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There are many answers below with training dates and fees.  Or call!

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

ZOOM live: we are doing business, family, and divorce mediations with interactive/real time course training  online.  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 and Arbitration, LLC: Solution2Conflict, who are actively engaged as practitioners and leaders in the mediation and ADR field.

Have you listened to Manousso Musing on PodCasts or YouTube?

Make sure that your trainers meet the qualifications for and are members of professional mediation organizations, such as Texas Mediators Trainers Round Table (TMTR) and Texas Credentialing Association, or you won’t be getting a quality training.

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC. is an accredited sponsor of continuing education credits (CEU), approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE, as well as other professional organizations, such as CEU for CPA, LPC, and HR.

Arbitration Training ONLINE with ZOOM: live and interactive.

($550.00) Ask about special discounts.

Earn MCLE/CEU 10 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR on Friday, 12 April 2024, from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM, plus writing a brief opinion that will be explained in class.

Basic Mediation Training ZOOM LIVE and INTERACTIVE. 40 hours.

($975) Ask about special discounts.

Earn MCLE/CEU 40 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training), handouts, and notebooks:

Our next class will start be from Wednesday to Friday, April 17, 18, 19, 2024, and then the next week on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23rd and 24th, 2024, from 10 AM to 6:30 PM daily.

All classes will be ZOOM live and interactive. Students must be ON CAMERA and attentive for the whole program for certificate and MCLE/CEU affirmative.

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody training live, interactive, on ZOOM. 30 hours.

($895) Ask about special discounts.

Earn MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR.

Class will be held from <Tuesday to Friday – on March 19, 20, 21, 22, 2024, from 10 AM to 6:00 PM.  Join the eleven lecturers and interactive class on ZOOM!

New: Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation

the four (4) hours required by Texas statute for $150. (This Domestic Violence training is INCLUDED in our Advance Family 30 hours of training above.)

If you have taken the 30 hours of Advance Family training, but only need this DV-4 hours, then register under Advance Training dropdown button.

The DV only  class will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Please send an email note with your name to with Subject: Domestic Violence Certificate

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training

($525) Ask about special discounts.

ZOOM live and interactive: Sign up for this and Advance Family at the same time and use the early bird discount (SAVE $$$) for both classes

16 hours-MCLE/CEU 16 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR

In 2024, Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st, 2024, from 9:00AM until 5:30PM, daily.  >> AMICUS training: The PCF skills are excellent for Amicus attorneys in communicating with high conflict clients.

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training

($600), specially discounted for family mediators.

If you have questions, call (713)557-1010. Classes are held ZOOM live and interactive.

20 hours-MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR on Wednesday, May 1st, 1 PM to 5 PM, Thursday, May 2nd, from 10 am until 6:30 PM, Friday, May 3rd, 2024, from 10 AM until 6:30 PM

Note our NO refund policy, once you have paid for a training, but you can always reschedule online classes with a rescheduling fee of $150, if you cancel within 72 hours.

Our classes can be taken in any order, although you can’t mediate until you meet all the requirements of Texas statutes.

Classes will be held on ZOOM, so it is required for certificate attendance that students use a computer and remain on camera, ATTENTIVELY, for the duration of the training.  

Handicap accessible training venue: ZOOM live!

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


The Texas Mediation Center in Bellaire and Heights Mediation Center are modern, well located, facilities dedicated to ADR meetings, where you can proudly invite your mediation and arbitration clients.

See brochure.

