Joining the Society of Mediators

MEMBERSHIP HELPS US DELIVER THE OBJECTIVES

We are a membership organisation. We are currently in the process of re-structuring our membership package. This will be launching on the 31st January 2020.

Until that date, should you have any queries please contact chair@societyofmediators.com

To apply for membership under the current package please see below.

Membership of the Society of Mediators is open to all Mediators as well as Student or Prospective Mediators. We welcome members with the ethos, and standards and norms of the Society.

Those who meet the additional criteria may also apply for Fellowship of the society.

SoM Membership 2020

Membership costs just £25 + VAT per annum and provides a number of benefits:

  • Use of post-nominal MSoM for accredited mediators.
  • Priority notification of CPD Courses and other SoM Training.
  • Discounted Course Fees (10% off)
  • Discounted Room Hire Fees (10% off)
  • Invitation to the AGM.
  • Support & guidance from experienced Mediators.
  • Eligibility for the Free Mediation Project Panel – providing mediation and observation opportunities.

SoM Membership from 2021

Membership Costs just £50 + VAT pa and provides an increased (for 2021) set of ten unique and important benefits:

  • Use of post-nominal MSOM for those that have completed their accredited mediation training.

  • Priority notification of CPD Courses and other SoM Training.

  • Monthly newsletter and details of events and offers

  • Invitation to the AGM.

  • Support, mentoring, and guidance from experienced Mediators

  • Membership of the Free Mediation Project – providing free mediation and observation opportunities (suspended during COVID)

  • Access to ‘Pathway to Professionalism’ programme leading to Fellowship (FSoM) of the Society (suspended during COVID)

  • Guidance in the event of ethical issues available by email or telephone 

  • Complaints Resolution Service (accessible to members only, for free)

  • 25% reduction on room hires for meetings, mediation, or personal use

PLEASE NOTE that along with the normal accreditation criteria, a minimum of 3 mediations, either co or solo, must have been undertaken prior to application. 

*Subject to qualifications held. 

SoM Alumni Panel Membership

Membership costs just £95 + VAT per annum and provides a number of benefits:

  • Inclusion in The Society’s ‘Alumni Panel’ which would include a personal feature page on the website with photo and biog and the potential opportunity to be assigned mediation work via The Society.
  • Use of post-nominal MSoM for accredited mediators.*
  • Priority notification of CPD Courses and other SoM Training.
  • Discounted Course Fees (10% off)
  • Invitation to the AGM.
  • Support & guidance from experienced Mediators.
  • Eligibility for the Free Mediation Project Panel – providing mediation and observation opportunities*.

PLEASE NOTE that along with the normal accreditation criteria, a minimum of 3 mediations, either co or solo, must have been undertaken prior to application. 

*Subject to qualifications held. 

SoM Fellowship

Fellowship requires a one off fee of £200 + VAT, requirements include:

  • CMC recognised mediation qualification.
  • Observing three qualifying mediations.
  • Being appropriately insured.
  • Beginning and keeping a reflective diary.
  • Undertaking minimum of 10 mediations.
  • At least 5 to be pro-bono mediations.
  • Attending an Advanced Course (12 hrs).
  • Completing annual CPD training (6 hrs).
  • Writing a 2,000 word mediation paper.
  • Satisfying a panel of sufficient merit.
  • Includes all the benefits of membership plus the use of the post-nominal FSoM as a mark of competence, experience, knowledge, and commitment.

Please email info@societyofmediators.com if you have any questions.