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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 explores 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.

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Bonus: Don't forget to click on the "Resources" tab to access the slide deck, the Q&A transcript for unanswered questions, and your bonus article by Bill, "New Ways for Mediation".

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.

“Think of the stories of Steve Jobs, a high conflict individual who was well managed."
Bill Eddy

SmartCompany catches up with Bill ahead of the ‘It’s All Your Fault at Work!’ workshop at Monash Law School. Read more

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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)
10-12 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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