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FDR Refresher


The Mediation Institute FDR Refresher Course is for eligible to be registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners only.  You can do this course if you have a suspended FDR registration or are registered but feel the need for additional training support.

It contains the option of participation in at least sixteen (16) hours of live video mediation as well as access to Graduate Diploma level training resources in Parenting and Property Family Dispute Resolution.

The course takes between 25 and 50 hours to complete.

  • Certificate of Completion – professional development certificate requires you to complete 25 hours of study which can be made up of the theory and role plays plus correctly completing the knowledge quizzes
  • Certificate of Competence – you can earn a Certificate of Competence in Parenting and/or Property Pre-Mediation, Parenting FDR or Property FDR by demonstrating competence in a role play scenario.

The Mediation Institute FDR Refresher Course is a refresher course for people who have met the requirements to be registered as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner but have suspended their registration for a period of time or for other reasons want to refresh their skills.

The course provides you with knowledge and skills development in:

  • pre-mediation preparation
  • parenting Family Dispute Resolution
  • property Family Dispute Resolution
  • documenting agreements reached in FDR

The course takes between 25 and 50 hours to complete depending on the number of role plays you would like to participate in.

You can achieve a Certificate of Completion by completing all of the writen tasks in the course if you are completing it for professional development.

You can achieve a Certificate of Currency by demonstrating competence in each of the skills assessment activities.

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