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2019

March 26

Fairfax VA

Non-Violent Communication

Nonviolent Communication is a process involving language, thought, communication and commitment to a certain use of power. In this session, you will learn the NVC process, which guides us to reframe our self- expression, how we hear others, and how we can resolve conflicts using a four-step model. CME:8
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 27-30

Houston TX

Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria

40 hours. ($975) MCLE/CEU 40 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, TX, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training):
March 27th to March 30th, from Wednesday to Saturday, 8:00 AM until 6:30 PM, daily.

Check out the recent college grad discount and other special discounts.

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 27-31

Springfield MO

Civil & Family Mediation Training

Participants develop their mediation skills through role-plays and interactive exercises and receive extensive one-on-one coaching and written evaluations of their skill development from coaches with a wide range of experience in a variety of types of civil and family mediation.
Center of Dispute Resolution
Center of Dispute Resolution
Phone: 417-836-8831
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 28-29

Seattle WA

25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference

Join us in Emerald City to celebrate the silver anniversary of the Northwest's premier conflict resolution conference! Early bird registration opens February, 1, 2019.
University of Washington School of Law & WSBA ADR Section
Kathy Kline
Phone: 855.211.2084
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 28-April 5

Greenbelt MD

Cross-Border Family Mediation Training – Parenting Plans

The course will cover the legal and practical considerations when mediating international custody, child relocation, and child abduction cases that arise when a family’s background includes more than one jurisdiction. The course is 30 hours, March 28, 29, April 4, and 5, 2019.
Center for ADR
Phone: (301) 313-0800
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 28-29


Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation

Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation (formerly Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation) is a workshop in conflict resolution that builds on IAP2’s global best practices in public involvement and the work of Dr. Peter Sandman, a foremost researcher and expert in public outrage and risk communication. This public sector training course will help you move people from rage to reason and engage stakeholders in building consensus for better decisions.
The Participation Company
John Godec
Phone: 602-881-1021
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 28-29

Corte Madera CA

Advanced Mediation Training




A two day, limited enrollment advanced mediation training. This interactive training is designed for those who would like to improve their mediation skills.

Mediation Offices of Steven Rosenberg
Steven Rosenberg
775 East Blithedale Ave, #363
Mill Valley, CA 94941 USA
Phone: (415) 383-5544
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 29-April 7

Santa Fe NM

40-Hr Basic Mediation Training

Throughout the US and the world, people are turning to mediation to resolve issues that would otherwise end up in court, at great expense.This training responds to the increasing demand for skilled, professional mediators in a variety of areas—from domestic relations and workplace to public policy and international relations. Areas of specialization are many, but all rely on a solid foundation of basic mediation techniques.

March 29-31 & April 6-7, 8:30 am-5:30 pm

$750 with a $150 non-refundable deposit required

Common Ground Mediation Services
Debra Oliver
Phone: (505) 983-3344
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 29-April 6

Santa Cruz CA

4-Day Mediation Skills Training

Intensive 4-day, 30-hour Mediation Skills Training: Learn to facilitate respectful communication, mutual understanding, and cooperative problem solving between coworkers, family members, neighbors, landlords & tenants. Our training features a dedicated team of trainers with mediation experience, high trainer-to- student ratio lots of hands-on practice, and personalized feedback. Training meets requirements of the California Dispute Resolution Act.
Conflict Resolution Center
Lejla Bratovic Mavris
Phone: 831-475-6117
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 30

Fairfax VA

Negotiation Training

Grounded in theory and research, this course provides attendees with skills and techniques for practicing the art and science of persuasion and negotiation. While focusing on the “interest-based” approach, the course also demonstrates how to meet “hard- bargainers,” difficult people, and challenging situations. CME: 8; CLE: 7
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 1-5

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 1-3

New Orleans LA

14th Annual IOA Conference

Join the 14th Annual International Ombudsman Association Conference and increase your professional connections, knowledge, and skills in order to become more effective catalysts for change within your organization!

IOA's attendees come from diverse sectors around the world and have varying levels of experience. They represent professionals in academia, corporations, government, and other organizations. Our conference participants are looking for like- minded ombuds with whom to share ideas, collaborate and learn new theories, concepts, and practices.

International Ombudsman Association
Phone: (206) 209-5275
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 3-5

Boulder CO

Conflict Coaching, A Three-Day Basic Training

Conflict coaching enables the client to talk about the conflict with a third party (the conflict coach), consider options for managing the conflict, and design an approach to working out the conflict with the other person. In this training you will learn, practice, and experience a transformative conflict coaching model.
Common Ground Mediation and Coaching, LLC
Robin N. Amadei
Phone: (303) 604-1960
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 4

Des Plaines IL

How Values and Identity Impact Our Work as Dispute Resolution Professionals

Nancy Cameron leads a highly interactive and self-reflective training, where we will explore how specific universal values underpin our sense of self. Using a tool to evaluate our default self-monitoring style, we will identify where we fall on the self-monitoring continuum, and how to use this information to help us constructively work with our colleagues.
Collaborative Law Institute of Illlinois
Holly Hickey
Phone: 312-882-8000
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 4-5

