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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.

ZOOM live: we are doing business, family, and divorce mediations and some interactive/real time course training.  Online/virtual 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.

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC. is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE, as well as other professional organizational CEU for LPC and HR.

Arbitration Training ($550.00)ONLINE with ZOOM: live and interactive
Earn MCLE/CEU 9 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday, October 15th, 2021, 9:30 AM until 6:30 PM. This course does not meet the requirements for Tax Code Sect. 41A.06.

Basic Mediation Training ZOOM LIVE and INTERACTIVE

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 start on Wednesday, September 8th, 9th, 10th, and Tuesday and Wednesday, September 14th, 15th, 2021, 10 AM to 6:30 PM daily.

With respect to pandemic crisis, all classes will be an online, but it is a live, interactive-ON CAMERA-program approved by the TX state bar. All students will have the opportunity, at no charge, to retake all or part of this training in person, in residence, when health conditions permit.

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody training live, interactive, on ZOOM
30 hours. ($795) Earn MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, September 30th, October 1st, 2nd, and Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 10 AM until 6:30 PM,

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 the Advance Family 30 hours of training above.) If you have taken the 30 hours of Advance Family training and only need this ZOOM course, then register under Advance Training dropdown button
Held on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021, 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, 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
18 hours-MCLE/CEU 16 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
In 2021, Friday, October 29th, 10AM until 6:00PM, and Saturday, October 30th, from 9:00AM until 5:30PM, daily. AMICUS training: This class' 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
Wednesday, December 8th, 1 PM to 5 PM, Thursday, December 9th, 10 am until 6 PM, Friday, December 10th, 2021, from 10 AM until 6:00 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. Our classes can be taken in any order, although you can't mediate until you meet all the requirements of Texas statutes.

Handicap accessible training venue.

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

NorthWest Mediation Center

Northwest Mediation Center

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 to 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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