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INTERESTED IN BEING A VOLUNTEER MEDIATOR?

NEXT  MEDIATOR  TRAINING

  September 2018

We will start  training with Basic Mediation  which teaches conflict resolution techniques and helps student develop listening skills. We conduct this training through classwork , as well as role playing. You must attend all classes.

There is no charge for training.

An interview and an application  with references  and background check will be needed in advance of training.

Basic training is the first component of all four programs. After completion,  student may then choose program specific training which they are most interested in. 

Upon completing program specific training, students participate in an apprenticeship with a experienced mediators for several mediations until both the student and the CMS staff feel comfortable with their skills.

Student are asked to commit to mediating for CMS for at least one year with a minimum of 4 mediations.

Classes Starting in September 2018 we  will  start with BASIC followed  by VORP  Mediation Training.  Learn more about VORP Mediation Here

Mediations  take place at locations we partner with throughout the county and usually in the evenings to accomiate noth parents and mediator schedules

Call 865-463-6888 to register or email us at amy@cms-tn.org  Class size is limited so please contact us ASAP.to reserve your spot.

photo by Jay Kleeman