Berkeley CA

Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements

CONCUR’s intensive two-day workshop is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are in a position to negotiate environmental agreements. We show you how face-to-face negotiation can augment traditional policy making with creative agreements that are better informed and more stable. During the training, course members will learn the principles of mutual gains bargaining, apply them in a series of simulated disputes, and reflect on the application of these tools to their work situations.
CONCUR, Inc.
Scott McCreary
Phone: 510-649-8008
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 5

Somerset NJ

6-Hour Supplemental Civil Mediation Training

Seeking admission to the New Jersey Superior Court’s civil mediation rosters but you received your training more than five years ago or received your 40-hours of basic training out of the state of New Jersey? Are you a member of the court’s Family Mediation Roster and want to join the court’s Civil Mediation Roster?
NJ Association of Professional Mediators
Marvin Schuldiner
Phone: 732-963-2299
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 5-6

Houston TX

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training

18 hours ($525) MCLE/CEU 18 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday and Saturday, April 5th and 6th, 2019, 9 AM until 6:30 PM, daily.

Sign up for this and Advance Family at the same time and use the early bird discount for both classes

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 6

Orlando FL

Pro Se Divorce Mediation Training

Average $2,200+ per Pro Se Divorce. New and experienced Mediators are taught the techniques needed to attract and engage Pro Se clients, and to resolve all divorce issues without attorney representation. We cover the entire process including digital marketing and SEO, providing the forms for prior to and after mediation, and checklists for the mediation.
ADR Mediation Center, LLC
Charles Geller
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 8

Austin Area TX

10 Hour Arbitration Training

MCLEs/CEUs: (8.25 participant, 1 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 9-27

Santa Ana CA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Waymakers – Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) offers this 40-hour mediation training for individuals interested in mediating in California. The program exceeds the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA) training requirements. Participants who attend every session will receive a certificate of completion.
Waymakers
Phone: 949-250-4058
Email: Click here
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April 9-12

Fairfax VA

Mediation Skills and Process (basic mediation training)

This interactive 3.5-day basic mediation training lays the foundation for anyone interested in becoming a certified mediator or enhancing their conflict resolution skills. The training combines theory and practice to teach participants the fundamental concepts and skills of facilitative mediation including interest-based negotiations, reflective listening, facilitation, and structured problem- solving.
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 9-12

Richmond VA

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CMG Foundation
Phone: \(804) 254-2664
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 9-10

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MCLE/CEUs: (17.50 participant, 2 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This is a 2-day intensive course specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include review of the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials provided.
Prerequisite: Basic and Advanced Family Mediation Courses

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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April 10-13

Minneapolis MN

21st Annual ABA DR Spring Conference

"Shining the Light on the Parties in Dispute Resolution"

The 2019 Annual Spring Conference will be held on April 10-13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the 2019 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you.

ABA Section of Dispute Resolution
Phone: 202-662-1680
Website: Click here

April 11-12

Overland Park KS

2019 HMA Annual Spring Conference

Heartland Mediators Association
Phone: 913-956-7620
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 13-May 5

Somerset NJ

NJAPM 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training, Spring 2019

Multi-disciplinary team of expert NJ mediator instructors. Includes parenting, NJ family law, child/spousal support, financial/tax issues, and marketing your practice. Saturday-4/13, Sunday-4/14, Saturday- 4/27, Saturday-5/4, and Sunday-5/5. $1,550 fee includes course materials, breakfast and lunch, each day. Class meets the training requirement for 1:40 Family Economic Roster and 48 CLE credits.
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Anju D. Jessani, Accredited Professional Mediator
Phone: 908-303-0396
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 18

New York NY

A Mediation Career: Getting Started

This interactive seminar will discuss what mediation entails and its role in New York City's legal community in 2019 and will provide practical advice on how to start mediating. The panelists are mediators with very different backgrounds and current positions who will share their experiences and offer concrete, practical advice. The session will cover the various types of mediation and the fields in which mediation is most utilized, including ombuds work. Volunteer and paid opportunities for mediators will be explored.
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6663
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 23-26

Toronto ON Canada

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CINERGY Coaching
Cinnie Noble
Phone: 416-686-4247
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 24

Fairfax VA

Powerful Coaching

Powerful Coaching is about conversation at its best. It is applicable to self, one-on-one work, two parties, and small groups. This course teaches participants profound coaching tools, provides solid practice opportunities, and offers a safe place to explore and experience the powerful impact of giving and receiving coaching. CME: 4
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 25

Fairfax VA

Civility in the Workplace

Civility in the Workplace helps organizations and individuals develop a culture of shared trust and respect by understanding why civility is important, identifying what makes a behavior be perceived as civil or uncivil, and creating strategies, policies, and procedures to prevent and deal with uncivil behavior. CME: 4
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 26-27

Charleston SC

Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training

Another outstanding Advanced Attorney- Mediator Training and CLE Seminar! Join us!
Association of Attorney-Mediators
Brenda Rachuig
Phone: 972-669-8101
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 26-27

