40-Hour General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Dates: January 26-29 & February 3-4, 2023
Various Times:

January 26-28, 2023: 8:00am -5:30pm & January 29, 2023: 8:00am - 12:30pm

February 3, 2023: 8:00am - 5:30pm  & February 4, 2023: 8:00am 12:30pm

Location: Online
 Cost: $1400.00 

            Early Bird: $1200.00 (ends on December 28, 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- Interim Associate Director SCMPD

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 January 19, 2023

Cancellation Policy: 

Full Refund by January 5, 2023. Between January 5-19, 2023, a $300.00 fee will be imposed. No refund after January 19, 2023

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