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Mediation Skills for Homelessness Prevention

Learn to resolve disputes that could lead to a vulnerable person becoming homeless.

This course has been designed for organisations looking to prevent homelessness caused by breakdowns in family or tenancy relationships. The programme is especially popular with housing professionals with local authorities with responsibility for implementing the Homelessness Reduction Act 2018.

Mediation Skills for Homelessness Prevention aims to train your group to resolve disputes involving vulnerable people in a more structured way, using the proven step-by-step model employed by mediators.

At a glance...

  • 2-day course
  • Face-to-face or online
  • For 6 to 12 delegates
  • Pre-course consultation
  • Delivered by expert trainers
  • Fully-customised materials
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  • Facilitate conversations involving those at risk of homelessness

  • Gain key mediation skills and tools

  • Build mediation skills into your professional role

Why train with us?

Tailored course materials

We carry out an in-depth pre-course consultation with you prior to delivery, and then tailor the materials and case scenarios to those specific requirements.

Trained by real mediators

All of our trainers are practising mediators with many years of experience. They are also certified adult educators, meaning you’re in capable hands during your training!

ISO:9001 quality standard

ISO-9001 is the internationally-recognised standard for quality management. You can be sure that all of our training will be carried out in an efficient and quality-focused manner.

Lifetime post-course support

At any point following your training, you can get in touch with us to discuss queries and ask for advice. We can also provide you with any forms or documents that you might need.

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About the course

This two-day course covers everything you need to be able to facilitate productive conversations in cases where conflict could lead to homelessness, including:

At the conclusion of the two days, you will be able to:

Delivered either online or in-person at your location, all of our courses are live, interactive events, run by a practising mediator who is an expert in the field.

Mediation Skills for Homelessness Prevention includes a combination of:

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What our learners say

"I really enjoyed the training and materials provided. The scenarios and examples were useful, there was a good balance of group work and discussion, and the trainer was clear, precise, and very informative."
Pooja Kaur Crisis
"This course equipped me with some extremely useful skills and techniques that I'll be able to use when mediating a range of situations. The trainer was wonderful, knowledgeable and extremely supportive, and I would highly recommend this course to anyone that has to deal with conflict."
Federica Ventura Depaul UK
"I really enjoyed the practice of being a mediator - wasn't as such a role play, more like "involved learning"! It was also nice to rubber stamp, and understand, the theory behind what we do day in and day out."
Alexander Reece Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Have questions about the course?

We understand that you may have some queries about the course’s content or about how the training is delivered.

We’ve gathered together some of the most Frequently Asked Questions and have answered them below.

Who should attend this course?
This two-day course would be suitable for those who work with vulnerable people who are at risk of homelessness, including family workers, counsellors, housing coaches, and tenancy workers.

No previous experience with conflict resolution is required in order to attend.
Will I be a mediator after doing this course?
No, we are careful to distinguish our shorter courses from our accredited mediator programmes.

What we say is that this course will you how to facilitate resolution meetings involving those at risk of homelessness, but you won’t be a Mediator. To gain full accreditation, you would need our Interpersonal Mediation Practitioner’s Certificate course.

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Learn more about our approach to conflict resolution, based on Dr Mike Talbot's background in psychotherapy.