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2018

February 25-March 18

New Brunswick NJ

40-Hour Basic Civil Mediation Training

Mediation is rapidly becoming the preferred method for parties to resolve lawsuits and disputes. If you are an attorney, accountant, business person, law enforcement, education, mental health or other professional and want to become a qualified civil and commercial mediator and receive training from New Jersey's premier association of professional mediators, you should take this course.
NJ Association of Professional Mediators
Marvin Schuldiner
Phone: 732-963-2299
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

February 26-March 2

Macon GA

Domestic & Family Mediation Training (42 Hours)

Expand your mediation skills to include Domestic & Family! Help couples/families come apart peacefully. Course includes: Parenting Plans, Child Support, Financial/Tax Implications, Domestic Violence. 42- hr. class. Practicum (16 hrs.) comes 2 weeks later. BONUS! You get an additional 2 hrs. of mediation/mediator coaching AND an Introduction to Practice Builder 2.0.
The New DMA, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

February 28-March 9

Medford OR

Fundamentals of Mediation Training

This interactive training includes theory and practice in interest-based negotiation and provides the tools needed to intervene when conflict arises in your community, at work, or at home. Hands-on practice and individualized coaching helps you master these life-changing skills.
Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution & Restorative Justice
Phone: 541-770-2468
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March 3-April 7

Berkeley CA

Ron's Mediation Training at Berkeley

Want to successfully resolve disputes with confidence? In this widely- acclaimed training you'll learn a step-by-step process for resolving nearly every kind of dispute, and the very best techniques gathered in attending hundreds of trainings, then tested and refined over decades of mediating tough cases of all kinds. Judges from every superior court in the Bay Area have chosen to enroll in this training. Price: $995. Register online thru UCBE. Course title: "Mediation and Conflict Resolution"
UC Berkeley Extension
Ron Kelly
Phone: (510) 843-6074
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 7-16

Corte Madera CA

40 hour Mediation Training




A dynamic interactive, 40 hour professional training program utilizing simulations, coaching, lectures and demonstrations. March 7-9 & 14-16, 2018. To see what prior participants have to say about this training visit our website: www.RosenbergMediation.com
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 7-11

Miami, Broward County FL

Civil Mediation Certification Training (40 hrs)

Become a Certified Mediator. Enhance your skills or new career. This Circuit Civil Program meets the training requirements of the Florida Supreme Court for Certification as a Circuit Civil Mediator. CLE: 45.5 General; 1.0 Bias Elimination; 5.0 Ethics; 7.0 Civil Trial.
ADR Training Collaborative
Stanley Zamor
Phone: (954) 733-5000
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 7-8

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

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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March 8-11

San Diego CA

Four Day Family Law Mediation Training

Presented by Robin Duboe Seigle, Shawn D. Skillin and Shawn Weber
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. You will leave with practical skills you can apply today! and resource for information and ideas, publicly promoting Consensual Dispute Resolution of Family Law Matters.
Family Resolutions Institute, LLC
Phone: 877-361-9909
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March 15-24

Lexington MA

Divorce Mediation Training, 40 Hours

Learn the fundamentals of divorce mediation from two nationally known full-time divorce mediators, John A. Fiske and Diane Neumann. March 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2018. See www.dmtatraining.com for details, curriculum, etc.
Divorce Mediation Training Associates
John A. Fiske and Diane Neumann
Phone: 617.354.7133
Email: Click here
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March 17

Delray Beach FL

Pro Se Divorce Mediation Workshop

Learn to develop a thriving ProSe Divorce Mediation business. Completing just one per month will generate $25K per year. We cover laws, forms, constructing the MSA & PP, internet marketing techniques,SEO basics, mediator software, provide a "mediation roadmap" for the entire process, and a checklist to use during mediation.
ADR Mediation Center, LLC
Charles Geller
Phone: (407) 834-5800
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 19-24

Memphis TN

Family Mediation Training 46 Hours

Join us for the 46.0 Hour Rule 31 Family Mediation Course. This course is approved for 46.0 Hours of CLE in Tennessee and we are an ADR Commission approved training company. Course INCLUDES CLE fee for Tennessee (if needed). The course does not include the application fee, which is submitted separately to the ADRC. You must have at least a baccalaureate degree and must complete an ADR Commission approved training course before submitting an application to become a Rule 31 Listed mediator.
Training Resolved, LLC
Kimberly Schreiber
Phone: 901-609-6079
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

