Membership Update – October 2020

Welcome to our new and renewing members over the past two months.  Click on the blue underlined names to visit their profile.

Abid MujalaNMAS Mediator – Victoria | Annalise Antoniou – NMAS Mediator – Victoria | Judith Flowers – NMAS Mediator – NSW  | Lisa Farrugia – NMAS Mediator – Victoria | Matthew Karakoulakis – NMAS – Victoria | Jessica Kastoun – NMAS Mediator and FDRP – NSW | Solitare Meerman – NMAS Mediator – Victoria | James Kenna – NMAS Mediator – Victoria | Lisa Walker – FDRP – Victoria | Jo-Anne Cottee – FGC Member – NSW | Seak Manor – FGC Member – NSW | Sam Langran – NMAS Mediator – NSW ||

 We invite all members to make use of the opportunity to have a full profile by providing us with your Mediators CV with all of your relevant qualifications, a photo and details of your approach to mediation. It’s free and useful if you are building your professional profile to have a free upgrade of your professional profile on the Mediation Institute website.

Professional Development Information

There are other events from the Family Law Pathways Network and the Australian Institute of Family Studies on our website – check out the Mi Calendar for more  information. 

FamilyProperty Series

The first session on pre-mediation went really and we are likely to run the event again in 2021.  

There are still two sessions to run for registered participants. 

  •  10th November  – tutorial on facilitating mediation using FamilyProperty.
  • 24th November – Practical Co-Mediation Mock mediation sessions using FamilyProperty.
Register for the standby reserves or observer places  for the practical session https://www.familyproperty.com.au/post/monthly-update-for-mediators-1

Property FDR Role Players Needed

Mediation Institute is running an in-house training program for a Family Relationship Center and need some more role players for the property mediation sessions.  

Thursday 5th November – 8.30 am to 11 am QLD Time and  12.30 – 3 pm QLD Time – we need role players for property FDR mediation.  We’ll be running two online video mediation sessions. 

You can access the Family Dispute Resolution Role Plays Scheduler if you are on our Grad. Dip. FDR course, Property FDR Certificate Course, FDR Refresher Course or are a Mi Member.  Just find the date and put down your name on the role play scheduler. If you are unsure about how to do that email office@mediationinstitute.edu.au  

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Online Peer group Supervision

Free monthly FDR Supervision for Mediation Institute Members and FDR students.   Come along and talk about cases and scenarios.

NMAS Accredited Mediators
% of total members who have NMAS Accreditation 63%
Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
% of total members who are Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners 37%

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Elizabeth Reardon (Libby)

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Melinda Nutting

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Family Group Conference Facilitators
% who are FGC 's 15%


Membership Update – October 2020

by Joanne Law time to read: 2 min