Online:40-Hour General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Dates: September 27-30, 2023 & October 6-7, 2023

Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm:  September 27-29 & October 6, 2023                                                                                                       8:00am -12:15pm : September 30 & October 7, 2023

Location: Online

Cost: $1200.00 

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 Director, MSCM Program, Associate Professor at Kennesaw State University, School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development 

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

Deadline to register:  September 20, 2023
Cancellation Policy: Full refund by September 13, 2023; An Administration fee of $300.00 will be impose from September 14-20, 2023. No refund after September 20 2023.

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