Training Registration

Mentoring Others in Mediation On-Line Presentation -- June 23, 2020

Title: Mentoring Others in Mediation -- On-line Presentation

Date: June 23, 2020

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $145

This interactive online training will prepare you to mentor beginning mediators, helping them to improve their skills. You must have video and audio capability to participate.

The 4-hour workshop will:

  • Review mentor requirements
  • Clarify mentee responsibilities
  • Prepare you to give feedback
  • Teach you how to fill out the required forms
  • Help you to understand different mentoring styles and how to deal with trainees
  • Assist you in discovering your "inner coach"
  • Approved by Dispute Resolution Services of the Supreme Court of Virginia for 4 hrs. non-Ethics Continuing Mediator Education credits (CMEs)
  • Current Mentors: You can take this course again for CME credit!

About the Trainers: Sara McAllister, Limitless Possibilities Mediation Services LLC, and Karen Richards, Karen Richards Training & Mediation LLC, have provided mentoring to Hampton Roads mediators for many years and have, combined, more than 40 years of mediation and training experience.

Pre-registration and a $50 deposit is required. Final/full payment is due no later than June 19, 2020.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel the training for insufficient registration or inclement weather and will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done in writing by June 16, 2020 in order to receive a full refund.  If cancellation is made after June 16, 2020, the participant will receive a refund less the $50 deposit.  Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit card).  Click "Add to Cart" below.  You can register for multiple events so add as many events to your cart as you wish.  Once you have selected all the events you wish to attend, be sure to click "View Cart" to make your payment and complete the registration process.
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $145.00

Date: June 23, 2020

Domestic Violence & Family Mediation Training -- On-Line Presentation -- July 9-10, 2020

This course provides an in-depth overview of domestic violence issues and its implication in the mediation setting. Through lecture, discussion and role plays, participants will learn to administer the domestic violence screening tool and how to determine whether mediation is appropriate.

For this on-line presentation you will need both video and audio capability to participate.

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day

Completion of the Basic and Family Mediation Training course is recommended but not required.

Registration Deadline: July 1, 2020

About the Trainer:

Andrea Palmisano, Palmisano Mediation Services, has been a Virginia Certified general/family mediator and trainer for nearly 20 years specializing in work with at-risk youth, parent-teen mediation and a variety of restorative justice issues.  With a PhD in Psychology, Andrea has worked with families experiencing a variety of domestic violence issues.  Besides her mediation and training work, Andrea is an associate psychology professor at Tidewater Community College.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel the training for insufficient registration or inclement weather and will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done, in writing, by Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in order to receive a full refund.  If cancellation is made after July 1, 2020, the participant will receive a refund less the $75 deposit.  Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit card).  Click "Add to Cart" below.  You can register for multiple events so add as many events to your cart as you wish.  Once you have selected all the events you wish to attend, be sure to click "View Cart" to make your payment and complete the registration process.
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $245.00

Date: July 9, 2020

Family Mediation Training -- On-Line Presentation -- July 15-24, 2020 -- On-Line Class Approval Pending

Dates: July 15, 17 & 20-24

Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

This 27-hour advanced mediation skills training examines the psychological, social and financial needs of families and children in family conflict situations. Through intensive practical and experiential role plays and exercises, participants will learn about:

  1. Family Systems Theory
  2. Emotional Stages of Separation
  3. Child Development
  4. Domestic Violence
  5. Indicators of Child Abuse
  6. Child Support
  7. Gender Issues
  8. Red Flag Financial Issues
  9. Marital Property & Spousal Support
  10. Progressive Role Plays

Registration closes on July 8, 2020. Full payment is due by Monday, July 13, 2020

Pre-Requisite: 20-hour General Mediation Course. You must have video and audio capability to participate in this course.

The on-line version of this course is pending approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia Dispute Resolution Services and can be used towards Mediator Certification training requirements.

About the Trainers: Andrea Palmisano, Palmisano Mediation Services, and Karen Richards have 40 years of mediation and training experience. Andrea is an associate psychology professor at Tidewater Community College and Karen has a training and mediation business.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel the training for insufficient registration or inclement weather and we will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done, in writing, by July 8, 2020 in order to receive a full refund. If cancellation is made after July 8, 2020, the participant will receive a refund less the $100 deposit. Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training ("No-Shows"), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit card).  Click "Add to Cart" below.  You can register for multiple events so add as many events to your cart as you wish.  Once you have selected all the events you wish to attend, be sure to click "View Cart" to make your payment and complete the registration process.
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $560.00

Date: July 15, 2020

Mentorship Event -- General Video Observation Class -- July 16, 2020 -- On-Line Presentation

Counts for 1 general observation -- a great way to get started on your general district court certification!

Date: July 16, 2020

You will need video and audio capability for this on-line learning experience.

