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ACJI hosts a variety of public lectures, seminars, events and executive and continuing education featuring experts from Australia and overseas.

Public Events

Webcast: Mediation and High Conflict People

Proudly presented by Monash University Australian Centre for Justice Innovation and featuring Bill Eddy LCSW Esq, President of the High Conflict Institute in California, this complimentary webcast will explore mediation in high conflict disputes.

Hear about ‘New Ways for Mediation’, a new, highly-structured method developed by Bill Eddy in his professional family mediation practice. It is specifically designed for mediating high-conflict disputes by guiding the parties in using simple self-management skills to their maximum ability.

Bonus: Each registrant will receive a copy of the webcast and Bill’s paper, ‘New Ways for Mediation’ after the presentation.Click to Register

Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Time: 2.00pm-3.00pm AEST
Cost: Free

Registrations close 29 August.

Can’t make the date?
Simply register for this webcast and you will receive the full video recording, slide deck and paper via email. So if your schedule is tight, you can watch it in your own time.

Mr Bill Eddy

Bill Eddy LSCW Esq.

Bill Eddy is a professional family mediator, family lawyer and family counsellor. He is also the President of the High Conflict Institute based in San Diego, which provides training for professionals in managing high-conflict disputes in mediation, legal disputes, workplace, healthcare and educational disputes. He is the author of several books (including So, What’s Your Proposal? Shifting High-Conflict People from Blaming to Problem Solving in 30 Seconds), free articles and training videos in the New Ways for Mediation method.

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Executive and Continuing Education




Workshop:  Advanced Mediation Skills including NMAS evaluation

Part A:  (3 days)
13-15 October 2016, 8.30am - 6.00pm

Part B: (3 days) choose from
10-12 November 2016, 8.30am - 6.00pm
17-19 November 2016, 8.30am - 6.00pm


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Dealing with High Conflict People in Court (For Judiciary)

2 September 2016, 9.30am – 4.30pm6

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It's All Your Fault at Work! - Managing Narcissists & Other High Conflict People5-6 September 2016, 9.30am - 5.00pm12

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Managing High Conflict Personalities in Legal Disputes

7-9 September 2016, 8.30am – 5.00pm18

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*Please inquire with your state CPD scheme to ascertain how many CPD units you can accrue for attending any of these offerings.

Registrations close one week prior for each event.

Discounts & Other information

10% discount applies to Group Bookings (3 or more) or Monash Alumni.

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Nina Massara
Senior Business Development Officer
P: 03 9903 8528