We have trained mediators throughout the region and nationally. Our courses and curriculum are approved by the Tennessee Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission and have been accepted by other states, with full faith and credit, as all or part of the required mediator training. Please check with your state’s governing agency for further details. Below are links to Tennessee state and regional resources.
There are three designations for mediators: General Civil, Family and Family Specially Trained in the Circumstance of Domestic Violence. Professionals may apply for one or more designations once they meet the requirement described below under Rule 31.
Tennessee: General Civil Mediator Requirements
Tennessee: Family Mediator Requirements
Our next courses will be held February 19-23 in Chattanooga. Download enrollment information here: Training Enrollment Form or register online for the General Civil Mediation course here and the Family Mediation course here
To apply for mediator listing in Tennessee, once the required training is completed, visit https://eservices.tncourts.gov/ to register as an ADR User and fill out the online application. As of May 31, 2017, only online applications will be reviewed. ALL materials (including letters of reference, letters of good standing, training certificate, additional documents, etc.) must be submitted using the online application. No paper applications or materials will be accepted. If you submit a paper application, we will contact you to let you know that we will not process the paper application and will direct you to the online application.
Below are links to mediator criteria in neighboring states. Most states follow a very similar model and accept the PDRS curriculum with full faith and credit toward professional mediator training. Check with your state governing agency for full details.
Our public courses are held at our mediation and training facility located in Chattanooga, TN. Custom courses and specialized training are available on-site. Contact us to request more information.