Webinar | Preparing for your mediation accreditation assessment with Margaret Halsmith

Date TBA | Zoom Webinar
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (AEDT) | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (NZDT)

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Preparing for your mediation accreditation assessment

A webinar to support your preparation for NMAS (National Mediation Accreditation Scheme) and Resolution Institute Mediation Accreditation assessment.

Experienced mediator, coach and trainer, Margaret Halsmith, will give guidance about key points to consider in your preparation, tips to assist and answer your burning questions.

The webinar will cover:

  • Things to check in your mediator’s opening comments
  • Points to consider in your analysis of the scenario from the mediator’s perspective
  • Managing transitions from stage to stage of the mediation model
  • Some principles of mediation
  • Potential mediator mistakes to avoid
  • Tips for those blank moments
  • FAQs and answers

Register yourself and gain valuable CPD points.

Can’t attend? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording within 5 working days after the event.

About the presenter

Margaret Halsmith,
Experienced mediator, coach and trainer

Margaret has been mediating full time and teaching at universities as well as providing training and professional clinical supervision for over 20 years. She was the Chair of the Board of Resolution Institute from 2007 – 2017 and has been on the Board since 2004. Margaret has Resolution Institute Advanced Mediation Accreditation, NMAS Accreditation and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Accreditation.

Halsmith Dispute Resolution her dispute resolution and professional development practice in 2018 will celebrate its 22nd year. Margaret’s practice, which spans workplace, business-to-business, interpersonal and family settings is described at, her blog is Mediation Musings and her Twitter handle is @HalsmithDisRes.

Webinar information

Registration and login details

Detailed login information will be emailed to registrants as soon as the registration process is completed.


If you are unable to attend the event, this session will be recorded and all registered participants will receive access to the recording 5 working days after the event. You will have access to the recording until 31 December 2018.


This event will contribute 1 hour of CPD under NMAS and Resolution Institute accreditation schemes.

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Contact details

Resolution Institute, Sydney, (02) 9251 3366

Resolution Institute, Wellington, (04) 470 0110