Mediation Training Schedule and Fees


Basic Mediation Training

Basic Mediation Training in Yonkers
Dates and Times: Thursday, May 7, 5-8pm: Community Room A
                              Friday, May 8, 9-5pm: Yonkers Room
                              Saturday, May 9, 9-5pm: Community Room
                              Friday, May 15, 9-5pm: Yonkers Room
                              Saturday, May 16, 9-5pm: Community Room A 
Location: Yonkers Riverfront Library - 1 Larkin Plaza
Trainers: Jenny Besch, Director of the Westchester & Rockland Mediation Centers of CLUSTER; 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 additional 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 design in compliance with the guideslines 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 in out of the Court system.