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As a service to our members and the general public, the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation is sharing the following announcement. MCFM is not responsible for the content of this announcement and is not a sponsor of the program or programs described in this announcement.

MWMS 35-Hour Mediation Training
October 28 and 30 and November 1, 4 and 6, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Edwards House
1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702

MetroWest Mediation Services’ (MWMS) course is designed to train individuals from a variety of backgrounds including business, education, law, and social services, who want to become effective mediators and skilled facilitators of the mediation process. MWMS’s 35-hour training meets the training requirement outlined in the Massachusetts Confidentiality Statute (MGL ch233 sec 23C) and Rule 8(c)(i) of the MA Supreme Judicial Court’s Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution.

MWMS’s 35-hours training prepares you to mediate through a variety of methodologies including role-plays based on actual case-studies, simulated mediations, lectures and discussion.

Through the training you will:

  • Develop proficiency in the facilitative model of mediation, in which you help empower parties to resolve their disputes
  • Explore a new perspective of conflict as an opportunity for change
  • Become a more effective listener through active listening skills such as the Listening Triangle
  • Learn to manage the mediation process and deal with challenging parties
  • Gain advanced mediation skills such as re-framing, identifying interests, and using neutral language
  • Practice your skills in a series of simulated mediations and exercises
  • Acquire the knowledge and experience that meets the Massachusetts Trial Court guidelines for mediators

Cost:  $695 -- Training limited to 16 participants.

For more info and to register

October 28, 2019 8:30 AM   through   November 6, 2019 4:00 PM
1 Badger Road
Edwards House
Framingham, MA 01702
United States

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