A mediator is a neutral third party who facilitates a conversation between two or more parties…
This 40-hour mediation training certificate is approved by the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR programs under Part 146. The course is also accredited by the International Mediation Institute and the Civil Mediation Council. Professionals who complete the course will become fully-certified private mediators and fulfil the initial and advance education and training requirements for court-connected mediation programs under Part 146. Explore this page to discover more about the course content, key benefits and our training team. Information on upcoming dates and bookings can be viewed at the bottom of this page.
Our trainers have 50+ years of combined mediation and training experience. The courses are therefore extremely rigorous and practice-focused.
Our virtual training program allows you to become a mediator from the comfort of your home or work-desk. Click here to find out more.
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We introduce delegates to advanced concepts such as the psychology of conflict, allowing them to approach dispute resolution from a unique perspective.
Fulfil the initial (24-hour) and advance (16-hour) training requirement to become a court mediator through the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR programs.
Our courses meet the highest domestic and international standards. We are approved by the International Mediation Institute and the Civil Mediation Council.
Phoenix delivers staggered training courses to accommodate professionals with busy diaries. These courses are spread over five or eight weeks. Scroll to "upcoming programs" to find out more.
We provide marketing sessions, networking opportunities and insight from our team of established mediators as well as guest speakers on how you can build your practice post-qualification.
The Phoenix Mediation course provides a professional learning experience which is in equal parts demanding, rigorous and rewarding. The 40-hour course is built upon an engrossing presentation style, participatory learning and practical role-plays which reinforce theoretical lectures.
Our training teams interacts with participants collectively and on an individual level to ensure a high degree of one-on-one feedback and coaching. The course content includes:
Anyone can become a mediator. As mediation grows, professionals from every field require the skills necessary to prevent, manage and resolve conflicts. Mediators with specific professional backgrounds can specialise as mediators within their fields as well as mediate other disputes. Besides lawyers, mediators can be:
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The course is approved by the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR programs under Part 146. Successful completion will result in you fulfilling the initial 24-hours training requirement to become a court approved mediator.
You will also qualify as an International Mediation Institute approved mediator and become accredited by Phoenix Dispute Solutions. You will receive certification which will allow you to start conducting mediations, gain experience and build your practice.
The course is 40-hours long and can be completed over three different time-frames:
Our staggered courses allow professionals the flexibility to become mediators without compromising on important work commitments.
Our standard mediation training course initiates trainees with different kinds of disputes including civil/commercial, work-place, family and inheritance. Accordingly, trainees from any background can use the course to specialize as mediators in their respective fields or choose to develop a more general practice.
Please note that to become a court-connected mediator under Part 146, you are required to attend a further 16-hours of specialized training within your area of mediation practice.
Completion of this course qualifies you to become a private mediator. This means that you can conduct mediations outside of the court-connected mediation program system. It provides the learning and accreditations necessary be able to do this. After completion of the course, you can proceed to begin your mediation practice, receive instructions and start developing your experience and resume.
If you would like to practice as a court connected mediator, this course allows you to fulfil the initial 24-hours basic and 16-hours advanced training requirement under Part 146. Once you have completed the training, you may be required to further undertake a certain number mediations before you can fulfil the experiential requirements necessary to become a court mediator. The experiential requirements for joining a court mediation panel for different courts within New York can be found here.
Please note that different courts within New York might have additional entry requirements for their mediator panel. We would request you to check with your local court to confirm their requirements first. You can find a summary of court requirements here.
Please also note that acceptance on court rosters may depend on a court’s need for mediators at any given time and may include a particular court’s need for mediators with specific case-type training or experience.
After completing the initial training, you will need to undertake additional 16 hours of advanced training within your desired area of mediation specialism. You will then need check with your local court for their ADR panel requirements. These requirements differ in their post-training experience criteria. For example, some panels will only accept mediators with a certain amount of mediations under their belt. You should look to fulfil these requirements through completing practicum programs or undertaking private mediations of your own. Details on how you can achieve post-training experience will be provided through a career building module during the Phoenix training course.
Daniel Bowling is mediator and conflict resolution trainer with GD Bowling Mediation of Charleston, SC. He is a former staff attorney, mediator, and trainer for the ADR Program of the US District Court for Northern California in San Francisco. The Mediation Society of San Francisco honored him as the 2015 recipient of its award for “Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Mediation.”
Joe Esposito's mediation experience ranges from complicated patent and licensing disputes and government contract matters, to pregnancy discrimination, real estate, defamation, and breach of contract cases. He now serves as Co-Chair of the Client Representation Committee of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, and previously served as Co-Chair of the Section's Mediation Committee.
To accommodate all delegates, PDSL delivers its training courses in a staggered format over a period of eight weeks and also five-day intensive programs. Please see below for upcoming dates:
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|Ticket Description||Date||Ticket Type||Price||Buy Now|
|8-week Staggered Course (March 24th, 2023 - May 12th 2023, 4-hour Sessions every Friday)||24 / 03 / 2023||General admission||$1,199.99||Add to cart|
|8-week Staggered Weekend Course (March 25th, 2023 - May 13th, 2023, 4-hour Sessions every Saturday)||25 / 03 / 2023||General admission||$1,199.99||Add to cart|
|Five-Day Intensive Program (May 8th, 2023 - May 12th, 2023)||08 / 05 / 2023||General admission||$1,199.99||Add to cart|
|8-week Staggered Course (May 19th, 2023 - July 7th 2023, 4-hour Sessions every Friday)||19 / 05 / 2023||General admission||$1,199.99||Add to cart|
|8-week Staggered Weekend Course (May 20th, 2023 - July 8th, 2023, 4-hour Sessions every Saturday)||20 / 05 / 2023||General admission||$1,199.99||Add to cart|