This course is strictly limited to 20 attendees. Register early to confirm a seat in the course. When the course sells out, we will begin a wait-list in the event of cancellations. For additional dates/locations, visit www.mediationmedia.com.
ABOUT THE COURSE
MEDIATE MORE: Best Practices of Profitable Mediators is a CLE-approved seminar (6 hours, including 1 ethics hour) that will enable you to MEDIATE MORE -- more effectively and more profitably. This fast-paced, highly engaging program is loaded with insights, ideas and information that will help you take your mediation practice to the next level! You will learn the skills and strategies that other mediators have used to become highly successful -- and you'll learn how you can implement the ideas into your mediation practice.
There is no pre-requisite to attend this program. We recommend, however, that participants complete a 20-hour general/civil or 40-hour divorce/family training seminar before taking this course. This is not required, however.
AGENDA and SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS
8:30 am -- 4:00 pm [Check-in begins at 8:15 am]
Lunch is on your own from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.
Note: All segments are updated for 2013!
Here are a few of the many topics we cover in this program --
Top Tips from America's Top Mediators. We'll introduce you (virtually, of course) to innovative mediators from across the United States to examine what strategies and best business practices they've used to become successful mediators! This popular segment has been updated and revised for 2013 with great new ideas that you can incorporate into your mediation practice.
Core Competencies of a Profitable Mediation Practice. What are the "common denominators" of mediators who have developed successful -- and profitable -- mediation practices? We'll identify the 7 core competencies of a profitable mediation practice. Participants will also receive a brand new tool, The Competency Assessment, which will enable you to identify the areas where you excel -- and where you can use some improvement.
Anatomy of a Mediation: 18+ Best Practices of Profitable Mediators -- Before, During and After the Mediation. Successful mediators know that there are "best practices" that should be followed in order to maximize the opportunity for success in mediation. But, every mediator is different -- and mediators have different opinions on what constitutes "best practices." In this segment, we'll learn best practices for each stage of the mediation process.
"I'll Never Hire That Mediator Again!" Career-Killing Mistakes Made by Mediators Who Should Know Better! Course facilitator Troy Smith has worked with over 2000 attorneys and other mediation consumers over the last 20 years who routinely tell him "mediation horror stories" that usually end with the statement -- "I'll never hire that mediator again!" In this session, Troy will share real-life examples of career-killing mistakes, missteps, and blunders by mediators that have led to thousands of dollars in lost revenue for otherwise competent and accomplished mediators. Don't worry: Names and a few identifying facts will be changed to protect the not-so-innocent (and to make sure the mediators in question are not recognizable to the group) -- and your practice might be changed, too, when you learn to avoid these career-killing mistakes!
Mediation Mojo: Success Defined
Several recent studies, surveys and reports have tried to identify what makes a mediator "successful." We will explore these ideas with an in-depth analysis of these recent findings to determine what they mean for you and your work as a mediator.
All of the above, plus Case Law Updates, Recent Developments and Much, Much More!
Biloxi/N. D'Iberville -- Marriott Courtyard Hotel
11471 Cinema Drive
D'iberville, MS 39540
CLE and OTHER PROFESSIONAL CREDIT
This course is approved for 6 hours of CLE credit (including 1 ethics hour) in Mississippi and Alabama. We will report your attendance at the seminar within 7 days of completion.
Do you need CLE credit in another state? Our programs have been CLE-approved since 1995 in every state in which the courses have been offered. Course participants have also received CLE credit in their home states after attending one of our training programs out-of-state. (Our course has never been denied CLE approval in any jurisdiction). If you have questions about CLE status in your state, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you seeking continuing education credit for another profession? Let us know how we can help you get credit in your profession for attending one of our mediation training courses. We will work with you to apply to the appropriate organization to have our course approved by your professional credentialing agency for your benefit. Contact us at email@example.com.
YOUR SATISFACTION IS ABSOLUTELY 100% GUARANTEED
Our programs have a long history of success! We've been training mediators in Mississippi for nearly 18 years! We are so confident that you will gain the skills you need to become an exceptionally effective mediator at our seminar that we make this promise:
If, after completing a training program, you are not satisfied with the seminar content or presentation by the instructor, simply return your training materials to the seminar leader on the final day of training and your enrollment fee will be refunded! No problem, period! We know of no other mediation training organization that offers this type of money-back guarantee on mediation training.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is open to anyone interested in learning to mediate and/or increase their skills in resolving conflict in any situation. There is no pre-requisite to attend but we recommend that you complete basic mediation training or have real-world experience with mediation before attending this program.
Our training philosophy -- Minimal lecture; informative, engaging interaction! Those five words describe the practical, hands-on approach of our training program.
Many participants who attend our programs tell us: "This is unlike any other CLE I've ever attended!" We take that as a compliment! (They also tell us, "This is the best CLE I've ever attended!") Our innovative and creative approach to CLE will have you engaged in the course from the moment the program begins until the very end! To see what others say about our training programs, click here.
Nearly every mediation training seminar we present sells out. Training courses are limited to 20 participants (or fewer, depending on location). This small group experience will enable each attendee to receive individual attention. Register early so that you can get a seat in the course that is most convenient for you.
This seminar will be conducted by Troy Smith, author and designer of The Mediation Process and the Skills of Conflict Resolution training seminar, co-designer of Divorce and Family Mediation Training Seminar, and multiple advanced mediation training programs. Troy began mediating 20 years ago and has been a mediation trainer for over 18 years. Thousands of individuals have completed his training programs. Click here to learn more about the instructor. To find out what past participants say about Troy and this course, click here. Additional faculty may also be present at your program.
SEMINAR REGISTRATION TRANSFER and CANCELLATION POLICY
Full Refund. Your seminar fee is fully refundable if you cancel your registration 10 or more business days prior to the first day of the seminar. All cancellations must be received in writing or via email.
Reschedule Anytime. If you must reschedule your attendance at a seminar ~ even at the last minute -- you may transfer your registration to another equally priced seminar within 24 months of the date of your original program. All reschedule requests must be in writing and received prior to the start of the seminar. (No-shows will not be eligible to reschedule).
Substitutions. If you are unable to attend a seminar for which you have registered, you may send a substitute in your place. If you need to send a substitute, we ask that you notify us at least 1 day in advance of your seminar, if possible.
Event Cancellation. In the highly unlikely event that Mediation Media, Inc. must cancel or reschedule a program for which you are registered for any reason, we will refund your registration fees or transfer your registration to another program, whichever you choose. Mediation Media, Inc. is not responsible for participant expenses related to a program cancellation.
If you have questions not answered here, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you. Or, call (800) 237-3476.
Mediation Media, Inc. is dedicated to providing outstanding advanced and basic mediation training seminars for new and experienced mediators.
We also offer a one-of-a-kind Train-the-Trainer seminar designed to enable experienced mediators and mediation instructors to develop, market and present mediation training seminars of their own.
Our training seminars are offered in many locations nationwide. Every seminar we offer can also be customized and presented at your location for your law firm, organization or group. Our seminars meet continuing education (CLE/CME) requirements and registration criteria for court-approved mediators, where applicable.
Visit www.mediationmedia.com for more information. Or, call us at 800-ADR-FIRM or 800-237-3476.
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