BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING (BMT)
40-Hour Course for Professional & Personal Development
WVDRC offers this course for anyone who:
• Is interested in becoming a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.
• Wants to learn more effective ways to deal with conflict at work, at home, or in the classroom.
• Is in the legal, counseling, or education field and needs relevant professional training.
The BMT course teaches the process of mediation, communication skills, and conflict dynamics to promote peaceful and constructive approaches to conflict and its resolution, whether in the workplace, home, or in our community.
Trainees who have completed the BMT course are eligible to begin a mediation practicum to become a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.
Course eligible for education clock or continuing legal education (CLE) hours.
FAMILY MEDIATION TRAINING
20-Hour Course for Professional & Personal Development
This training is a skill-building course in mediating conflicts between separated and/or divorcing couples. Topics covered include dissolution process, asset & debt division, effects of divorce on children, power, control, and negotiating parenting plans.
Prerequisite: Basic Mediation Training 40-hour Course
What Course Participants Are Saying
The course provided all the information I was seeking. I have a very good understanding (and appreciation) of the process.
Beyond mediation the information is useful for good communication in all situations - personal, work, family, etc.