40-Hour Basic Mediation

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, Texas Civil Practices & Remedies Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable’s requirements.

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

Participants will:

·        Learn the mediation process and general mediator skills;

·        Gain an understanding of how a volunteer-based mediation organization operates;

·        Review and Reinforce listening, communication, and conflict management skills;

·        Be introduced to the negotiation process including methods and styles of negotiation;

·        Review ethical considerations associated with mediation;

·        Apply mediation techniques in real life mediation situations that will assist in managing conflict situations at work and in the community.

Our next 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training Course will be:

August 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, 2020 
This training will be done via Zoom. 

8:30 am-5:00 pm each day


Registration link is forthcoming. 


***You must attend all 5 days to receive your Basic Mediation certificate.***