School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development

42-Hour Domestic Relations Training

Taught by recognized local and national mediators Dr. Susan Raines, this workshop for experienced domestic relations mediators will provide you with additional techniques for managing special issues in domestic violence.

Prerequisite

40 hour General Mediation Training, registered neutral with the Georgia office of Dispute Resolution.

About

The 42-hour training, covers all aspects of the divorce process. Topics covered are child support, parenting, financial issues within the family, and the complexities of diverse cultures. Domestic mediation is the most often used and referred to in the Court system.

Prerequisites: Trainees seeking to become registered domestic relations mediators with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (GODR) must have first completed the General Civil Mediation requirements and have a 4-year college degree. Mediators have 18 months after training to become register by GODR as a domestic relations mediators, or this (and all GODR-approved training) expires. 12 hours of Continuing Legal Education available at cost.

The 42-hour Domestic Relations training must be completed. Mediators have 18 months after training to become registered by GODR as a domestic relations mediator or this (and all GODR-approved training) expires. 12 hours of Continuing Legal Education is available at a cost.

Trainer


Susan Raines, Ph.D., Professor of Conflict Management
Editor-in-Chief, Conflict Resolution Quarterly

While her primary fields of interest include international, environmental and public policy conflicts, Professor Raines is interested in conflict management at all levels. She regularly mediates commercial and domestic relations court-connected cases, facilitates public meetings, facilitates long-term governmental decision-making processes, and designs conflict management interventions for corporate enterprises. In 2007 she was appointed Editor-in Chief of Conflict Resolution Quarterly. Professor Raines frequently presents her work at both national and international conferences and in a variety of academic and practitioner journals. In addition to her academic pursuits, she has designed ADR programs for numerous state agencies in Indiana, trained managers with the United Nations and arbitrators with the European Union, trained judges and attorneys inside and outside of Georgia, evaluated Florida’s mediation training requirements, and has participated in the evaluation of the United States Postal Service’s REDRESS Program. Currently, she is writing two books: One on “Conflict Management for Managers” and one related to “Benchmarking Mediation” (with Jean Poitras).

Location

Kennesaw State University
Math and Statistics Building
Room 246
365 Cobb Avenue NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Date & Time

January 11-12 and 18-20, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:30PM

Registration and Fees

  • The total cost for the 42 Hour Domestic Relations Mediation Training is $1300.00
  • USG Employees and Students $1100.00. Payment is due at the time of registration
  • The registration fee includes:
    • Lunch
    • Textbooks and all training materials

    Registration Deadline: January 4, 2018 at 5:00pm


    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations prior to December 28, 2017 will receive a full refund. Cancellation between December 29, 2017 and January 3, 2018 will be charged a $250.00 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after January 4, 2018. To cancel your registration, email elahtine@kennesaw.edu or call 470-578-6115.

    GODR NEUTRAL REGISTRATION

    Prerequisites: Trainees seeking to become registered domestic relations mediators with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution (GODR) must have first completed the General Civil Mediation requirements and have a 4-year college degree.

    GODR required for all trainings: The fact that a training program has been approved by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution does not imply that any particular court-annexed or court referred program must or will accept as neutrals those who have completed that program. Trainees have 18 months from the last date of training to apply for registration with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution or the training expires. Please visit www.godr.org to read these rules thoroughly.

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