Dr. Manousso received ACRH Lifetime Achievement Award 2018
Barbara Manousso trained me as a mediator. Her class was easy to follow, practical, and provided real-world information that has helped me tremendously in my mediation practice. As an example,
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC, proudly supports many non-profit organizations with almost 50 percentage of each student’s tuition. The Houston Area Woman’s Center is one of our favorite charities, as noted in the 2017 HAWC Leadership campaign by Dr. Manousso. Other charities include the Center for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas, Trinity Children, Children’s Assessment Center, CASA, Brown University, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Texas Association of Mediators, Association of Families and Concillation Courts (AFCC), Texas Association for Attorneys and Mediators, and many more.
For the best in mediation training, select a mediation training program with proven leadership and lecturers with academic credentials and professional standing, like the staff of Manousso Mediation. Make sure that your trainers meet the qualifications for professional mediation organizations, such as Texas Mediators Trainers Round Table (TMTR), or you won’t be getting a quality training and often won’t be accepted into the mediation community. Online trainings are not recognized by most mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) panels.
Basic Mediation is an intensive training that complies with both Texas Civil Practice & Remedy Code Ann. and
MCLE:CEU 36.50, 4 ethics
Arbitration Training is for individuals, mediators, attorneys, and judges, who want to hear a case and write an opinion for the parties. This is an authoritative ADR process that takes into
MCLE:CEU 8, 3 in ethics
Parenting Coordinators and Facilitators assist the family courts by providing mediation for high conflict couples who need guidance in child custody issues and scheduling.
MCLE:CEU 16.75, 4 in ethics
Advanced is the next step in training, the course for family, child custody, and divorce mediation skills
MCLE:CEU 26.75, 3 ethics
Elder and Adult Care Mediation is twenty hours of training in standards of care and communication that will benefit social workers, hospice workers,
MCLE:CEU 18.25, 4 in ethics
AARP 2017 Radio Interview with Dr. Manousso
Thank you, Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter
Lifetime Achievement Award
Honored Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso
See the wonderful evening photos at
Coming events for Manousso Mediation and Arbitration
New: The Legislature now requires four hours of domestic violence training in order to conduct any family mediations.
If you have taken any of our family trainings, you have exceeded this requirement,
as stated on your certificates.
However, if you trained elsewhere, you might not have the four hours of domestic violence training.
Therefore, Manousso Mediation is offering four hours of domestic violence training on
October 12th at 1 PM in the Houston Uptown-Galleria area for $150.
To register, go to the Pay Tuition page and commit on the left hand side for seat reservation and payment.
Make sure that you add a note that you will be in the DV training.
Dr. Barbara Manousso and Melissa Back McAlpine lectured at the
Association for Conflict Resolution International
conference in Dallas, Texas on October 11, 2017.
H.S. student Bowen Mei !!
the 2018 Manousso Mediation and Arbitration Scholar
Bowen Mei, a new ADR professional, is a rising senior from Stephen F. Austin HS in Fort Bend ISD. His extracurricular activities
include the Chess Club, Computer Association, and Model United Nations chapter, as well as playing badminton and basketball recreationally. His future plan is to attend college at UT at Austin or Rice University as a computer science major.
Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC selects an outstanding student annually to train as a
mediator and arbitrator to complement their career path with conflict management skills and solutions.
Dr. Barbara Manousso and Melissa Back McAlpine, JD, participated in the American Bar Association ADR conference in Washington, DC, starting April 6th, 2018, speaking on training ethics.
Congratulations, Melissa Back McAlpine, JD, 2018 president-elect of the Texas Association of Mediators and Co-Chair of the Texas Mediators Trainers Round Table (TMTR). Professor McAlpine trains mediators with me at the University of St. Thomas and Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC.
Mediator Makes U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Careers since 2006. U.S. News considered job satisfaction, training difficulty, prestige, job market outlook, and quality pay as keys to its ranking.
Check out these Websites for career opportunities in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Mediation and Arbitration.
There are many job search engines that look for mediators and arbitrators or require conflict management skills, verified by a basic mediation certificate.
Take our basic mediation and arbitration trainings and enhance your resume. Perhaps, start your next career path!
Finally We Have a Resource for the Divorcing Family
See April 2016 article by Dr. Barbara Manousso.
Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso talks about Elder and Adult Care Mediation with radio host from 50Plus, Doug Pike, on KPRC radio.
Podcast taped March 2016.
Dr. Manousso applauded in Houston Woman Magazine, April 2016
Article on Elder and Family Mediation and Arbitration!