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Click here for tuition and special discounts, like early bird and active college student. Or call, Dr. Barbara Manousso at 713/557-1010.

Online, we are doing business, family, and divorce mediations and some interactive/real time course training.  Online training is only being done during our COVID pandemic.  All online students are encouraged to attend our in person residential training after the pandemic for no extra charge.  Call us at (713)557-1010 text/talk!

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 for basic, domestic violence, and family (divorce) mediation courses.

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC. is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE.  Other professional organization CEU are also offered.

Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
40 hours. ($975) Earn MCLE/CEU 40 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training):
Our next class will be held July 8th, 2020. From July 8th until July 11th, 2020, is now a tentative in-class date because of the COVID-19. We are also looking at a hybrid program of online lecture/in-person roleplays. The early bird special is now available until June 15, 2020.

If this must be an online class, all students will have the opportunity at no charge to retake all or part of this training in person, in residence. ONLINE is NOT the best practice in mediation training, but we are trying to accommodate our lockdown time.

Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
9.5 hours. ($550) Earn MCLE/CEU 9 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Houston:Friday, June 19th, 2020, 8:30 AM until 6:30 PM.


Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
30 hours. ($795) Earn MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday to Friday, July 15th, 16th, 17th, 2020, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM, daily.

New: Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria, four (4) hours for ($150). (This Domestic Violence training is INCLUDED in the Advance Family 30 hours of training above.) If you have taken the 30 hours of Advance Family training and only need this course, then register under Advance Training dropdown button
Held in Houston on Friday, July 17th, 2020, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Call for location. Please send an email note to mediation@manousso.us with Subject: Domestic Violence Certificate

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 (SAVE $$$) for both classes
18 hours-MCLE/CEU 18 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
NOTE DATE CHANGE DUE TO THE COVID-19: Friday and Saturday, June 12th and 13th, 2020, 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM, daily. This date is tentative for in-class training and might be offered online, weighing the health factors at the time.

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training ($600), specially discounted for family mediators. If you have questions, ask. Classes are held in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th, 2020, from 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM

Note our refund policy, once you have committed to a training.

Handicap accessible training venue.

Texas Justice Center for Mediation and Arbitration in Bellaire off I-610 West Loop.

Ranch Office Conference Room and Virtual Office

Ranch Office Conference Room and Virtual Office

Heights Mediation Center

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The Texas Mediation Center in Bellaire and Heights Mediation Center are modern, well located, facilities to proudly invite your mediation and arbitration clients.

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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.