Join our panel

Conflict Dynamics recommends CD Direct panelists to parties in dispute. To join the CD Direct panel one must meet the following basic requirements, amongst others:
  • have successfully completed the Conflict Dynamics mediator skills training programme.
  • have conducted at least two mediations over the 12 months prior to their application.
  • will undertake at least six hours of mediation-specific Continuous Professional Development (CPD) over each year of their membership of CD Direct.
  • in the event that a mediator wants to make themselves available as a facilitator, coach, chairperson, investigator, or arbitrator, they must be able to demonstrate that have attended relevant training and have relevant experience in that role. 
CD Direct panelists are eligible for:
  • Recommendation to parties who request the services of a mediator, facilitator, coach, chairperson or investigator, or arbitrator.
  • Free registration as a DiSAC Accredited Mediator. The Conflict Dynamics CD Direct panel has been accredited by DiSAC as a mediation service provider and CD Direct panel members are registered with DiSAC.
  • Free attendance at Mediator Professional Development sessions, subject to availability. These events are held a number of times each year either online or in Johannesburg and Cape Town, and occasionally in Durban. 
  • By arrangement, two free 30-minute pre-process coaching or post-process debrief sessions per annum with a Conflict Dynamics Director.

To join CD Direct, please submit a completed Application Form to Craig Hulscher or call him on +27 10 036 3700.