This 40-hour educational program that centers on circuit mediation is certified and approved by the Florida Supreme Court and meets the training requirements of the Florida Supreme Court for Certification as a Circuit Court Mediator. This training is Florida Bar approved for 48 CLE credits with credits in ethics. The Primary Trainer is a leading authority in the mediation field: Alexia Georgakopoulos, PhD., a Professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies at Nova Southeastern University who was featured on NBC’s Today Show and she is the editor of the most contemporary handbook in mediation that was recently published by Routledge titled The Mediation Handbook: Theory, Research and Practice. The program incorporates mediation theories, principles, and skills, as well as current research involving circuit mediation to provide you with different approaches to best mediate circuit conflict. It will train you about various mediation strategies and techniques from a variety of models including transformative, narrative, and problem-solving mediation. Program participants will engage in interactive, practical skill-building sessions throughout the program. This program prepares individuals to work as professional mediators within circuit disputes. Topics will include mediation processes and techniques, standard of conduct for mediators, Florida circuit law, diversity issues, court processes, communication skills, and legal processes. The conflict management strategies learned in this training have the potential to improve the conflict resolution management in resolving corporate and circuit-level disputes. The workshops help you understand how to promote self-determination, commitment, and transformation. Program participants will be given several resources including, but not limited to the following: Florida Supreme Court approved Circuit Mediator Manual and copies of Florida mediation statutes and rules. Seats are limited to 40 people. Act now and register.