March 21-22

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Arbitration Training

This intense two -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
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March 25-28

Troutdale OR

Capacity Building in Environmental Conflict: An Intensive 30-hour Workshop

Immerse yourself with internationally recognized experts in transboundary waters, climate change negotiation, public participation and communications. You will deal with dueling experts, use games to break impasse, and map intractable conflicts. You will explore the connections between spirituality and conflict transformation in a structured, facilitated manner.
Four Worlds Consulting, LLC
Dr. Todd Votteler
Phone: 512-970-9840
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March 27

New York NY

Neuroscience in Mediation and Negotiation

The program will explore the intersection between neuroscience and fundamental negotiation and mediation skills. With lessons from neuroscience, participants will discuss the barriers to effective communication and the potential science behind a variety of commonly used dispute resolution skills designed to overcome these barriers.
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6663
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March 31-April 16

St. Johnsbury VT

Divorce Mediation Training, 40 hours

Gain valuable divorce mediation skills from an expert mediator, attorney, and certified divorce financial analyst in this 5-day training in Vermont. Includes instruction on advanced mediation techniques, law, parenting agreements, child support, taxes, power dynamics, and financial issues. March 31 and April 13-16
North Star Group
Susanne Terry
Phone: 802-748-3512
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 2-6

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 4-7

Washington DC

ABA- Section on Dispute Resolution

Develop your skills and learn from leading experts in the field. The conference agenda includes excellent programming on mediation, arbitration, negotiation, and specialty practice areas all geared toward making you a better Dispute Resolution professional.

Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the 2018 ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you.

American Bar Association
Brandon Moore
1050 Connecticut Ave
Suite 400
washington, DC 20036 USA
Phone: 2026621688
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 5-6

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

April 9-13

Washington DC DC

Certified Workplace Mediator and Trainer Program (CMT)

In this 5-day course, participants learn how to mediate workplace conflict. LEARNING OBJECTIVES - Determine WHEN problems can best be solved by Third-Party Resolution - Practice the three primary tasks of the workplace mediator - Negotiate agreements to PREVENT RECURRENCE - Learn how to teach conflict resolution skills to employees
Mediation Training Institute
Dorice Michalik
Phone: 888-359-9906
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 10-14

Los Angeles CA

Mediating Commercial and Litigated Cases with Lee Jay Berman

Learn how to be a complete mediator! Class size limited to 12 participants! Hands-on experience with all of the different styles and approaches that complete mediators call upon. For attorneys, judges and business executives seeking mediation training meeting the 40-hour requirement of most court and private mediation panels.
American Institute of Mediation
Callie Squires
Phone: 310-478-5605
Email: Click here
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April 10-28

Santa Ana CA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Wayfinders – 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.
Wayfinders
Phone: 949-250-4058
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April 12-21

Victor NY

ACR-Approved Family & Divorce Mediation Training

First step in becoming a family and divorce mediator recognized by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Comprehensive: Mediation skills, support, property, parenting, marketing, materials to start a practice.
Bobbie L. Dillon, M.S.
Bobbie L. Dillon, MS
Phone: 585-748-8682
Email: Click here
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April 12-May 24

ONLINE

Conflict Management Coaching: The CINERGY Model

This virtual training is a licensed conflict management coaching course approved by Cinnie Noble, CINERGY® with credit from the International Coach Federation. Students learn a one-on-one process in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage interpersonal disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. This process has wide application. It may be used before and after a conflict has arisen, or while it is in progress. Conflict management coaching may be applied in the organizational, family and other contexts and for coaching individuals to participate in mediation and negotiation.
Conflict Connections, Inc.
Patricia Porter
Phone: (210) 880-4440
Email: Click here
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April 12-15

San Antonio TX

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

Coving the fundamentals of basic mediation. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. MCLE's and CEU's approved by the TX State Bar and other agencies. This course will provide professional credentials and skills to mediate conflict in the workplace and the requirements to become a mediator. Course provides foundation for the Advanced Family Mediation Course..
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
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April 16-18

