Our Facilitators

Associate Professor Jill Howieson

Jill Howieson, PhD (Law), LLB (Hons), BA (Hons) (Psych), BA (English) is an Associate Professor in the Law School at the University of Western Australia.  Jill is currently the Director of the UWA Mediation Clinic and coordinator of the Negotiation and Mediation, Dispute Resolution, and Mediation: Practices and Skills courses in the School.

At the University of Western Australia, Jill co-ordinates and teaches the National Mediation Accreditation (NMAS) course and is the Director of UWA’s Registered Mediator’s Accreditation Body (RMAB).

Jill is the co-author of Negotiation: strategy style skills (LexisNexis, 2015) and practices, researchers and trains in negotiation, mediation and stakeholder facilitation.  Jill has trained, coached and consulted for a variety of entities both nationally and internationally, including the IM4DC negotiation program in Africa, IFC mediation program in Samoa, and in Western Australia for Yamatjii Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation, Relationships Australia, AIFLAM, Department of Child Protection, Legal Aid and more.

Before entering academia, Jill practised law in the dispute resolution team of one of Australia’s top tier international law firms, King & Wood Mallesons. Jill is a nationally accredited mediator who mediates and facilitates negotiations across many domains. 

Dr Darren Moroney

Darren works as a psychologist and academic, and is a nationally accredited mediator. Currently based in the University of Western Australia’s Mediation Clinic, Darren conducts mediations and training seminars. He is also undertaking research and evaluation projects with the aim of contributing to the evidence base for the field. As a practitioner, Darren has worked with a variety of clients across the lifespan utilising a mentalizing therapeutic framework.

As an academic, Darren has taught and coordinated units at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level within the Schools of Psychology and Public Health at Curtin University. He has also supervised numerous Masters-level Dissertations.




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