40 Hour Mediation Training - Webinar Only

6 days of programming!
 
January 17-19 & 23-25, 2023  
   
Live on ZOOM!
 
- Overview of Mediation
- Mediation Models
- Effective Negotiation: Transitioning Parties from Positions to Interests
- Mediation Roadmap
- Stages of Mediation: Preparation, Opening the Session, Sharing Perspectives and Exploring Issues in Depth and Problem-solving
- Cultural Issues in Mediation
- Working with Attorneys in Mediation
- Using the Caucus in Mediation
- How Mediators Diagnose the Causes of Conflict
- The Art of Reframing: Dealing with Threats, Demands and other Toxic Language
- Mediating Money Matters
- Posing Thoughtful, Insightful, Provocative Questions
- Power Issues in Mediation
- Mediating Sexual Harassment Cases
- Applications of Mediation
- Building a Mediation Practice
- Co-Mediation
- Working with Apologies
- Dealing with Impasse
- Gaining Experience: Volunteer Opportunities for Mediators
- Standards of Conduct
- Ethical Dilemmas for Mediators
 
 
 
CANCELLATION POLICY:
 
A refund of your tuition, less a $200 administrative fee, will be issued until Monday, January 9, 2023. After January 9, 2023 no refunds will be issued, but you may transfer your registration to someone else.
 
 
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at clereception@cobar.org. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
 
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.    

Day 1, Tuesday, January 17, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions
 
Course Overview and Expectations
 
Overview of Mediation
• Definition of mediation
• Theory of mediation
• Benefits and drawbacks of the mediation process
• Characteristics of effective mediators
• Clarifying the roles of mediators, arbitrators, judges, lawyers, and advocates
 
Break
 
Mediation Models
• Facilitative
• Transformative
• Evaluative
 
12:00 – 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 – 3:45 pm
Effective Negotiation: Transitioning Parties from Positions to Interests
 
Mediation Roadmap
 
Break
 
Mediation Video and Discussion
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
Day 2, Wednesday, January 18, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Review and Preview
 
Stages of Mediation: Preparation
• Interviewing the parties
• Analyzing the conflict
• Developing your mediation strategy
 
Break
 
Preparation Practice
 
Stages of Mediation: Opening the Session
• Establishing credibility and rapport
• Clarifying the process
• Establishing ground rules
• Clarifying parameters surrounding confidentiality
• Creating a safe, constructive environment
 
Stages of Mediation: Sharing Perspectives and Exploring Issues in Depth
• Soliciting critical data
• Posing thoughtful, insightful, provocative questions
• Developing a deeper understanding of the history, consequences, and importance of each issue
 
11:30 – 12:15 pm
Lunch
 
12:15 – 1:30 pm
Simulation I: Part One
 
Break
 
Stages of Mediation: Problem-Solving
• Generating options
• Evaluating options
• Reaching mutual settlement agreements
 
2:30 – 3:45 pm
Simulation I, Part Two
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
Day 3, Thursday, January 19, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 10:15 am
Review and Preview
 
Cultural Issues in Mediation
 
Working with Attorneys in Mediation
 
Break
 
10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Simulation II, Part One
 
12:00 – 12:45 pm
Lunch
 
12:45 – 2:30 pm
Using the Caucus in Mediation Caucus
 
Caucus Demonstration
 
Break
 
2:30 – 3:45 pm
Simulation II: Part Two
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
Day 4, Monday, January 23, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 11:45 am
Review and Preview
 
How Mediators Diagnose the Causes of Conflict
• Relationship issues
• Data problems
• Values Disputes
• Structural constraints
 
Break
 
The Art of Reframing: Dealing with Threats, Demands and other Toxic Language
 
Mediating Money Matters
 
11:45 – 12:30 pm
Lunch
 
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Mid-course Evaluation
 
Working with Apologies
        
1:30 – 3:45 pm
Simulation III
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
Day 5, Tuesday, January 24, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Review and Preview
 
Posing Thoughtful, Insightful, Provocative Questions
 
Power Issues in Mediation
• What sources of power should parties use?
• What sources do they abuse?
• What power does the mediator have?
 
Break
 
Mediating Sexual Harassment Cases
 
Co-Mediation
 
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Working Lunch
 
Building a Mediation Practice
• Business requirements
• Marketing strategies
 
Break
 
1:30 – 3:45 pm
Co-Mediation Simulation IV
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn
 
Day 6, Wednesday, January 25, 2023
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
 
8:30 am – 10:20 am
Review and Preview
 
Applications of Mediation
• Commercial disputes
• Community disputes
• Workplace conflict
• Public policy issues
 
Dealing with Impasse
• Why does it occur?
• What are the signs of an impending impasse?
• How do mediators cause impasse?
• How do mediators move parties beyond impasse?
 
Break
 
10:20 – 12:30 pm
Co-Mediation Simulation V
 
12:30 – 1:15 pm
Lunch
 
1:15 – 3:45 pm
Getting Experience: Volunteer Opportunities for Mediators
 
Break
 
Standards of Conduct
 
Ethical Dilemmas for Mediators
 
Course Review and Evaluation
 
3:45 pm
Adjourn  
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Registration Fees
Non Member $1529.00
CBA Member $1149.00
CBA Dispute Resolution Section Member $919.00
MAC Member $919.00
New Lawyer Edge Member $574.50
Active Military $574.50
Public Service/Government $574.50
ELITE Pass Holder $549.00
  • General Credits: 40.00
  • Ethics Credits: 1.00
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Start Date - End Date
January 17, 2023 - January 19, 2023
Start Time - End Time
8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
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