National Family and Divorce Mediation Training

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The need for mediation will only grow and the opportunities through online mediation continue to increase even with the COVID-19 threat. People can meet together to resolve their disputes and reach agreements without having to be physically present.

Mediation Training allows participants to:

  • create new career opportunities
  • increase earning potential
  • start or expand your business
  • be more valuable to your organization
  • improve your resume
  • gain needed skills for resolving daily conflict


Course Description

Learn essential conflict resolution skills for becoming a family mediator.  This five day, 40-hour course will meet most state's mandatory training requirements for family and divorce mediators. Participants should check with their state regarding specific mediator qualifications. 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. The financial, legal, psychological, and procedural dynamics of divorce mediation are explained and then experienced through role plays. Registration is open to anyone wanting to become a family mediator or add mediation skills to their toolbox.  There are no educational or vocational requirements necessary for taking this course.

CE Credit

This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association MCLE Committee for attorneys to receive 40 hours MCLE including 2.5 hours ethics.  Attorneys from other states should check with their state or local bar association regarding receiving MCLE credit.


Family and Divorce Mediation Training is being offered through online-video format using Zoom.  This five-day, 40-hour course meets on two consecutive weekends, Friday-Sunday and Friday-Saturday from 8:45 am - 5:00 pm.  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!

2020 Course Dates Open for Registration

2020 Online- Instructor led video format using Zoom

  • Fall 2020 - Friday-Sunday, October 23-25; Friday and Saturday, October 30-31 *Registration no longer open - course full

2021 Online- Instructor led video format using Zoom

  • Winter 2021- Friday-Sunday, February 19-21; Friday and Saturday, February 26-27
  • Spring 2021 - Friday-Sunday, May 14-16; Friday and Saturday, May 21-22
  • Fall 2021 - Friday-Sunday, September 17-19; Friday and Saturday, September 24-25

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


$1475.00 - Regular Tuition
$1375.00 - Early Registration for registrations received four weeks or more before course start date.
$1275.00 - Group registration discount for two or more people registering together.

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