San Antonio TX

Advanced Family Mediation Training

3-Day intensice course covering the advanced family mediation skills to obtain credentials for family mediation cases and divorce cases. Tuition for this course is $699. Discount of $50 for prior students of the 40-Hour Basic Mediation course. Course also covers the additional 4 hour domestic violence training requirement as required by SB 539. This course meets the standards adopted by the Texas State Bar- Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable (TMTR) and the Texas Mediators Credentialing Association (TMCA).
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Elaine Garcia
Phone: 210-812-0044
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 16-19

New York NY

Employment Law and Workplace Mediation Training

The employment Law Mediator Training program focuses first on employment law that is applicable to employment mediation, then on in-depth role- playing to help you learn and practice the skills to facilitate the process. By the program’s completion, you will be well prepared to become a qualified employment law mediator.
Cornell University, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, ILR School
Phone: (607) 255-9298
Email: Click here
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April 16-20

Austin Area TX

Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)

This course is offered to the general 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 of Texas
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
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April 16-20

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program

Northwestern University's 40-hour Mediation Skills Training course focuses on fundamental and practical techniques to successfully resolve disputes. The certificate can be used by legal professionals as well as career changers to enter the field of dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation. Students will also learn about professional resources, and attorneys can earn mandatory continuing legal education credits.
Northwestern School of Professional Studies
Website: Click here

April 17-21

Reno NV

40-Hour Beginning Mediation and Conflict Resolution Certificate

This 40-Hour Facilitative model, skill-based mediation training will prepare participants from any profession to effectively mediate disputes and resolve conflicts. Topics include mediation process and techniques, conflict and negotiation theory, self-awareness and cultural considerations, and communication and facilitation strategies.
University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies with Neighborhood Mediation Center
Monica Kales
Phone: 775-784-4046
Email: Click here
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April 19-23

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

This highly interactive, hands-on training uses a wide range of formats including video, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, story and music. The training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. The core paradigm is narrative mediation. A 400-page manual. Use of videotapes. Limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
Email: Click here
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April 20-21

Richmond VA

Conflict: Theory and Applications for the Organizational Ombudsman (2 days)

Develop a broader and deeper understanding of the full range of research and theory regarding human conflict.and how to apply this understanding to conflict in organizations. This course directly precedes the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 20-21

Indianapolis IN

Advanced Mediator Training

This highly interactive Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training will give you something to take away to use in your mediation practice the next day! The speakers are the highest caliber mediators in the country and will leave with useful information and energized to begin the next mediation. Rooms are available at the Westin Hotel downtown for $159 ++ with Indianapolis' $10 shuttle to and from the airport.
Association of Attorney-Mediators
Brenda Rachuig
Phone: 972-669-8101
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April 20-22

Richmond VA

Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Practice (3 days)

Gain basic information and training for the organizational ombudsman by emphasizing the principles of confidentiality, neutrality, independence, and informality. Practice key ombudsman skills of listening, asking questions, clarifying, generating options, and moving to actions throughout the ombudsman process. This course takes place directly preceding the IOA 13th Annual Conference.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 21

Orlando FL

Pro Se Divorce Mediation Training

Learn to develop a thriving ProSe Divorce Mediation business. Completing just one per month will generate $25K per year. We cover laws, forms, constructing the MSA & PP, internet marketing techniques,SEO basics, mediator software, provide a "mediation roadmap" for the entire process, and a checklist to use during mediation.
ADR Mediation Center, LLC
Charles Geller
Phone: (407) 834-5800
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 22

Richmond VA

Working with Groups: Developing Facilitation Skills (full-day workshop)

Many ombuds have “big questions” about their practice, but haven’t been able to explore them in a meaningful space. In this session, explore research questions, consider methods, and create a community of scholars to expand your research base. This half- day afternoon workshop takes place preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 22

Richmond VA

Bullied on the Job: Understanding Distressed and Diverse Visitors

Bullying in the workplace is destructive to the targeted individual and the organization. Learn about the types of workplace bullying and the ramifications to the employee and the organization. Presenter Kathleen Canul, University of California, Los Angeles, leads this half-day afternoon workshop takes place preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 22

