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2017 Training Programs/Events

* Part 146 Approved Course

‚ĆMany of the course providers listed on this page also offer apprenticeships.  The ADR Office encourages participation in apprenticeships as they are a proven way to master mediation skills.  Currently, the ADR Office does not approve apprenticeships under Part 146; it does however, approve apprenticeships offered by Community Dispute Resolution Centers.  Please contact the apprenticeship providers directly if you want to learn more about their apprenticeship opportunities. 

1) 30-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
Location: Middletown, NY
with Stalder Mediation/DRC
September 11, 12, 13 and 14, 2017
For more information about this training, please visit, or
contact: Sequoia Stalder by email at, or call (917) 580-2253.

2) Part 137 New Arbitrator Training
September 14th 8:30am-4pm
at the Queens County Bar Association
90-35 148 Street, Jamaica, New York 11435
with Dan Weitz, Esq. and Amy M. Pontillo, Esq.
Participants are asked to arbitrate cases in exchange for this free training.  Open to both attorneys and non-attorneys.
To register, see flyer and please contact the Queens County Bar Association at CLE@QCBA.ORG

3) 30-Hour Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
with NYCID
Location: New York, NY
October 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2017
For more information, please visit or, or contact
Elizabeth Bonici at or (718) 947-4036.



Additional training and events may be listed with the New York State Dispute Resolution Association and the Collaborative Family Law Center.