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ADVANCED Divorce/Family Mediation
Training Seminar
12-Hour CLE
Birmingham, AL
Aug 24-25 2017

Mediation Media, Inc.

ADVANCED Divorce/Family Mediation Training Seminar...

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Seating in this course is limited. 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

     The ADVANCED Divorce and Family Mediation Training Seminar is a 12 hour CLE-approved domestic relations mediation training seminar that will help you bring your family mediation practice to the next level. This course is an interactive program with faculty representing several areas of practice and expertise.
Topics in this course include:

  • New Brain Research -- What Mediators Need to Know About How the Brain Works in Mediation
  • Avoiding Mistakes (and Lawsuits) as a Divorce & Family Mediator
  • Building, Maintaining and Sustaining a Divorce & Family Mediation Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice Tips
  • Cultural Competency for Mediators
  • Overcoming Impasse in Divorce & Family Mediation

We will meet from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day. There will be a 1-hour lunch break on from approximately 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. Lunch is on your own. 

Marriot Courtyard Hotel -- Hoover, AL (Birmingham)
1824 Montgomery Highway South
Hoover, AL  35244


     This course is approved for 12 hours of CLE credit (including 1 ethics) hours in Alabama. We will report your attendance at the seminar within 7 days of completion.

     Do you need CLE credit in another state? Our seminars have been CLE-approved since 1995 in every state in which our programs 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

     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

     Mediation Media has a long history of success! We've been training mediators in Alabama for over 20 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.

is course is open to anyone interested in learning to mediate and/or increase their skills in resolving conflict. There is no pre-requisite to attend. 

     Our training philosophy -- Minimal lecture; informative, engaging interaction! Those five words describe the practical, hands-on approach of our training program. In addition to learning mediation principles, you will have an opportunity to practice your new mediation skills at the seminar in a comfortable, non-threatening learning environment. Mediation simulations, small and large group discussions, media presentations, and meaningful group exercises will enhance your learning experience. And, you'll receive feedback and performance improvement suggestions in a fun and challenging setting.

     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. We limit the number of students in each program to maximize your learning experience (usually 20 participants or fewer, depending on location). This small group experience will enable each attendee to receive individual attention. We encourage you to register early so that you can get a seat in the course that is most convenient for you.

Troy Smith, JD began mediating in 1992 and has been a mediation trainer for over 18 years. Over 3000 mediators have completed his training programs nationwide. Troy began offering one of Alabama's first mediation training courses in 1995. Click here to learn more about Troy. To find out what past participants say about Troy and this course, click here.
     Sarah (Sally) Clark Bowers, JD, LCSW is a mediator, attorney, collaborative law practitioner and licensed clinical social worker. Sally has practiced law in Alabama for nearly 30 years and has extensive experience in all areas of family law including divorce, dependency, post-divorce and child advocacy. Sally is currently with Proctor & Vaughn (Of Counsel) in Sylacauga, AL. Click here to learn more about Sally.
     Additional faculty will include guest speakers on a variety of topics!


Full Refund. Your seminar fee is fully refundable if you cancel your registration 21 or more business days prior to the first day of the seminar, less a $50 administrative fee. 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.

     For online registrations, payment by credit or debit card is due at the time of registration. If you prefer to register with a credit or debit card by phone, call 800-237-3476. If you would like to pay by check, please call 800-237-3476 to register by phone. We will hold your seat for 7 days awaiting payment.

     If you have questions not answered here, email and we will be happy to assist you. Or, call (800) 237-3476.

Have questions about ADVANCED Divorce/Family Mediation Training Seminar 12-Hour CLE Birmingham, AL Aug 24-25 2017? Contact Mediation Media, Inc.

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Marriott Courtyard Hotel (Hoover, AL)
1824 Montgomery Highway South
Hoover, AL 35244


Mediation Media, Inc.

     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 for more information. Or, call us at 214-901-5888.

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ADVANCED Divorce/Family Mediation
Training Seminar
12-Hour CLE
Birmingham, AL
Aug 24-25 2017

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