Units of Study

Students undertaking postgraduate coursework degrees at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies have the opportunity to study with expert researchers and practitioners in areas including nonviolence, community mediation, human rights, the United Nations, faith-based peacebuilding, and the psychology of peace.

For more information on the units of study currently on offer, please see the table below (for details of session date and time for each unit, you can view the CPACS timetable).

Since not all units in the program are offered in every calendar year, you can also find out more about our full range of electives on the Units of Study section of this website.

PACS6928 - Community Mediation: Theory and Practice

Summer Main, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Leticia Claire Anderson
Phone: +61 2 9351 3971
Email: leticia.anderson@sydney.edu.au

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.

Assessments

class participation and role plays (25%) and 1500 word reflective journal (25%) and 3000 word essay (50%)

Classes

39hrs seminar

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