The CHC81115 – Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution provides the skills and knowledge you need to facilitate mediation for couples and families as they go through separation and divorce. You will be helping them to reach parenting agreements, property settlements and to resolve their co-parent and wider family relationship issues.
This course provides in depth learning on family violence and conflict, it’s effect on children and the family law environment for separating couples.
This qualification reflects the role of family dispute resolution practitioners (FDRPs) who provide mediation services and interventions for families who experience high levels of relationship conflict and may be involved in the family law system. Graduates accredit with the Attorney Generals Department and then go on to work independently or as a contractor or employee of a FDR Service.
The legal and ethical obligations of Family Dispute Resolution practitioners under the Family Law Act 1975 and the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008 are part of the course curriculum.
On completion of the qualification, graduates can apply for registration with the Attorney General’s Department to practice as FDRPs under the Family Law Act 1975. Once registered with The Attorney General’s Department, graduates can also apply for accreditation under the National Mediator Accreditation Standards (NMAS) by applying to Mediation Institute, a Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (RMAB).
Mediation Institute will deliver this qualification in partnership with RTO Inspiritive.