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For tuition and special discounts, like early bird and active college student rates, click on our logo or select the PayTuition tab on top bar and scroll to your training of interest. Or call, Dr. Barbara Manousso at 713/840-0828. For the best in mediation training, select a mediation training program with proven leadership and lecturers who identify themselves 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) and Texas Credentialing Association, 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 Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
40 hours. ($975) MCLE/CEU 36.5 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, TX, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training):
June 19, 20, 21, 22, 2018, Tuesday to Friday. Check out the recent college grad discount!

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
30 hours. ($795) MCLE/CEU 26.75 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Tuesday to Thursday, May 8, 9, 10, 2018

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training ($525) in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria: Sign up for this and Advance Family at the same time and use the early bird discount for both classes
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 16.75 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th, 2018

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training ($750) in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 18.25 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday, August 1st, Thursday, August 2nd, and Friday, August 3rd, from 8:15 AM until 6:45 PM

Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
9.5 hours. ($550) MCLE/CEU 8 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Houston: Friday, May 4th, 2018, 8:30 AM until 6:30 PM.


New: Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria, four (4) hours for ($150). Register at Seat Registration, Pay Tuition - (red left hand of page)
Held in Houston on Thursday, May 10th, 2018, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Call for location. Please send an email note with ~ Subject: Certificate ~ to mediation@manousso.us and say for Domestic Violence training.

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.