Ideological Foundations and Practice
14th - 17th of March 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia
A Training by Joseph P. Folger Ph.D.
The Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation & Temple University
From Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th of March 2013 a four-day trainining entitled Transformative Mediation: Ideological Foundations and Practice will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The Training will be conducted by the founding father of transformative mediation and co-author of the book "The Promise of Mediation: Responding to Conflict Through Empowerment and Recognition" and "The Promise of Mediation: The Transformative Approach to Conflict", which represents the ground literature work concerning transformative mediation, and honored guest speaker at The First International Congress of Transformative Mediation in Ljubljana, Joseph P. Folger.
This training program provides an understanding of the core purpose and foundational principles of transformative practice. In addition to exploring the goals and effects of transformative intervention, this training provides practice with the core transformative intervention skills. Through lecture, discussion, video illustrations, and skill building exercises, this training program grounds participants in an approach to mediation practice that is rooted in the assumption that conflict is a crisis in human interaction.
Transformative mediation is an approach to conflict intervention that is used in a wide range of conflict intervention settings. It is based upon the view of conflict outlined in the book The Promise of Mediation by Robert A. Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger and it has been adopted in organizational, court, community and governmental settings. Transformative mediation has been used in family, neighbourhood, divorce, youth, multi-party disputes and has been adapted for conflict interventions that address team development and organizational disputes.
The training is intended for experienced mediators (possibly also using transformative approach already) and mediation trainers, but is open also for other participants.
The Training will be held in English each day from 9.00 to 17.00 in Ljubljana (with lunch break from 12.30 - 13.30). Plenary sessions will be held in english, but participants will be allowed to do the practice skills and role playing in their home language.
How to register:
- online registration form: REGISTRATION or
- via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The seat on the training is guaranteed only with the complete payment of training fee.