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MEDIATION PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE SUPERVISION

Professional mediation practice supervision is essential for anyone working in a professional capacity as a mediator, giving you the opportunity to offload and debrief when your work has impacted on you; either in a group or one to one session.

Typically our group meetings enable you to learn from each other, discuss your cases, consider a range of approaches and share your concerns, questions and successes with other professionals.

One to one sessions encourage reflection and discussion on best practice.

All supervision takes place in a confidential and safe environment and our supervisors are accredited annually by the College of Mediators.

SOLUTION TALK MEDIATOR WORKSHOP AND GROUP SUPERVISION

2024 Mediator Workshops and Group Supervision Sessions

Solution Talk delivers regular CPD top up training and College of Mediators approved supervision sessions to mediators – please see details of our next event below. Our 2024 programme is detailed below:

  • 22 February 2024 – North West Mediation Network Event – 1.30pm to 4.30pm – Free Event
  • 28 February 2024 & 1 March 2024 – Conflict Coaching Workshop – 9.30am to 1pm (both days) – price available on request
  • 6 March 2024 – Group Supervision / Case Discussion – 3.30pm to 5pm – Free Event
  • 26 April 2024 – Mediator Workshop & Faciliated Discussion (topic to be confirmed) – 9.30am to 11.30am – Free Event
  • 24 May 2024 – North West Mediation Network Event – 9.30am to 12.30pm – Free Event
  •  10 July 2024 – Group Supervision / Case Discussion – 12noon to 1.30pm- Free Event
  • 26 September 2024 – Mediator Workshop & Faciliated Discussion (topic – to be confirmed) – 4.30pm to 6.30pm- Free Event
  • 2 October 2024 – North West Mediation Network Event – 1.30pm to 4.30pm- Free Event
  •  17 October 2024 – Group Supervision / Case Discussion – 5.30pm to 7pm- Free Event
  • 5 & 6 December 2024 – Mediation Refresher Workshop – 9.30am to 1pm (both days) – price available on request
  • 18 December 2024 –  Group Supervision / Case Discussion – 11.30am to 1pm- Free Event

For more information, prices or to book a place at one of our mediator workshops and / or group supervision sessions then contact us

NORTH WEST MEDIATION NETWORK

OUR VISION

  • To be a centre of excellence for skilled professional mediators in the North of England
  • And to raise awareness and provide a responsive, sustainable and accessible service for all

OUR MISSION

  • To work collaboratively and share best work practices
  • To provide group and peer supervision
  • Be a regional voice to promote the profession, ensure mediators are seen as professional and lobby for service standards
  • To provide quality training
  • Be a forum for mediators and mediation services

OUR VALUES

  • Professional
  • Value each others time and be committed to the network
  • Be inclusive
  • Self development
  • Solution focused and constructive
  • Forward thinking
  • Mutual respect

2024 NETWORK EVENTS

22 February 2024

AGENDA
  • 1.30 pm – Introductions and Networking
  • 2 pm – Mediation Dilemas – an interactive workshop facilitated by Solution Talk  – we will look at a variety of scenarios, reflecting on the challenges we face as mediators and identify changes for the future
  • 3pm – Virtual Break
  • 3.15 pm – Mediator Peer Support Session – an interactive workshop facilitated by Solution Talk building on the discussions from earlier – you are invited to bring along any concerns, problems or reflections on your mediation cases or practice
  • 4.15 pm – Ideas for Future Network Events – interactive workshop facilitated by Solution Talk
  • 4.30 pm – Finish

Dates for 2024 – network events – 22 February, 24 May, 2 October – more details to follow

For more information or to book a place at one of our future network event then contact us

COLLEGE OF MEDIATORS

The College of Mediators is a membership body for mediators working in all areas of practice, family, workplace, community, intergenerational, commercial, restorative practice and more.

The College is an independent standards setting organisation which approves mediation training providers.

NEXT EVENTS

2 July 2024 – College of Mediators Annual Conference 2024 which will be hosted by the University of Kent

For more information contact the College or check out the website

NATIONAL MEDIATION AWARDS 2024

The National Mediation Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and reward best practice across all forms of mediation.  The 2024 awards are scheduled to take place on 5 December 2024, venue and further details to be confirmed shortly.

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SUPPORT & EVENTS FEEDBACK

Hi Jules, thank you for the supervision yesterday, it was great to talk through the very complex case with you. It has helped me to refocus on what is important in this case, to action plan going forward and has definitely made me look forward to the next steps with this family. I always look forward to sessions with you, as it helps so much with reflective practice and boosting my mediation practice

Feedback from a Mediation and Education Lead regarding their Practice Supervision Support Session

It is always a delight to have sessions with Jules. She has a warm and encouraging manner which sets you at ease. She also has a fantastic ability to help you drill down into cases, find the learning points and reflect on your practice. Great job, Jules, thank you so much!

Feedback from a Mediator regarding their Practice Supervisoin Support Session

Your reminder of the purpose of supervision and your role; to challenge, encourage exploration and support. And then following this through, I appreciated your empathy and support (helping me to remember what I had done well) in equal measure with encouraging reflection and analysis, including challenging me to think of anything else I could have done or will do differently. I find you to be really encouraging as well as trusting that you will ensure I am really honest with myself on elements on which I could improve or consider"

Feedback from an experienced mediator on their supervision session about what they found helpful
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