Our Basic General Civil and Family Mediation courses teach professionals mediation and conflict resolution skills and techniques along with the advanced techniques associated with the special circumstance of Domestic Violence. This program is a comprehensive learning experience that provides the training necessary to apply for General Civil or Family mediator listing in Tennessee and other states.
You will learn – Basic mediation theory, as well as, real-world application.
You will also learn from among the topics of:
- The Dynamics of Conflict
- Conflict Resolution Concepts
- The Spectrum of Mediation Models
- Communication & Facilitation Skills
- Family & Relationship Dynamics
- Negotiation Dynamics
- Mediation Processes & Techniques
- Rule 31 Procedures and Standards
- State Rules, Statutes & Local Forms
- Standards of Conduct and Ethics
- Court Processes
- Mediating Special Circumstances
Take the time to review your states requirements for practicing mediation. Links to the Tennessee Supreme Court requirements and the the requirements of neighboring states may be found HERE
All courses are approved continuing education by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and by other state governing agencies. All mediation courses are approved curriculum by the Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission and other state governing bodies as requested for basic mediator education and continuing education.
UPCOMING COURSE: (click on course title to enroll)
Mediation and the Special Circumstance of Domestic Violence (meets the 12-hour requirement for Family Mediators who seek specialized listing): Next Course TBA Summer 2020
40-hour General Civil Mediation Training: July 13-17, 2020 (includes Family to Civil Cross-Over)
46-hour Family Mediation Training: July 13-17, 2020 (includes Civil to Family)
6-hour Mediation Law, Ethics and More: July 14, 2020 (meets the Annual CME requirement for TSC Rule 31 Listed Civil and Family Mediators)
Due to COVID-19 directives, class size is limited. PDRS will take all of the necessary precautions to protect the safety and well-being of class participants and staff. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.Our courses are provided for educational purposes only and are in no way intended to be legal advice.