?

UWA offers a 10 week after-hours mediation course for professionals who wish to accredit as a mediator.

The curriculum complies with the educational requirements of the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS).

  • The course takes place 1 night per week for 10 weeks
  • All modules attract legal CPD points

The course will be led by Associate Professor Jill Howieson and Dr Matthew Ruggiero:

  • Jill is an inaugural board member of the National Mediator Standards Board, a nationally accredited mediator, and a family dispute resolution practitioner
  • Matthew is a psychologist working across several domains including clinical practice, supervision, mediation, service implementation, and lecturing

Dates and Times:

  • Modules: Wednesday 10 April - Wednesday 12 June, 6-9pm
  • Coaching workshop: Saturday 8 June, 9-3pm
  • Assessment workshop: Saturday 15 June, 9-3pm

Venue: UWA Law School - Law Moot Court (G06)

Cost: $3,300 (inc GST) for all modules, coaching workshop, and assessment day

Registration and Payment: Click here

National Mediation Accreditation - Refresher and Accreditation Role-play Day

A one-day program consisting of:

  • Refresher Webinars (before the program)
  • Refresher session and Q & A (9.00- 10.30am)
  • Accreditation/Re-accreditation role-plays (11.00am - 5.30pm)
  • Lunch and morning tea provided

Date: Saturday 9 February

Time: 9am-5.30pm

Venue: UWA Law School - Law Lecture Room 3 (G05)

Cost: $440 (inc GST)

Registration and Payment:  Click here

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