Continuing Mediation Education

Scheduled Courses

July 18, 2018 - Memphis, TN
MBA - Do’s & Don’ts of a Successful Mediation

July 24, 2018 - Nashville, TN
NBA - Ethical Issues for the Mediator and the Mediated - Video Replay

August 6, 2018 - Knoxville, TN
KBA - Mediation Strategies, Differences in Mediation Positions

August 14, 2018 - Nashville, TN
NCRC - Housing Issues Update for R31 Mediators

August 25, 2018 - Humboldt, TN
Training Resolved - How to Fill Out Parenting Plan

September 14, 2018 - Knoxville, TN
KBA - ADR Update and Review of Mediation Best Practices

October 11-12, 2018 - Nashville, TN
M. Lee Smith - Family Law Conference for TN Attorneys

October 12, 2018 - Nashville, TN (Lipscomb University or Online)
The 16th Annual Advanced Mediation Techniques Workshop 
Attendance at all sessions (totaling 6 hours) of this Workshop will satisfy all CME Requirements for a two year period for both General Civil and Family Listed Rule 31 Mediators. Registration materials will be emailed to you in August once registration is open.

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. 

A Rule 31 Mediator may complete all Continuing Mediation Education (CME) hours online.

Training Resolved - Parent Education Class for Mediators & Lawyers (ongoing)

Training Resolved - Model Mediation Ethics Rules (ongoing)

Effectively Mediate with Motivational Interviewing (ongoing)

A Domestic Relations Mediation Refresher Course (ongoing)

Effectively Mediate Medical Malpractice Cases (ongoing)

Ethical Mediation Course (ongoing)

Mediate with Emotional Intelligence (ongoing)

What Shape is Your Triangle? (ongoing)

AENZI - Effectively Mediate Post-Adoption Disputes (ongoing)

Mock Mediation of an Employment Dispute (on demand)

TBA - Dispute Resolution - Ethics Mediation (available 7/18/17 - 7/18/18)

KBA - Inviting the Employer and the Employee to the Table: Things to Consider When Deciding to Mediate an Employment Law Case (available 10/2/17 - 10/1/18)

KBA - Emerging Ethical Issues in Mediation (available 11/1/17 - 10/31/18)

TBA - Mediation Ethics (available 11/1/17 - 11/1/18)

KBA - Fundamentals for Outstanding Mediation Process (available 11/10/17 - 11/9/18)

KBA - Developments in ODR (available 11/10/17 - 11/9/18)

KBA - Information You Need For Successful Mediation (available 11/10/17 - 11/9/18)

TBA - Collateral Damage in Mediation - Children and Divorce (available 11/21/17 - 12/21/18)

TBA - Mediation Preparation (available12/15/17 - 12/15/18)

Rosemary Frank - Dollars of Divorce Avoid Financial Pitfalls (available 2/16/18 - 2/15/19)

Rosemary Frank - Dollars of Divorce Retirement Issues (available 2/16/18 - 2/15/19)

Rosemary Frank - Dollars of Divorce 2017 Tax Reform (available 2/16/18 - 2/15/19)

KBA - Mediation Practice & Ethics Update 2017 (available 2/19/18 - 2/18/19)

NBA - Ethical Issues for the Mediator and the Mediated (available 4/10/18 - 4/9/19)

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 via email to 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 the Programs Manager at if you have any questions.