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February 2017

A more collaborative planning system – what can a mediation approach offer?

21st February 2017 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
PAS, 3rd Floor, 125 Princes Street
EDINBURGH, EH2 4AD United Kingdom
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We are excited to announce our forthcoming conference in partnership with PAS (http://pas.org.uk/) on the 21st February 2016, which will consider the potential for the greater use of mediation in the Scottish Planning system. This event comes following the recent planning review which highlighted mediation in three of its recommendations, and the publication of the recent Scottish Government Planning Consultation which also mentions mediation and the potential for its wider use. PAS and Scottish Mediation are looking to explore how this can…

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March 2017

Supervisors and Professional Practice Consultants (PPCs) of mediators: a skills workshop with John Gray

14th March 2017 @ 1:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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Aimed at experienced Supervisors and PPCs, and for those practitioners who took John Gray's two-day Supervision Skills programme in September 2014. Scottish Mediation is offering an opportunity to Supervisors and PCCs to benchmark and improve their practice. Review the core messages about the boundaries and purpose of supervision and practice consultancy, strengthen the link between how you supervise/consult and improved outcomes for mediators and their clients, and delve deeper into the nature of the supervision/PCC relationship. John's Biography:    …

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Mediation Supervision/Professional Practice Consultant Training Course – 2 Days 15 & 16 March 2017 facilitated by John Gray

15th March 2017 @ 9:45 am - 16th March 2017 @ 4:45 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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This course is Accredited by the College of Mediators Scottish Mediation registered mediators are required to seek regular support and supervision each year. For some this is provided by their mediation service but for other mediators, such as sole practitioners and ‘in – house’ organisations/workplace mediators, they will not have supervision/practice consultancy automatically offered to them. This course will offer participants the opportunity to develop these skills to take on these important supervisory/consultancy roles. John's Biography:     John Gray…

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April 2017

Reframing In Mediation – Edinburgh

25th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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This 3 hour CPD session facilitated by Sarah Welsh (please see biography below) will help participants to understand reframing, identify how to reframe, practice reframing and reflect on practice. Workshop outline Introduction to reframing Why we use it What are the benefits of reframing? When not to use it Skills Practice This CPD is suitable for new and experienced mediators in any mediation discipline Edinburgh - Tuesday 25th April 2017, 10am - 1pm, Scottish Mediation, 18 York place edinburgh EH1…

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May 2017

Reframing In Mediation – Glasgow

2nd May 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SCVO, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street,
Glasgow, G1 1UZ United Kingdom
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This 3 hour CPD session facilitated by Sarah Welsh (please see biography below) will help participants to understand reframing, identify how to reframe, practice reframing and reflect on practice. Workshop outline Introduction to reframing Why we use it What are the benefits of reframing? When not to use it Skills Practice This CPD is suitable for new and experienced mediators in any mediation discipline Edinburgh - Tuesday 25th April 2017, 10am - 1pm, Scottish Mediation, 18 York place edinburgh EH1…

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Reframing In Mediation – Aberdeen

10th May 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Empire House, 117 Grandholm Drive, Bridge of Don
Aberdeen, AB22 8AE United Kingdom
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This 3 hour CPD session facilitated by Sarah Welsh (please see biography below) will help participants to understand reframing, identify how to reframe, practice reframing and reflect on practice. Workshop outline Introduction to reframing Why we use it What are the benefits of reframing? When not to use it Skills Practice This CPD is suitable for new and experienced mediators in any mediation discipline Edinburgh - Tuesday 25th April 2017, 10am - 1pm, Scottish Mediation, 18 York place edinburgh EH1…

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June 2017

Masterclass – Motivating Behaviour Change

21st June 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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Masterclass - Motivating Behaviour Change - Techniques for Mediators from Addiction Therapy This workshop run by Jeremy Scuse (Catalyst Mediation - please see biography below) will consider the techniques successfully used by experts in the UK and US to change some of the most ingrained negative behaviour – addictions. Motivational Interviewing (MI) has many similarities in tone and approach to mediation and has some excellent questioning techniques and ideas of how to help a client make the decision to change…

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October 2017

Equality and Diversity in Mediation – Edinburgh Session

3rd October 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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The CPD sessions will be run by Amanda Heenan and Sam Tedcastle (see biogs below) and will consider Equality and Diversity in Mediation. The key objectives of the session are to: build shared understanding and definitions consider access and inclusion to mediation; what are the barriers and how do we address them? consider non-western conflict resolution models explore case studies and participants experiences Mediators will have an opportunity to explore their own experiences of mediating with diverse groups and to…

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Equality and Diversity in Mediation – Glasgow Session

23rd October 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SCVO, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street,
Glasgow, G1 1UZ United Kingdom
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The CPD sessions will be run by Amanda Heenan and Sam Tedcastle (see biogs below) and will consider Equality and Diversity in Mediation. The key objectives of the session are to: build shared understanding and definitions consider access and inclusion to mediation; what are the barriers and how do we address them? consider non-western conflict resolution models explore case studies and participants experiences Mediators will have an opportunity to explore their own experiences of mediating with diverse groups and to…

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Equality and Diversity in Mediation – Aberdeen Session

25th October 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Empire House, 117 Grandholm Drive, Bridge of Don
Aberdeen, AB22 8AE United Kingdom
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The CPD sessions will be run by Amanda Heenan and Sam Tedcastle (see biogs below) and will consider Equality and Diversity in Mediation. The key objectives of the session are to: build shared understanding and definitions consider access and inclusion to mediation; what are the barriers and how do we address them? consider non-western conflict resolution models explore case studies and participants experiences Mediators will have an opportunity to explore their own experiences of mediating with diverse groups and to…