Harrisburg PA

Conference: Building Skills & Expanding Practice

Pre-conference: Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Conversations - Tammy Lenski; Conference plenary: Conflict Transformation in an Age of Polarization - David Brubaker. Ten workshops on negotiations, microaggressions, online practice, bankruptcy, mediation styles, apologies and more. Up to 11.5 CLE/CEs.
Pennsylvania Council of Mediators
Phone: 610-526-1802
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 26

Fairfax VA

Mediation Practicum: Civil Cases

This workshop provides intensive, highly-interactive experience to reinforce and build mediation skills. It is a bridge from the classroom to hands-on mediation practice for those who have recently completed basic training, and a refresher for practitioners. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20- hour basic mediation training CME: 16; CLE: 12
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 30-May 4

Washington DC

40 Hour Mediation & Interest Based Negotiation Skills Training

Intensive and experiential five-day training designed to teach the theory and practical skills of conflict resolution, mediation and interest- based negotiation. Training meets the requirements for many family law and other court mediation certifications and the training requirement for the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Collaborative Practice Training Institute
Morna Ikeda
Phone: 571-246-7584
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 1-2


Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

In this core facilitation skills workshop, participants master the techniques and skills necessary to professionally structure, facilitate and build consensus within meetings, conferences, and multiparty decision- making groups. Effective group collaboration is a key 21st-century skill set. CME: 8
NVMfS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
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May 2-4

Tarrytown NY

NYSCDM Annual Conference

Too many high-profile speakers and educational sessions to list. Please visit our website for details.
New York State Council on Divorce Mediation
Phone: 516-227-2595
Email: Click here
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May 2-17

Milwaukee WI

Interdisciplinary Family Law Mediation Training

May 2-3, 2019 & May 16-17, 2019
Experienced WI mediators will provide a step-by-step interdisciplinary mediation process for lawyers, mental health professional, and financial specialists focused on mediating with self-represented couples. Training will include practical skills, ethics, interactive learning, client handouts, and ways to build your practice. 30 credits over four days, including 3 ethics credits
Family Mediation Center
Susan Hansen
Phone: 414-273-2422
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 6-20

San Francisco CA

International Cross-Border Family Mediation Training

The course will cover the legal and practical issues when mediating international custody and child abduction cases arising when a family spans more than one jurisdiction. It is a 2-day training, with Day 1 on May 6 online, and Day 2 on May 20 in San Francisco, CA.
UC Hastings Law Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Phone: 415.581.8941
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 6-10

Austin Area TX

40 Basic Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (37.5 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $999.00

This course is offered to the public, attorneys, counselors/social workers, educators, and HR staff. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. This course meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up to date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.
Receive $100 off this class with coupon code Summer2018 upon checkout.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 7

Fairfax VA

Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes

In-depth, hands-on training about the special aspects of mediating public and private sector employment disputes. The course provides information about discrimination, ethics, system design, and intake issues facing federal and other sectors in a clear thought-provoking way. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills/Process or equivalent 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 8; CLE: 6.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 8

Fairfax VA

Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI) for Conflict Resolution Practitioners

The SDI is based on a model for effectively understanding behavioral motives and illuminating the reasons for parties’ actions. When mediators recognize the unique motivations of parties, including themselves, they greatly enhance their ability to assist the parties. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills/Process or 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 8; CLE: 6.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 13-17

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 14

New York NY

Negotiation Skills & Strategies for Everyday Bargaining

This program is for the experienced as well as for the novice negotiator. The course will explore various styles of negotiation, developing a negotiation plan, managing a negotiation, dealing with tactics, and closing the deal.
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6663
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 15

Houston TX

Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria

9.5 hours. ($550) MCLE/CEU 8 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 16-17

Houston TX

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training

20 hours ($750) MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Thursday, May 16th and Friday, May 17th, from 8:30 AM until 7 PM
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 16

Fairfax VA

Building Trust and Overcoming Distrust

Noted writer Stephen Covey described trust as the one thing that changes everything. This program will explore what trust is and its critical role in personal and organizational dynamics and offer specific, practical ways to build and/or rebuild trust when it is broken. CME: TBA
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 16-19

San Diego CA

Four Day Family Law Mediation Training

Are you tired of doing more harm than good or are looking for a family law process that helps families rather than making things worse? Consider divorce mediation training with a different twist! Get CEU credits in an interactive, multi-media training that is experiential in design and fun in nature. Above all, you will leave with practical skills you can apply today!
Family Resolution Institute, LLC
Phone: 877-361-9909 ext. 1
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 18-19

San Diego CA

Building A Successful (and Profitable) Collaborative and Mediation Practice

This two-day workshop has been designed for mediators with a variety of backgrounds who have private practices or wish to open up their own dispute resolution practice. The course employs a cutting edge interactive curriculum to help participants grow their dispute resolution practices and increase their profitability as mediators, lawyers as negotiators and mediation advocates, working in interdisciplinary teams, and how to market and manage your practice.
Mosten Mediation
Phone: 310-441-1454
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 20-22

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (30 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $850.00

This is a 3-day intensive training course fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence (meeting the new Civil Practice and Remedies Code requirement), child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. Working lunches all three days. There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class.
PREREQUISITE: BASIC MEDIATION COURSE

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 20-23

North Haven CT

Quinnipiac Law 2nd Conflict Management Institute

Space is limited - early registration ends May 5!

