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Whether you're mediating cases referred by the court or serving as a private arbitrator, proper training is essential. This includes the training necessary to serve as a neutral as well as the ongoing education required to maintain a strong practice.

There are many opportunities to begin training in ADR and to further your skills and knowledge. The chart below lists some of these opportunities, including Part 146 approved trainings and courses.

Additional training and events may be listed with the New York State Dispute Resolution Association and with the ADR Inclusion Network.

Upcoming Trainings

Start Date

Title

Details

Training Type*

July 1st,
2024

5-day,
40-hour
Mediation
Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Monday to Friday, 11 am - 7 pm from July 1st to July 5th 
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.
 

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

July 5th,
2024

8-week, 40-hour Mediation Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Fridays, 12 - 4 pm from July 5th to August 23rd
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

July 6th,
2024

8-week, 40-hour Mediation Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Fridays, 12 - 4 pm from July 6th to August 24th
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

July 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2024
 

28-Hour Basic Mediation Training Organization: NYC Bar Association
Meeting Times: Monday to Friday, 11 am - 7 pm from April 15th to April 19th
Location: 42 W 44th St., New York, NY 10036
Price: 1,795 City Bar Members & Court Staff | $1,995 Nonmembers
Website and Registration: 28-Hour Basic Mediation Training - New York City Bar CLE Programs (nycbar.org)
Details: This 28-Hour Initial Mediation Training is designed to provide a firm foundation in the mediation of court disputes, with a blend of theory and practice. The training will introduce skills and approaches designed to assist in the mediation of court-annexed cases. Specific topics to be covered include: mediation norms in court-annexed cases, pre-mediation process, active listening, use of caucus, effective inquiry, and working through barriers to an agreement. The training will also address issues of ethics, identity, and culture in mediation. A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program.

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours

August 12th,
2024

5-day,
40-hour
Mediation
Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Monday to Friday, 11 am - 7 pm from August 12th to August 16th
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.
 

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

August 30th,
2024

8-week, 40-hour Mediation Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Fridays, 12 - 4 pm from August 30th to October 18th
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

August 31st,
2024

8-week, 40-hour Mediation Training

Organization: Phoenix Dispute Solutions
Meeting Times: Fridays, 12 - 4 pm from August 31st to October 19th
Location: Virtual
Price: $1,299.99
Website and Registration: https://phoenixdisputesolutions.com/usa/training-events/phoenix-mediation-training-new-york
Details: This course is for professionals seeking to qualify as mediators and work with court panels or in private practice. The course is delivered online but synchronously. The participants go through an interactive and practice-focused learning experience, with an emphasis on coaching and feedback through role play exercises.

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours & Additional 16 Hours (Commercial & PI) Mediation Training

September 24th

Advanced Elder / Adult Family Mediation Training 

Title: Elder / Adult Family Mediation Training 
Organization:  Elder Decisions┬«, a division of Agreement Resources, LLC
Trainers:  Arline Kardasis and Crystal Thorpe
Meeting Times:  Tuesday afternoons, 12:15 to 5:00 PM Eastern
Dates: September 24, and October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2024 
Location: Zoom platform (MA)
Website and Registration:
agreementresources.com/elder-mediation-training/
and www.ElderDecisions.com 
Details:
This live online training teaches mediators specialized skills and techniques for mediating adult family conversations (in person and/or online) around issues such as inheritance/estate disputes, caregiving, living arrangements, financial planning, family vacation homes, family communication, and decision-making.  The tools and skills shared are readily transferable to other contexts.

Part 146 Approved 16-Hour Additional Mediation Training

Oct. 21st,
2024

Full Basic
Mediation
Training

Organization: EAC-Network, Long Island Dispute Resolution Center
Trainer: Courtney Chicvak
Meeting Times: 10/21, 10/22, 10/23, 10/24, and 10/25; 9am-4pm
Location: 320 Carleton Ave, Suite 8000, Central Islip, 11722
Price: $1,475
Website and Registrationhttps://eac-network.org/basic-mediation-training/  
Details: Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers seek to resolve conflicts in Nassau and Suffolk counties by offering dispute resolution services from trained professionals who guide individuals, families, or entities in a peaceful, neutral, and confidential manner to develop mutually acceptable resolutions to a wide variety of disputes.  

Part 146 Initial 24 Hours

*please note the different types of Part 146 mediation training:  

  • Part 146 Initial Mediation Training: a 24-hour Initial Mediation Training approved under Part 146.4(b)(1) and that fulfills the training prerequisite to take an Additional Mediation Training.  
  • Part 146 Additional Mediation Training: a 16-hour Additional Mediation Training approved under Part 146.4(b)(2)
  • Part 146 Initial + Additional Mediation Training: a 40-hour Mediation Training Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training & 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training
  • COMBO: a 40-hour Mediation Training Approved for 24 hours of Initial Mediation Training & 16 hours of Additional Mediation Training in the specific case type covered only. Initial and Additional components of training may be offered separately. COMBO ONLY indicates that an Initial Mediation Training can only be taken with a specific Additional Mediation Training, i.e. may not be considered fulfilling the Part 146 prerequisite for Additional Mediation Trainings generally.