Training

 

ADR Network SA (Pty) LTD offers expert training in mediation and arbitration that has been developed over the past 16 years and is continually updated and benchmarked against best practice and emerging ideas and ideology in ADR and Restorative Justice. Trainees and panelists enjoy ongoing support and engagement via practice development workshops, networking events, invitations to conferences, access to articles and the like.

It is recognized by the Department of Justice (for purpose of accreditation of individual court annexed mediators), SA Medico Legal Association (for accreditation of Medico-Legal mediators) and is accredited with ADR Register International (applicable to 164 countries including South Africa) for Mediation Training and CPD.

ADR Network SA offers training in various aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution:

Five Day Mediation Training:

Aligned to National and International Standards. These workshops are conducted regularly in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town and less frequently in Limpopo and other areas upon request.

Short Programmes:

in specialised areas of Dispute Resolution including Divorce and Family, Commercial, Labour and Workplace, Insurance, Medical Negligence, Restorative Justice, Sporting Disputes, Restorative Discipline in Schools, Human Rights and Constitutional Disputes, Administrative and Public Interest Disputes.

Correspondence Training:

  • A ONE YEAR PROGRAMME in Alternative Dispute Resolution comprising Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Arbitration and an elective chosen from the list of short programmes.
  • A FULL RESTORATIVE JUSTICE LEARNING PROGRAMME

Upcoming Programmes

Please select your desired training option below to learn more.

Saturday and Wednesday School Series

Program inLand Transformationin South Africa and therole of ADR andRestorative Justice.

10 JULY

International case studies in land transformation.

  • Part 1: Zimbabwe
  • Part 2: India
24 JULY

The role of ADR and restorative justice in landtransformation, peace-building and confronting acolonial past in the interests of a democratic future.

Cost:

  • R 11 999 in advance of the program (R 5999 for panellists)

  • 2 Monthly instalments of R 6500 each (R 3250 x 2 for panellists)

  • 3 Monthly instalments of R 4500 each (R 2500 x 2 for panellists)

  • 6 monthly instalments of R 2350 each (R 1750 x 6 for panellists)

Seminar Times:

Wednesday: 4pm – 7pm

Saturday: 9am – 12pm

Book Your Spot:

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Five Day Mediation Training

Day 01: An overview of ADR Systems
  • Introduction to Restorative Justice
  • Theory of Conflict Resolution
  • The Universal Pattern of Order/Disorder or Chaos/Re-Order and the Mediator’s role
  • Paideia and lifelong deep learning for Mediators
Day 02: Mediation: theory, the process and ethics
  • Court annexed mediation: the published rules, norms and standards and practical assignment
  • Role Play practice
Day 03: The Mediation Space and the Mediator Stance
  • Court Annexed Mediation
  • Rule 41 and other Statutory Systems
  • Role Plays and Practical Work
Day 04: ADR and the 4th Industrial Revolution
  • ADR Practice
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence
  • Role Plays
Day 05: Role Play assessments
  • Presentation of assignments
  • Storytelling circle
  • Certification ceremony

Cost: R 13 750

All 5 day training runs on zoom for now and is at a discounted rate of R 6 950.
Monthly payment options available.

Dates:

05 – 09 July 2021 (Online)

19 – 23 July 2021 (Online)

02 – 06 August 2021 (Online)

16 – 20 August 2021 (Online)

06 – 10 September 2021 (Online)

20 – 24 September 2021 (Online)

Book Your Spot:

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Distance Learning Programs

Alternative Dispute Resolution Distance Learning Program

Students must complete assignments in four Training Units and an oral assessment.

  1. Conflict Resolution and restorative justice
  2. Mediation (incl court annexed mediation)
  3. Arbitration
  4. Elective unit: Choose from workplace/commercial/ family and divorce/restorative justice in schools/credit dispute resolution/ sport disputes/ ADR human rights/ Insurance/ Sectional Title/ADR Medical Negligence

Trainees have twelve months to complete but the program may be fast tracked over 6 weeks or three months.