Learn skills one day and apply them the next. Programs for litigators, family lawyers, business and HR professionals, social workers, therapists and others!

From May 20-23 the Center on Dispute Resolution will hold a series of half and whole day workshops. You may attend a single session, the entire week or any combination that appeals to your interests and needs.

Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut
Bill Logue
Phone: 860-521-9122
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 20-21

Denver CO

Advanced Civil Mediation

Designed for mediators who have successfully completed a 40-hour mediation training program, this highly interactive, fast-paced, skills-oriented course will provide experienced professionals with new tools to further enhance their mediator skills. Using practical exercises, demonstrations, simulations and lecture, faculty will share strategies to overcome resistance to the mediation process, deal with difficult personalities, utilize advanced negotiation tactics and communication techniques, prevent and break impasse, and recognize ethical challenges regarding the unauthorized practice of law and dual- representation issues.
The National Judicial College
Website: Click here

May 21

Fairfax VA

Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation

Awareness of cultural factors is critical to understand and address conflict in order to avoid unintentional bias. Participants will learn techniques to address various cultural issues in mediation through exercises, theory, and practical strategies. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 7.5; CLE: 5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 21-23

Dallas TX

Family Mediation Training (30 hours)

This training complies with Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable and Texas Civil Practices Standards. It provides training for those who wish to mediate family disputes involving divorce, property settlements, and/or child custody cases. The skills are transferable to any profession that supports and engages with families in conflict.
MCLE Approved
LPC/SW Approved Provider
Cost $750.00
Mediation & Training Services
Dr. Nancy K Ferrell
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 21-23

Newton MA

Elder Decisions® Elder Mediation Training (Adult Family Mediation Training)

This program teaches mediators specialized skills and techniques for working with seniors and adult families facing issues such as living arrangements, caregiving, financial planning, inheritance/estate disputes, medical decisions, family communication, and guardianship. Three days packed with content, role-plays, and opportunities to interact with fellow participants (who often travel from around the world to attend).
Elder Decisions®, a division of Agreement Resources, LLC
Crystal Thorpe
Phone: 617-621-7009 x29
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 29-June 1

Toronto ON CANADA

AFCC 56th Annual Conference

The Future of Family Justice: International Innovations

Twenty-first century families live in a time of rapid change, economic uncertainty, unprecedented diversity in household living arrangements, and a justice system that, all too often, struggles to meet the needs of those it is designed to serve. Numerous innovative programs and processes have emerged but are often unknown to those who need them the most. This conference will convene the best of our global partners to share pioneering efforts taking place world-wide. Join AFCC in Ontario, Canada as we explore these and other challenging topics.

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Phone: (608) 664-3750
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 30-31

Alicante Spain

IP Mediation Conference

The EUIPO Boards of Appeal, together with the EUIPO Academy and the International Cooperation and Legal Affairs Department of EUIPO, are organising the second IP Mediation Conference, which will be held on 30- 31 May 2019.

The conference takes place in EUIPO’s headquarters in Alicante, Spain. Leading experts from national and international institutions, academia and from EUIPO itself will gather to address a wide range of topics in the field of intellectual property mediation.

EUIPO
Website: Click here

June 3

Austin Area TX

10 Hour Arbitraion Training

MCLEs/CEUs: (8.25 participant, 1 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 4-5

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MCLE/CEUs: (17.50 participant, 2 ethics) hours Cost: $799.00
This is a 2 day intensive course specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include review of the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials provided. Prerequisite:Basic and Advanced Family Mediation Courses
Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 5-7

New York NY

Advanced Commercial Mediation Training (3 Days Mandatory)

If you've been trained in mediation and want to specialize in commercial cases, don't miss this invaluable course where you will learn the skills needed to mediate in the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division or on your own. Topics include: pre- mediation processes; how to perform risk assessment and more…
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6663
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 10-12

Atlanta GA

Juvenile Dependency Mediation

Juvenile Dependency Mediation prepares participants to mediate cases involving parental termination, custody, and guardianship. Topics include: dependency law and juvenile court processes; types of custody; role of DFCS; dealing with attorneys; role of CASA, child advocates, and child attorneys; family violence; child support worksheets; visitation and parenting issues; effects of abuse/neglect on the child.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 11

Fairfax VA

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Beyond Mediation

This workshop provides an up-to-date look at ADR methods, applications, sources of information, and how to use and participate effectively in ADR. This workshop is invaluable to those looking to pursue in-depth training, certification, or any of the NVMS professional certificate programs. CME: 4; CLE: 3.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 12-14

Houston TX

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training

30 hours. ($795) MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday to Friday, June 12, 13,14, 2019, 8:00 AM until 6:30 PM, daily.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 13

