is Mediation ?
Mediation is a voluntary form of conflict resolution based on the belief
that everyone can take responsibility for their actions and has the
ability to resolve disputes positively with the support of a neutral
This course can either be taught to groups of young people allowing
them to be peer mediators or as staff training to allow staff to train
young people in your own enviroments.
As a process, mediation encourages people to find non-violent alternatives
It is concerned with finding a way forward that is most likely to bring
or resolution acceptable to both. The mediator guides the disputants
to a solution which
is identified, chosen and agreed by them. A structured process enables
disputants to :