Richmond VA

A Research Primer for Ombuds

Many ombuds have “big questions” about their practice, but haven’t been able to explore them in a meaningful space. In this session, explore research questions, consider methods, and create a community of scholars to expand your research base. This half- day afternoon workshop takes place preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 22

Richmond VA

Playing Well with Others: Building Conflict Management Skills Through Improvisation

Learn how to think on your feet, collaborate with others, and really, truly listen. Use improvisation to build conflict management skills and trust, and integrate feedback. Then use this approach with learners in your own established training sessions. This half-day morning workshop takes place preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

April 22

Richmond VA

Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Course (3 days)

Learn strategies and easy-to-apply tools to navigate the resistance that shows up with challenging conversations; change, transition and power dynamics; as well as explore self-care practices to build resilience and overcome the patterns of burnout and compassion fatigue. This full-day workshop takes place directly preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 22

Richmond VA

Healthcare Ombuds and Patient-Provider Conflict: Broadening Our Reach

This highly interactive session will discuss the benefits, potential avenues toward, and potential barriers to, medical center ombuds' broadening their services to encompass patient/provider issues. Attendees will participate in two patient- provider mock mediations, followed by extensive debriefing. This half-day morning workshop takes place directly preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 22

Richmond VA

Influence and Negotiation for Designated Neutrals

Learn skills to influence key people, even in situations where you have no positional authority. Review principled negotiation fundamentals and practice approaches essential to good negotiation practice. Presenter Mary Beth Stevens, CO-OP, Los Alamos National Laboratory, leads this half- day morning workshop directly preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 22

Richmond VA

Manage Conflict/Maintain Ethical Communication Through the Throes of Grief

Managing conflict in the midst of grief often feels like an additional burden that is impossible to manage. Lean key skills to work within this realm and to role model for others who may need to do so. This half-day afternoon workshop takes place preceding the IOA 13th Annual Meeting.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: 847-686-2295
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April 23-25

Richmond VA

International Ombudsman Association 13th Annual Conference

Attend the IOA Annual conference to become a more effective catalyst for change within your organizations. Boost your awareness, knowledge and skills with keynote and plenary speakers, workshops, presentations, and panel discussions address. Professional development courses will be held April 20-22.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
Email: Click here
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April 27-May 6

Miami, Broward County FL

Civil Mediation Certification Training (40 hrs)

April 27-29 & May 5-6, 2018
Become a Certified Mediator. Enhance your skills or new career. This Circuit Civil Program meets the training requirements of the Florida Supreme Court for Certification as a Circuit Civil Mediator. CLE: 45.5 General; 1.0 Bias Elimination; 5.0 Ethics; 7.0 Civil Trial. ADR Training Collaborative
ADR Training Collaborative
Stanley Zamor
Phone: (954) 733-5000
Email: Click here
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April 30-May 2

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

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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May 1-3

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
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May 3-18

Ann Arbor MI

48 Hour Divorce Mediation + Domestic Violence Screening Training

Learn how to become an approved domestic mediator in Michigan. Includes the required Domestic Violence Screening Protocol Training. Through a combination of role-play, lecture, simulation, discussion and videotapes, this workshop takes participants through the process of divorce mediation from the orientation session to completed memorandum of agreement.

May 3-5 & 17-18, 2018

Mediation Training & Consultation Institute
Zena Zumeta
Phone: 800-535-1155
Email: Click here
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May 6-9

Denver CO

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts

Come join us for our 2018 US conference, May 6-9th in beautiful Denver, CO!
IDFA
John Simmons
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Phone: 919.230.8523
Email: Click here
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May 7-11

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Bob Berlin
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 14-15

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training

Elder and adult care mediation is a collaborative problem solving process, facilitated by a trained, neutral third party to assist older adults and their families navigating the challenge of ageing. A trained elder care mediator can help elders and their families address issues including health and medical care, end of life care and decisions, how to share family care-giving, care-giving schedules and expenses, living arrangements, property maintenance, finances, and family business transactions. Course Materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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May 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.
CINERGY Coaching, a division of Noble Solutions
Phone: 804-254-2664
Email: Click here
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May 16-18

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

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 will be 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

May 18-20

Kensington MD

20-Hour Child Access Mediation Training

This training focuses on the skills needed to become an effective mediator in custody disputes, including screening for and addressing domestic violence. A 350-page manual. Use of videotapes. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 23-24

