Eligibility For Membership
For the remainder of 2023 IPMO will accept applications for membership where the mediation programme completed was/is accredited by the International Mediators Institute (IMI) or the Mediators' Institute of Ireland.
Categories of Membership
The description & membership fees below apply for 2021 to 2023. IPMO Qualified NQs are mediators who are newly qualified or who have not yet completed enough cases to become Qualified Q members. Qualified Q members typically have completed 5-19 cases. Certified members have completed at least 20 cases.
Membership fees become due and renewals are processed by the start of February each year. Applicants that join after July 31st in their first year of membership will be charged half the full-year rate for that year only.
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Understanding Membership Requirements
The requirements for each membership level is described below.
IPMO Qualified Mediator NQ
Newly Qualified Mediators are members who have completed training and have not yet had any experience of practice.
Applicants who wish to be accredited as an IPMO Qualified Mediator NQ must be resident in Ireland and;
Qualified Mediator NQ Members will be required to re-register on an annual basis and must;
IPMO Qualified Mediator Q
Qualified Mediators Q; is someone who has demonstrated real-world practice experience of at least 5 cases (sole or co-mediation)/50 hours, or has successfully completed an accredited supervision programme.
Applicants who wish to be accredited as an IPMO Qualified Mediator Q must be resident in Ireland and;
Qualified Mediator Q Members will be required to re-register on an annual basis and must;
IPMO Certified Mediator
Mediators who wish to be accredited as a Certified Mediator must be resident in Ireland and;
Be assessed and approved by the International Mediation Institute “IMI” as a Certified Mediator OR
Certified Mediator Members will be required to re-register and pay the appropriate fee on an annual basis and to retain Certified status must;
Professional Indemnity Insurance
The IPMO rules require all members who are practicing mediators to have professional indemnity insurance (often known as "PI insurance"). Contact us to find out about applicable PI insurance policies.
If you have any queries regarding the membership levels & obligations upon members, please Contact Us.