SO YOU WANT TO BECOME A MEDIATOR?
Everything you ever wanted to know about becoming a mediator – and more!
Presented by Good Shepherd Mediation Program
Mediation is a process of dispute resolution that can be beneficial, rewarding, and a welcome alternative to litigation. Conflict arises in almost any environment, and having the aptitude to resolve it is a valuable addition to your professional skill set.
Is mediation for you? Are you thinking of taking mediation training or wondering how to get started after that training? Have you begun mediating and want to find more opportunities to do so?
Whether you are interested in volunteering, working full-time in dispute resolution, or starting a private practice to supplement your income, this course will offer the nuts and bolts of starting a career in mediation and answer all of your burning questions. In addition to the featured presenter, an experienced panel of mediators, who practice in various areas, will offer guidance and share their tips, techniques and practical knowledge.
This course will answer the following questions, among others:
• What exactly does a mediator do?
• Do I have to be a lawyer?
• Do I need a license?
• What training should I take?
• Are there any prerequisites?
• What does the training prepare me for?
• Do I need insurance?
• Where can I mediate?
• Where can I find a mentor?
• How long does it take to build a practice?
Attend this program to learn what is necessary to become a mediator and add mediation to your practice. Receive a resource handbook with information about professional associations, mediator rosters, trainings, insurance providers, online resources, book recommendations, volunteer opportunities, and more.
Sue Wasserkrug, Esq.
Good Shepherd Mediation Program
Randy Duque, Esq.
Acting Executive Director
Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
Francine Friedman Griesing, Esq.
Founder and Managing Member
Griesing Law, LLC
Tricia S. Jones, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Communication and Social Influence
Director of the Center for Conflict Management and Media Impact
Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University
Lisa D. Love, Esq.
Managing Partner, Love and Long LLP
Commercial Mediator and Arbitrator
Member, FINRA Arbitration Panel
International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Owner, Progressive Conflict Solutions
Ronald M. Shane, SPHR, AP
Employment Conflict Resolution Specialist
Ronald M. Shane Associates
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