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Upcoming events

    • March 31, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • April 02, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME

    40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation

    Mediation introduces you to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and the process and skills of mediation. It provides 40 hours of training, which is a state and national standard for entry-level mediators. The course is designed for individuals who are interested in mediating or applying the process of mediation to their profession or in their workplace.

    Instructors: Diane Kenty & Bill Logue

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

    8 hours of pre-work by video and (4) eight hour sessions (40 hours)

    March 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2020, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Abromson Center, USM Portland Campus, 88 Bedford St, Portland, ME

    Cost: $1,545.00 (20% discount for non-profits and UMS Alumni and Students)

    For additional information and registration:

    Professional Development Programs Course Listing 

    Course Detail and Registration Information

    Sign up for USM Professional Development Program email/mail lists. 

    This program is not a Maine Association of Mediators course. Please use the links above for more information.

    • April 07, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • University of Maine School of Law, Portland

    Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Mediation in the Me Too Era, Tuesday, April 7th, 12:00 to 1:30 PM at the University of Maine School of Law. DIRECTIONS

    There will be a moderated panel discussion to include Amy Sneirson, Executive Director of the Maine Human Rights Commission and others.

    1.5 CLE and CADRES Credit hours available. Harassment/Discrimination CLE credit pending.

    Remember to bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert will be provided by the Law School. 

    More Details to follow.

    • June 10, 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • June 24, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine Portland Campus

    Employment Law -  Contact Hrs/15 - CEUs/1.5 - CLEs/10.0

    15 Hours class time

    June 10, 17, 24, 12:00 - 5:00 pm

    Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine Portland Campus

    Cost:  $495.00

    (20% discount for non-profits and UMS Alumni and Students)

    For more information contact:

    Christie Anderson
    Assistant Director, Abromson Programs & Services
    christie.anderson@maine.edu
    University of Southern Maine
    Abromson Community Education Center
    P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104-9300
    University of Southern Maine
    207-780-5965

    See our course listing:
    Professional Development Programs Course Listing

    Sign up for our email/mail lists.


    • June 11, 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • June 12, 2020
    • 4:30 PM
    • Westrum House, Volunteers of America Northern New England (VOANNE), Topsham

    MAINE ASSOCIATION OF MEDIATORS (MAM) presents a Two Day Family Law course designed for new mediators who wish to get on the Family Law Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (CADRES) roster. Successful completion of the basic 40 hour mediation training is a prerequisite for attending this class. Training to be held at Westrum House, Volunteers of America Northern New England (VOANNE), 22 Union Park Road in Topsham, Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12. 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM DIRECTIONS

    FAMILY LAW training provides fifteen (15) hours of family law instruction. Designed for mediators who want to be on the CADRES Family Matters roster or who encounter family law issues in their work, the training covers the three major areas of divorce and family law cases: children, property, and support. Topics include parental rights and responsibilities, marital property, child support, spousal support, post-judgment actions, and other family law issues. During the training, participants will be introduced to relevant statutes, court forms, and mediation agreements. Participants will also be determining child support obligations using the Maine Child Support Guidelines and statutes for a variety of scenarios.

    INSTRUCTOR: TBD - Additional details to follow

    Registration and Fee must be received by June 1, 2020.

    Cancellation Policy: Fee will be refunded, less $50 deposit, if request is received by June 1, 2020. Later cancellations will be refunded only if space is filled.

    Fee includes light snacks and beverages. 

    15 CLE and CADRES hours available.

    Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch to class each day.

Past events

February 24, 2020 Mediator Peer Study Group
December 06, 2019 Negotiation Skills and Strategies
November 14, 2019 ANNUAL MEETING AND FALL CONFERENCE
November 06, 2019 Mediation Skills for Leaders
October 23, 2019 Agricultural Mediation Training
September 26, 2019 Working in Mediation (or Otherwise) with Parents who are in High Conflict.
September 23, 2019 40-Hour Certificate Basic Mediation Training
September 11, 2019 Mediator Peer Study Group
June 13, 2019 Advanced Mediation Skill Development
June 12, 2019 Domestic Violence Screening for Mediators
June 03, 2019 Family Law Mediation Training
May 06, 2019 Agricultural Mediation Training
May 02, 2019 Probate Court Mediation Initiatives
April 03, 2019 40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation
February 06, 2019 40-Hour Certificate Mediation Training
January 07, 2019 Mediator Peer Study Group
November 15, 2018 Advanced Mediation Skill Development
November 01, 2018 SPONSOR OUR FALL CONFERENCE
November 01, 2018 ANNUAL MEETING AND FALL CONFERENCE
October 23, 2018 Mediation Child Support Challenge
October 18, 2018 Public Policy Collaboration and the Maine Revives Civility Project - A BROWN BAG LUNCH SEMINAR
September 17, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
June 19, 2018 32nd Annual Thomas Nevola MD Symposium
June 13, 2018 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training - June 13, 14, 15, & 21, 22, 2018
June 13, 2018 Mediation Skills for Leaders - June 13 & 14, 2018
June 04, 2018 Family Law Mediation Training
May 17, 2018 Consumer Law Training for Mediators
April 26, 2018 40-hour Certificate Program in Mediation - April 26, 27, 28 & 30, May 1, 2018
April 04, 2018 Promote Civility in your Community
April 02, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
March 02, 2018 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators - Postponed to March 2nd
January 22, 2018 Mediator Peer Study Group
December 13, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
December 01, 2017 One-Day Transformative Mediation Training
November 08, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
November 02, 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference
October 18, 2017 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training - October 18, 19, 20, 26, & 27 2017
October 12, 2017 Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on Restorative Justice
October 02, 2017 Mediator Peer Study Group
September 13, 2017 2nd Wednesday Mediator Breakfast
July 19, 2017 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators
June 14, 2017 ​40 Hour Certificate​ ​Basic​ ​Mediation Training
May 17, 2017 Domestic Violence Training for Mediators

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