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    • December 12, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Zoom
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SCREENING FOR MEDIATION 

    8 Hour Certificate Training for Mediators

    December 12, 2022

    8:30am - 4:30 pm

    (Via Zoom)


    *You must have completed a 40-hour mediation training to attend this training*


    Maine Association of Mediators is offering Domestic Violence Screening for Mediators, a course designed to help meet the requirements to apply to the Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (CADRES) roster and assist all mediators with this essential skill. This course is designed to meet the eight (8) hour CADRES roster training requirement for domestic violence (DV). Brenda Mitchell, a longtime CADRES mediator who has dedicated her career to giving voice to victims of abuse through training and advocacy, developed this training and has offered it on a semi-annual basis for many years. Brenda began her career working in a large institution for people with developmental disabilities. In that capacity, she experienced, firsthand, the abuse and neglect that is perpetrated upon people who have no voice. Today, she draws upon her vast training in Non-Violent Communication, years of service in the non-profit arena, and in her mediation practice. Brenda is pleased to offer this training in collaboration with colleagues Erin Clough, Karen Groat, and Pamela Waite.

    Through this course, mediators will learn how to:

    • Define DV, its role in communication with a demonstration and practice in methods of screening
    • Help the mediator determine if there is a history of DV in the relationship
    • Formulate strategies for how to mediate if there is a DV history
    • Design a safety plan for before, during, and after the mediation session

    Registration Information: Participants will receive training materials, and certificate of attendance. 


    Location:  Zoom.  Your zoom invite will be emailed to you the day before the event.


    Cost:  $175 per person.

                 $150 for MAM Members

                 $ 50. Refresher Fee

    Trainers: Brenda Mitchell, Pamela Waite, Karen Groat & Erin Clough


    Audience: Must have completed a 40-hour Mediation Training


    Questions:  Contact Karen Grout  karen.groat@maine.edu


    Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation is allowed 48 hours prior to event with a refund less a $35 deposit fee.

    (CLE application pending) 


Past events

November 04, 2022 Annual Meeting and Fall Conference - Empowering Parties with Diverse Mental Health Needs
October 20, 2022 Conflict Management Coaching: Empowering Clients to Seek Clarity and Move Forward
October 12, 2022 MAM Professional Panel Presentation: Developing Your Mediation or ADR Practice
July 14, 2022 FED Mediation: Forcible Entry & Detainer Part I (aka Landlord/Tenant Law)
July 08, 2022 2022 MAM Summer Social
June 15, 2022 Mediator Study Group: Let's Talk Finances & Mediation
June 02, 2022 Family Law Mediation Training
May 11, 2022 Mediator Study Group: Working with Attorneys in Mediation
April 26, 2022 Consumer Law Training
April 13, 2022 Mediation Study Group: Working with the Power & Influence in Mediation (Part 2)
March 15, 2022 Mediation Study Group: Power Imbalance in Mediation
January 21, 2022 Family Law Mediation Training
January 11, 2022 Domestic Violence Screening Mediation Training
November 05, 2021 Fall Conference and Annual Meeting
October 21, 2021 CONFLICT RESOLUTION DAY - Dialogue Across Difference in an Era of Polarization
June 17, 2021 40 hour Mediation Training
June 03, 2021 Family Law Mediation Training
May 25, 2021 Reflections on Mediating and Facilitating in the COVID Era and Thoughts on the Path Ahead - A Panel Discussion
January 21, 2021 Family Law Mediation Training
January 08, 2021 Domestic Violence Screening Mediation Training
November 06, 2020 Annual Meeting and Fall Conference - Mediation in the Me Too Era and A New Look at Practice Quality
October 13, 2020 16-hour Agricultural Mediation Training ONLINE
October 05, 2020 40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation
September 16, 2020 40-hour Basic Mediation Training
June 11, 2020 Family Law Mediation Training
May 28, 2020 "Braver Angels: Reuniting America" - Documentary screening and discussion
May 19, 2020 CONDUCTING ZOOM MEDIATION – A PRACTICAL GUIDE AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
April 17, 2020 Mediating Privately – The Mediation Agreement and Insurance Considerations
March 18, 2020 Mediator Peer Study Group
February 24, 2020 Mediator Peer Study Group
December 06, 2019 Negotiation Skills and Strategies
November 14, 2019 ANNUAL MEETING AND FALL CONFERENCE
November 06, 2019 Mediation Skills for Leaders
October 23, 2019 Agricultural Mediation Training
September 26, 2019 Working in Mediation (or Otherwise) with Parents who are in High Conflict.
September 23, 2019 40-Hour Certificate Basic Mediation Training
September 11, 2019 Mediator Peer Study Group
June 13, 2019 Advanced Mediation Skill Development
June 12, 2019 Domestic Violence Screening for Mediators
June 03, 2019 Family Law Mediation Training
May 06, 2019 Agricultural Mediation Training
May 02, 2019 Probate Court Mediation Initiatives
April 03, 2019 40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation
February 06, 2019 40-Hour Certificate Mediation Training
January 07, 2019 Mediator Peer Study Group
November 15, 2018 Advanced Mediation Skill Development
November 01, 2018 ANNUAL MEETING AND FALL CONFERENCE
November 01, 2018 SPONSOR OUR FALL CONFERENCE
October 23, 2018 Mediation Child Support Challenge
October 18, 2018 Public Policy Collaboration and the Maine Revives Civility Project - A BROWN BAG LUNCH SEMINAR
September 17, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
June 19, 2018 32nd Annual Thomas Nevola MD Symposium
June 13, 2018 Mediation Skills for Leaders - June 13 & 14, 2018
June 13, 2018 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training - June 13, 14, 15, & 21, 22, 2018
June 04, 2018 Family Law Mediation Training
May 17, 2018 Consumer Law Training for Mediators
April 26, 2018 40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation - April 26, 27, 28 & 30, May 1, 2018
April 04, 2018 Promote Civility in your Community
April 02, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
March 02, 2018 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators - Postponed to March 2nd
January 22, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
December 13, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
December 01, 2017 One-Day Transformative Mediation Training
November 08, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
November 02, 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference
October 18, 2017 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training - October 18, 19, 20, 26, & 27 2017
October 12, 2017 Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Restorative Justice
October 02, 2017 Mediator Peer Study Group
September 13, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
July 19, 2017 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators
June 14, 2017 ​40 Hour Certificate​ ​Basic​ ​Mediation Training
May 17, 2017 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators

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