Workshops and Trainings

Workshops & Trainings

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

Local

1) 8-Hour Advanced Mediation Training from 8:00am to 5:00pmon Friday, May 29, 2020 in Petoskey, MI

Mediators in the state of Michigan are required to participate in 8-hours of advanced training every two years. Offered by Northern Community Mediation, this workshop will meet the State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) requirements. Additional  information and registration materials will be available  after the first of the year.

2.411 General Civil, Forty-Hour Training

NCM offered the 40-Hour, General Civil Mediation training in Petoskey, MI. The State Court Administrative Office approved that the training met the standards as set forth by the Michigan Supreme Court for 2.411 general civil and basic community mediation training.

Three judges, eight attorneys, one law student and 12 non-attorneys participated in the workshop. It was a remarkable class.

Mediator Roundtable

As needed, Northern Community Mediation will offer one-to-two hour workshops for those individuals who mediate for NCM. The purpose of these round tables is to focus on a specific subject matter that is of interest to the mediators. They also provide the staff of NCM an opportunity to update the mediators on evolving information, as well as discuss best practices.


State of Michigan

1) 8-Hour Advanced Mediation Training on April 21, 2020 at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, MI

This training meets the SCAO requirement to participate in 8 hours of advanced, mediation training every two years to remain qualified to mediate in Michigan. The trainers are Anne Bachle Fifer, Dale Ann Iverson and Robert Wright. Further information and registration forms will be available after the first of the year.

2) Domestic Relations Mediation Training on May 4-6 and 11-13, 2020 at the Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing, MI

Additional  information and registration materials will follow after the new year.

3)Adult Guardianship Mediation Training on June 4-5, 2020 at the Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing, MI

Additional  information and registration materials will follow after the new year.

4) Child Protection Mediation Training on June 22-23, 2020 at the Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing, MI

Additional  information and registration materials will follow after the new year.