08 September 2022 - 09 September 2022
8:30am - 5:00pm

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Bedford College Norwest
2 Columbia Ct
Baulkham Hills NSW

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Mediation

In this training you will learn skills and process to help two or more people reconcile and address issues between them that they have not been able to resolve on their own. There will be extensive opportunity to practise the different parts of the Christian mediation process PeaceWise teaches, including an extended role play on the second day.

Our presenters

Bruce Burgess

Bruce Burgess

Bruce Burgess is married to Helen and they have two adult children.  He is National Director and one of the founders of PeaceWise and was Australia’s first Certified Christian Conciliator™. He holds degrees in Arts, Law, Christian Studies and Theology and is an international conference speaker. Bruce’s peacemaking work has led him to become involved in teaching and working with schools, workplace disputes, church and para-church based conflict cases. Bruce has a passion for seeing both adults and childrens’ lives transformed by the power of the gospel of peace and for building cultures and communities of peace. He loves seeing God break through to repair, restore and sustain healthy relationships. Bruce constantly thanks God for being the amazing God of peace that he is, who has provided so much help, wisdom and grace for living life.

Wayne Forward

Wayne Forward

Wayne serves with PeaceWise as the National Relationships Manager and sits as a board director for PeaceWise. He has diverse work background across Mental Health Nursing and Christian Ministry in which he has worked in a variety of leadership and training roles. He has formal studies in Nursing, Theology and Leadership Coaching. Alongside his work with PeaceWise Wayne also serves with Pioneers of Australia. Wayne has seen first hand the devastation that interpersonal conflict can cause in relationships, ministries and organisations. He has a heart to equip the people of God to live out the message of reconciliation that has been entrusted to us as testimony of the power of the gospel.

Wendy Konemann

Wendy Konneman

 Wendy Konemann is a PeaceWise Ambassador and is also a practising Christian counsellor specialising in marriage counselling, conflict coaching and mediations.  Wendy undertook the PeaceWise training in 2011 and is now a Certified Christian Conciliator™ with Peacemaker Ministries.  Wendy has been involved in mediating church, organisational and marriage conflicts both in Australia and in the United States and has provided biblical peacemaking training to churches and Christian schools around Australia.  She has been a speaker and trainer at events in Australia, the United States, Jordan, and The Netherlands.

Description

This training is provided by experienced conciliators and gives special attention to communication and problem-solving skills that are needed for effective mediation.It also addresses some of the problems that are more frequently encountered during mediation.

Book with safety!  100% refund if any training is postponed due to COVID-19 impact 

Prerequisites

Please note: Deeper into Conflict Coaching or the former Conflict Coaching course are prerequisites to this training. 

Special offers

Please note early bird discounts are automatically applied to tickets purchased at least 2 months prior to the event. Concession and repeat delegate discounts are applied at checkout. Please note reduced rates cannot be combined. Repeat delegate pricing is only available to those who have completed this course previously. 

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Cancellation policy

Please note our cancellation policy:

  • Up to one month before the course - $25 admin fee applies
  • From 1 month to 1 week before the 1st day of training - 50% of the fee will be refunded.
  • Within one week before the course - no refund will be given*
  • 100% refund if the training has to be postponed due to covid-19

* For serious illness or emergency, a fee credit will be supplied to be used within 1 year. Registrants are responsible for registering for future training with credit supplied.

What people are saying

"Fabulous course. Great framework for understanding a biblical foundation for peacemaking. I love that the material caters for a range of learners."

Tanya
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"It was great to see so clearly that the gospel was driving every aspect of the course."

Mark
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