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Arbitration Training

This intense two -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)
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 1

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
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June 2-10

San Francisco CA

THE BASICS OF MEDIATION

Community Boards’ nationally recognized 40-hour The Basics of Mediation introduces core conflict resolution skills in a training designed for managers, HR professionals, attorneys, ombudsmen, social workers, and others who intervene in disputes as part of their work. "Basics" will also be held in June and October
Community Boards
Karen H. Lipney, ADR Programs Director
Phone: 415-920-3820 x109
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June 4-8

Macon GA

Domestic & Family Mediation Training (42 Hours)

Expand your mediation skills to include Domestic & Family! Help couples/families come apart peacefully. Course includes: Parenting Plans, Child Support, Financial/Tax Implications, Domestic Violence. 42- hr. class. Practicum (16 hrs.) comes 2 weeks later. BONUS! You get an additional 2 hrs. of mediation/mediator coaching AND an Introduction to Practice Builder 2.0.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 6-8

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
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June 6-9

Washington DC

AFCC 55th Annual Conference


Compassionate Family Court Systems: The Role of Trauma-Informed Jurisprudence at the Washington Hotel. FEATURING: Jaycee Dugard, Author, A Stolen Life Bob Woodward, Washington Post The political satire of The Capitol Steps
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
6525 Grand Teton Plaza
Madison, WI 53719-1085 USA
Phone: (608) 664-3750
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June 11-14

Toronto ON Canada

onflict 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, a division of Noble Solutions
Cinnie Noble
Phone: 416-686-4247
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June 13-22

South Portland ME

40-hour Mediation Training

VOANNE Community Mediation Services and The Opportunity Alliance offer this program for individuals interested in adding conflict management and mediation skills to their “tool kit”. Combination of mini- lectures, demonstrations, discussion, and hands-on practice, led by Elaine Bourne and Karen Groat. Meets most state and national training standards. CEU/CLE credit available.
Volunteers of America Northern New England & The Opportunity Alliance
Phone: 207.523.5079
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June 18-22

Baltimore MD

40 Hour Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training Focused on Workplace, Third Party Interventions and Self-Awareness

This is a certificated 40-hour mediation training, a comprehensive immersion in our Mediation Core Curriculum designed to teach you everything you need to know to start mediating, either professionally or for daily use and practice. We’ll focus on mediation, conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills, taking plenty of time over the five day training to instruct, discuss and reinforce the fundamental mediator skills and responsibilities, supported by group work, role-plays and directed feedback from trained mediators.
Baltimore Mediation
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: 443-524-0850
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June 21-23

Malibu CA

31st Annual Summer Professional Skills Program in Malibu




June 21-23, 2018

Participants choose one of the following workshops to attend:

  • STAR: A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies – Faculty: Peter Robinson
  • Advanced Mediation Skill Development: Perfecting Our Craft (Revised Course!) - Faculty: Nina Meierding and Bruce Edwards
  • Public Sector Mediation: Flexing Your Mediator Muscles through Skills and Drills – Faculty: Toby Treem Guerin
  • It’s All so Real: Real Problems for Real Mediators in Real Time – Faculty: Tracy Allen and Eric Galton
  • Family Law Mediation:  When Time is Not on Your Side – Faculty: Irwin Joseph and Don Saposnek
  • Elder Care Mediation - Faculty: Zena Zumeta and Susan Butterwick
  • 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: Len Riskin and Rachel Wohl
  • 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
  • Cross-Cultural Negotiations and Mediation – Faculty: Sukhsimran Singh
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-4655
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June 28-July 2

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

We cover the basic content areas of divorce mediation - property division, support and parenting. Extensive use of videotapes for instruction, including tapes of actual mediations. A minimum of six mediation role-plays and a 400-page manual. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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July 16-20

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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July 23-28

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: Peter Robinson, Tom Stipanowich, 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
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July 30-August 3

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program

Northwestern University's 40-hour Mediation Skills Training course focuses on fundamental and practical techniques to successfully resolve disputes. The certificate can be used by legal professionals as well as career changers to enter the field of dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation. Students will also learn about professional resources, and attorneys can earn mandatory continuing legal education credits.
Northwestern School of Professional Studies
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August 6-10

