This is JCA’s most comprehensive, hands-on, thorough offering provides the foundation of conflict resolution theory and essential skills training for a general mediation practice in either public agency or private settings. Areas covered include workplace issues involving EEO claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; grievances covered under
The mentee observes five (5) live mediations with post-session debriefing from an experienced JCA mediator who mediates in each of these three cases. Following the three observed cases, the mentee will mediate two (2) cases under the auspices of the veteran JCA mediator. An extensive one-on-one coaching session will follow each of the mentee’s mediations, which will include a summary report of suggestions for needed improvement. The oversight of mediator-mentors is provided by Edith B. Primm, Esq.
Participants must be local residents and mediators registered with GODR. This course may require three working weeks to complete the five (5) cases with debriefings and summary report. Scheduling is on an individual basis (there is no class). You must schedule your time frame a minimum of three (3) working weeks in advance. During the mentoring process, it may be necessary to schedule some cases in the evening.