Florida Supreme Court Professional County Mediation Certification 3-Day Program: May 15-17, 2020
- May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This educational program is certified and approved by the Florida Supreme Court and meets the training requirements of the Florida Supreme Court for Certification as a County Court Mediator. It is FLORIDA BAR Approved for 24 CLE credits. This is a 20-hour program. 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 to discuss peace 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. This program is designed to educate you about a variety of mediation theories, principles, and techniques from a variety of mediation models. Other important topics in the program include mediation processes, settlement composition, court processes, code of conduct for mediators, effective negotiation and communication, ethical principles, diversity issues, community resources and mediation business marketing. Program participants will engage in interactive practical skill building sessions throughout the program. This program prepares individuals to work as professional mediators in a number of contexts. The conflict management strategies learned in this training have the potential to improve the conflict resolution management you need for any type of relationship from personal to professional relationships. The workshops help you understand how to promote self-determination, commitment, and transformation during times of conflict. Program participants will be given a number of resources including but not limited to the following: Florida Supreme Court approved County Mediator Manual and copies of the mediation statutes and rules. This program is limited to 40 seats, so register early to secure your seat as registration typically fills quickly.
Venue: Nova Southeastern University – Carl Desantis Building
The Carl DeSantis Building is home to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs. Its state-of-the-art amenities provide our students with a comfortable, professional, contemporary and functional academic environment. The Institute of Conflict Resolution & Communication has chosen this facility because it provides a comfortable learning environment with state-of-the-art conference facilities. For your convenience, the DeSantis Building includes an Einstein Bros. Bagel store. Parking is available in multi-story parking garage adjacent to the Carl DeSantis Buidling.