Continuing Mediation Education

Internet Training Courses

Below is a list of online courses / trainings that providers have submitted and the ADR Commission has approved as meeting certain continuing mediation education requirements pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 31:

Effectively Mediate Medical Malpractice Cases (ongoing)

Ethical Mediation Course (ongoing)

Mediate with Emotional Intelligence (ongoing)

Mock Mediation of an Employment Dispute (on demand)

Mediate with Emotional Intelligence (available 1/1/14 - 12/5/14)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Discovery in Arbitration - Practical (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Ethics and Professionalism: Neutrals Remaining Neutral in an Age of Social Media (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Pitfalls in Drafting ADR Clauses & Tips on Drafting ADR Clauses from a Corporate Lawyer and Litigator (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Preparing Yourself and Your Client for Mediation (available 10/7/14 - 10/6/15)

Practical Tips for Mediating Family Law Cases (available 11/3/14 - 04/08/15)

Practical Tips for Mediating Family Law Cases (available 11/3/14 - 11/2/15)

Ethics in Mediation: Angels and Best Practices (available 11/10/14 - 11/9/15)

Mediation Advocacy (available 11/17/14 - 11/16/15)

Collaborative Law in Family Law Cases (available 11/18/14 - 11/17/15)

Dealing with Stress in a Stressfilled Job - Thriving for Lawyers (available 11/19/14 - 11/18/15)

Emerging Trends in Mediation Ethics & Practice (available 12/8/14 - 12/07/15)

To Mediate or Not to Mediate: How Domestic Violence Issues Surface in the Mediation Process (available 12/8/14 - 12/07/15)



Scheduled Courses

December 5, 2014
The Ethics of Scribing - Nashville, TN

December 9, 2014
Victim-Offender Mediation: Who Participates and Why? - Nashville, TN

December 17, 2014
Year End Mediation Update 2014 - Knoxville, TN

January 14, 2015
Psychological Barriers to Settlement in Employment Mediation - and Economic Strategies to Overcome Them - Knoxville, TN

January 17, 2015
Improvisation and Mediation Mastery - Nashville, TN

January 20, 2015
Breaking Bias - Reclaiming Objectivity When Your Own Mind is Working Against You - Knoxville, TN

February 2, 2015
Mediator Tips: Accommodating Special Needs Parties- Knoxville, TN

February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, 2015
Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Divorce Cases - Brentwood, TN

February 10, 2015
Family Law Update - Nashville, TN

February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, 2015
Tax Issues in Divorce -  Brentwood, TN



CME Course Providers

A number of organizations provide Continuing Mediation Education (CME) courses. Click on the following Web Sites to Search for Courses providing Continuing education Hours on Mediation, Ethics, Family Law, etc. (Contact Providers directly for Information) 

CME Provider Accreditation

If you would like your course to be listed as a Rule 31 Continuing Mediation Course, please fill out the CME Provider Accreditation form and submit it to the Administrative Office of the Courts. The request must be made prior to the actual training course. You will be notified once the course is approved and the course will be listed on the ADR web page on the AOC website. Please contact Claudia Lewis if you have any questions.