40 Hour Mediation Training - Webinar Only

Starts:  Jan 16, 2024 08:30 AM (MT)
Ends:  Jan 18, 2024 03:45 PM (MT)
6 days, 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM, January 16-18 and 22-24

Taught by renowned mediator and trainer Judy Mares-Dixon, M.A., this interactive webinar is the essential for anyone interested in alternative dispute resolution in Colorado. The 40 hour program offers a step-by-step approach to mediating workplace disputes, contract disputes, environmental issues, racial and cross-cultural conflicts, and community disputes. The course will cover mediator ethics and standards of conduct, mediation models, stages, and strategies, information for building your practice and getting experience, and so much more. You will practice several mediation role plays and receive feedback from experienced coaches.

• Overview of Mediation
• Mediation Models
• Effective Negotiation: Transitioning Parties from Positions to Interests
• Mediation Roadmap
• Stages of Mediation: Preparation, Opening the Session, Sharing Perspectives and Exploring Issues in Depth and Problem-solving
• Cultural Issues in Mediation
• Working with Attorneys in Mediation
• Using the Mediation Caucus
• Caucus Demonstration
• How Mediators Diagnose the Cause of Conflict
• The Art of Reframing: Dealing with Threats, Demands and other Toxic Language
• Mediating Money Matters
• Working with Apologies
• Posing Thoughtful, Insightful, Provocative Questions
• Power Issues in Mediation
• Mediating Sexual Harassment Cases
• Co-mediation
• Building a Mediation Practice
• Applications of Mediation
• Dealing with Impasse
• Getting Experience: Volunteer Opportunities
• Standards of Conduct
• Ethical Dilemmas for Mediators
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at clereception@cobar.org. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.
A refund of your tuition, less a $200 administrative fee, will be issued until Monday, January 8, 2024. After January 8, 2024, no refunds will be issued, but you may transfer your registration to someone else.    


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