Facilitate mediation processes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCMED414A, 'Facilitate mediation processes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Facilitate mediation processes' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Maintain a favourable climate for mediation

1.1 Maintain fairness for all parties involved in the process

1.2 Comply with statutory and procedural requirements

1.3 Use technology and expert assistance, such as interpreters, to reduce impediments to open communication

1.4 Provide sufficient time for each party's interests and views to be identified and explored

2. Adapt the process to match parties' needs within the agencies framework

2.1 Adapt mediation process to suit needs of parties and dispute

2.2 Manage co-mediation appropriately with all parties to the dispute

2.3 Provide parties with opportunity to reflect on any agreement or seek other advice when appropriate

3. Facilitate interaction between parties

3.1 Identify existence of any actual or potential bias or conflict of interest

3.2 Respond appropriately to concerns expressed about bias or partiality

3.3 Avoid any appearance of partiality or bias through word or conduct

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCMED414A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC42308 - Certificate IV in Mediation
  • CHC51808 - Diploma of Family Intake and Support Work
  • PSP40104 - Certificate IV in Government