Refresher Programme on Psychology of Mediation at Kottayam

The seventh in the series of Refresher Programme on Psychology of Mediation for the mediators was held at Hotel AIDA, Kottayam on 21.10.2017. The Programme commenced at 9 am on 06.10.2017. Sri. P.K. Aravinda Babu, Director, Kerala State Mediation and Conciliation Centre delivered a brief introductory remarks about the refresher programme. Hon’ble Mr.Justice K.Surendra Mohan, President, Board of Governors, Kerala State Mediation and Conciliation Centre, inaugurated the function. Smt. S. Santha Kumari, District Co-ordinator and Principal District Judge, District Mediation Centre, Kottayam, delivered Presidential address. and Sri. Ijas.A, Sub Judge and Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, welcomed the participants. 33 mediators of Kottayam district were called to attend the programme and 32 mediators attended the refresher programme. The programme in three sessions commenced with the topic Psychology of Mediation which was handled by Smt. Zaileshia G., Clinical Psychologist. The topic on psychology covering extensively the important aspects of psychology in mediation was conducted from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm. The Third session, a joint session for the Mediators and nominated Advocates, on the subject drafting of agreement, was conducted by Sri.George Merlo Pallath, Mediator Trainer, KSMCC. In the concluding session at 3.30 pm, Hon’ble Mr.Justice A.M.Shaffique, Member, Board of Governors, KSMCC, interacted with the participants. Sri.A.Ijas, Sub Judge and Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Kottayam, extended vote of thanks.

Hotel AIDA, Kottayam21/10/2017