Elder / Adult Family Mediation Training
November-December 2022 - Online
Half Days (12:00 to 4:30 PM Eastern)
Tuesdays and Thursdays
November 29, and December 1, 6, 8, 13, and 15
Approved under Part 146 by the NY State Unified Court System’s
Office of ADR Programs for Additional Mediation Training*
Please see below regarding continuing legal education credits**
Details and Registration at:
About the Elder / Adult Family Mediation Training:
As families face issues related to aging, they often grapple with important decisions about a range of topics such as living arrangements, care giving, driving, family communication, medical care, Powers of Attorney / Health Care Proxies / Guardianship / Conservatorship, financial planning, estate planning, family real estate, and personal property distribution. Conversations around these issues can be emotionally charged and complex.
This program teaches mediators skills and techniques for:
- Working with families in conflict around these and other issues,
- Convening multi-party family mediations, and
- Facilitating consensus.
Cases involving adult families are challenging and rewarding on a number of levels. The skills, techniques, and principles discussed in the training are transferable to mediation in other contexts, and past participants have often remarked about the mediation “gems” they have received and “aha moments” they have experienced that have helped deepen their mediation work.
Join trainers Arline Kardasis and Crystal Thorpe, along with guest presenters, for sessions packed with content, skill-building, role plays, and opportunities to interact with fellow participants. For more information and to read testimonials, visit www.ElderDecisions.com.
What Previous Participants Are Saying:
"Thank you all for the excellent program… - the presentations were excellent, the materials just the type of thing that I will use in the future as a reference tool. Obviously you have devoted much time, thought, and effort to creating this workshop - your work has paid off for the participants!"
“You offered a great training, and one that opened windows both into eldercare practice and your inclusive, evolving approach to mediation. You are trailblazers and I’ve already thought of ways to incorporate a number of your approaches into certain circumstances that may arise more generally in mediation. So, again, all my gratitude.”
“Elder Decisions®’ Advanced Elder Mediation Training...was excellent; actually the best I have ever experienced. It was well organized (and) the subject matter was completely covered. (This was) the most sequentially programmed and clearly presented (training) I have yet attended.”
“This exceeded my expectations! The Elder Decisions® Mediation Training makes a compelling case for why we need to step up to this national challenge and makes it possible for mediators to step into these critical but delicate family conversations. I got a great return on my investment: information-dense, practical, inspiring — allowing me to extend my company’s services to meet this growing demand.”
"I'm still raving to everyone how valuable I found the training and how I enjoyed all of the presenters."
$1,500. ($1,200 through November 15.)
We welcome and want to support greater diversity in the field, and offer scholarships for Black and BIPOC participants to register at a reduced rate of 50% off the rate at time of registration.
Financial Aid Policy
20% discount available from rate at time of registration (including early rate and BIPOC rate) for Seniors, Students, Current Community Mediation Volunteers, and/or anyone for whom the regular rate would pose a hardship.
Need additional assistance? Very limited work study may be available, for approximately one spot per training, based on projects available at the time; please inquire for details.
The program will be held from Noon-4:30 PM Eastern on
Tuesdays, November 29, December 6 and 13; and
Thursdays, December 1, 8, and 15
*This training is approved under Part 146 by the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR Programs for 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training.
Please note that:
(1) Pursuant to Part 146, court-based mediation rosters require both a combination of mediation training and experience mediating;
(2) Acceptance on court rosters depends on a court’s need for mediators at any given time and may include a court’s need for mediators with specific case-type training or experience and mediation experience;
(3) Final placement on any court roster is in the discretion of the local Administrative Judge.
**This course has been approved by the State of Vermont for 23.0 hours of continuing legal education credits, including 21.0 hours general credits and 2.0 hours ethics credits. Attorneys should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
**Please inquire for details regarding other state-specific Continuing Legal Education credits for which applications are in-process.
Questions about the program?
Please call 617-621-7009 x29. We’d be happy to talk with you.
Please forward this announcement along to colleagues who may be interested.
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