A mediator is a neutral third party who facilitates a conversation between two or more parties…
Our 40-hour mediation training certificate is accredited by the International Mediation Institute and the Civil Mediation Council. Professionals who complete the course will fulfil the education and training requirements for most court programs within Pennsylvania. 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.
Court panels in Pennsylvania develop their own requirements for mediators allowed on their panel. For training and education, these requirements include 40-hours of mediation training and are therefore fulfilled by this course.
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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After successful completion of the program you will qualify as an IMI qualified mediator and become accredited by Phoenix Dispute Solutions. You will receive certification as a fully-qualified mediator which will allow you to start conducting mediations, gain experience and build your practice.
You will also fulfil the training and education requirements of the majority of court panels in Pennsylvania.
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.
In Pennsylvania there is no government certification provided by the state for the practice of mediation. Therefore, completion of this course qualifies you to become a mediator. It provides the learning and accreditations necessary be able to develop your mediation practice. After completion of the course, you can proceed to receive instructions and start developing your experience and resume.
The course also fulfils the requirement to become a court-connected mediator with most local courts. Different court systems will have their own requirements for their panel of neutrals. These requirements will however include a 40-hour mediation training component which is fulfilled by this course.
A number of courts in Pennsylvania offer mediation as an alternative to litigation in a variety of practice areas. These individual courts have established their own criteria for listing a mediator as a member of their roster. Completing this course fulfils the training criteria for the majority of these courts. However, each court may have additional requirements that will concern your experience as a mediator and profession. For example the Western District of Pennsylvania requires non-attorney mediators to have competed at least five mediations before becoming eligible for their panel. If you plan to try to mediate in such court settings, it is best to contact that court to determine their requirements.
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|