Trainees who wish to apply to be accredited for court annexed mediation can make up 40 hours contact time via attendance at five day workshops or attendance via Skype by prior arrangement.

COST: R 3 450

(in advance of each of the four parts or R 11 999 for the whole program upfront)

*Monthly payment options available

Restorative Justice Distance Learning Program

Students must complete assignments in four Training Units and an oral assessment.

  1. Introduction to Restorative Justice and Restorative Problem Solving
  2. Restorative Justice Processes-victim/offender dialogue in criminal matters, family group conferencing in family matters, restorative circles, dialogue processes
  3. Specific applications-schools, workplace and community
  4. Restorative Justice and Personal Injury-Hate Crimes, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury generally

Trainees have twelve months to complete but the program may be fast tracked over 6 weeks or three months.

Cost: R 3 450

(in advance of each of the four parts or R 11 999 for the whole program upfront.)

Book Your Spot:

Programme

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Online Short Training Programmes

Online programs run from 9am-1pm on allocated days unless otherwise arranged. Afternoon sessions are 2pm to 6pm unless otherwise arranged. Trainees need to download zoom and have access to WIFI.

July 2021

12 JULY
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 1
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 2
  • Focus on Road Accidents

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

13 JULY
  • Family and Divorce Mediation (AM)
  • Debtor and Creditor Dispute Resolution (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

14 JULY

Restorative Justice (AM)

Case Studies:

  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Hate Crime
  • Medical Injury

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

15 JULY
  • Arbitration (AM)
  • Labour and Employment Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

16 JULY
  • Commercial Mediation (AM)
  • Insurance Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

26 JULY
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 1
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 2
  • Focus on Road Accidents

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

27 JULY
  • Family and Divorce Mediation (AM)
  • Debtor and Creditor Dispute Resolution (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

28 JULY

Restorative Justice (AM)

Case Studies:

  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Hate Crime
  • Medical Injury

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

29 JULY
  • Arbitration (AM)
  • Labour and Employment Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

30 JULY
  • Commercial Mediation (AM)
  • Insurance Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

August 2021

09 AUGUST
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 1
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 2
  • Focus on Road Accidents

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

10 AUGUST
  • Family and Divorce Mediation (AM)
  • Debtor and Creditor Dispute Resolution (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

11 AUGUST

Restorative Justice (AM)

Case Studies:

  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Hate Crime
  • Medical Injury

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

12 AUGUST
  • Arbitration (AM)
  • Labour and Employment Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

13 AUGUST
  • Commercial Mediation (AM)
  • Insurance Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

23 AUGUST
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 1
  • Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Part 2
  • Focus on Road Accidents

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

24 AUGUST
  • Family and Divorce Mediation (AM)
  • Debtor and Creditor Dispute Resolution (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

25 AUGUST

Restorative Justice (AM)

Case Studies:

  • Assault
  • Rape
  • Hate Crime
  • Medical Injury

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

26 AUGUST
  • Arbitration (AM)
  • Labour and Employment Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

27 AUGUST
  • Commercial Mediation (AM)
  • Insurance Mediation (PM)

ONLY R1750

*R 875 for panellists

Book Your Spot:

6 + 7 =

Ongoing Professional Development for Mediators and Arbitrators

Certification for CPD purposes applies for live attendance. All registrants will receive the videos for reference.

23 JULY

Session 1:
8am
The mediator’s inner stance

Session 2:
9 – 10 am
Court Annexed Mediation and Rule 41A

Session 3:
10 – 11am
The impact of trauma on the brain and its significance at the table

Session 4:
11am – 12pm
ADR Practice establishment and marketing

Cost:
Registered panellists and current 5 day trainees: No charge
All others: R 250 per session

Presenter:
Sheena Jonker

Book Your Spot:

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