Family Mediation Certificate
This 40-hour mediation certificate course provides the necessary background for conflict resolution services in all aspects of family concerns from divorce, custody disputes, separation of never-married or same-gender couples to intact marriages, family businesses and estates. It meets the criteria for Wisconsin Act 355 mediating parenting plans, Wisconsin Association of Mediators Model Standards for Training and received the approval of the Association for Conflict Resolution. The pre-approval eliminates delay and eases the application process for designation of Advanced Practitioner.
This course is distinguished by its focus on strengthening family functioning in the context of adversity. The foundation can be applied to any process for managing disputes.
Earn the certificate by attending all five days.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Strengthen the ability to build a working relationship and a constructive process with the parties
- Develop the ability to facilitate communication between the parties by using specific skills (e.g., active listening, reframing)
- Understand the concepts of mediator influence and neutrality
All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.
Weekdays, Sept. 9-30
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education
Instructor: Sue Bronson MS
CEUs: 4, CEHs: 40, CLEs: 35
Enrollment Limit: 25
Program Number: 7740-8237
Registration Deadline: Wed., Sept. 2