Adrian is an approved trainer of The College of Mediators, recognised by the Family Mediation Council (FMC).
Additionally, he has been approved directly by the FMC, with Judi Lyons, to provide Child Inclusive Mediation training.  
Adrian is able to provide training to all family mediators irrespective of their mediation membership body.  He is available for 'in-house' training and he will also be announcing training opportunities from autumn 2019
He is a highly experienced national & international trainer.   Formerly a leading trainer in Foundation and Advanced courses for the FMA and then the ADR group. He was the leading trainer for the ADR group Bar Council Partnership.  He has also delivered foundation training to lawyers in Ireland, senior judges in Slovenia and lawyers and social scientists in Portugal.   In addition Adrian has provided advanced training to mediators in Belarus, Ukraine and for mediators from Russia and former Soviet Republics, in the areas of supervision, simplifying complex finances, child consultation and the full individual child information model.
What you can be guaranteed from all training:
  • Additional techniques to enhance practice
  • Cutting edge critique and  enhanced professional development
  • Small, supportive, confidential and engaging group dynamics
  • Sensible timings for ease of travel
New training dates below
Contemporary Practice Developments in Family Mediation

  • Enhanced domestic abuse screening   
  • The role of third parties in mediation
  • Preparing for physical mediation (post lockdown)
  • Developing the use of questioning techniques

Dates: TBC

Time: 10am - 4.00pm

Venue & Location: Online

Cost: £150.00
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The Full Individual Child Information Model (FICI)                                 NEW!

An effective model for mediating children’s issues


Learn how the FICI model can:

Be used as a proactive model for maintaining a genuine child focus

Be adapted to assess the suitability of CIM for children over 10 years

Be applied in the majority of child issues mediation to ensure that the children are ‘brought to life’ in the mediation room


This 3 hour course will explain why the model is so important and outline how it can be delivered or adapted, drawing from practice examples

Date: 20th January 2022, 10th February 2022 or 15th March 2022
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Venue & Location: Via Zoom
Cost: £95
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Family Mediation Professional Practice Consultants Day
Date: TBC

Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Venue & Location: Online

Cost: £100.00
Child Inclusive Mediation Awareness Training 
This is for mediators who need to attend an awareness and introduction day prior to attending the full 3 days CIM training.
Date: 8th March 2022
Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Venue & Location: TBC
Cost: TBC


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Adrian Wright Family mediator
Child Inclusive Mediation Update Training (advanced) with Judi Lyons

This is for mediators who are already qualified in providing direct child consultation. 

Date: TBC

Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm

Venue & Location: TBC

Cost: £150.00
Child Inclusive Mediation Full Foundation Training with Judi Lyons

This is for mediators who are not currently trained in direct child consultation but who have attended a CIM awareness day.
Dates: 9th March 2022, 10th March 2022 and 5th April 2022

Time: 10am - 5.30pm (timings may be subject to change)

Venue & Location: TBC

Cost: £300.00
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"It is refreshing to be able to have training where I can express views freely with other like minded souls"  MG


"Thanks for the fabulous teaching and the enjoyable way it was delivered"  JH


" Dear Adrian on behalf of all my colleagues we send our warmest wishes and thank you so much for all the learnings. It was intense yet most relective.  We are inspired and look forward to making mediation happen here"  AG