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The Mi NMAS Mediator Refresher Course is designed for mediators who do not meet the re-accreditation requirements for automatic NMAS re-accreditation.
This course is for you if you have not completed the minimum required hours of mediation and professional development required for re-accreditation.
NMAS Accredited Mediators must comply with the following professional practice and professional development obligations in each two year renewal cycle:
- 25 hours of Mediation
- 25 hours of mediation related Professional Development
See our Renewal Application Form for details – Mi-RMAB-Application-Renewal
Purpose of the Course
To provide refresher professional development training and a skills re-assessment.
You will be enrolled in an abridged form of the Mi NMAS Accreditation Course with the opportunity to review the course material and to complete the following activities:
- NMAS Quiz to ensure that you know your obligations as a NMAS Accredited Mediator
- Conflict vrs Abusive Control Discussion
- Pre-Mediation Quiz
- Mediation Process Quiz
- Ethical Practice Discussion
- Marketing and Selling Mediation Services Q&A
You will be required to participate in a minimum of two role plays as a role player and participate in feedback sessions prior to a NMAS Re-accreditation Assessment role play.
- Role Play 1 – Role Player – Mediation Role Play
- Role Play 2 – Role Player – Mediation Role Play
- Role Play 3 – Mediator – NMAS Re-assessment Role Play
Total cost of the refresher course is $650 including GST
What if I fail the re-accreditation assessment?
If your skills are very rusty or you do not prepare adequately for your re-assessment role play you may find that you are not assessed as competent.
You can request an additional assessment role play for $380.
If you believe that passing your assessment may be challenging we’d suggest that you complete the Gap Training and Assessment Course.
After successfully completing your NMAS Re-accreditation Role Play assessment and the course work you will be eligible for re-accreditation as NMAS Accredited Mediator.
We will provide you with a Certificate of Competence indicating that you have completed the refresher course and competence assessment with Mediation Institute.
Membership including NMAS Accreditation fees with Mediation Institute is $320 for two years.
Membership includes a complaint handling service suitable for NMAS Mediators and FDR Practitioners, free webinars and other professional development opportunities.