Training and Experience for Mediators PDF Print
Court approved mediators must meet certain minimum standards for training and experience. They must have participated in an approved 40 hour domestic relations mediation training program. They must have a minimum of 4 hours training in domestic violence. They must have participated in at least three mediations prior to obtaining court approval, including two where they observe another court-approved mediator, and one where another court-approved mediator observes them. They must have at least 8 hours of advanced training in mediation skills every two years.

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Family Mediation Council brochure

In the past FMC had printed out mediation brochures and sold them to our membership for distribution. Recently we decided to do an updated brochure in pdf format and disseminate to our membership so that our individual members could print it out on their color printers and distribute it to the various courts, organizations and clients of their choosing.
- Wally Winters, Current Chair

About Mediation

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a process used to help people reach agreements. In this process, a neutral, trained mediator works with people to discuss all of the issues related to their family conflict, to explore possible options for settlement, and to identify solutions that best meet the needs of each person involved.

When can Mediation be done?

Mediation can take place at any stage in a situation, and we believe that the earlier it is considered, the better. For...

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FREE SPRING AND FALL PROGRAMS

Attention All Prospective FMC Members: 

If you join by paying 2017 dues, you will be entitled to attend both our spring program on May 15, 2017 and our fall program on October 13, 2017 absolutely free of charge.  Don't miss this opportunity to obtain 6 hours total of advanced mediation training free!

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