Mediation is a hot new career and CFU’s Become a Mediator: Comprehensive Mediation Training is a 5-week certification program designed to give you the skills you need to succeed in this growing field.
This workshop meets the basic training guidelines recommended by the Colorado Council of Mediators and Mediation Organizations; students who successfully complete it will be granted a certificate of training completion.
Seminar I: Introduction to conflict and its sources, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and mediation.
Seminar II: Introduction to the facilitative mediation process and the mediator’s role; begin role-playing.
Seminar III: Introduction to communication and facilitation skills in mediation, co-mediation and caucus.
Seminar IV: Discussion of mediation and negotiations, managing intense emotions, breaking impasse; continue role-playing.
Seminar V: Discussion of mediator ethics, the Colorado judicial system, and mediation as a career.
Jo-Marie Lisa is a professional mediator and teaches at Regis University.