Workshops & Trainings

The participants plus the facilitator in the Zoom training.

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

Local

1) Four-Hour, Advanced Mediator Training via Zoom on Friday, September 16, 2022 from 8:30am to 12:30pm

In order to maintain eligibility for court referrals and Center cases,, individuals are required to take at least eight hours of Advanced Mediation Training every two years. Writing Sustainable Agreements is a four-hour,  2.411 and 3.216 approved training by the State Court Administrative Office (SCAO). The workshop will go from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Learning how to capitalize upon the concept of including the answers to who, what, where, when, how and sometimes why in an agreement will be a focal point of the training.

This training is 2.411 and 3.216 SCAO approved.

For further details of the training click on Flyer.
For the registration form, click on Registration.

Feel free to contact Dr. Jane Millar at 231.487.1771 with any questions you may have.

2) Mediator Round Table via Zoom on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Questions that mediators often ask are 1) How much of NCM’s budget comes from the State? 2) How is the funding from the State determined? 3) What is meant by the phrase weighted caseload? 4) How is the weighted caseload determined? During this Round Table, these questions will be addressed and  the NCM budget explained. To register, call or e-mail one of the NCM staff members.

3) Four-Hour, Advanced Mediator via Zoom on Friday, October 14, 2022 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

The second four-hour, Advanced Mediator Training that Northern Community Mediation is offering in the fall is titled Standards of Conduct. This training will review the present standards and also introduce the proposed changes to the present Standards of Conduct. One hour of this training will be done asynchronously by the participants prior to the actual training. The remaining three hours for the training will go from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

This training is 2.411 and 3.216 SCAO approved.

For further details of the training click on Flyer.
For the registration form, click on Registration.

Feel free to contact Dr. Jane Millar at 231.487.1771 with any questions you may have.


State of Michigan

1) 16-Hour Elder Care Mediation Training via Zoom

This specialized training is required for all mediators who do elder Care Mediations. Below are the registration links for the elder mediation training. This training is for CDRP staff & volunteers only; so, please do not share this link outside of your center.

August 9-10, 16-17, 2022 from 1:00pm-5:00pm:
SCAO Approved Adult Guardianship Training- August 2022 (constantcontact.com)

August 29, 30, 31 and September 1, 2022 from 9:00am-1:00pm:
SCAO Approved Adult Guardianship Training- Aug / Sept 2022 (constantcontact.com)

Contact Megan McCoy Dennis at mdennis@mediation-omc.org with any questions you may have.