Houston TX

Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation

Four (4) hours for ($150). Held in Houston on Thursday, June 13th, 2019, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Call for location
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
Phone: 713-840-0828
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 17-21

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 17-21

Oshkosh WI

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

Annual Mediation Skills training returns to Oshkosh for the 27th year! Come learn in a relaxed environment over 5 days. More information at mediationwcrc.org
Winnebago Conflict Resolution Center, Inc.
Michael Rust
Phone: 920-236-4925
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 18-19

Fairfax VA

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice enables all parties affected by offenses to ensure accountability, address the full harm caused by the offenses, and strengthen interpersonal and community relationships. This course teaches RJ facilitation skills, and restorative approaches to addressing harm, engaging stakeholders, managing emotional responses, and facilitating agreements to repair harm. CME: 8
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 18-19

Malibu CA

Appreciating our Legacy and Engaging the Future: An International Conference for Dispute Resolution Teachers, Scholars, and Leaders




Co-sponsors include The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, and Aggie Dispute Resolution Program, Texas A&M University School of Law

This landmark conference will bring together leading dispute resolution teachers, scholars and leaders of educational programs to compare perspectives on four decades of change in managing and resolving conflict and the challenges and opportunities that we face now and in the future. Interactive sessions will explore:

  • Balancing skills, law, ethics and policy in the classroom
  • Integrating practitioners into our courses, research and programs
  • Mediation and dispute resolution clinics and public service
  • Initiatives aimed at bridging the societal divide
  • Globalization, culture, legal tradition and ethics in the classroom and research
  • How technology is changing what and how we teach
  • Research and scholarship across borders
  • Big Data's revolutionary effect on research

Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of this one-of-a-kind event and network with colleagues from all over the U.S. and abroad.

Please click the link below for the Agenda and list of Speakers (57 are confirmed). These items are listed under PROGRAM INFORMATION

Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-4655
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 20-23

San Antonio TX

Basic Mediation 4 day Course

This 4-day intensive program will equip students with the tools to confidently mediate general disputes and begin a mediation business. This course meets the standards adopted by the Mediation Trainers Roundtable (TMTR) and provides MCLE’s through the Texas State Bar and other agencies. 4- Day intense course. Content fulfills the requirements of the 40-hour basic mediation training as required by the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 154.052. Limited seating available for a superior learning environment.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia, NACM, TMCA, CMT, TMTR
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 20

New York NY

Selected Ethics Issues in Mediation & Settlement Negotiations

This program will address a number of ethics issues that can arise in mediation and settlement negotiations. With a specific focus on confidentiality, conflicts of interest and related issues, the program will discuss ethics questions from the point of view of the mediator, the outside lawyer, and even the client. The program will close with a brief discussion about how to research ethics issues and how to get help from an ethics committee of lawyers, or mediators, when needed.
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6663
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 20-22

Malibu CA

32nd Annual Summer Professional Skills Program in Malibu




June 20-22, 2019

Participants choose one of the following workshops to attend:

  • STAR: A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies – Faculty: Tom Stipanowich and Jim Craven
  • Advanced Mediation Skill Development: Perfecting Our Craft (Revised Course!) - Faculty: Nina Meierding and Bruce Edwards
  • Chasing Excellence in Mediation: Tactics, Strategies and Dialogue with Attorney Advocates and Mediators – Faculty: Tracy Allen and Eric Galton
  • Apology, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation - Faculty: Peter Robinson and Lee Taft
  • Family Law Mediation: When Time is Not on Your Side – Faculty: Irwin Joseph and Don Saposnek
  • The Art of Facilitating Dynamic and Difficult Groups – Faculty: Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins
  • Preventing Bad Settlement Decisions and Impasse: Using Brain Science, Game Theory, Animated Communication and Micro- Interventions – Faculty: Don Philbin and Doug Noll
  • Practical Mindfulness: Clear and Calm in the Heat of Conflict – Faculty: Rachel Wohl and Michael Zimmerman
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills – Faculty: Randy Lowry and John Lowry
  • Conflict Resolution Consulting: Using Mediation to Improve Organizational Communications, Team Building, Leadership, Change, and Systems Design – Faculty: Ken Cloke and Joan Goldsmith
  • Psychology of Conflict: High Conflict Cases – Faculty: Stephanie Blondell and Bill Eddy
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-4655
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 24-26

San Antonio TX

Advanced Mediation 3 Day Course

This course will provide professional credentials and skills necessary to handle family mediation and divorce cases. Tuition for this course is $699. Discount of $50 for prior students of the 40-Hour Basic Mediation course. MCLE's and CEU's available thru State Bar of Texas and other agencies. 3-Day intense program. Course meets the standards adopted by the Texas State Bar- Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable (TMTR) and the Texas Mediators Credentialing Association (TMCA). Course also covers the new requirement for child custody mediators regarding SB 539.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 27-28

Atlanta GA

Domestic Relations Practicum (2 days)

Domestic Relations Practicum satisfies the requirements of the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution for observations and co-mediations in domestic training. Participants will mediate and observe family mediation cases through role-plays with a coach who is an experienced domestic relations neutral.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 27-29

