Family Mediation Certification Program

The Family Mediation Certification Program

is a specially designed 40-hour training program (5-days)

Approved by the Florida Supreme Court for certification

as a Family Court Mediator.

The Program:

This interactive program, certified and approved by the Florida Supreme Court, provides a unique opportunity to enhance and expand the conflict resolution skills that you currently possess. You will improve your negotiation techniques, your methodologies for diffusing anger, and your strategies for acting as a third party neutral.

The program focuses on the mediation of family matters with an emphasis on divorce. Additionally, the program is designed to provide an understanding of mediation in theory and practice, as well as furnish the essential conflict resolution skills necessary to mediate in all professional fields.

The program meets the training requirements of the Florida Supreme Court for Certification as a Family Court Mediator. All participants receive a set of written materials including a Florida Supreme Court approved Family Mediator's Manual; copies of the mediation statutes and rules; a community resource directory; information on professional mediation organizations, a variety of other mediation resources, handouts, and interactive exercises. Additionally participants will receive software for calculating child support.

This program will be presented by the following faculty members:  Prof. Susan Dubow; Ken Gordon, Esq, Elinor Robin, PhD, LMHC, LMFT; Paul Schweinler, LMHC, NCC, DAPA, Lenore Walker, PhD, and David Spofford, JD. 

You might also be interested in our Parenting Coordination Program and Elder Law Mediation Program

Visit Our Faculty page to view bios of faculty members.

 

Program Schedule

July 28-Aug 1, 2014 Mon-Fri Boca Raton
September 9-13, 2014 Tue-Sat Jacksonville
November 7-8 & 14-16, 2014 Fri-Sat & Fri-Sun Ft Lauderdale
January 21-25, 2015 Wed-Sun Boca Raton
March 13-14 & 26-28, 2015 Fri-Sat &Thu-Sat Orlando

 

Registration Fee is $895.00, includes all materials

and morning coffee plus, each day.

Program hours: 9:00am-6:15pm

Click Here to Register!

Or call 561-241-0413 / 561-852-1633

Continuing Education Credits
Certified Mediators will earn 4-ethics, 2-domestic violence, 1- diversity & 33-general       

Attorneys will earn 48 CLER credits including 5-ethics.

Mental Health Professionals will earn 40 hours of CEU

      

Why YOU Should Become a Family Mediator?

  • To acquire another viable profession which expands and enhances your current practice
  • To increase your marketability, create consulting opportunities and an alternative to     Managed Care
  • To become a more effective client advocate at mediations
  • To learn important strategies and technecks to become a highly successful negotiator and conflict manager
  • To broaden your methodologies for diffusing anger and anger management
  • To complete the training component for becoming a court ordered Parenting Coordinator

Why Choose Mediation Training Group?

  • Our faculty is composed of mediators who have vibrant and lucrative practices; law professors; conflict resolution professors and other Award winning, recognized experts in the field of Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • We provide a structure within a relaxed, congenial atmosphere, conducive to adult learning
  • Our programs are truly "edutainment"
  • We assist in your completing your mentorship
  • Our training provides a section on marketing "How To Start Your Mediation Practice"
  • We provide you with all the forms and documents needed to start your practice
  • We provide you with software to assist you in Child Support Calculation
  • Free monthly teleconferences with Professor Susan Dubow, Dr Elinor Robin and mediators

Who Benefits From This Training?

  • Psychologists, Family Therapists, Social Workers and Mental Health Practitioners
  • Attorneys & other legal system professionals
  • Educators and Clergy
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Personnel
  • CPAs and Human Resource Managers
  • AND, anyone who wants to become a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator!!

What You Will Learn:

  • How to start and market your mediation practice
  • Mediation concepts, techniques and strategies
  • The stages and components of the mediation session
  • The role and qualities of the effective mediator
  • Practical ways to utilize community resources
  • How to prepare a written settlement agreement
  • The applicable statutes and ethical rules for certified and court appointed mediators
  • The psychological issues and dynamics that commonly exist in a family undergoing separation and divorce
  • The common needs and concerns of children in the context of divorce and family re-organization
  • Legal concepts that relate to family law, taxes and economics
  • How to market your mediation practice

 

You might also be interested in our Parenting Coordination Program or Elder Law Mediation Program

Mailing Address

Mediation Training Group
21218 St. Andrews Blvd., #112
Boca Raton , FL 33433
Telephone # 561-241-0413
Fax # 561-558-9560
info@MediationTrainingGroup.com
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Attorneys
Attorneys will earn 48 CLER credits, including 6 in ethics, for the Family Mediation Certification Program.

Psychologists
& Mental Health Professionals
Mental Health Professionals will earn 40 hours of (CEU) Continuing Education, provided through (MTG)

Mediation Training Group, Inc. approved by the Florida Department of Health for LCSW, LMHC, and LMFT, the Florida Office of School Psychology for School Psychologists, and the Florida Board of Psychology for Psychologists


 

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