CBFM Deutsch (Berlin)

MiKK Fortbildung zur grenzüberschreitenden Familienmediation (CBFM in German) Modul 1 (von 2 Modulen)

Friday 24th March – Sunday, 26th March 2023 in Berlin
Modules 1 and 2 of the German course can be taken in any order.

Programm & Registration (click here)

The 50-hour MiKK training, consisting of Module 1 (20 hours) and Module 2 (30 hours), aims to qualify practicing family mediators for mediation in cases of cross-border family conflicts, including mediation in cases of international child abduction as well as access and custody disputes. The training will introduce the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the 1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, the Brussels IIa Regulation and the new Brussels II b (Recast) Regulation, which will enter into force in August 2022. The new regulation requires courts to consider mediation in all cases involving children, especially in international child abduction Participants will be provided with tools and methods for mediation in high conflict cases, always with the aim of safeguarding the best interests of the child. Key topics in this training include: Culture and Conflict, Bilingualism and Mediation, Guidelines for Co-Mediation, The Voice of the Child in Mediation, and Online Mediation. Drawing on the experiences of the participant:s, we look at the challenges of mediation in an intercultural context. The training uses a variety of teaching formats, including input lectures, small group work, discussions, and film footage. Case studies and role plays form an integral part of the course. Interdisciplinary collaboration is an important aspect of this training.
A team of international, multidisciplinary trainers, who are experts in their respective fields and have extensive practical experience, lead this highly interactive training, which aims to equip international mediators with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate complex cross-border family disputes.

Discounts and Fundings:

  • Early Bird Discount: Until 15 January 2023!
  • Reduction for eligible countries*: Available for qualified mediators (List of eligible countries)
  • This training is recognised for the German “Bildungsurlaub” in some Federal States. Please contact us, if you need further information.

MiKK Fortbildung zur grenzüberschreitenden Familienmediation (CBFM in German) Modul 2 (von 2 Modulen)

Thursday, 22nd June – Sunday, 25th June 2023 in Berlin

Programm & Registration (click here)

The 50-hour MiKK training, consisting of Module 1 (20 hours) and Module 2 (30 hours), aims to qualify practicing family mediators for mediation in cases of cross-border family conflicts, including mediation in cases of international child abduction as well as access and custody disputes. The training will introduce the relevant legal aspects of international family conflicts, differences in national family legislation, the 1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions, the Brussels IIa Regulation and the new Brussels II b (Recast) Regulation, which will enter into force in August 2022. The new regulation requires courts to consider mediation in all cases involving children, especially in international child abduction. Participants:will be taught tools and methods for mediation in cases with high conflict potential, always with the goal of preserving the best interests of the child. Key topics in this training include: Culture and Conflict, Bilingualism and Mediation, Guidelines for Co-Mediation, The Voice of the Child in Mediation, and Online Mediation. Drawing on the experiences of the participant:s, we look at the challenges of mediation in an intercultural context. The training uses a variety of teaching formats, including input lectures, small group work, discussions, and film footage. Case studies and role plays form an integral part of the course. Interdisciplinary collaboration is an important aspect of this training.
A team of international, multidisciplinary trainers, who are experts in their respective fields and have extensive practical experience, lead this highly interactive training, which aims to equip international mediators with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate complex cross-border family disputes.

Discounts and Fundings:

  • Early Bird Discount: Until 31 March 2023!
  • Reduction for eligible countries*: Available for qualified mediators (List of eligible countries)
  • This training is recognised for the German “Bildungsurlaub” in some Federal States. Please contact us, if you need further information.