announces mediator certification program

Mediators must measure up for certification programAfter over a year of planning and development,, the world’s best known resource for information and news about alternative dispute resolution and negotiation, announced today that it has taken the wraps off a Mediator Certification Program for well trained and highly experienced mediators. describes the program this way:

  • first ensures that our Certified Mediators are well trained and experienced.
  • We next insist upon complete information disclosure, including specific practice area case experience. This disclosure is accomplished through the Mediator’s Directory Listing, or a combination of the Mediator’s Directory Listing and their professional web site.
  • Finally, insists upon the highest ethical standards, disclosure of whether the mediator has liability insurance, and the mediator must have references available.

… requires that our Certified Mediators offer mediation as a voluntary process in which participants make all of the decisions. Our mediators are bound to ensure mediation confidentiality.

You can read about the values and principles behind the program or find answers to questions in the FAQs section.

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