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November 2017

Mediate 2017 Conference – Understanding the Dynamics

6th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Renfield St Stephens Centre, 260 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4JP United Kingdom
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mediate conference 2017

The event is a must for anyone interested in mediation and better conflict resolution. This year’s conference theme is ‘Understanding the Dynamics’. This will allow us to explore Internal and external dynamics affecting what happens in mediation; The organisational dynamics that affect mediation; The policy dynamics that impact on mediation; The power dynamics and how they impact on mediation; The dynamics of ethics as they affect mediation; For full details about the conference please click the link below. For booking…

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OPEN SEMINAR – Mediation – Two Sides of a Coin.

28th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Norton Park Conference Centre, 57 Albion Road
Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
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Hosted by Cyrenians' Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) and Scottish Mediation, the FREE seminar will focus on the sharing of good practice from homelessness mediation and shine a light on the great work being done across Scotland to reduce and prevent homelessness using mediation and the skills of mediation. For more information and to register please click here.

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April 2018

Shuttle Mediation CPD – Edinburgh

27th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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Scottish Mediation and Scottish Community Mediation Centre are delighted to be working in partnership to offer this CPD which will facilitated by Ian McDonough (see biography below). Shuttle mediation has often been eclipsed by the more familiar technique of face to face mediation. Despite this, it continues to be a widely-used process in the resolution of disputes, particularly in the fields of neighbour and commercial mediation. What results can we reasonably expect from shuttle mediation? What are the similarities and differences…

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May 2018

Masterclass in GDPR and Information Governance

21st May 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulations) will be implemented on 25 May 2018. This half-day workshop is designed to provide a sound understanding of the detail and impact of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), where that builds on data protection and what you need to consider to become GDPR compliant. Based on practical experience and working through information sharing, discussions and a range of tools, including case studies, the course provides a range of tools to help you understand:…

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Shuttle Mediation CPD – Glasgow

24th May 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Strathern Glasgow, George House, 50 George Square
Glasgow, G2 1EH United Kingdom
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Scottish Mediation and Scottish Community Mediation Centre are delighted to be working in partnership to offer this CPD which will facilitated by Ian McDonough (see biography below). Shuttle mediation has often been eclipsed by the more familiar technique of face to face mediation. Despite this, it continues to be a widely-used process in the resolution of disputes, particularly in the fields of neighbour and commercial mediation. What results can we reasonably expect from shuttle mediation? What are the similarities and differences…

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June 2018

Shuttle Mediation CPD – Aberdeen

20th June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Avenue, Belgrave House, 7 Belgrave Terrace
Aberdeen, AB25 2NR United Kingdom
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Scottish Mediation and Scottish Community Mediation Centre are delighted to be working in partnership to offer this CPD which will facilitated by Ian McDonough (see biography below). Shuttle mediation has often been eclipsed by the more familiar technique of face to face mediation. Despite this, it continues to be a widely-used process in the resolution of disputes, particularly in the fields of neighbour and commercial mediation. What results can we reasonably expect from shuttle mediation? What are the similarities and differences…

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October 2018

Impasse in Mediation – 23rd October 2018 CPD, Edinburgh

23rd October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3EP United Kingdom
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This interactive session facilitated by Jeremy Scuse (Catalyst Mediation, please see biography below), will explore why impasse occurs and consider a range of techniques for dealing with impasse in a mediation session. Mediators will receive notes on the topic before the session, and will be given the opportunity to reflect on their own experiences of impasse and to consider the approach “if you want better answers, ask better questions”. Edinburgh - Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 10am - 1pm, Scottish Mediation, 18 York…

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Impasse in Mediation – 26th October 2018 CPD, Glasgow

26th October 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SCVO, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street,
Glasgow, G1 1UZ United Kingdom
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This interactive session facilitated by Jeremy Scuse (Catalyst Mediation, please see biography below) will explore why impasse occurs and consider a range of techniques for dealing with impasse in a mediation session. Mediators will receive notes on the topic before the session, and will be given the opportunity to reflect on their own experiences of impasse and to consider the approach “if you want better answers, ask better questions”. Glasgow - Friday 26th October 2018, 1pm - 4pm, SCVO Brunswick House, 51…

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November 2018

Mediate 2018 Conference – Widening the Scope

5th November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Norton Park, 57 Albion Road
Edinburgh, EH7 5QY GB
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This year’s conference theme is ‘Widening the Scope’. The conference will look at the current scope of mediation. Where is it being used and how is it making an impact? It will look at mediation in action and the different skills being applied in different circumstances. It will also look to the future and, using the projects being discussed as a starting point, ask the question of how the scope of mediation could be widened. We have two excellent plenary…

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Peer Mediation Training 4 Trainers Course

28th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 29th November 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Scottish Mediation, 18 York Pl
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 3EP GB
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Free

Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November 2018, 10am - 4pm This two-day training, facilitated by our Peer Mediation Co-ordinator (Sarah Welsh, see biography below) would be an appropriate course for experienced family and community mediators, experienced youth and community workers and also teachers and school support workers (primary and secondary) who are motivated to work with young people in this field. No previous experience of delivering peer mediation is required. Mediators who have some experience of peer mediation are also…

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