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Certificate in Mediation and Restorative Justice  

Learn the InAccord model of mediation and restorative justice in this comprehensive training.

What you will learn

  • Articulate the use of the INACCORD® Conflict Analysis model for use in mediation and restorative justice
  • Examine the Three Phases and Four Stages of the INACCORD® model
  • Explore the pre-interview and post interview phases of the INACCORD® mediation and Restorative Justice model
  • Apply the Touchstone Skills of questioning, reflecting, and reframing to simulated mediation cases
  • Apply INACCORD® surveys to simulated cases and analyze the results
  • Apply your knowledge of INACCORD® mediation to the field of restorative justice
  • Understand the underlying theories that influence the field of restorative justice
  • Analyze various models or application of restorative justice, such as sentencing circles
  • Understand victim and offender issues in restorative justice process
  • Explore the process of setting up a restorative justice program

How you will benefit

  • Receive four individual certificates in Mediation, Applied Mediation Practice, Restorative Justice and Professional Mediator and Restorative Justice Practitioner
  • Work toward earning your INACCORD® Certified Mediator certification
  • Develop the conflict resolution skills needed to resolve disputes both personally and professionally
  • Make a positive impact on the lives of those looking for outside mediation
  • Prepare to work in state or local government, human resources, or in private practice.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. Your materials will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment.


This course provides you with the skills necessary to become a Mediation or Restorative Justice professional. This comprehensive course series provides training in the INACCORD® conflict resolution model and offers you the chance to practice your skills through simulated roleplaying exercises. Additionally, you will be trained in the INACCORD® model of Restorative Justice, which will prepare you for work bringing perpetrators and victims of crimes together in order to seek resolutions that restore all parties. Upon successful completion, Mediators Without Borders will award you individual certifications in Mediation, Applied Mediation Practice, Restorative Justice, and a professional certificate as a Mediator and Restorative Justice Practitioner. A final exam is optional upon completion of the course.


  1. INACCORD® Mediation Certificate
    1. Justice and Alternative Dispute Resolution
    2. Overview of INACCORD® Conflict Analysis Model
    3. Phases and Stages of the INACCORD® Conflict Analysis Model
    4. The Touchstone Skills Part I
    5. The Touchstone Skills Part II
    6. Crafting the Memorandum of Agreement
    7. Special Issues In Mediation
    8. Legal Processes and Ethics
  2. INACCORD® Applied Practice
    1. INACCORD® Conflict Analysis in Practice
    2. Touchstone Skills in Practice
    3. INACCORD® Demo Practice
    4. Facilitating InAccord® Phase Two, Stage 1 Interventions
    5. Facilitating the INACCORD® Caucus
    6. INACCORD® Phase Two, Stages 2 & 3 Interventions
    7. INACCORD® Phase Two, Stage 4 Interventions
    8. Ethical Dilemmas and Mitigation
  3. INACCORD® Restorative Justice
    1. An Overview of Restorative Justice
    2. The INACCORD® Model for Restorative Justice
    3. Models of Restorative Justice and Working with Offenders
    4. Working with Victims
    5. Working with the Affected Communities
    6. Practitioner Issues in Restorative Justice
    7. International Applications
    8. Starting a Restorative Justice Program


Brian Luther is a Colorado licensed attorney and certified mediator and arbitrator. He has more than 15 years of mediation and dispute resolution experience. He spent eight years supervising and mentoring attorneys at LexisNexis, a leading legal research corporation and over five years as Lead Trainer and Internship Supervisor for Mediators Without Borders. Luther presides as an impartial Hearing Officer for the City of Longmont, Colorado and was just appointed as an alternate board member for the City of Longmont Board of Adjustments & Appeals. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and has a law degree from the New England School of Law.

 

Certificate in Mediation and Restorative Justice
Item: 202003CTP21610  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $3,895.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

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