40-Hour General / Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
Dates: October 5-9, 2022
Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm
- Early Bird: $1200.00 (ends on September 5, 2022)
Description: The first 28-hours of mediation training focuses on an understanding of the mediation process, communication skills, problem-solving, skills, agreement writing, and mediation ethics. Mediation skills are taught in a highly interactive format through short lecture, group discussion, focused exercises, and coached role-play. The workshop meets general mediation training requirements for registration with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (GODR). In addition, the workshop is approved for Continuing Legal Education. (CLE) hours (28 regular and 3 ethics).
The second 12-hours are the practicum building upon the skills introduced during the General Civil Mediation Training. It provides an opportunity for you to observe, reflect on, and discuss the practice of mediation. The Practicum may be taken in lieu of 5 real case observations in mediation for the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution registration purposes.
Dr. Amanda Reinke, Associate Professor at Kennesaw State University, School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development
Ellen Lahtinen, MPA – Program Manager, Center of Conflict Management/ Mediator, Trainer, Coach
Deadline to register September 28, 2022
Full Refund by September 14, 2022. Between September 15-24, 2022, a $300.00 fee will be imposed. NO refund after September 24, 2022