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LAWS77-801: Mediation and Dispute Resolution Practice 1

Description

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Practice 1 is a foundational subject in the Master of Laws in Family Dispute Resolution and can also be taken as an elective in other Masters programs offered by the Faculty of Law. The aim of this subject is to equip students with the required knowledge and skills that are essential for mediators and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. In this subject students will acquire and apply knowledge and skills about the facilitative model of mediation and the role and function of mediators, support persons and other professionals. Students will also explore and critically examine ethical and professional obligations as they apply to mediators, family dispute resolution practitioners, and both mediation and family dispute resolution practice in the context of applicable law.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-801
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Identify and critically reflect on the nature and purpose of each stage of the facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process . 1. Identify and critically reflect on the nature and purpose of each stage of the facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process . 2. Identify and apply mediator skills, strategies and techniques within the context of facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process. 2. Identify and apply mediator skills, strategies and techniques within the context of facilitative Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution process. 3. Critically analyse aspects of mediation process, skills and/or strategies. 3. Critically analyse aspects of mediation process, skills and/or strategies.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 21/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 22/01/2022
    Last enrolment: 19/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 24/01/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 27/01/2022
    Teaching census: 23/01/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 23/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 27/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 28/05/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 30/05/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/06/2022
    Teaching census: 29/05/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 19/09/2022
    Subject start: 19/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 23/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 24/09/2022
    Last enrolment: 21/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 26/09/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/09/2022
    Teaching census: 25/09/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 21/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 22/01/2022
Last enrolment: 19/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 24/01/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 27/01/2022
Teaching census: 23/01/2022