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Southern Oregon University

An advanced mediation course that examines family mediation theory and process, different approaches used by experienced mediators, the effects of divorce on children, mediating with high conflict families and grandparents and how to work within the context of the court and the private sector. Learn to apply advanced communication skills and to screen for domestic violence and child abuse. Apply your skills to document parenting plans, custody agreements and gain a basic understanding of family finances and child support.

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Instructors: Michael Belsky, Ed.D. & Josie Wilson, Ph.D.
When: April 26-27 & May 2-4, 2014. All five days 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Certification: This course meets the qualifications and minimum training requirements for court – commissioned mediators as adopted by Chief Justice Order 05-028.

Fees: Course fee: $795 non-credit students; optional 4 Psychology credits for an additional fee: $40 undergraduate credits and $200 graduate credits.

Continuing Education Hours: Southern Oregon University meets the continuing education hours for the National Board of Certified Counselors and for LCSW continuing education. Attorneys may contact the Oregon State Bar for continuing education hours. For those students completing the SOU Conflict Resolution certificate, this class can count as an elective.

Prerequisite: Complete a 36 hours Basic Mediation or Fundamentals of Mediation class. Contact Mediation Works for details:    541-770-2468