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Domestic Mediation Training

In our 5-day Domestic Mediation Training, you will learn:

  • How to help couples resolve divorce/separation related issues in a way that meets their needs and those of their children. 
  • The origins and dynamics of domestic conflict. 
  • The "myths" about divorce and how they impede the healthy resolution of domestic conflict.
  • How the role of a domestic mediator differs from the role of a legal advocate or family counselor.
  • The psychological impact of divorce on adults and children and the implications for mediation. 
  • Ohio domestic relations law and its relevance to the mediation process. 
  • How to help couples plan to cooperatively parent their children. 
  • How to help couples divide marital assets and liabilities equitably. 
  • How to help couples arrange to maintain two financially stable households after divorce.

Please Note: The Ohio Supreme Court requires individuals who wish to mediate disputes for a county court involving the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities to complete Basic Mediation Training prior to completing a 40-hour Domestic Mediation course that has been approved by the court. Our training is approved by the Ohio Supreme Court. 

Training session is daily from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Training is held in a Virtual Online Classroom.

Continuing Education Credit is available for most professions.

Cost: $925


$825 if you have previously attended our 2-Day Basic Mediation Training


$1,220 for both Basic Mediation Training and Domestic Mediation Training (includes a $100 discount)

Advanced Registration is Required

Review our training calendar and register online. If you would rather register by fax or phone, follow the instructions below.

Refunds:  All refunds of training fees are subject to a $40 administrative charge and must be requested a minimum of 3 business days prior to the start date of the training. Fees for registrants canceling less than 3 business days in advance are non-refundable but may be applied toward a future CMS training for up to 1 year.

  • City of Columbus
    City of Columbus
  • Franklin County Job and Family Services
    Franklin County Job and Family Services
  • Columbus Bar Foundation
    Columbus Bar Foundation

    Columbus Bar Foundation

  • Franklin County Community Partnership
    Franklin County Community Partnership
  • Siemer Family Foundation
    Siemer Family Foundation
  • United Way of Central Ohio
    United Way of Central Ohio
  • Harry C Moores Foundation
    Harry C Moores Foundation
  • Alvis, Inc
    Alvis, Inc
  • Volunteers of America
    Volunteers of America