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Trainer/Mentor: Karen Richards, Karen Richards Training & Mediation LLC

Cost: $120

Pre-registration and a $40 deposit, is required. Final/full payment must be received before July 10, 2020.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel any workshops for insufficient registration or inclement weather and will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made.   Cancellation by a participant must be done, in writing, by July 10, 2020 to receive a full refund.  If cancellation is made after July 10, 2020 the participant will receive a refund less the $40 deposit.  Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit card).  Click "Add to Cart" below.  You can register for multiple events so add as many events to your cart as you wish.  Once you have selected all the events you wish to attend, be sure to click "View Cart" to make your payment and complete the registration process.
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $120.00

Date: July 16, 2020

Virginia Judicial System Training On-Line Presentation -- August 4, 2020 -- On-Line Class Approval Pending

Title: Virginia Judicial System Training -- On-Line Presentation

Date: August 4, 2020

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The on-line version of this course is pending approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia Dispute Resolution Services and can be used towards Mediator Certification training requirements.

Trainers: Kathleen McKee, Esq. & Sara McAllister

Cost: $180

Registration Deadline: July 29, 2020

$70 deposit is required. Full payment due by July 31, 2020

This course is required for all non-attorney (and non-Virginia licensed attorneys) individuals seeking mediator certification. The training provides:

  •        an overview of the state court system,
  •        reviews court procedural issues, and
  •        discusses mediation referral processes from the courts

About the Trainers:

Kathleen McKee, Esq., is an Associate Professor at Regent University School of Law and is the Director of  Experiential Learning. She has been a Virginia Certified Mediator and Mentor for more than 20 years and developed and has taught this class for many years. 

Sara McAllister, Limitless Possibilities Mediation Services LLC, has been a Virginia Certified Mediator and Mentor for nearly 20 years. She has trained mediators on a variety of topics including "Mediating at Court", "Agreement Writing" and "Mentoring Others in Mediation".

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

We may cancel the training for insufficient registration or inclement weather and we will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done in writing by July 29, 2020 in order to receive a full refund.  If cancellation is made after July 29, 2020, the participant will receive a refund less the $70 deposit.  Participants who fail to cancel or fail to attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal.  Click "Add to Cart" below.  You can register for multiple events so add as many events to your cart as you wish.  Once you have selected all the events you wish to attend, be sure to click "View Cart" to make your payment and complete the registration process.
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

 

Price: $180.00

Date: August 4, 2020

Mediator Recertification Training Bonanza -- On-Line Presentation -- August 5, 2020 -- Workshop #1

Title:  Current Issues in Our Understanding of  Diversity

Date: August 5, 2020

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

On-Line: We will use the Zoom Pro platform for the workshops.

Trainer: Andrea Palmisano, Palmisano Mediation Services

Credits: 2 Hrs. non-Ethics CMEs -- Approval Pending

Cost: $50 ($60 after July 22)

This workshop will explore several current topics related to diversity and their impact on the mediation process.

Pre-registration and a $25 deposit required by July 29, 2020. Full payment due by July 31, 2020

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel any workshops for insufficient registration or inclement weather and will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done, in writing, by July 29, 2020 to receive a full refund. If cancellation is made after July 29, 2020 the participant will receive a refund less the $25 deposit. Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (through your PayPal account or with a credit card).
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $60.00

Date: August 5, 2020

Mediator Recertification Training Bonanza -- On-Line Presentation -- August 5, 2020 -- Workshop #2

Title:  How Trauma Can Impact Our Mediation Clients

Date: August 5, 2020

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

On-Line: We will use the Zoom Pro platform for the workshops.

Trainer: Andrea Palmisano, Palmisano Mediation Services

Credits: 2 Hrs. non-Ethics CMEs -- Approval Pending

Cost: $50 ($60 after July 22)

This workshop will explore the impact of traumatic events on brain processes, and their influence on behavior.  Specific scenarios related to the mediation process will be discussed.

Pre-registration and a $25 deposit required by July 29, 2020. Full payment due by July 31, 2020

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We may cancel any workshops for insufficient registration or inclement weather and will issue all registrants a full refund of any payments made. Cancellation by a participant must be done, in writing, by July 29, 2020 to receive a full refund. If cancellation is made after July 29, 2020 the participant will receive a refund less the $25 deposit. Participants who fail to cancel or attend the training (“No-Shows”), will be charged the full amount of the training and will forfeit the deposit and any payments made towards the training.

Payment Options

  1. You may register and pay the total workshop price online through PayPal (through your PayPal account or with a credit card).
  2. You may pay the workshop deposit or full amount via check or credit card. Download a course registration form and mail it with your check or credit card information.

Price: $60.00

Date: August 5, 2020