Mediation Training Schedule and Fees


Mediation Training Schedule for Fall 2014 *Registration beginning September 1, 2014*

Basic Mediation Training in Rockland
Dates and Times: November 13 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM; November 14 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; November 15 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; November 21 from 9:00 AM - 5:00PM; November 22 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM *Registration beginning September 1, 2014*
Location: TBA
Trainers: Jenny Besch, Director of the Westchester & Rockland Mediation Centers; Tajae Gaynor, Supervisor of Trainings and Community Programs, CLUSTER; Beth Krause, Esq.

This training is approved under Part 146 by the New York State Unified Court System's Office of ADR Programs. (Please note that final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge and participation in a course that is either approved or pending approval does not guarantee placement on a local court roster.)


Basic Mediation Training: The cost of the program is $800. Limited need based scholarships are available.


Application Form

If you wish to apply for our Trainings please fill out the form here.
Payment by credit card available upon request.


Educational Information

Continuing Education Credit: CLE credits will be made available at an aditional fee.

Apprenticeship: Completion of this training allows you to be eligible for our invitation only 16 week apprenticeship program mediating in small claims courts throughout Westchester and Rockland.  More information about the apprenticeship will be given during the training.


About the Trainings


Our Basic Mediation Training is a comprehensive 35 hour training designed in compliance with the guidelines established by the Unified Court System Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Improvement Programs. It is a blend of presentational material and experiential learning opportunities. Upon completion of the training, participants will have a working knowledge of the mediation process and its various applications both in and out of the Court system.

Our Divorce Mediation Training will offer the trainee a full complement of skills and information necessary to assist people through the often difficult process of divorce. As future practioners, trainees will have the opportunity to explore the psychological, financial, and legal aspects of divorce in New York State. This is an interactive training and will allow participants to mediate cases through role plays, examine agreements and engage in dialogue with trainers throughout the training.