Fairfax VA

Family Mediation Skills

This workshop looks at family systems, the mediation of divorce, separation, custody and support matters, and related laws. It prepares participants for the family mediation arena, where clients, judges and attorneys expect highly specialized expertise. Pre- requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 16; CLE: 18.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 9

Fairfax VA

Domestic Violence Assessment

Participants will learn how to identify a history of domestic violence, how to recognize behaviors incompatible with mediation, and how to address the repercussions of terminating or continuing in mediation. Pre-requisite: Family Mediation Skills or 20-hour basic family mediation training CME: 8; CLE: 7
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 10-13

Atlanta GA

Juvenile Dependency Mediation

Juvenile Dependency Mediation prepares participants to mediate cases involving parental termination, custody, and guardianship. Topics include: dependency law and juvenile court processes; types of custody; role of DFCS; dealing with attorneys; role of CASA, child advocates, and child attorneys; family violence; child support worksheets; visitation and parenting issues; effects of abuse/neglect on the child.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 12-20

Fairfax VA

Mediation Skills and Process (basic mediation training)

This interactive 3.5-day basic mediation training lays the foundation for becoming a certified mediator or enhancing conflict resolution skills. The training combines theory and practice to teach the fundamental concepts and skills of facilitative mediation including interest-based negotiations, reflective listening, facilitation, and structured problem solving. CME: 16; CLE: 19 (0.5)
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 15-19

Austin Area TX

40 Basic Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (37.5 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $999.00

This course is offered to the public, attorneys, counselors/social workers, educators, and HR staff. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. This course meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up to date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 15-19

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 22-27

Malibu CA

Mediating the Litigated Case - Malibu
6 Day Program




Register early - Since 2005 this program has sold out entirely through website registrations, prior to our advertising the program! A sophisticated 6-day program for experienced litigators, in- house counsel, and other practitioners. Professionals can study the mediation of litigated cases to either become a mediator or to be a better advocate.

Faculty varies from program to program: Sukhsimran Singh, Peter Robinson, Tom Stipanowich, Stephanie Blondell, Nina Meierding, Denise Madigan, Jim Craven, Steve Rottman, Matthew Guasco, and Alexander Williams. 

 

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 25-29

Atlanta GA

Domestic Relations Mediation (42 hrs.)

Domestic Relations Mediation focuses on mastering the theory and skills necessary to mediate court connected or private divorce and custody cases. Participants will learn all aspects of the domestic mediation process including child support, parenting time (visitation), assets, liabilities, taxes, etc.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 26-29

Dallas TX

Basic Mediation 4 day Course

This 4-day intensive program will equip students with the tools to confidently mediate general disputes and begin a mediation business. This course meets the standards adopted by the Mediation Trainers Roundtable (TMTR) and provides MCLE’s through the Texas State Bar and other agencies. 4- Day intense course. Content fulfills the requirements of the 40-hour basic mediation training as required by the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 154.052. Limited seating available for a superior learning environment.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 31

Fairfax VA

Mediator Graduate School

Join peers and an experienced group leader to review successful practices, ask questions, and analyze difficult cases. Discuss caucusing, trust- building, dealing with money demands and apologies, and other subjects. Explore ethical issues related to self-determination, impartiality, and confidentiality. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills/Process or equivalent CME: 6 and 2 Ethics; CLE: Pending
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 1-September 12

ONLINE

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (Virtual)

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CINERGY Coaching, a division of Noble Solutions
Phone: 210-880-4440
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 5-9

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 5-9

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 9

Fairfax VA

Preparing Memoranda and Agreements

This workshop will develop participants’ skills in preparing documents for parties, counsel, and court. It includes practical tips, hands-on practice, and a discussion of the ethical and unauthorized practice of law issues. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20- hour basic mediation training CME: 4; CLE: 3.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 14

Fairfax VA

Negotiation Training

Grounded in theory and research, this course provides attendees with skills and techniques for practicing the art and science of persuasion and negotiation. While focusing on the “interest-based” approach, the course also demonstrates how to meet “hard- bargainers,” difficult people, and challenging situations. CME: 8; CLE: 7
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 15-16

Atlanta GA

Domestic Violence Issues in Mediation (2 days)

Domestic Violence Issues in Mediation focuses on issues involving domestic violence including the warning signals mediators should recognize and the importance of the safety of the victim.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 19-21

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (30 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $850.00

This is a 3-day intensive training course fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence (meeting the new Civil Practice and Remedies Code requirement), child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. Working lunches all three days. There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class.
PREREQUISITE: BASIC MEDIATION COURSE

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 20-22

Atlanta GA

Advanced Mediation Skills (20 hrs.)

