Family Mediation Certification Training


Upcoming Trainings

  • September 18 - 22, 2013 [Fort Lauderdale]
  • October 9 - 13, 2013 [Orlando]
  • December 4 - 8, 2013 [Fort Lauderdale]


Registration Fee

The Full Registration fee for this 40 hour Florida Supreme Court certified training is $945.00.  We offer an Early Registration fee of $895.00 for registrations received at least two weeks prior to the start date of the training.  For information on how to register at each location and for program topics please scroll down the page.


Course Overview

This 40 hour training combines the study of conflict resolution and its practical applications through lecture, class exercises and demonstrations, video presentations, guest lecturers and participation in role play experiences. Class discussions are always lively, challenging participants with problems they are likely to encounter in actual mediation sessions.

Course Topics

  • Communication Skills
  • Community Resources and Referral Process
  • Court Process
  • Diversity Issues
  • Financial Issues
  • Florida Family Law
  • Issues Concerning Children's Needs in the Context of Divorce
  • Mediation Process and Techniques
  • Psychological Issues in Divorce and Family Dynamics
  • Standards of Conduct for Mediators

CLE/CEU Course Credits

This Family Mediation Certification Training has been approved by:

  • The Florida Bar for 48 CLER and 5 Ethics Credits.
  • The Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling for 40 CE credits [Provider Number BAP #814, Exp. 3/2015].
  • The Florida Board of Psychology for 40 CE credits [CE Provider #50-4044, Exp. 5/2014].

How to Register

Download and print the Program Information and Registration Instructions [PDF] by clicking on the training program dates you select below. It contains important registration details. Please mail, email or fax the completed Registration Form to Dispute Resolution, Inc.

Note: The Full Registration fee is $945.00 and to qualify for the Early Registration fee of $895.00, your payment must be received by the Early Registration deadline date specified.


      Fort Lauderdale Training Location:

      Fort Lauderdale mediation training programs are presented at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314 which is easily accessible from I-95, I-595 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Here's a map showing the location.

      Orlando Training Location:

      Orlando mediation training programs are presented at
      Barry University Law School, 6441 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32807 [here's a map showing the Law School location] which is
      easily accessible from the Florida Turnpike, I-4 and the Orlando International Airport.


      More Information

      To learn more about the course read these Detailed Learning Objectives [PDF].