Billings Mediation Center is excited to host a 40-hour family mediation training presented LIVE & Virtual with Clare Fowler, Ph.D.
The training is offered live and interactive via Zoom over the course of eight (8) weeks, consisting of an average of 5 hours of live instruction per week.
The weekly schedule is available at these links:
Application is pending for CLE from Montana State Bar
Registrants will participate in the training via Zoom for the eight (8) weeks. Registrants need to have reliable bandwidth and Wi-Fi connection for a device with video and microphone
This event is going to be recorded for sale. You may send the instructor a private chat asking for a pause in the recording, or to move to a breakout room during a break. You may also stop your video at any time.
Dr. Clare Fowler mediates and trains, focusing on workplace disputes. Clare has taught conflict resolution in the Undergrad program at Oregon University and has worked for CRES as
the career advisor and for the Pepperdine University Dispute Resolution Department. Clare currently serves as Managing Editor at Mediate.com and as Director of Caseload Manager.
Clare received her Doctorate on designing dispute resolution systems for small businesses from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education/Organizational Leadership and her Master's of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law. Her dissertation was a phenomenological study of
Workplace disputes. Her current book project is a guidebook for HR directors dealing with high conflict employees.
Training Dates and Times
8 week basic agenda -- Mountain time
1. Jan 26, Wed: 5-7, Process (2h)
2. Jan 29, Sat: 8-11, Write Mediator Statement (3hr)
3. Feb 2, Wed: 5-8, Prepare for Mediation (3hr)
4. Feb 5, Sat: 8-9 people can work on their forms and ask Qs, 9-11, Forms
5. Feb 9, Wed: 5-7, Listening for Entrance (2hr)
6. Feb 12, Sat: 8-11, Communication Triangle (3hr)
7. Feb 16, Wed: 5-8, Reframing (3hr)
8. Feb 19, Sat: 8-12, Agenda and Note-taking (4hr)
9, Feb 23, Wed: 5-7, Ethics--watch recording (2hr)
10, Feb 26, Sat: 8-11, Tools and Role Play, discuss ethics (3hr)
11, Mar 2, Wed: 5-7, Escalation--watch recording (2hr)
12, Mar 5, Sat: 8-11, Designing Exit (3hr)
13, Mar 9, Wed: 5-7, Drafting Agreement (2hr)
14, Mar 10 Thur: 5-7 Agreement Fine-Tuning (2hr)
14, Mar 12, Sat: 8-11, Resolution Strategies and Conclusion (3hr)
40 hrs TOTAL