Mediation Training

Cleveland Mediation Center

Empower others. Learn to listen. Become a mediator.

Since our inception, Cleveland Mediation Center has been involved in training mediators, initially training those interested in acting as volunteer mediators at CMC. As our reputation in training grew, CMC began to offer mediation training to the general public. We offer our Fundamentals of Mediation Training several times each year, and Advanced Mediation training courses annually for those who have completed the Fundamentals class.

Fundamentals of Mediation

This highly interactive 20 hour training will provide an introduction to mediation using demonstrations and practice as well as lecture, discussion, and situational case studies. This is a practical course, incorporating a best practices approach to mediating.

 

Topics include:
Uniform Mediation Act
Active Listening
Five Phase Empowerment Model
Client Centered Approach
Cultural Influences

Cost is $450 for the 3-day training.

Spring Session:

Tuesday May 1st - Thursday May 3rd, 2018​

Fall Session:

Tuesday September 25th - Thursday September 27th, 2018

Trainings will take place 9:00am - 5:00pm each day at Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland

(5700 Broadway Ave. Cleveland, OH 44127).

This course has been approved for 19.5 CEU's for counselors and social workers, and 19 CLE's.

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Advanced Family and Divorce Mediation (Six Days) 

This training covers the advanced skills necessary to work with parties in high conflict cases, like parenting plans and divorce. Learn how to help parties work together as a parenting team, even as their partnership is ending.

 

Topics include:
Parenting Plan Specifics

Division of Assets

Support Issues

This class, in conjunction with both the Fundamentals of Mediation and Domestic Abuse Issues course, fulfills the requirements for the Supreme Court of Ohio's Rule 16 - for mediators that wish to mediate family cases.

Fundamentals of Mediation is a pre-requisite to this course.
 

Cost is $925 for the 6-day training.

CLE’s and CEU’s are available for most trainings.

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Domestic Abuse Issues in Mediation

The point at which couples separate is often when they seek options like mediation. but it is also the most dangerous time if there is any aspect of domestic abuse. This course covers the broader descriptions of domestic abuse vs. the legal definition of domestic violence, screening, ending dangerous mediations, protection orders and times in which conditional mediations may be appropriate. 

This class, in conjunction with both the Fundamentals of Mediation and Advanced Family and Divorce Mediation course, fulfills the requirements for the Supreme Court of Ohio's Rule 16 - for mediators that wish to mediate family cases.

Fundamentals of Mediation is a pre-requisite to this course.
 

Cost is $300 for the 2-day training.

CLE’s and CEU’s are available for most trainings.

Check back for upcoming training dates!​​

Contact Kara Tellaisha at (216) 621-1919 ext. 6808 or kara.tellaisha@clevelandmediation.org for more information about mediation trainings.

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