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2017-2018 Training Programs/Events


2017-2018

* 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
Location: Hauppauge, NY
with Gene A. Johnson, Jr.
November 10, 11, and 12, 2017 (9:30am-6:30pm)
For more information, please call EAC Network at (631) 265-0490

2) 40 hr. (5 Day) Divorce Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training & 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training
with Adam J. Berner, Esq. &  Sequoia Stalder, Esq.
January 8,  9, 10, 11 & 12, 2018
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
For more information or to register, please select the link below:
5 Day (40 hour) Divorce Mediation Training, or call Liz Bonici (718) 947-4036, or email: ebonici@nycid.org

3) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
January 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information, or to register for this program, please email Elena McCalla
or call (212) 577-1740 ext. 113, or visit our website: nypeace.org

4) 100 - Hour Mediation Training (Basic, Advanced and Mastery)*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
with Elizabeth Clemants
Location:  Tribeca, Lower Manhattan
January 23rd - May 29th, meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am - 12pm
No Class Dates:  March 20th, 22nd, and April 3rd and 5th
Cost: $4975
Group Size:  8 participants
Register:  http://www.planningchange.com
Contact:  mailto:elizabeth@planningchange.com

5) Basic Mediation Training: Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
New York City Bar Association
February 27 & 28 and March 6 & 7, 2018
with Carol B. Liebman (Clinical Professor, Columbia Law School) & Dina Jansenson (Mediator/Arbitrator, JAMS)
Location: New York, New York
For more information or to register for this program, go to http://www.nycbar.org/cle-offerings/basic-mediation-training-conflict-resolution-theory-techniques-4/ or call 212-382-6663.

6) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
April 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information, or to register for this program, please email Elena McCalla
or call (212) 577-1740 ext. 113, or visit our website: nypeace.org

7) Advanced Commercial Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training
New York City Bar Association
June 6-8, 2018
with Dina Jansenson (Mediator/Arbitrator, JAMS) & Honorable Kathleen A. Roberts (Mediator/Arbitrator, JAMS, Retired United States Magistrate Judge, SDNY)
Location: New York, New York
For more information or to register for this program, go to http://www.nycbar.org/cle-offerings/advanced-commercial-mediation/  or call 212-382-6663.

8) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
June 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information, or to register for this program, please email Elena McCalla
or call (212) 577-1740 ext. 113, or visit our website: nypeace.org

ONGOING TRAINING

In partnership with the Ackerman Institute, FamilyKind is pleased to offer the FamilyKind Mediation Mentorship Program (MMP), an intensive training designed to give mediators the tools and support they need to open a private practice and to provide high-quality mediation services throughout New York State. To participate in the program participants must have completed 60 hours of mediation training in a certified program relating to family and/or divorce; this must include at least 40 hours of Basic Divorce Mediation Training. Prior experience mediating cases either as part of an apprenticeship or other training program is required to co-mediate in this program.  
For more information please visit:  http://www.familykind.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Mediation-Mentorship-123115.pdf  and contact Co-director Wendy Silva, at mediationmentorship@familykind.org.


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