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)

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

Creating & Managing an Employee Dispute Resolution Plan (available 11/4/15 - 11/3/16)

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

Dispute Resolution in Health Care Settings (11/11/15 - 11/10/16)

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

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

Proposed Collaborative Law Rule for Family Law Mediators (available 11/18/15 - 11/17/16)

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

How to Blow Up a Mediation & Ethical Considerations (available 12/1/15 - 11/30/16

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)

Psychological Barries to Settlement in Employment Mediation (available 08/26/15 - 08/25/16)

Mediation: Practice & Ethics Update 2014 (available 08/26/15 - 08/25/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Discovery in Arbitration - Practical Consideration and Concerns (available 10/7/15 - 10/6/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Pitfalls in Drafting ADR Clauses & Tips on Drafting ADR Clauses from a Corporate Lawyer and Litigator (available 10/7/15 - 10/6/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Ethics and Professionalism: Neutrals (available 10/7/15 - 10/6/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Preparing Yourself and Your Client for Mediation (available 10/7/15 - 10/6/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Building Consensus and Momentum & Managing Emotions at Mediation (available 10/9/15 - 10/8/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: How to Divide Assets & Could a Collaborative Mediation Work for You and Your Client? (available 10/9/15 - 10/8/16)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Ethical Concerns in Family Mediation Cases (available 10/9/15 - 10/8/16)

Techniques to Avoid Impasse (available 10/12/2015 - 10/11/2016)


Scheduled Courses

November 11, 2015 - Nashville, TN
Mental Health Law

November 13, 2015 - Jackson, TN
Mediation Update

November 17, 2015 - Memphis, TN
Negotiation 101: The Little Red Volo & the Ethics of BATNA

November 17, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
“Is Informed Consent Sufficient for Self-determination?”

November 19, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Worst Divorces of 2015

November 20, 2015 - Memphis, TN
Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers

December 3 & 4, 2015 - Nashville, TN
Family Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners

December 4, 2015 - Oak Ridge, TN
Domestic Relations, Federal Income Taxes and The Affordable Care Act

December 7, 2015 - Knoxville, TN
Mediation Practice: Ethical and Practical Considerations

December 8, 2015 - Chattanooga, TN
Family Mediation Law, Ethics and More

December 8, 2015 - Chattanooga, TN
General Civil Mediation Law, Ethics and More

December 8, 2015 - Nashville, TN
What Mediators and Attorneys Should Know About Parenting Class

December 17, 2015 - Franklin, TN
Meidation - Remaining Neutral in the Age of Social Media and Search Engines







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.