Mediation Institute Membership Update June July 2022

Hi Everyone, 

How has the first half of 2022 treated you? Are you seeing a return to normal yet? Or turbulent as ever?

Has the increasing cost of living helped more people see mediation as a better option than going to court or using expensive lawyer negotiation? 
Or are you still struggling to get your message out and be heard?

So many questions! Make sure you join the Mi Mediator Network to share your insights with us – https://network.mediationinstitute.edu.au

It was such a busy day today with the end of financial year that it was all hands on deck and in our case all paws on deck as well.

Bruce, our dingo lookalike Kelpie, lived up to his working dog reputation!

He’s looking a bit uncomfortable at being told to sit for the photo but was a great help running paperwork between my office an Paul’s as we scrambled to get payments made by end of business for the financial year!

Bruce The Messenger Dog

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Some of the Mi Professional Development Opportunities this Month

Links to register to these events hosted by Mi as well as other events that may interest members are available on the Mi Events Calendar.   https://www.mediationinstitute.edu.au/events/

Where are Mi Members Located?

Not a Member Yet? Join Mediation Institute

Did you know that you have the option to transfer your membership from one Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (RMAB) to another?

You can do this when your membership with the other RMAB is due, simply complete the transfer section on our renewal form. 

You can be a member with both Mediation Institute and another RMAB, however you can only be NMAS accredited through one RMAB.

Full Calendar of Professional Development Events this Month

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Mediation Institute is happy to promote events run by other organisations that may be valuable to Mediation Institute Members.

Don’t hesitate to contact us about your events (Mi Member discounts for paid events are encouraged).

This is a free service for Mediation Institute Members or relevant free events. If you are not a member and it is a paid event, we would encourage you to offer a MI Members discount.

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Advanced Option Generation

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The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principles.

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Q & A Session

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Intersecting systems and the needs of families: Family law, child protection and domestic violence

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Age, frailty, loneliness and suicide

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What is NMAS Mediation? Followed by NMAS Training Orientation

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Annual Conference Lets hear it for the kids: Challenges and the way forward in Family Law

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Alienation is just one piece of the puzzle: Understanding and responding to the needs of the polarised child

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Alienation is just one piece of the puzzle: Understanding and responding to the needs of the polarised child

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What is NMAS Mediation? Followed by NMAS Training Orientation

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Ethics & Professional Responsibility

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Practice strategies for working with children with disability

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Structured Private Sessions

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Remember that the Mi Members and Students course area has all sorts of resources available for you for free.  Mi Members & Students (study247.online)

Welcome to our new and renewing members.  

 

Click on the member’s name to visit their profile.

 Venita Dimos – FDR Practitioner and NMAS Mediator – VIC | Catherine Santoro – FGC Facilitator – NSW | Jean-Pierre Menage – NMAS Mediator and FDR Practitioner – WA | Amanda Baker – NMAS Mediator – WA | Karen Bradshaw – FGC Facilitator – NSW | Angela McLean – NMAS Mediator – TAS | Avril Cowarn – NMAS Mediator and FDR Practitioner – QLD | Peter Higgins – NMAS Mediator – VIC | Kittu Randhawa – NMAS Mediator and FDR Practitioner – VIC | Katherine Broome – NMAS Mediator – VIC | Serve It Up  – Education Provider – VIC | Melbourne College of  Further Education – Education Provider – VIC | Sue Anderson – NMAS Mediator – VIC | Adam Jacobs – NMAS Mediator – NSW | Hester Van der Elst – FDR Practitioner – QLD| Linda Ryle – NMAS Mediator –  QLD || Fiona Kirkman – NMAS Mediator and FDR Practitioner – NSW | Wendy Vlismas – NMAS Mediator – QLD | Tracey Wheat – FDR Practitioner and NMAS Mediator – WA | David Reardon – FDR Practitioner and NMAS Mediator –  QLD | Preeti Karan – NMAS Mediator and FDR Practitioner – NSW | Jennifer Beale – FGC Facilitator – NSW | Ali Rollason – NMAS Mediator – QLD | Rebecca Flick – FDR Practitioner – NSW | Lois Birch – FDR Practitioner – QLD | Mary Davenport – FDR Practitioner – NSW | Terry Georgeson – FDR Practitioner and FGC Facilitator – NSW | Roisin Maitland – FDR Practitioner –  NSW | Darren Cundy – NMAS Mediator – NSW | Tanya Robinson – NMAS Mediator – SA | Lee Mulvey –  NMAS Mediator – NSW | Sharron Duncan – NMAS Mediator and FGC Facilitator – QLD | Angela Franklin – NMAS Mediator and FGC Facilitator – NSW |  Courtney Patterson – FGC Facilitator – NSW |  Helen Lieschke – FGC Facilitator – NSW

Welcome to  the  other 7  new and renewing Members who prefer not to have a public profile.

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NMAS Accredited Mediators
% of our members who are NMAS Accreditation 62%

Peter Jacobson

Peter Jacobson NMAS Mediator and Marriage Celebrant His Why Resolving Conflict After many years as a teacher, driving instructor and marriage celebrant as well has volunteer roles with Lifeline and

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Sharron Duncan

Sharron Duncan NMAS Mediator and Family Group Conference Facilitator More about Sharron Duncan   Sharron Duncan is a NMAS Mediator, Certified Family Group Conference Facilitator, Certified New Ways for Families

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Jo-Anne McNamara

Jo-Anne McNamara NMAS Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Jo-Anne  is a NMAS Accredited mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner who is located in the Gosnells area of Perth, Western

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Marshall (Matt) Pope

Marshall (Matt) Pope NMAS Mediator Marshall Pope is a NMAS Mediator located in the Gold Coast area, Queensland. More about Marshall (Matt) Pope Matt is a Barrister with over 41

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Matthew Karakoulakis

Matthew Karakoulakis NMAS Mediator Matthew Karakoulakis is a NMAS Mediator Located in Melbourne, Victoria. More about Matthew Karakoulakis Matthew Karakoulakis is an award winning lawyer, featuring in most Australian jurisdictions

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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
% of our members who are Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners 28%

Deepa Jayachandran

Deepa Jayachandran is a NMAS Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner located in Ingleburn, New South Wales. Deepa is fluent in Malayalam, Tamil and Hindi.

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Lee Lee

Lee Lee  Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, NMAS Mediator, Family Group Conference Facilitator and New Ways for Families Coach. Lee Lee is a highly qualified NMAS Accredited mediator, Family Dispute Resolution

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Fiona Mather

Fiona Mather Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Fiona Mather is a Clinical Psychologist with accreditation and skills in a range of Clinical and Consulting services including:  Mediation, Family Dispute Resolution, Professional

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Family Group Conference Facilitators
% who are Family Group Conference Facilitators 15%

Carrie Osborne

Carrie Osborne  Family Group Conference Facilitator Carrie Osborne is a Family Group Conference Facilitator based in the Newcastle area, New South Wales. More about Name of Carrie Osborne Proud Wiradjuri

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Fiona Burns

Fiona Burns NMAS Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Family Group Conference Facilitator More about Fiona Burns   After 15 years as a litigation lawyer, Fiona wondered if there was

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Helen Lieschke

Helen Lieschke is a Family Group Conference Facilitator working with Family Support Network in the Lismore area of New South Wales.

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Mediation Institute Membership Update June July 2022

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