Testimonials

"No mediator should offer online mediation without this course."


"The Online Mediation Training came much "ahead of the wave." It was extremely effective, quite useful and very timely.


"Wow, Wow, Wow ...This training was comprehensive, detailed and informative. It made me very excited to be a Mediator - especially at this time, in history."

Our Mediating Online training is intended for experienced family mediators interested in most capably extending your mediation practice to offer online services."   

This Mediating Online Training qualifies as the core 20-hour online mediation course required for Mediate.com Online Family Mediator Certification. 20 CLE/CEU hour credits available, including 2 hour credits for Ethics and 1 hour credit for domestic violence training.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Schedule

    • Online Family Mediation Course Schedule & Docs

  • 2

    Session 1 - Welcome and Overview

    • Session 1 Video

    • Session 1 Synthesized Chat

  • 3

    Session 2 - Moving Your Practice Online

  • 4

    Session 3 - Online Communication Skills

    • Session 3 Video

    • Session 3 Synthesized Chat

  • 5

    Session 4 - Video Mastery

    • Session 4 Video

    • Session 4 Synthesized Chat

  • 6

    Session 5 - Strategy and Parenting

    • Session 5 Video

    • Session 5 Synthesized Chat

  • 7

    Session 6 - System Design and Platforms

    • Session 6 Synthesized Chat

    • Session 6 Video

  • 8

    Session 7 - Financial Disclosure & CS

    • Session 7 Synthesized Chat

    • Session 7 Video

  • 9

    Session 8 - Support & Prop Division

    • Session 8 Video

    • Session 8 Synthesized Chat

    • Session 8 Advanced Zoom Questions Video

  • 10

    Session 9 - Domestic Violence & Ethics

    • Session 9 Video

  • 11

    Session 10 - Drafting, Finalizing and Moving Forward

    • Session 10 Video

    • Session 10 - Caseload Manager

Instructor(s)

Michael Aurit

Michael Aurit, JD, MDR, is a nationally recognized professional divorce and family mediator, Arizona attorney, and Co-Founder of The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation in Scottsdale, Arizona.

James Melamed

Jim Melamed co-founded Mediate.com in 1996 and served as CEO of Mediate.com until 2020. Before Mediate.com, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM) from 1987 to 1993.

Colin Rule

Colin Rule is President and CEO of Mediate.com and Arbitrate.com. In 2011 Colin co-founded Modria.com, an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) provider based in Silicon Valley, which was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2017. From 2017 to 2020 Colin served as Vice President of ODR at Tyler. From 2003 to 2011 Colin was Director of Online Dispute Resolution for eBay and PayPal. He has worked in the dispute resolution field for more than 25 years as a mediator, trainer, and consultant.