My Volunteer Experience of Being a Community Mediator

Q2: What do you enjoy most about volunteering?

By day a professional coach supporting executives in the corporate sector, Anita Ferrari is also one of our volunteer mediators, giving up some of her spare time to provide a valuable service to the community. In this interview she reflects on her volunteering experience. We asked Anita Ferrari, a professional Coach, some questions about her volunteering experience at Calm … Read moreMy Volunteer Experience of Being a Community Mediator

‘Integrated Victim and Witness Service’ (IVWS) – Restorative Justice service

From 1st April 2019 the ‘Integrated Victim and Witness Service’ (IVWS) led by Victim Support will be available pan-London and Restorative Justice (RJ) is an embedded part of that provision. Calm Mediation will be the provider of RJ and casework can be referred via restorativejustice@calmmediation.org or call 020 7603 4014. Calm Mediation have provided RJ … Read more‘Integrated Victim and Witness Service’ (IVWS) – Restorative Justice service

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Connect conference 2017

Calm Mediation’s annual conference ‘Calm Connect’, took place on the 12th October 2017 in Regent’s University, Regent’s Park providing an inspiring afternoon of guest speakers, workshops and networking for the many delegates who attended. Our array of expert speakers showed that mediation and restorative practice are powerful, accessible processes that are proving their worth in … Read moreConnect conference 2017

~Helping victims of fraud through restorative justice.

Victims of financial fraud in London can now access help to deal with the emotional aftermath of resolved crimes from Calm Mediation’s restorative justice service. Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, we have been offering restorative justice to victims of serious crimes such as assault, robbery and murder since 2005 but have recently added financial fraud … Read more~Helping victims of fraud through restorative justice.

~Supporting housing officers to manage conflict.

We were delighted to work with Catalyst Housing this month in delivering our specially designed Mediation Awareness training to a group of their staff. The highly focussed 2.5 hour session explored the nature of conflict between neighbours, looked at how mediation can help and gave attendees tips on how to get their residents to engage … Read more~Supporting housing officers to manage conflict.

We’re now providing conflict resolution services in Merton and Sutton.

Calm Mediation is now providing a mediation service in the London Boroughs of Merton and Sutton. Following the closure of Merton and Sutton Mediation Service (MSM) in March 2016, we are offering our well-established, professional mediation service to organisations and clients in the two boroughs. Calm Mediation’s Director, Corinne Rechais, says: “We were pleased to … Read moreWe’re now providing conflict resolution services in Merton and Sutton.