Family and Divorce Mediation Training

Learn essential conflict resolution skills for becoming a family and divorce mediator. 

Next class starts July 12


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Course Description

Courts in Oklahoma and nationwide encourage divorcing parties to reach out-of-court agreements through mediation. In addition, family and divorce mediators can take advantage of the growing public awareness of mediation as an effective and less pricey alternative to divorce litigation.

This course meets the training requirements of the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act to be court-approved as a family and divorce mediator in Oklahoma. This course will also meet the standards for divorce mediation training in most states. The financial, legal, psychological, and procedural dynamics of divorce mediation are explained and then experienced through role play.

Family and Divorce Mediation Training allows participants to:

  • Create new career opportunities
  • Increase earning potential
  • Apply ethics to mediation situations
  • Be more valuable to your firm
  • Improve your resume
  • Gain needed skills for resolving daily conflict

Continuous Education Credit

This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association MCLE Committee for attorneys licensed in Oklahoma to receive 40 hours MCLE including 2.5 hours ethics. Approval has also been granted by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers for Licensed Social Workers to receive 40 hours CE credit including 3 hours of ethics. In addition, approval has been granted by the State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure for LPC’s and LMFT’s to receive 36 hours CE including 3 hours ethics.


Family and Divorce Mediation Training is being offered through online-video format using Zoom. This four-day course meets on two consecutive weekends, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Central Standard Time.

There is a $100.00 early registration discount for registrations received at least 30 days before start of course. Classes are limited to 16 participants. Sign up today to reserve your place!

2024 Course Dates Open for Registration

  • Summer 2024 – Friday and Saturday, July 12-13 and 19-20
  • Fall 2024 – Friday and Saturday, November 15-16 and 22-23

Course Topics Include

  • The Role of the Mediator
  • Finding Your Mediation Style
  • Conflict Resolution Theory and Skills
  • Communication Skills for Mediation and Beyond
  • Dealing with High Conflict Parties
  • Impact of Family Conflict and Divorce on Children and Adults
  • Divorce as a family problem with legal implications
  • Helping Parties Divide Assets and Debts
  • Helping Parents Develop a Parenting Plan that works
  • Online dispute resolution intro
  • Working with self representing parties
  • Ethics and Professional Standards for Family Mediators
  • Business Basics for Starting out as a Family Mediator
  • Practical Steps for Marketing your Mediation Practice

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys
  • Paralegals
  • Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Educators
  • School Counselors
  • Clergy
  • Financial planners
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Health and human services professionals
  • Entrepreneurs


  • $1275.00 – Regular Tuition
  • $1175.00 – Early Registration for registrations received four weeks or more before the course start date.
  • $1075.00 – Group registration discount for two or more people registering together

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