Facilitating Complex Dialogue


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.


(Advanced Certificate in mediation)

Course Outline

Week 1: The neurophysiology and morality of politics and political conflict

Week 2: How to discuss the various intersecting oppressions including racism, sexism and ablism

Week 3: How to discuss vaccine mandates and related matters and other extremely polarizing issues

Week 4: Designing and organizing difficult and complex dialogues (part 1)

Week 5: Designing and organizing difficult and complex dialogues (part 2)

Week 6: Transactional and policy-setting mediation and opportunities in practice

Course Structure
Compulsory attendance of a three hour seminar every alternative Wednesday for 6 sessions
Prescribed Material: ADR Network SA Manual on FACILITATING COMPLEX DIALOGUE 2022
Recommended Reading: Politics, Dialogue and Democracy, Kenneth Cloke
Seminar Dates

(Every second Thursday evening 5pm-8pm on Zoom)

12 January 2023
19 January 2023

26 January 2023
2 February 2023
9 February 2023
16 February 2023


R 9 999 (or R 4 999 for registered panellists)
Monthly payment option: R 3 500 x 3 or R 1 750 x 6
Monthly payment option for panellists: R 1750 x 3 or R 875 x 6
Registration Deadline: 5pm 5 January 2023

Early Bird Discount:

R 4999 or (R 2599 for panellists) if registered and paid by 5pm on 30 November 2022


Course presented  in English
Matriculant unless exemption applied for
No refunds but replacement trainees accepted

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