40-Hour General / Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Dates: December 5-9, 2022

Time: 8:30am - 6:00pm 

Location: Kennesaw State University-School of Conflict Management
                3201 Campus Loop Road- Room 117 Kennesaw, GA 30144 

Cost: $1400.00

Early Bird: $1200.00 (ends on November 7, 2022

Registration fees cover all materials, lunch daily, trainers and coaches


The first 28-Hours are the General Civil 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 last 12-Hours are the General Civil Mediation Practicum will build 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.


 Alvin Albert, J.D., Adjunct Professor at Kennesaw State University, School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding & Development. 

Ellen Lahtinen, MPA, Program Manager, Center of Conflict Management/ Mediator, Trainer, Coach

Deadline to register November 28, 2022
Cancellation Policy: Full refund by November 7, 2022.  An Administration fee of $300.00 will be impose from November 8-28, 2022. No refund after November 28, 2022.