TEXAS DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTERS (DRC) and Mediation Partners AMARILLO Dispute Resolution Center Potter & Randall P.O. Box 9257  Amarillo, TX 79105-9257 806-372-3381; Fax: 806-373-3268 e-mail: HOUSTON Harris County Dispute Resolution Center web page: Harris 49 San Jacinto, Suite 220  Houston, TX 77002-1233 713-755-8274; Fax: 713-755-8888 e-mail: web page: Pam Coffey, Program Director Nick Hall, Executive Director AUSTIN Dispute Resolution Center JASPER Jasper Mediation Center Travis 5407 N. IH 35, Suite 410  Austin, TX 78723 Jasper, Newton, 272 East Lamar  Jasper, TX 75951 512-371-0033; Fax: 512-371-7411 Sabine & San 409-384-3900 e-mail: Augustine e-mail: web page: Judge Joe Bob Golden, Director Kris Donley, Executive Director KERRVILLE Hill Country Dispute Resolution Center BEAUMONT Dispute Resolution Center of Jefferson County, Inc. Mason, Gillespie, 327 Earl Garrett, Suite 108  Kerrville, TX 78028 Jefferson Courthouse Annex 1  215 Franklin, Suite 131A Bandera, Kimble, 830-792-5000, 888-292-1502; Fax: 830-792-6220 Beaumont, TX 77701 Kendall, Menard, e-mail: 409-835-8747; Fax: 409-784-5811 Kerr, McCulloch web page: e-mail: & Edwards Ed Reaves, Executive Director web page: Kara Hawthorn, Executive Director LUBBOCK Office of Dispute Resolution Lubbock, Hockley, P.O. Box 10536  Lubbock, TX 79408-3536 BRYAN/COLLEGE Brazos Valley Dispute Resolution Center Terry, Yoakum, Toll Free: 1-866-329-3522 STATION 3211A S. Texas Ave.  Bryan, TX 77802 Garza, Dickens, e-mail: Brazos 979-822-6947; Fax: 979-779-6528 Cochran, Crosby, web page: e-mail: Lamb & Howard D. Gene Valentini, Executive Director web page:   Howard Bleekman, Executive Director PARIS Dispute Resolution Services Lamar, Red River, Paris Junior College CONROE Dispute Resolution Center Franklin, Fannin, 2400 Clarksville  Paris, TX 75460-6298 Montgomery 301 N. Thompson, Suite 106  Conroe, TX 77301 Hopkins, Delta & 903-783-9839; Fax 903-782-0443 936-760-6914; Fax: 936-538-8050 Hunt e-mail: e-mail: Carl E. Lucas, Director web page: Diane Featherstone, Executive Director RICHMOND Fort Bend Dispute Resolution Center Fort Bend 211 Houston Street  Richmond, TX 77469 CORPUS CHRISTI Nueces County Dispute Resolution Services 281-342-5000; Fax: 281-232-6443 Nueces, San Patricia, 901 Leopard St., Suite 401.2  Corpus Christi, TX 78401 e-mail: Bee & Live Oak 361-888-0650; Fax: 361-888-0754 S Shelly Hudson, Executive Director e-mail: Ruth Reid, Executive Director SAN ANTONIO Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center Bexar Cadena-Reeves Justice Center300 Dolorosa, Suite 1102 DALLAS Dispute Mediation Service, Inc. San Antonio, TX 78205-3009 Dallas 4144 N. Central Expressway, Ste.1010  Dallas, TX 75204 (210) 335-2128; Fax: (210) 335-2941 214-754-0022; Fax: 214-754-0378 e-mail: e-mail: website: web page: Marlene Labenz-Hough, Director Kimberly Martinez, Executive Director SAN MARCOS Hays County Dispute Resolution Center DENTON DCAP  Denton County Hays 829 N. LBJ #108  San Marcos, TX 78666 Denton Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (512) 878-0382; Fax: (866) 475-4195 512 W. Hickory  Denton, TX 76201  940-320-1500 e-mail: e-mail: web page: Michelle Houston, Executive Director Anna M. Bartkowski, Director David Bouschor, President of DCAP WACO McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center EL PASO Dispute Resolution Center McLennan P.O. Box 1488  Waco, TX 76703 El Paso 1100 N. Stanton, Suite 610  El Paso, TX 79902 254-752-0955; Fax 254-752-0966 915-533-0998, Ext. 119; Fax: 915-532-9385 e-mail: e-mail: web page: Marisa Quintanilla, Regional Services Director Michael Kopp, Executive Director FORT WORTH Dispute Resolution Services of North Texas, Inc. WOODVILLE Community Mediation Center of Tyler County Tarrant & Parker 4304 Airport Freeway, Suite 100  Fort Worth 76117 Tyler P.O. Box 581  Woodville, TX 75979 817-877-4554; Fax: 817-877-4557 409-283-2877; Fax 409-283-2825 e-mail: John Morrison, Executive Director web page: e-mail: Abby Mitchell, Executive Director STATE INFO The Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution UNIV. OF TEXAS 727 E. Dean Keeton  Austin, TX 78705 512-471-3507; Fax: 512-232-1191 Revised 9-22-11 web page: Please send changes to e-mail:
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