Our Response to the Current COVID-19 Pandemic:

MAA Online Advanced Mediation and CPS Mediation Training Classes

Get Your 2020 CLEs, CEUs and CEs Online From the Comfort of your Home

 Online Arbitration and Mediation Certificates Now

The emergence of COVID-19 has turned the lives of many people upside down, a fate that professionals haven’t escaped. Conferences and in-person CLE/CE/CEU availability is minimal. In response to these concerns, Mediators and Arbitrators of America is technologically prepared to deliver our upcoming April training classes via an interactive webinar format. 

While many mediations and arbitrations have been postponed, there’s no telling how long the crisis will continue, and it’s unlikely these proceedings will stay on hold for more than a few weeks. Become a mediator/arbitrator and be part of the solution.

You will, in addition to your certificates, receive CLEs and CEs = 25.75!

Please remeber to be safe, practice frequent handwashing, and maintain a safe social distance during this time.
To learn more about COVID-19 and what you can do to help, please see the links on the right. 

Online Arbitration Class  – April 20, 2020

Mediators and Arbitrators of America (“MAA”) is proud to offer training services in basic arbitration. This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. The importance of understanding the terms binding arbitration and non-binding arbitration and the distinction between mediation and arbitration is discussed.  Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.

Price $799.00
8.25 CLE’s/CPE’s/CEU’s hours + 1 Ethics hour.

Online CPS Mediation Class – April 21 and 22, 2020

Prerequisite: Basic & Advanced Family Mediation Courses

MAA’s Institute of Mediation Training’s Child Protective Services Mediation Course is a 2 day intensive course (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) 20 hour training specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. CPS Mediation increases meaningful understanding and engagement between parties, codifies decisions regarding children and families, and expedites the process to find permanent outcomes for children.  The sessions include the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. This course fulfills the requirements of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable for mediators doing court-ordered CPS mediation.  Course Materials will be provided. (Bring your own Lunch)

Price $799.00

17.5 CLE’s/CPE’s/CEU’s participant hours + 2 Ethics hours.

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