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Executive Certificate in Family Mediation

ECFM Register here

Schedule: Sundays 3.30pm to 7pm via Zoom

Date: 7th November to 5th December, 2021

Programme Overview:

Family mediation has become critical to society as society has been shifting from extended family system to nuclear family system. The need for mediators who understand family relations is very key in ensuring peaceful co-existence among family members. The programme is intended for individual professionals engaged in dispute resolution, including in-house counsel, government attorneys, private lawyers, judicial officers, teachers, the clergy, security officers and others. This programme examines the principles, processes and practices family mediation. The training is designed around exercises, simulations and practical case studies, the programme provides a solid foundation on the family dispute resolution techniques in addition to addressing advanced and prevailing issues affecting family relations. Taught by experienced practitioners, participants are guided through a well-balanced content of international and African perspectives, ensuring the content is relevant and practical.


  • Concept of Family System
  • Customary, Ordinance and Mohamedan Marriages
  • Dissolution of marriage
  • Custody and maintenance of a child
  • Spousal/Joint Property Issues
  • Succession and inheritance
  • Adoption in Ghana
  • Marriage under Ordinance
  • The Will’s Act 1971 Act 360
  • Intestate Succession Act 1985 PNDCL 111
  • Administration of Estates Act 1961 Act 63
  • Head of Family (Accountability) Act 1985 PNDCL 114
  • Domestic Violence Act 2007 (Act 732)
  • Juvenile Justice in Ghana
  • Children’s Act
  • Concept of Mediation
  • Stages in Mediation
  • Enforcement of Mediation Outcomes


Diploma, Degree Holders, Master Degree Holders from any recognized institution.

Target Group: Social Workers, Pastors, Counsellors, Education, DOVVSU officers, Mediators, Family heads, NGOs, Church Leaders and other interested people.

Free Registration

Fee: GHS1,000.00

How to apply:

Register here: https://forms.gle/k8zKZ5Z5XwyAZVoq6

TEL: 0509634027, 0303960798
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Website: www.iplsghana.com
P. O. Box GP22356, Accra

Who We Are

The Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies - IPLS is a registered private training and development institute under the Laws of Ghana dedicated to the development and promotion of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Human Rights based approach to development, paralegal studies, etc.


Get in Touch


Resolution Zone, Off Amanfrom Road, 
Pokuase,H/132 Accra

+233-050 963 4027
+233-030 396 0798