40 Hour Civil Trial Court Mediation Training

The focus of this training is mediating the litigated civil case. Participants will be introduced to mediation as an alternative way to resolve conflicts. Participants are taught skills used in the mediation process through lecture, discussion and role play.

This course satisfies the 40-hour basic or civil mediation training set forth in the Requirements for the Certification of Mediators for Circuit Courts. However, participants who complete this course are not automatically certified by the Arkansas ADR Commission. Certification can only be achieved by successfully completing the certification application process, which includes meeting additional education, practical experience and ethical standards.