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Alternative Dispute Resolution (6852.5)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Public Health & Occupational Therapy



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    This subject introduces students to the basic concepts of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the contexts in which it is practiced. The background and philosophy of ADR and its current potential uses will be examined. Models of skills development in divers areas of ADR will also be explored.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. Understand the theoretical bases of ADR and it's applications

    2. Understand which types of disputes are suitable for ADR

    3. Appreciate the ethical and professional issues involved in ADR

    4. Demonstrate competencies in basic mediation skills appropriate in a range of circumstances

    Contact Hours

    1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial.


    Counselling Communication or permission of the subject convener.

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