Date: 06/22/2022 to 06/22/2022
The world of mediation and legal practice has forever changed with the wholesale and rapid shift to online services during Covid. In fact, since the beginning of the Pandemic, Susan has trained over 20,000 professionals in the ethical and practical considerations of taking their practice online! Now it's time to dive into other ways that technology can improve our practice and streamline our client experience. This one-day training will also cover advances in the technology and psychology of online mediation and will help you prepare for the coming hybrid mediation boom!
Date: 04/05/2022 to 03/07/2023
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Co-Parenting Consultation Group for professionals who work with co-parents. This small-format group will help you gain strategies and skills to support co-parents, form meaningful and long-lasting professional connections, and benefit from the insights generated by an interdisciplinary group of practitioners dedicated to their craft. The group will meet monthly for 90 minutes and will be co-facilitated by Christina McGhee, Susan Guthrie, and Woody Mosten. Mediators, attorneys, coaches, and mental health professionals will all benefit from the opportunity to bring practice questions or challenges to the group and to receive feedback and input in a supportive and confidential space. This group begins April 5 and is limited to the first 14 participants to enroll.
Date: 04/12/2022 to 03/14/2023
Ron and Woody are each experienced trainers who offer presentations worldwide on their own. However, they particularly thrive on training together and have offered popular programs at several IACP forums, in San Diego and Minneapolis, and online for introductory and advanced Collaborative trainings as well as for IACP’s 2020 program on building a successful Collaborative practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with and learn from two of the leaders and founders of the collaborative movement!
Date: 09/29/2022 to 10/05/2022
Early Bird Fee: $895.00 (Ending 08/15/2022)
As many of us know, most separating parents come to this process emotionally overwhelmed, uncertain about what to do and unprepared to deal with the complexities of parenting out of two homes. The question is, how do we as practitioners guide them towards choices that put their kids at the center and not in the middle? How can we cut through the conflict, shift their perspective and help them create a new family paradigm that stands the test of time?
Date: 04/19/2022 to 03/14/2023
A critical component for success in a mediation practice is an effective marketing plan. After all, it is essential for any mediator to have clients to make a dispute resolution career profitable. As our world has increasingly moved online, so have our opportunities for outreach and connection. Digital marketing, interactive websites and social media are all extremely useful tools and avenues for reaching our potential clients and for connecting with referral sources.
Advanced Mediation Skills and Tools: Topic Focus Mediating Child Support and Spousal Support Issues (July 2022)
Date: 07/12/2022 to 07/14/2022
Early Bird Fee: $795.00 (Ending 06/03/2022)
Support is often one of the most difficult and emotionally-laden issues in a divorce. The July Advanced Mediation Training will focus on advanced skills with a topic focus on mediating Child Support and Spousal Support Issues. This course is geared towards mediators, coaches, and collaborative professionals who want to move their practice and expertise to a new level. Internationally recognized mediators Woody Mosten and Susan Guthrie will present cutting edge strategies to improve your skills in handling support issues in the mediation room.
This course is fully online via Zoom.
Date: 07/20/2022 to 06/20/2023
From this beginning, Woody has now been a mediator for over 40 years—his greatest passion is mentoring new mediators to find satisfaction in their work and generate sufficient income to lead financially secure lives. The consultation group will develop its own agenda It is suitable for peacemakers with legal, financial, mental health, education, clergy, and other backgrounds. It is open to mediators, collaborative professionals, coaches, unbundled lawyers, and trainers.
Date: 09/07/2022 to 09/23/2022
Early Bird Fee: $1,795.00 (Ending 08/16/2022)
This uniquely designed training is a favorite for both beginners and experienced mediators, as well as lawyers, mental health, and financial professionals alike. In addition to a solid overview of necessary skills and concepts, you will be introduced to cutting edge technology to optimize your practice. This course is fully online via Zoom.
Want to join a consulting group but don’t see one that meets your needs or the one you are interested in is sold out? Woody and Susan conduct online study groups for mediators and collaborative professionals throughout the world. Groups are formed in different ways. Some are geographical, others develop from a professional organization, and others are individuals who band together just to meet regularly with us. The group can be interdisciplinary or just from one profession and we will work with you to curate content that meets you, and your groups, interests and needs. Reach out to our Training Coordinator, Alison Beck at email@example.com to get your custom consulting group started!
SOLD OUT! Raise your conflict resolution strategies and skills, form meaningful and long-lasting professional connections, and benefit from the insights generated by an interdisciplinary group of practitioners dedicated to their craft. Whether just starting out or after many years of practice, Mediators and Collaborative professionals face complex legal, emotional, and ethical situations every day.
This highly interactive, small group will meet once per month for 12 months and will cover topics focused on managing high conflict mediations and more from Bill Eddy’s ground-breaking book "Mediating High Conflict Disputes" and will provide participants with a chance to bring their own high conflict cases to the group for review and input.
Date: 11/03/2022 to 11/04/2022
Next Training: November 3-4, 2022! In this 12-hour training, Bill Eddy will provide training in five potentially high conflict personality disorders and managing high conflict individuals. He will present his new approach to mediating such disputes: New Ways for Mediation. This approach includes several paradigm shifts from ordinary mediation by not relying on insight, expression of emotions or discussions of the past. This training consists of 4 hours of pre-recorded content and two days of live online training.
Date: 11/07/2022 to 11/09/2022
Early Bird Fee: $795.00 (Ending 10/07/2022)
Expand your mediation toolbox and revitalize your practice with Advanced Mediation Skills and Tools: Dealing with High Emotion and Breaking Impasse. Explore cutting edge strategies to improve your skills in managing high emotion in the mediation room, including creative late-stage strategies for breaking impasse, facilitative mediator proposals, advanced applications of interest-based negotiations, and more!
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This group is organized by Alison Spirito, a Millenial Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer. The group focuses on those professionals who are entering the peacemaking field. The group itself decides what topics Woody will facilitate.
You've taken all the trainings and your mediation skill toolkit is full and you have the theory of mediation down, but has anyone told you the ins and outs of actually mediating with clients? This 3-hour program is focused specifically on the fundamentals of setting up and creating a mediation process for parties facing divorce and other family law issues. Susan shares insights into attracting potential clients, converting leads, automating and streamlining the process and more in this innovative and practical course.