40-Hour General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum-In Person

Dates: December 4-8, 2023
Time: 8:30am - 6:00pm 
Location: Peace House- School of Conflict Management                                                                                                                     3201 Campus Loop Road NW Kennesaw, GA 30144

Cost: $1300.00 

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.


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 27, 2023
Cancellation Policy: Full refund by November 13, 2023. An Administration fee of $300.00 will be imposed from November 14- November 25, 2023.  No refund after November 26, 2023.

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