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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August 9-13

Kensignton MD

40-hour Basic Mediation Training

This highly interactive, hands-on training uses a wide range of formats including video, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, story and music. The training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. The core paradigm is narrative mediation. A 400-page manual. Use of videotapes. Limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D
Phone: 301-581-0330
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September 10-14

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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September 21-23

Kensington MD

20-Hour Child Access Mediation Training

This training focuses on the skills needed to become an effective mediator in custody disputes, including screening for and addressing domestic violence. A 350-page manual. Use of videotapes. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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October 1-5

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Join us for a fun & energizing week and we’ll teach you the skills needed to manage various types of conflict. You’ll learn: history of conflict, mediation process, acquire killer negotiation & advanced communication skills. Basic mediation training is a life skill. 40-hr. class: 28 hrs. training + 12 hrs. of practicum.
The New DMA, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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October 6-14

San Francisco CA

THE BASICS OF MEDIATION

Community Boards’ nationally recognized 40-hour The Basics of Mediation introduces core conflict resolution skills in a training designed for managers, HR professionals, attorneys, ombudsmen, social workers, and others who intervene in disputes as part of their work. "Basics" will also be held in June and October
Community Boards
Karen H. Lipney, ADR Programs Director
Phone: 415-920-3820 x109
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October 18-22

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

We cover the basic content areas of divorce mediation - property division, support and parenting. Extensive use of videotapes for instruction, including tapes of actual mediations. A minimum of six mediation role-plays and a 400-page manual. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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October 22-26

Baltimore MD

June 40 Hour Mediation and Conflict Transformation Skills Training Focused on Sources of Conflict & A Systems Approach

This is a certificated 40-hour mediation training, a comprehensive immersion in our Mediation Core Curriculum designed to teach you everything you need to know to start mediating, either professionally or for daily use and practice. We’ll focus on mediation, conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills, taking plenty of time over the five day training to instruct, discuss and reinforce the fundamental mediator skills and responsibilities, supported by group work, role-plays and directed feedback from trained mediators.
Louise Phipps Senft
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: 443-524-0833
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October 29-November 2

Macon GA

Domestic & Family Mediation Training (42 Hours)

Expand your mediation skills to include Domestic & Family! Help couples/families come apart peacefully. Course includes: Parenting Plans, Child Support, Financial/Tax Implications, Domestic Violence. 42- hr. class. Practicum (16 hrs.) comes 2 weeks later. BONUS! You get an additional 2 hrs. of mediation/mediator coaching AND an Introduction to Practice Builder 2.0.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
Phone: 478-477-3317
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October 29-November 1

Toronto ON Canda

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, a division of Noble Solutions
Cinnie Noble
Phone: 416-686-4247
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October 29-November 2

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program

Northwestern University's 40-hour Mediation Skills Training course focuses on fundamental and practical techniques to successfully resolve disputes. The certificate can be used by legal professionals as well as career changers to enter the field of dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation. Students will also learn about professional resources, and attorneys can earn mandatory continuing legal education credits.
Northwestern School of Professional Studies
Susy Palmer
Website: Click here

November 1-5

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

This highly interactive, hands-on training uses a wide range of formats including video, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, story and music. The training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. The core paradigm is narrative mediation. A 400-page manual. Use of videotapes. Limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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November 16-18

Kensington MD

20-Hour Mediation of Economic Aspects of Divorce

The workshop, with a 350-page manual, will address mediating alimony, pensions, software programs - FinPlan, Equal Shares, Family Law Software -and apology: its surprising importance. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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December 6-10

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

We cover the basic content areas of divorce mediation - property division, support and parenting. Extensive use of videotapes for instruction, including tapes of actual mediations. A minimum of six mediation role-plays and a 400-page manual. Limit: ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D. and Audrey M Yowell, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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December 10-14

Baltimore MD

December 40-Hour Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training

This is a certificated 40-hour mediation training, part of our Mediation Core Curriculum designed to teach you everything you need to know to start mediating, either professionally or for daily use and practice. We’ll focus on mediation, conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills, with an emphasis on fostering self-awareness to reduce personal reactivity, as well as reflection and active listening techniques to facilitate communication.
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: 443-524-0833
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