Webinar: Preventing Homelessness with Mediation

6th December 2019

12:00 UK time

On 3rd April 2018, the Homelessness Reduction Act came into force. Under this legislation, local authorities and other government bodies have a legally-binding duty to provide a wider range of services and protocols, including information and advice, to people at risk of homelessness.

Many are seeing mediation as a key tool in preventing situations where homelessness results from family breakdowns and other conflict, especially for young people.

Official statistics suggest that 57% of youth homelessness is a result of someone being forced to leave their home by a family member or co-tenant. This could be because of lifestyle choices, substance misuse, mental health issues, or something as simple as a breakdown in the relationship between two tenants or family members. In addition, conflict within a tenant-landlord relationship could lead directly to someone ending up on the streets.

Join our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, as he reflects on how mediation can be used in this life-changing way, and how our Mediation Skills for Homelessness Prevention course works.

The webinar will also include an interview with Ann Tighe, Chief Executive of Croydon-based homelessness charity, CAYSH. Ann will be talking about the benefits mediation brings and how they have incorporated it into their work.

At a glance

  • Free 45-minute webinar
  • Presentation followed by Q&A
  • Booking required (see below)
  • Who should attend?
    • Housing officers
    • Neighbourhood managers
    • Homelessness/housing charities

Watch the trailer for this webinar:

Watch this short trailer about how mediation can help prevent homelessness, and what to expect in the webinar.

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To book your place on this free 'Preventing Homelessness with Mediation' webinar, just complete the form below. We'll send you a confirmation email, then, on the morning of the webinar, we'll send you the link to the webinar, so you'll have time to check everything's working ahead of the webinar starting at 12pm.

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Who are UK Mediation?

Founded in 1999 by Dr Mike Talbot, UK Mediation have come to be recognised as the pioneering thought leader in mediation and mediation training.

Based in the United Kingdom and operating all over the world, UK Mediation uses only the most experienced mediators and adult educators: resolving disputes for people or training them how to do it for themselves.

We are mediation specialists. We understand how and why mediation works, we are experts in training and qualifying mediators, and we are passionate about what we do.

We know that a lot of mediators are throwing accreditations round like they are going out of fashion, so we will make it simple. We have all of the accreditations you would expect as well as Ofqual and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Not to mention we are the only mediation company to carry the Investors in People and ISO9001 awards.

Meet Dr Mike

Find out more about our founder, his background in psychotherapy, mediation experience, interests and activities as CEO of UK Mediation.

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