Advanced Mediation Skills focuses on in-depth skill development in the areas of agreement writing, question asking, and trouble-shooting. Emphasis is on more complex cases involving multi-party, multi-issue mediations. Participants will engage in comprehensive reading and discussions regarding ethics opinions.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 6

Atlanta GA

Domestic Relations Practicum (2 days)

Domestic Relations Practicum satisfies the requirements of the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution for observations and co-mediations in domestic training. Participants will mediate and observe family mediation cases through role-plays with a coach who is an experienced domestic relations neutral.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 9-13

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 10-13

Atlanta GA

Mediation Marathon

Mediation Marathon is a simulated learning experience designed to enhance the participants’ practical skills. The focus of this training is creatively using the basic mediation process to confront and resolve more complicated disputes. Participants will immerse themselves in 8 challenging role-plays involving workplace and government/citizen disputes.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 10-13

Dallas TX

Basic Mediation Training (40 Hours)

This Training complies with Texas regulations. It is an introductory course for those interested in becoming a mediator. The skills developed are transferable to any profession (mediator, manager, teacher, police officer, nurse, counselor, or parent) and will improve job and personal conflict resolution skills.
MCLE Approved
LPC/SW Approved
Cost: $850
Mediation & Training Services
Dr. Nancy K Ferrell
Phone: 214-662-3070
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 10-13

Fairfax VA

Mediation Skills and Process (basic mediation training)

This interactive 3.5-day basic mediation training lays the foundation for becoming a certified mediator or enhancing conflict resolution skills. The training combines theory and practice to teach the fundamental concepts and skills of facilitative mediation including interest-based negotiations, reflective listening, facilitation, and structured problem solving. CME: 16; CLE: 19 (0.5)
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 16

Austin Area TX

10 Hour Arbitration Training

MCLEs/CEUs: (8.25 participant, 1 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 17-October 14

Los Angeles CA

Basic Mediation Training

The APADRC offers a 40-hour Basic Mediation Training with an emphasis on building cross-cultural competency. Open to all members of the community, this highly interactive training introduces effective communication strategies, multicultural conflict resolution and peace theory, along with a full day of role plays with coaches from the APADRC – preparing you to be a neutral mediator in community conflicts.
Asian Pacifc American Dispute Resolution Center
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 17

Fairfax VA

Civility in the Workplace

Civility in the Workplace helps organizations and individuals develop a culture of shared trust and respect by understanding why civility is important, identifying what makes a behavior be perceived as civil or uncivil, and creating strategies, policies, and procedures to prevent and deal with uncivil behavior. CME: 4
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 17-18

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MCLE/CEUs: (17.50 participant, 2 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This is a 2-day intensive course specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include review of the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials provided.
Prerequisite: Basic and Advanced Family Mediation Courses

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 19

Fairfax VA

Mediating Complex and Multiparty Civil Cases

Complex and multiparty cases introduce issues of power, structure, and dynamics that can challenge mediators. This workshop covers skills and approaches needed to work with a combination of multiple parties, attorneys, substantive experts and complex issues. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20- hour basic mediation training CME: 8; CLE: 6.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 23-27

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 25

Fairfax VA

Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes

In-depth, hands-on training about the special aspects of mediating public and private sector employment disputes. The course provides information about discrimination, ethics, system design, and intake issues facing federal and other sectors in a clear thought-provoking way. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills/Process or equivalent 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 8; CLE: 6.5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 26

Fairfax VA

Solution Focused Problem Solving

This intensive course takes a conflict analysis approach to the consultative process. This workshop is designed for conflict management practitioners who engage in the diagnosis, management, and resolution of complex organizational problems. Participants will learn a framework for assessing organizational conflict, strategies, and tools to facilitate change. CME: 8
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 27

Fairfax VA

Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation

Awareness of cultural factors is critical to understand and address conflict in order to avoid unintentional bias. Participants will learn techniques to address various cultural issues in mediation through exercises, theory, and practical strategies. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20-hour basic mediation training CME: 7.5; CLE: 5
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 27-28

San Diego CA

Collaboratively Representing Clients in Mediation and in Pre-Marital Agreements

Collaboratively Representing Clients in Mediation and in Pre- Marital Agreements
Mosten Mediation
Phone: 310-441-1454
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 30-October 4

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes
The New DMA, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 1-19

Santa Ana CA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Waymakers – Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) offers this 40-hour mediation training for individuals interested in mediating in California. The program exceeds the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA) training requirements. Participants who attend every session will receive a certificate of completion.
Waymakers
Phone: 949-250-4058
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 2-3

Fairfax VA

Mediation Practicum: Civil Cases

This workshop provides intensive, highly-interactive experience to reinforce and build mediation skills. It is a bridge from the classroom to hands-on mediation practice for those who have recently completed basic training, and a refresher for practitioners. Pre-requisite: Mediation Skills and Process or 20- hour basic mediation training CME: 16; CLE: 12
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 8-9

Fairfax VA

Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

In this core facilitation skills workshop, participants master the techniques and skills necessary to professionally structure, facilitate and build consensus within meetings, conferences, and multiparty decision- making groups. Effective group collaboration is a key 21st-century skill set. CME: 8
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 14-17

Richmond VA

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CMG Foundation
Phone: (804) 254-2664
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 14-18

Austin Area TX

40 Basic Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (37.5 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $999.00

This course is offered to the public, attorneys, counselors/social workers, educators, and HR staff. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. This course meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up to date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 16-20

