How to run a Mediation / FDR Business

Mediation Practice Program

The art of starting a successful mediation business.

Providing you with everything you need to start your own successful mediation practice or improve your current practice.

Take your mediation practice to a whole new level, provide your clients with the best possible service AND run a mediation practice that works for you and your family.

At the end of this course, you will walk away with

Your own website

Your own business cards

CPD points
(one hour = one point)

Program structure & training

There will be regular live training sessions with me to teach you everything you need to know, so you are able to run a thriving mediation practice.

There will be lots of mediation training and I will share with you how I build my practice, the systems and processes I use, how you get clients through the door, how to price yourself and more.

You will be able to watch the training videos at another time if you are not able to attend the live sessions.

The second quarter of the program will be all about implementing what you have learned in the first three months- with my support.

Once you move into the implementation stage, it is likely you will come up against obstacles and have questions.

I want to set you up for success and in my 14 years as a mediator and business owner, I’ve found that support and opportunity for feedback makes all the difference to achieving long term success in the industry.

The live training sessions will be recorded, enabling you to watch the recording back in your own time. You will have access to these training videos for the entire 6 months of the program allowing you to go back and rewatch them whilst you are implementing what you have learned in your practise.

You will be part of a Facebook group for support. You can ask the community questions at any time and share ideas, wins and challenges.

The live Q & A sessions will enable you to submit your questions if you’re unable to attend, and the recording will be sent through after the session to ensure you’ll get full benefit from the program.

There will be focus meetings each Monday to set you up for each week, and make sure that you are taking steps every week to reach your goals.

You will walk away with your brand new website and newly printed business cards.

This course is CPD approved by the Australian Mediation Association . You will receive 1 CPD point for every hour of training you attend provided throughout this program.

I know what it is like to work alone. I love working for myself – in my opinion, there is nothing better than being your own boss.

But it can get lonely. In this job you carry a lot, and it is important to have a support network.

You will gain access to an amazing community once you have completed the program for ongoing support community and education.

  • How to run a lawyer assisted mediation
  • How to facilitate mediation in relation to property and financial settlement
  • What is CIP and how to run that process
  • Working with vulnerable clients and safety challenges in family law
  • How to deal with difficult clients and the importance of boundaries
  • Self-care for mediators – how do you keep yourself sane?
  • Intake and assessment skills
  • How to set up or improve a mediation practice?
  • The essentials of how to set up a mediation practice
  • Developing policies and procedures – documentation and process
  • I will share all my tried and tested systems that I use to streamline my business and save time
  • Marketing – how to build brand awareness, credibility and clients through the door
  • Social media training
  • Pricing
  • Find your why
  • How to feel enough and value yourself
  • How to set boundaries
  • Maintaining motivation and resilience when it’s going well and when it isn’t!
  • How to take action consistently
  • Pricing from a mindset perspective
  • Additional tailored content based on the needs of the group

About Lisanne Iriks

I have been a family mediator for over 14 years and I went from people telling me I could not get work in Australia, to being a finalist for Australian Mediator of the Year for three years in a row, and winning Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year.

I teach the vocational diploma in family dispute resolution. The program focuses on how to be an FDRP and provides the basic skills to be a good FDRP. There is nothing wrong with these programs, however there is only so much time in one course to teach you all you need to know.

I know how much more there is to learn before you can have a successful career as a mediator, as well as having a thriving mediation practice that gives your clients the best possible experience and also works for you! I see so many small business owners working 80 to 100 hours a week – that’s just not something I ever wanted to do. I have a thriving business, I drop off and pick up my kids most days of the week and earn a great income. The best part is that you can create this too. There is nothing special about me.

If you want to learn how I did it and upskill as a mediator, then fill out the application form to see if this course is a fit for you. I will not take your money if I do not think you will get value out of this program.

FAQs

The program will run for 6 months, starting from August 2022 and will end in January 2023.

I will run this program only once every year and I am running it for a special price for this first round. After this round, the price will go up.

The first three months will be filled with live training sessions with me to teach you everything you need to know, so you are able to run a thriving mediation practice.

There will be lots of mediation training and I will share with you how I build my practice, the systems and processes I use, how you get clients through the door, how to price yourself and more.

You will be able to watch the training videos at another time if you are not able to attend the live sessions.

And then,

The second quarter of the program will be all about implementing what you have learned in the first three months- with my support.

Once you move into the implementation stage, it is likely you will come up against obstacles and have questions. I want to set you up for success and in my 14 years as a mediator and business owner, I’ve found that support and opportunity for feedback makes all the difference to achieving long term success in the industry.

The one time offer is $3,700 +GST

Enrol here

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