Mediation Essentials: 40-hour Basic Mediation Training


Jan. 7, 2016 - Jan. 12, 2016, 8am to 5pm

Campus Location



The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution will present "Mediation Essentials: 40-hour Basic Mediation Training." This dynamic and interactive mediation training will be taught by two experts in the field, David Doto, Esq., LL.M. and Selina Shultz, Esq., LL.M. 

This 40-hour training fulfills the requirements of most court sponsored mediation programs. Participants will be trained in basic mediation skills and encouraged to begin developing their own mediation styles. As part of their mediation training, participants will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the psychology of conflict and negotiation.  

Skills that will be taught:

  • Strategic communication
  • Active listening
  • The power of reflecting, restating and reframing
  • Strategic questioning
  • Engaging with the core concerns
  • Conflict de-escalation
  • Basic mindfulness
  • Basic negotiation theory and skills 

Who should attend?

Anyone who seeks to explore and better understand how to engage others in meaningful dialogue, de-escalate conflict, improve advocacy skills in a mediation/negotiation context, and develop lower-cost mutually beneficial, interest-based resolutions to litigated and non-litigated issues, problems, or disputes.

  • Those seeking basic mediation skills
  • Attorneys
  • HR professionals
  • Businesspersons 


$1,025 (parking, lunch and refreshments included) 

Admission Information

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Contact Information

Boyd School of Law
Nakia Jackson-Hale

External Sponsor

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law and Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution