40-Hour General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum-In Person
Dates: March 6-10, 2023
Time: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Location: Kennesaw State University
3201 Campus Loop Road- Room 117, Kennesaw, GA 30144
School of Conflict Managment, Peacebuilding & Development
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.
Alvin Albert, J.D., Part-Time Professor at Kennesaw State University, School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding & Development /Mediator / Coach
Ellen Lahtinen, MPA -Program Manager at the Center of Conflict Management/ Mediator, Trainer, Coach
Deadline to register February 27, 2023
Cancellation Policy: Full refund by February 13, 2023. An Administration fee of $400.00 will be impose from February 14 - February 26, 2023. No refund after February 26, 2023.