The Third Party Neutral program is recognized by the following organizations:
Mediation International (MI) is a leading mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) service provider operating throughout Spain, across Europe and internationally. MI also developed an accreditation process leading to IMI certification (International Mediation Institute www.imimediation.org ) based on professional, ethical and competency standards.
MI recognizes that CICR’s Third Party Neutral modules TPN-1: Becoming a Third Party Neutral and TPN-3: Developing Mediation Skills combined satisfy its requirement of 60 hours of mediation training including theory and practice, which is part of Step 1 in its accreditation process of mediators under MI.
The TPN-1 module has been accredited for 30 hours towards the required 80 hours of mediation training. In addition, the TPN-2 module has also been accredited for 30 hours towards the required 80 hours of mediation training, for a total of 60 hours credit in the mediation category.