Training Schedule 2021-2022
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The Basic Mediation Course
The Basic mediation course is a 5-day (8:00am – 5:00pm) 40-hour training course offered to the general public, counselors/social workers, educators, HR staff, and attorneys. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. The training focuses on practical mediation skills and covers areas of personal injury, employment, intellectual property, and multi-party conflicts, among others. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 40-Hour Training Standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided including THE WORKBOOK-a practical and up-to-date reference which includes forms and the materials you need to start a practice.
37.5 CLE’s / CPE’s / CEU’s hours + 3 ethics hours
Advanced Family Mediation Course – Prerequisite: Basic Mediation Course
This course is a 3-day, intensive (8:00-6:00), 30-hour training fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence, child development, ethical and practical considerations, and finances in family cases. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. Course materials will be provided. (Bring your own Lunch)
(There is a $50.00 Discount for participants who took our basic class)
30 CLE’s / CPE’s / CEU’s hours + 3 ethics hours
The CPS Mediation Class – Prerequisite: Basic & Advanced Family Mediation Courses
MAA’s Institute of Mediation Training’s Child Protective Services Mediation Course is a 2-day intensive course (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) 20-hour training specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. CPS Mediation increases meaningful understanding and engagement between parties, codifies decisions regarding children and families, and expedites the process to find permanent outcomes for children. The sessions include the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation. Course Materials will be provided. (Bring your own Lunch)
17.5 CLE’s/CPE’s/CEU’s participant hours + 2 Ethics hours
The Eldercare Mediation Class – Prerequisite: Basic & Advanced Family Mediation Courses
Eldercare Mediation Class Elder and adult care mediation is a collaborative problem-solving process, facilitated by a trained, neutral third party to assist older adults and their families in navigating the challenge of aging. A trained elder care mediator can help elders and their families address issues including health and medical care, end of life care and decisions, how to share family care-giving, caregiving schedules and expenses, living arrangements, property maintenance, finances, family business transactions, guardianship decisions, driving concerns, and probate matters such as wills, estates, trusts, and property distribution. Course Materials will be provided. (Bring your own Lunch).
18 CLE’s/CPE’s/CEU’s hours + 2 Ethics hours