|Module title||Mediation As An Alternative Method To Solve Conflict|
|Module lecturer||dr Paulina Perska-Gradowska|
|Faculty||Faculty of Educational Studies|
Faculty of Educational Studies, ul. Szamarzewskiego 89
Room 49, building AB
Module aim (aims)
• Transfer of knowledge about mediation (origin and development of mediation in Poland and European countries; aims, rules, institutions, types of mediation).
• Transfer of knowledge about interpersonal conflicts (types of conflict, stages, ways of solving disputes); legal and other methods of solving conflicts.
• Transfer of knowledge about mediators' work (tasks, methods and strategies).
• Preparation for proper identification and definition of odds and loss during mediation.
• Transfer of knowledge about law basics of mediation in Poland.
• Develop interpersonal communication skills.
• Develop teamwork skills.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1: Conflict - types, stages
Week 2: Conflict - strategies of solving
Week 3: ADR and restorative justice. Mediation institutions
Week 4: Functions and principles of mediation
Week 5: Types of mediation
Week 6: Types of mediation
Week 7: Participants in mediation. Mediator's role
Week 8: Stages of mediation
Week 9: Methods and techniques in mediation
Week 10: Methods and techniques in mediation
Week 11: The role of interpersonal communication
Week 12: The role of interpersonal communication
Week 13: The role of interpersonal communication
Week 14: Legal regulations regarding mediation
Week 15: Ethics in the mediation process
• Fisher, Roger; William Ury; and Bruce Patton. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991
• Moore, Christopher W. The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict. 3rd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003
• Wilmot, William W., and Joyce L. Hocker. Interpersonal Conflict. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2007