Professional Negotiation & Mediation Training and Services
The bc&j Mediation Group offers a training program to prepare individuals to mediate professionally. Fast track candidates can complete the Virginia Supreme Court Office of Dispute Resolution requirements for certification within 3 months. If you have completed your coursework and are in the market for observations and co-mediations our mentors will take you the rest of the way.
Mediator Certification Program
The bc&j Mediation Group caters to serious participants. We offer high quality moderately priced professional training for people seeking mediation certification. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners and designed to challenge the participants. The course design features real-life problem based activities to enhance the transfer of knowledge and the development of skill sets. All of our courses are delivered in a modern learning environment at the George Mason University Prince William Campus 10900 University Blvd. Manassas, VA 20110 and parking is included in the tuition fee.
Mediator Certification requirements for GDC in the Commonwealth of Virginia:
20 hour Fundamentals of Mediation (satisfies 20-hr basic requirement for VA) - $615
4 hour Virginia Judicial System - (currently don't offer)
Two observations (no course substitution) - $75 each
Minimum of 3 cases that total 5 hours of co-mediation - $125 per co-mediation. Please note that you will need approximately 4 co-mediations with two different mentors to meet the 5 hour minimum. If it is determined that it is necessary to have more than the minimum the student only pays for a maximum of 4.
Only need the Practicum?
If you have met the course requirements and only need the practicum you can expect to complete the observations and co-mediations within 60 days. All practicum activities will be conducted in the 31st Judicial District Prince William County Court at 9311 Lee Avenue Manassas, VA 20110.
Call today to speak with a Certified Mentor about registration for the practicum
The bc&j Mediation Group are certified mediators that serve a variety of clients involved in Domestic, Commercial or Civil disputes. We are located in Manassas, VA and provide services within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work, level of professionalism and high success rate. Your situation is important to us. After your initial screening we will pair you with the best qualified mediator suited to resolve your dispute. The fee structure will vary depending on the nature of your situation. It may be determined that a flat rate is best suited for you or an hourly rate may be required. Let our team of mediators resolve your conflict and avoid costly legal battles.