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Basic Mediation Skills Training

  • Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • 3 sessions
  • Monday, June 24, 2019, 8:30 AM 5:30 PM (PDT)
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 8:30 AM 5:30 PM (PDT)
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 8:30 AM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • California Lawyers for the Arts
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  • Early Bird Discount
  • Early bird discount and 22 credit hours + 1 hour ethics of MCLE for an additional $150 fee
  • 22 credit hours + 1 hour Ethics of MCLE for an additional $150 fee

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California Lawyers for the Arts

Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services


Basic Mediation Skills Training

22 hours of MCLE Credit Available

June 24 - 26, 2019

California Lawyers for the Arts

12304 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Want to join the AAMS mediator panel? 

Need a mediation skills refresher or a DPRA certificate of training?

Join AAMS for our 25-hour Basic Mediation Skills Training and learn the art of conflict resolution!

Whether you are involved in human resources, education, legal services or arts administration, wish to develop your interpersonal skills, help your community, or are starting out on a new career path, you will find this Basic Mediation Skills Training indispensable. 

Topics covered in our training include:  

Communication and active listening skills; Problem identification and disagreement management skills; Techniques for breaking impasse; and How to de-escalate tense interpersonal situations.

Trainers and speakers:

  • CLA Associate Director & AAMS Program Director, Rebecca Ruschell and Aaron Larks-Stanford, AAMS Program Coordinator, along with expert AAMS volunteer mediators.
  • Darren Held of Held2gether Improv for Life, will lead a special improv workshop session, Using Improv to Get to Yes!

This training, along with observation of a 3-hour mediation with AAMS or another DRPA provider, meets the classroom and practical portion minimum required to provide services at a DRPA funded program.

DATE/TIME: Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 8:30am - 5:30pm; Wednesday, June 26, 8:30am - 5:00pm

TRAINING FEES:  $275 early bird registration by June 5, 2019; $300 after June 5, 2019; Additional $150 for 22 hours of MCLE credit (1 hour of Ethics) 

Registration ends Wednesday, June 19.

Seats are limited. Early Registration recommended.

This program is made possible, in part, by the Los Angeles County Dispute Resolution Program Act; the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; and The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.



California Lawyers for the Arts is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit and your donation is tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the fullest extent of the law.  State Bar LRS Certificate #0021.

MCLE Provider # 1248.

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