Why should I take this course?
The techniques developed in this course will positively impact the judge’s communication and dispute resolution skills on and off the bench. This is a thorough and interactive, hands-on course that combines theory with practice. Participants act as mediators in simulated sessions and receive feedback on their performance. For those transitioning in their careers, the course provides a solid, practical starting point for becoming a mediator.
Who should attend?
This course is appropriate for any judge of any jurisdiction who will use mediation techniques to resolve disputes. Other court personnel who will serve as court mediators are also welcome to attend.
Who are the members of the faculty?
The faculty are widely recognized mediators who are seasoned instructors.
How is this course taught?
This course utilizes sophisticated role-playing exercises and extremely interactive presentations. The role-playing exercises to allow participants to sit as a mediator in varying situations. You will have the opportunity to play the role of an attorney, a disputant, and an observer during the exercises.
What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?
The use of mediation is burgeoning in the judicial and administrative fields as well as in the private sector. Adjudicators who can effectively settle disputes through the use of mediation will significantly reduce court management costs.
Whom should I contact for more information?
For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or email@example.com.