Schedule:
This is an 8 week course that will be taught on Saturday mornings beginning at 7am PST and Wednesday afternoon at 4pm PST for 2-3 hour sessions starting January 26th, 2021. Review the agenda for the full schedule.

If you have to miss a session, the recording should be available within 24 hours. 

These sessions will be recorded and available to others later. If you do not want something recorded, please message the instructor who can pause the recording for a personal/private conversation. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Basic Mediation Training

  • 2

    We have you signed up!

    • CLE

    • Set-up

    • Confirmation Details

    • Course Manual

  • 3

    Section 1: Mediation Statement

    • 1. Jan 26, 5-7pm Pacific, Mediation Process

    • 3. Feb 2, Wed: 5-8, Prepare for Mediation

    • 4. Feb 5, Sat: 8-9 people can work on their forms and ask Qs, 9-11, Forms

  • 4

    Section 2: Opening of Mediation

    • Session 2 Listening for Entrance - February 9th 5pm-7pm MST

    • 5. Feb 9, Wed: 5-7, Listening for Entrance

    • 6. Feb 12, Sat: 8-11, Communication Triangle

    • 7. Feb 16, Wed: 5-8, Reframing

  • 5

    Section 3: Negotiation in the Mediation Process

    • 8. Feb 19, Sat: 8-12, Agenda and Note-taking

    • 9, Feb 23, Wed: 5-7, Ethics--watch recording, 2 hours

    • 10, Feb 26, Sat: 8-11, Tools and Role Play, discuss ethics

    • 11, Mar 2, Wed: 5-7, Escalation--watch recording, 2 hours

  • 6

    Section 4: Agreement

    • 12, Mar 5, Sat: 8-11, Designing Exit

    • 13, Mar 9, Wed: 5-7, Drafting Agreement

    • 14, Mar 10, Thur: 5-7 Agreement Fine-tuning

  • 7

    Section 5: Resolution to Mediation

    • 14, Mar 12, Sat: 8-11, Resolution Strategies and Conclusion

Instructor

Clare Fowler

Clare Fowler, Managing Editor at Mediate.com, received her Master's of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, focused on reducing workplace conflicts, from Pepperdine University School of Education. Clare also coordinated the career development program for The Straus Institute dispute resolution students. In addition to her editorial duties at Mediate.com, Clare coordinates online case management for ADR programs, agencies and courts.