Upcoming Training Programs & Events


Elder / Adult Family Mediation Training* 
*Part 146 Approved for 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training
Location: Online (MA)
Dates: December 2-19, 2020 (Wednesday and Saturday afternoons)
Elder Decisions®, a division of Agreement Resources, LLC with Arline Kardasis and Crystal Thorpe
For more information or to register for this program, please visit our website or call (617) 621-7009 x29.


January Online Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation
Location: (Zoom platform)
Dates: January 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, and 20, 2021 Three consecutive Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8:30am – 1:00pm each day
Trainer: Elena Sapora
To register, please visit: https://www.elenasapora.com/january-2021-basic-mediation-training 

 24-Hour Basic Mediation Training*
*Part 146 Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training
Organization: Stalder Mediation 
Location:  (Zoom platform)
Dates: January 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2021
Trainer: Sequoia Stalder
Contact: julia@staldermediation.com or (917) 580-2253
For more information or to register, please visit our website.



In partnership with the Ackerman Institute, FamilyKind is pleased to offer the FamilyKind Mediation Mentorship Program (MMP), an intensive training designed to give mediators the tools and support they need to open a private practice and to provide high-quality mediation services throughout New York State. To participate in the program participants must have completed 60 hours of mediation training in a certified program relating to family and/or divorce; this must include at least 40 hours of Basic Divorce Mediation Training. Prior experience mediating cases either as part of an apprenticeship or other training program is required to co-mediate in this program.
For more information please visit: http://www.familykind.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Mediation-Mentorship-123115.pdf and Emily Jonas at ejonas@familykind.org.


Additional training and events may be listed with the New York State Dispute Resolution Association and the Collaborative Family Law Center.