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2016 Training Programs/Events


* Part 146 Approved Course

†Many of the course providers listed on this page also offer apprenticeships.  The ADR Office encourages participation in apprenticeships as they are a proven way to master mediation skills.  Currently, the ADR Office does not approve apprenticeships under Part 146; it does however, approve apprenticeships offered by Community Dispute Resolution Centers.  Please contact the apprenticeship providers directly if you want to learn more about their apprenticeship opportunities. 

 

1) Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator*
with A.J. Krouse, Harold Coleman, and Neil Carmichael
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
December 12-16, 2016
Location:
New Orleans
For more information, or to register for the program, please visit the website:
https://www.aaau.org/courses/essential-mediation-skills-for-the-new-mediator/16omedb5602o/

2) 3 Day Advanced Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training
with NYCID
December 12-16, 2016
Location: New York, NY
For more information, or to register for the program, please contact: Liz Bonici at ebonici@nycid.org,or 718-947-4036, or visit our
website: www.nycid.org

3) Part 137 New Arbitrator Training
December 15, 2016

Location: Judicial Institute, 84 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 
with Dan Weitz, Esq. and Amy Pontillo, Esq.
The training is free and CLE is provided; but participants are asked to volunteer for the Part 137 program in exchange for the free training.  Please contact Dora Hancock, local program administrator for the Part 137 Program serving the 9th Judicial District, at dhancock@nycourts.gov for more information and to register.  
You will need to submit a resume or bio for review by the Part 137 Board of Governors prior to being accepted on the roster.

4) 30-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
with New York Center for Interpersonal Development
January 23-26, 2017
Location: New York, NY
Address: 55 Exchange Place, New York, NY
Contact: Elizabeth Bonici at ebonici@nycid.org  or 718-947-4036
Website: www.nycid.org   

5) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
January 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2017
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
To register, visit www.nypeace.org/basic-mediation-training.
If you have any questions, email Christina Dizon or call (212) 577-1740 x113.

6) Divorce and Family Mediation Training: Basic*
with Marc Fleisher, Elana Katz and Katherine Miller
*Part 146 Approved as Other, 24-hour initial + 16-hour case-type specific combined training (Divorce). 
Cannot be counted to satisfy 24 initial hours required for non-divorce matters.
February 2, 3, 4 and February 10 and 11, 2017
Location: Ackerman Institute, 936 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010
For more information, please contact Damaly Ferreira at 212-879-4900, ext.111 or dferreira@ackerman.org

In partnership with the Ackerman Institute, FamilyKind is pleased to offer the FamilyKind Mediation Mentorship Program (MMP), an intensive training designed to give mediators the tools and support they need to open a private practice and to provide high-quality mediation services throughout New York State. 
To participate in the program participants must have completed 60 hours of mediation training in a certified program relating to family and/or divorce; this must include at least 40 hours of Basic Divorce Mediation Training. Prior experience mediating cases either as part of an apprenticeship or other training program is required to co-mediate in this program.  
For more information please visit:  http://www.familykind.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Mediation-Mentorship-123115.pdf 
and contact Co-director Wendy Silva, at mediationmentorship@familykind.org.

7) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
February 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2017
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
To register, visit www.nypeace.org/basic-mediation-training.
If you have any questions, email Christina Dizon or call (212) 577-1740 x113.

8) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
April 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2017
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
To register, visit www.nypeace.org/basic-mediation-training.
If you have any questions, email Christina Dizon or call (212) 577-1740 x113.

9) 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017
with New York Peace Institute
Location: Brooklyn, NY
To register, visit www.nypeace.org/basic-mediation-training.
If you have any questions, email Christina Dizon or call (212) 577-1740 x113.


Additional training and events may be listed with the New York State Dispute Resolution Association and the Collaborative Family Law Center.