This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.
This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.
What you will learn:
•General principles of the mediation process
•Identification and practice of communication skills used by mediators
•Introduction to the negotiation process including methods and styles of negotiation
•Ethical considerations associated with mediation
•Your mediation technique - one day of videotaping mock mediations for purposes of providing constructive feedback to the participants
•Application of mediation techniques in complex multi-party disputes