Workshops and Training

Workshops & Training

Training for mediators and board members is offered at both the local and statewide levels.


At present, there are no local workshops or trainings scheduled.


State of Michigan

Michigan Association of Court Mediators
Wednesday, September 13 – Friday, September 15, 2017 at The Homestead in Glen Arbor, MI

The Michigan Association of Court Mediators (MACM) is hosting its 32nd Annual Advanced Mediation Training Conference. The featured speakers will focus on child development & divorce, psychological testing, domestic violence, parent alienation & testifying tips, and parenting coordination.

For those attending the full conference, there are certificates for 13.25 hours of Advanced Mediation Training.

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Forty-Hour General Civil Mediation Training

Thursday, September 14, Friday, September 15, Thursday, September 21, Friday, September 22 & Friday, September 19 from 9:00am to 6:00pm at CS Mott Community College in Flint, MI

This training is specifically designed to train individuals to become mediators. For individuals willing to mediate for one of the Citizen Dispute Resolution Program centers in the state of Michigan, the fee is only $100.

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Suicide Prevention Conference

Tuesday, September 26 – Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Ellison Place in Gaylord, MI

The Suicide Prevention Conference is being organized by Kiersten’s Ride and will feature professionals who are considered to be leaders in the understanding of suicide prevention.

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Family Mediation & the Courts
Friday, October 13, 2017 from 8:30am to noon at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, MI

Presented by the Family Mediation Council of Michigan, this program will consist of a panel discussion focused on Family Mediation and the Courts: Improving the Process for Parties and Mediators. Attendees will receive three hours of advanced mediation training credits.

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