Mon, Sep 13 | Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness

Advanced DIVORCE Mediation Seminar / Sept 13-14, 2021 / Birmingham, AL

This 12-hour, CLE-approved (1 ethics) Advanced DIVORCE Mediation Training Seminar will help you bring your mediation practice to the next level. If you prefer to register by phone, call 800-237-3476 or 214-901-5888.
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Advanced DIVORCE Mediation Seminar / Sept 13-14, 2021 / Birmingham, AL

Time & Location

Sep 13, 9:00 AM – Sep 14, 5:00 PM
Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness, 4686 Highway 280 E, Birmingham, AL 35242, USA

About the Event

NOTE: Seating in this course is strictly limited. Register early to confirm seat(s) in the course. When the course sells out, we will begin a wait-list in the event of cancellations. For additional dates/locations, visit www.mediationCLE.com.  If you prefer to register by phone, call 800-237-3476 or 214-901-5888.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE

The ADVANCED Divorce and Family Mediation Training Seminar is a 12 hour CLE-approved domestic relations mediation training seminar that will help you bring your family mediation practice to the next level. This course is an interactive program with faculty representing several areas of practice and expertise. NEW guest speakers EACH YEAR make this annual event a new experience for every attendee everytime!

SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS & COURSE CONTENT 

  • New Brain Research -- What Mediators Need to Know About How the Brain Works in Mediation
  • Avoiding Mistakes (and Lawsuits) as a Divorce & Family Mediator
  • Building, Maintaining and Sustaining a Divorce & Family Mediation Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice Tips
  • Cultural Competency and Humility for Mediators
  • Overcoming Impasse in Divorce & Family Mediation
  • Mediation Trends and Updates

 

WHO CAN ATTEND

There is no pre-requisite to attend this seminar. ANYONE interested in mediation is welcome to attend including new and experienced mediators, lawyers, judges, counselors, therapists, HR professionals, educators, undergraduate and graduate students, law students, clergy, health care professionals, business executives, ombuds, realtors, and anyone interested in helping resolve disputes through mediation.

 

AGENDA

Day 1: 9:00 am -- 5:00 pm

Day 2: 9:00 am -- 3:00 pm

Check in begins at 8:45 am.

Lunch is on your own from 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Day 1 and Day 2.

 

LOCATION

HYATT PLACE BIRMINGHAM/INVERNESS

4686 Highway 280 East, Birmingham, AL 35242

205-995-9242

 

CLE and OTHER PROFESSIONAL CREDIT

This course is approved for 12 hours of CLE credit (including 1 ethics hour) in Alabama. We will report your attendance immediately after the seminar has concluded.

 

Do you need CLE credit in another state? Our mediation seminars have been CLE-approved since 1995 (25 years!) in every state in which the courses have been offered. Course participants have also received CLE credit in their home states after attending one of our training programs out-of-state. (Our course has never been denied CLE approval in any jurisdiction). If you have questions about CLE status in your state, contact us at registration@mediationCLE.com.

 

Are you seeking continuing education credit for another profession? Let us know how we can help you get credit in your profession for attending one of our mediation training courses. We will work with you to apply to the appropriate organization to have our course approved by your professional credentialing agency for your benefit. Contact us at registration@mediationCLE.com.

 

YOUR SATISFACTION IS ABSOLUTELY 100% GUARANTEED

Our seminars have a long history of success! We've been training mediators in Alabama for over 25 years! We are so confident that you will gain the skills you need to become an exceptionally effective mediator at our seminars that we make this promise: If, after completing a training program, you are not satisfied with the seminar content or presentation by the instructor, simply return your training materials to the seminar leader on the final day of training and your enrollment fee will be refunded! No problem, period! We know of no other mediation training organization that offers this type of money-back guarantee on mediation training.

 

COURSE DESIGN

Our training philosophy -- Minimal lecture; informative, engaging interaction! Those five words describe the practical, hands-on approach of our training programs. We provide a comfortable, non-threatening learning environment where simulations, small and large group discussions, media presentations, and meaningful group exercises will enhance your learning experience. 

 

Many participants who attend our program tell us: "This is unlike any other CLE I've ever attended!" We take that as a compliment! (They also tell us, "This is the best CLE I've ever attended!") Our innovative and creative approach to CLE will have you engaged in the course from the moment the program begins until the very end!

 

Nearly every mediation training seminar we present sells out. Seating is limited. The small group experience will enable each attendee to receive individual attention. Register early so that you can get a seat in the course that is most convenient for you.

 

FACULTY

Troy Smith began mediating in 1992 and has been a mediation trainer for over 26 years. Over 5000 mediators, attorneys, and judges have completed his training programs nationwide. Troy began offering one of Alabama's first mediation training courses in 1995. And he has trained over 3000 mediators, attorneys and judges in Alabama alone. In fact, over 82% of the Registered Mediators in Alabama have completed training with Troy. Come find out why our training programs have been the most popular mediation training seminars in Alabama for over 26 years!

Sarah (Sally) Clark Bowers, JD, LCSW is a mediator, attorney, collaborative law practitioner, and licensed clinical social worker. Nearly a decade ago, Sally co-developed (with Troy) Alabama's FIRST domestic relations mediation seminar designed specifically for mediators in Alabama. Sally has practiced law in Alabama for over 35 years and has extensive experience in all areas of family law including divorce, dependency, post-divorce, and child advocacy. Sally is currently with Proctor & Vaughn (Of Counsel) in Sylacauga, AL.

In addition to Troy and Sally, GUEST SPEAKERS will participate in this program. NEW guest speakers are chosen each year so that attendees can have a new experience each year at this annual event.

 

SEMINAR REGISTRATION TRANSFER and CANCELLATION POLICY

Full Refund. Your seminar fee is fully refundable if you cancel your registration 21 or more days prior to the first day of the seminar, less a $50 administrative fee. All cancellations must be received in writing or via email.

 

Reschedule Anytime. If you must reschedule your attendance at a seminar -- even at the last minute -- you may transfer your registration without additional cost to another equally priced seminar within 24 months of the date of your original program. All reschedule requests must be in writing and received prior to the start of the seminar. (No-shows will not be eligible to reschedule).

 

Substitutions. If you are unable to attend a seminar for which you have registered, you may send a substitute in your place. If you need to send a substitute, we ask that you notify us at least 1 day in advance of your seminar, if possible.

 

Event Cancellation. In the highly unlikely event that Mediation CLE, Inc. must cancel or reschedule a program for which you are registered for any reason, we will refund your registration fees or transfer your registration to another program, whichever you choose. 

 

PAYMENT POLICY

For online registrations, payment by credit or debit card is due at the time of registration. If you prefer to register with a credit or debit card by phone, call 214-901-5888.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have questions not answered here, email registration@mediationCLE.com and we will be happy to assist you. Or, call us at (214) 901-5888.

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