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Family Mediation Training: Exploring Best Practices In Family Mediation

The program is designed to meet training standards promulgated by Texas Chapter 154 Civil Practice and Remedies Code and Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. It is also designed to conform to ABA, ACR, AFCC, TMCA Family Mediation Model Standards and Texas Supreme Court/Texas State Bar ADR Section Ethical Guidelines. Additionally, it provides 32 CLE hours including 5 hours ethics.

Trainees must satisfy prerequisites of a 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training, have mediation experience, and complete the Child Custody Mediator Training, Modules 1, 2, 3 available on the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) website. Introductory one-year membership is $35.00 to obtain access to the Modules, and myriad resources and training programs offered by the organization. This membership fee will be covered by the A. A. White Institute. Completing the Modules and confirming attendance by providing certificates to A A White no later than 10 days before the first day of the program is a prerequisite. In addition to CLE/CEU earned by completing the Family Mediation program, 5 more hours CLE/CEU are earned by completing the Modules.  TCFV membership link is

The target audience for this training is anyone from any profession with the prerequisites who wish to practice family mediation. The particular emphasis of the program is building mediation skills to develop mastery in litigation and non-litigation family cases. The training is designed to be attended in its entirety. The program is hand-on, fast paced and interactive.

The fee for this training is $975.00 and includes all course materials and CLE. Payment is due at time of registration. You must Remit by check or credit card. If paying by check please make payable to U of H Law Foundation and mail to

University of Houston Law Center
4170 Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 251
Houston, Tx. 77204-6060
Attn: Judy Clark

MCLE: 32 hours CLE credit, including 5 hours ethics.

Training Dates: June 10-12, June 17-18, 2022, June 9 - 11, 16 - 17, 2023 (10:00 am – 6:00 p.m. each day. Times listed are CST)

Fee: $975.00 ($985.00 if paid by credit card)

COURSE LOCATION: Until further notice, this course will be held virtually. For more information, call the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center at 713-743-2066.

Training Schedule

Schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.


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