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Upcoming 2017 Classes

Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
40 hours-MCLE/CEU 36.5 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

Tuesday to Friday, June 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2017


Advanced Mediation (Family-Divorce-Child Custody) Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
30 hours-MCLE/CEU 26.75 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

Wednesday to Friday, July 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2017

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 18.25 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

Friday, October 20th until Saturday, October 21st, from 8 AM until 6:30 PM

Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
9 hours-MCLE/CEU 8 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017, 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 16.75 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

Friday and Saturday, July 28th and 29th, 2017

Basic, Advance, and Elder Mediation classes meet daily from 8 AM until 6:30 PM. Parenting and Arbitration classes meet as scheduled in your advance materials. Prices are on pay tuition page; click on logo or tab. Venue information will be emailed about a week before the selected training. Classes are held at hotels in the Galleria-Uptown area. If you don't get advance materials emailed to you within two days of the training, please call 713/840-0828.

Laredo! Our New Mediation Center, Resolve!

Laredo! Our New Mediation Center, Resolve!

Our newest mediation center is open in Laredo, Texas. Judge Josefina Rendon and I will speak on Friday, April 21st, to distinguished guests. judges, attorneys, and government officials.

Manousso Mediation & Arbitration Classes

Mediation training can enhance your resume, complement your career skills,or help you transition into a new career.Opportunities for mediators are available nationally and internationally in the private, public, and government sectors.

By taking the basic mediation course, you will be taking the first step toward learning a new trade or honing career advancement.The elder care mediation is for mediators who have taken the basic mediation course or professionals who work with the geriatric population who would like to broaden their communication skills.The advanced family mediation course is for mediators who would like to help couples through a divorce. It also covers the basic material necessary for conducting mediation for Children’s Protective Services and child custody for some counties.Arbitration training is for mediators who want to write an opinion for the parties. This is an authoritative ADR process that takes into account your special interests and talents. This training is under the sponsorship of Barnham Graduate Studies and Seminary.Parenting Coordination and Facilitation is for mediators who want to support and help high conflict families with child custody issues. These are court appointed positions for attorneys and non-attorneys.

These courses provide generous continuing education credits (CEU) and MCLE. Let us know of organizations that provide CEU.

Basic Mediation is an intensive training complies with both Texas Civil Practice & Remedy Code Ann. and the Texas Mediation Training Roundtable’s requirements for mediation training. This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann.

Advanced: Family and Divorce Mediation Training is an advanced course for mediation training in Divorce & Child Custody,as required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann.

The certification course is 30 hours of training in family law, family dynamics, child development, family violence, practice considerations, theory, replete with skill building exercises and role-plays. Prerequisite: Basic (40 hours) Mediation

Arbitration Training is for mediators who want to write an opinion for the parties. This is an authoritative ADR process that takes into account your special interests and talents. This training is under the sponsorship of Barnham Graduate Studies and Seminary.

Parenting Coordinators and Facilitators assist the family courts by providing mediation for high conflict couples who need guidance in child custody issues and scheduling. The Coordinators and Facilitators are appointed by judges and paid by the families according to state statutes.

Elder Care Mediation is twenty hours of training in standards of care and communication that will benefit social workers, hospice workers, nursing home administrators, certified public accountants, guardians, lawyers, and mediators who seek to expand their careers and reinforce their resumes.

This program has been approved for CEUs by the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation.