This course is essential for mediators who practice in Virginia, as it gives an overview of the Virginia judicial system and court-referred mediation programs. Topics include the structure of civil and criminal court systems, the nature of due process, the role of court personnel, and consideration of mediation as an appropriate ADR process. Interactive exercises engage participants and reinforce the material.
Note: Fulfills the 4 hour introduction to the Virginia Judicial System requirement for all levels of the Virginia State Mediator Certification. The course is waived for members of the Virginia Bar Association.
Trainer: Jim Pope, MSW, JD
Course Fee: $215 early bird/ $265 late registration
2013:April 26/ November 15
Time: 8:30am - 12:45pm
CME: 4 hours general