2018 Winter School Subject List

Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (PACS6928) - Opens 03 Oct 2017

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

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

(1)  School of Social & Political Sciences  - ssps.enquiries@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 22 Jan 2018 
End Date: 27 Jan 2018 
Capacity: 36 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


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.


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


Start Date: 22 Jan 2018     End Date: 27 Jan 2018


Mon 09:00 - 17:00

Tues 09:00 - 17:00

Wed 09:00 - 17:00

Thurs 09:00 - 17:00

Sat 09:00 - 17:00


Mon - Thu: Seminar Room 452, Education Building

Sat only: Seminar Room 344, New Law School Annexe Seminar Room 344


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