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Continuing Legal Education for Mediators

The Legal Studies Institute is dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of mediation and conflict resolution. We offer courses to enhance your professional skills and practice. Mediation is both an art and a science and good mediators are highly trained, experienced and skilled. 

Courses for Mediators

LEG 396 – 20 hour Child Access Mediation Training: This hands–on, interactive training with local subject matter experts covers the basic content areas of child custody mediation and child access mediation. The training focuses on the emotional aspects of separation and divorce; child development theory; addressing domestic violence; Maryland domestic relations law; and parenting plans and drafting agreements, etc. 

Note: This training meets Maryland Rule, Title 17-104(b)(2) requirements for mediating child access disputes.

Speakers: Robert A. McFarland, Esq., Patricia Cummings, LCSW-C                             

When:   October 8, 9, and 10, 2015

Location: Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Maryland 21012 

Cost: $350.00 ($355.00 if an out-of-county resident) 

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