Basic Mediation & Continuing Education Training

CMPG provides a 45 hour Basic Mediation Training and monthly skills-based continuing education for mediators. Our Basic Mediation training meets the requirements of Maryland Rules of Procedure Title 17-106 Mediation and Training Programs (PDF). We also provide our members with training provided by Community Mediation Maryland (CMM). CMM provides the following trainings:
  • 50 hour Basic Mediation Training
  • 24 hour Parenting Plan Training
  • 20 hour Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Training
  • 18 hour Large Group Facilitation Training
  • 15 hour Intake Training
CMPG also provides continuing education/refresher training for volunteers, who are required to attend 5 skills-based continuing education activities per year (one must be ethics). Complimentary training includes a variety of topics such as:
  • Co-Mediation
  • Feedback
  • Agreement Writing
  • Strategic Listening
  • Dealing With Intense Conflict
  • Mediator Ethics