2017 Winter School Subject List

Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (PACS6928) - Applications Closed

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Peace and Conflict Studies
Level: Postgraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1)  Abe Quadan - abeq13@yahoo.com.au
(2) Dr Spase Karoski - 

Contacts:
(1) Dr Wendy Lambourne - wendy.lambourne@sydney.edu.au
(2)  SSPS Admin - ssps.admin@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 30 Jan 2017 
End Date: 03 Feb 2017 
Capacity: 30 
Status: Applications Closed 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 04 Jan 2017 
Census date: 30 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 30 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.

Description

This unit of study will focus on the theory and practical application of facilitation, communication and conflict resolution skills in a community mediation context. Students will learn about various models of community mediation and will become skilled in the stages of community mediation through role-plays and simulation exercises. Successful completion of this unit of study will equip students for possible accreditation as a community mediator in Australia, as well as providing students with transferable skills and knowledge about mediation.

Assessment

Seminar participation/role equivalent to 500wd (25%), 1x1250wd Reflective journal (25%), 1x3000wd Essay (50%)

Timetable

Start Date: 30 Jan 2017     End Date: 03 Feb 2017

Lectures:

Mon - Fri Jan 30th to Feb 3rd

9:00 - 17:00 hrs

Location:

Education Seminar Rooms 433, 434, 435, 438, 514 & 527

Texts

Course reader.