Springfield MO

Civil and Family (Domestic) Mediation Training

Participants develop their mediation skills through role-plays and interactive exercises and receive extensive one-on-one coaching and written evaluations of their skill development from coaches with a wide range of experience in a variety of types of civil and family mediation.
Missouri State University, Center for Dispute Resolution
Dr. Charlene Berquist
Phone: 417-836-8831
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 22

Fairfax VA

Powerful Coaching

Powerful Coaching is about conversation at its best. It is applicable to self, one-on-one work, two parties, and small groups. This course teaches participants profound coaching tools, provides solid practice opportunities, and offers a safe place to explore and experience the powerful impact of giving and receiving coaching. CME: 4
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 1-2

Jeju Island South Korea

9th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF) Conference

The 9th Conference of APMF is being convened on beautiful Jeju Island, Korea an hour’s flight from Seoul. Jeju Island was designated the “Island of World Peace” by the Korean Government in 2005. Beautiful and dramatic, Jeju Island is renowned as an UNESCO designated heritage site for its beauty and for its iconic free- diving grannies. Jeju is also recognized for providing a unique venue for important international conferences and political summits. For many years, the annual Jeju International Forum for Peace and Prosperity has been convened in Jeju with over 2000 international participants meeting over a wide range of topics dealing with global peace.
APMF with the Korea Association of Mediators
Website: Click here

November 4-6

Austin Area

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (30 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $850.00

This is a 3-day intensive training course fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence (meeting the new Civil Practice and Remedies Code requirement), child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. Working lunches all three days. There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class.
PREREQUISITE: BASIC MEDIATION COURSE

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 5-7

Atlanta GA

Mediation in Special Education

Mediation in Special Education is designed to teach special education professionals the basic mediation process as it relates to special education law. The mediation skills, such as dealing with difficult and angry people and the language of resolution, are helpful to educators in IEP meetings and as they advocate on behalf of their students with other professionals.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236, ext. 236
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 12-15

Fairfax VA

Mediation Skills and Process (basic mediation training)

This interactive 3.5-day basic mediation training lays the foundation for becoming a certified mediator or enhancing conflict resolution skills. The training combines theory and practice to teach the fundamental concepts and skills of facilitative mediation including interest-based negotiations, reflective listening, facilitation, and structured problem solving. CME: 16; CLE: 19 (0.5)
NVMS
Izabela Solosi
Phone: (703) 865-7261
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 12-14

Dallas TX

Family Mediation (30 Hours)

This training complies with Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable and Texas Civil Practices Standards. It provides training for those who wish to mediate family disputes involving divorce, property settlements, and/or child custody cases. The skills are transferable to any profession that supports and engages with families in conflict.
MCLE Approved
LPC/SW Approved Provider
Cost $750.00
Mediation & Training Services
Dr. Nancy K. Ferrell
Phone: 214-662-3070
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

November 15-16

San Diego CA

Advanced Family Mediation Training

This 2 day course is designed for mediators who have minimum training of a basic family mediation course (30 hours). The content of this course builds on our basic Family Training
Limited to 15 participants
Mosten Mediation
Phone: 310-441-1454
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November 18-22

Macon GA

Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of, responses to and basic theory of conflict. Learn skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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November 18

Austin Area TX

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)

MCLEs/CEUs: (8.25 participant, 1 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America
Phone: 512-966-9222
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November 19-20

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MCLE/CEUs: (17.50 participant, 2 ethics) hours
Cost: $799.00

This is a 2-day intensive course specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include review of the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials provided.
Prerequisite: Basic and Advanced Family Mediation Courses

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
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December 2-6

Austin Area TX

40 Basic Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (37.5 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $999.00

This course is offered to the public, attorneys, counselors/social workers, educators, and HR staff. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. This course meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up to date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
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December 2-6

Atlanta GA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course

Basic Mediation Skills is the comprehensive, foundations course which focuses on mastering the mediation process. Participants will learn the basics of conflict resolution theory and the essential skills necessary for mediating general/civil cases in the courts, public agencies, or private settings. Significant emphasis is placed on the common ethical and national standards mediators must abide by in providing services in all settings.
Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc.
Shawn O'Connor
Phone: 404-523-8236 ext 236
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December 5-6

Malibu CA

Women's Negotiation Academy: Creating Skilled and Sophisticated Negotiators





Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution will present this workshop at the Pepperdine's West Los Angeles Campus on December 5-6, 2019.

This interactive workshop is designed to present you with specific tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness as a negotiator. The two days of instruction will be offered through the lens of gender, with an eye towards the most recent research on gender issues in negotiation. Everyone Welcome! Limited Enrollment! Register Now!

Faculty: Stephanie Blondell and Denise Madigan
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Straus Institute
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
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December 16-18

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

MCLE/CPEs/CEUs: (30 participant, 3 ethics) hours
Cost: $850.00

This is a 3-day intensive training course fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence (meeting the new Civil Practice and Remedies Code requirement), child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. Working lunches all three days. There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class.
PREREQUISITE: BASIC MEDIATION COURSE

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
Phone: 512-966-9222
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