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January 20-Hour Advanced Mediation Training: Custody, Visitation & Child Support

January 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - January 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm


Conflict Transformation: A 20-Hour Training in Mediation & Custody, Visitation and Child Support for Advanced Practitioners

Learn the skills and receive the certification required to mediate family disputes and custody issues


Advanced 20-hour mediation and conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills course with a focus on the following:

  • Understanding the domestic mediation process and mediator’s role
  • Hands-on skills necessary to mediate custody, visitation, and child support issues
  • Domestic violence and mediation
  • Communication skills for domestic conflict and conflict transformation how-to’s
  • Creating Parenting Plans: Psychological and Cognitive Issues
  • Individual feedback from trainers addressing participants’ consideration: specific strengths and areas for betterment

Dates: Wednesday, January 27 (5-9:30pm), Thursday, January 28 (9am-5:30pm) Friday, January 29 (9am – 4:00pm), 2021

Trainer: Louise Phipps Senft, Esq.

Course Fee: $ 945

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Prerequisite: 40-Hr Training Course

What’s Included: 20 hours of classroom time, live role-plays with qualified mediators supervising, training hand-outs and manual.

For more information, call Baltimore Mediation, 443-524-0833. Enrollment is limited and on a first-come, first serve basis.

A certificate noting 20 hours of attendance will be provided at the end of training. It may be used for continuing education for state circuit court rosters of approved mediators and for continuing education credits from the participant’s accrediting institution.

This training is approved by and/or a certificate of successful completion of this training may be used to satisfy the requirements of the following:

  • The Maryland Circuit Courts
  • The United States government and all federal agency rosters
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
  • Most other states which have basic 20, 40 or 60 hour mediation training requirements.

Cancellation Policy: Participants may cancel their registration at least 15 business days prior to the start date of the training to be entitled to a full refund. Cancellations received 7 business days prior to the start date of the training to be entitled to a 50% refund. Cancellations received less than 7 business day prior to the start date will not be subject to any refund. This policy is due to the high level of customization each of our programs is subject due based on the number of people that have registered, and also due to space limitations.


“It was good to learn that there is a process in place designed to truly empower parties in conflict.” – Karen Michael, Attorney

“The process allows the individuals to have the power to make decisions in regard to their families’ best interest.” – anonymous

“It is so much better to use a process like this to resolve conflict instead of decisions being shoved down parties’ throats by court decision.” – Linda Gallagher, Certified Nurse, Johns Hopkins University Hospital

“I am impressed by the transformative model because it brings underlying emotions to the surface and empowers the participants to resolve their issues.” – Pat Simpson, MS, LCPS

“The transformative framework was presented to us in a very professional way. Very informative. I love the experience and all of the instructors.” – anonymous

Can’t join us in January? Our upcoming June 40-hour training is open for registration!



January 27, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
January 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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This training will be held virtually on Zoom.
MD United States


Baltimore Mediation