Family Mediation Training – 20 Hours of Training
June 23-24, 2016 – New Orleans, Louisiana. This training is designed for those mediators who need an additional twenty (20) hours of family mediation training every two years in order to remain on the Louisiana family mediation register as well as on different family court mediation lists in Louisiana. La. R.S. 9:334(D), the Louisiana family mediator training statute, states,
“D. A dispute mediator . . . shall, in order to remain qualified, complete a minimum of twenty hours of clinical education in dispute mediation every two calendar years.”
For those new family mediators who need the forty (40) hours of mediation training under La. R.S. 9:334(A), this training can be combined with the twenty hours of Internet mediation training in order to obtain all of the training hours needed to be a family mediator in Louisiana.
Civil Mediation Training Seminar – 10 Hours of Training
Available Now – Online on your Computer, Ipad, Ipod, tablet computer, or handheld device.
La. R.S. 9:4106(B) – Qualifications of Mediators requires civil mediators to obtain ten hours of mediation training every two years. The statute states:
In order to maintain a listing in the approved register of qualified mediators, a mediator must be willing to accept two annual pro bono appointments and participate in ten hours of training in alternative dispute resolutions in a continuing education course approved by the MCLE Committee or the ADR Section every two years. All ten hours have been approved by the ADR Section and four hours have been approved for MCLE credit, the total number of online hours available.
The following ten hours are available online:
1. The Growth of ADR Processes
2. Family Mediation Process I – first hour
3. Family Mediation Process II – second hour
4. Overview of Louisiana Mediation Laws – 1st hour
5. Overview of Louisiana Mediation Laws – 2d hour
6. Professionalism in Mediations
7. Negotiation Principles I
8. Negotiation Principles 2
9. Ethics in Mediations
10.Marketing a Mediation Practice, Insurance, and Setting Up Office
11. Mediating With Lawyers.
Upcoming Mediation Training Seminars
We offer mediation training seminars throughout the year. If a program of interest to you is not advertised, please contact us about your interest in a particular program, and we will contact you when the next program is scheduled.