The MSBA is offering an all virtual, interactive Advanced Mediation Training: Mediator Ethics and Choices that Impact Neutrality on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 8:45 am to 1pm!
This training will meet 3 objectives:
This experiential training will comply with the continuing education requirements for Maryland circuit court mediators. Together, trainers Ellen Kandell and Barbara Williams have over 45 years of legal experience as practicing attorneys, mediators, trainers and professors.
Seating is limited so register now! 4.0 hours of MCLE including ethics credit will be offered from the surrounding MCLE states.
Ethics is defined various ways by many different theorists. We will explore several of these in the mediation field.
Class discussion and breakout groups
Write your ethical statement
What is neutrality?
Review video clips of mediation depicted in popular culture
Is the mediator neutral?
What are different types of neutrality?
Review importance of self-awareness in mediation practice
Use of conflict value interactive exercise in mediation scenario
Identify your personal values and how they impact your role as mediator
View videos of diverse mediators and how they demonstrate external neutrality: class discussion on impact