RI Mediators Association

About RIMA Trainings:

All RIMA trainings , whether referred to as a seminar, workshop, or presentation are designed to qualify for RIMA mediator CE's and are believed to fully qualify for CE's for attorneys, social workers and certain other professionals.   

Programs are believed to qualify for the stated number of MCLE's because they:
(1) Present significant intellectual and practical content as to contribute to the growth of a participant's professional competence and skills;
(2) Present subject matter that is directly or supportively relevant to the practice of mediation, law and/or ethics;
(3) Are conducted by a person or persons qualified professionally to present the subject matter involved;
(4) Are presented in a classroom, meeting room, or lecture hall conducive to a meaningful educational experience;
(5) Are presented in a multi-modal fashion, utilizing oral presentations supplemented with written hand-outs and texts and visuals. All materials are believed to meet the highest professional standards in terms of their timeliness, organization, and detail; and
(6) Utilize video and audio presentations only as an adjunct to oral and written presentations.

Attorneys seeking Rhode Island MCLE credit must apply via Appendix D on the RI Supreme Court Attorney Portal. 

RIMA maintains a record of attendance and completed participant's evaluations for each training.

 

CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI - 2016

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 1149 Restaurant, Warwick RI
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The Rhode Island Mediators Association invites you to join us and our special guests for our Sixth Annual CELEBRATE MEDIATION - RI Event.

CELEBRATE MEDIATION RI 2016

"CALLING or CAREER: The Aims of Mediation in the 21st Century"

Keynote Speaker:
Frederic Reamer, PhD,


D
r. Reamer will speak to the essential elements of a (secular) calling, the implications for mediators, and the relevance of the diverse paths mediators take to this vocation of "Mediator" (e.g., law, mental health counseling, education).

Reamer
is a professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College.  He has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and lectured nationally and internationally on the subjects of professional ethics, professional malpractice and liability.  He has been involved in several national research projects sponsored by The Hastings Center, the Carnegie Corporation, the Haas Foundation, and the Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Healthcare at the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of many books and articles on professional ethics, criminal justice, and research methods. 

He is the producer of the compelling series "This I Believe – Rhode Island", which broadcasts weekly on RI Public Radio. The series is modeled on the national "This I Believe Project"

He chaired the national task force that wrote the current Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers.

Over the years, Dr. Reamer has made guest appearances on various radio broadcasts throughout the country. His own "This I Believe" essay was broadcast nationally on NPR's "All Things Considered" in 2005 as part of that series.

Come and share in the conversation about RIMA's "Aspirations for a Mediation Friendly Community in Rhode Island".  This annual "CELEBRATE" event was the first of its kind in bringing together RI Mediators Association members, judges, interested colleagues and friends, and invited government, business and non-profit interests to celebrate the "Advancement of Mediation in Rhode Island".  

The evening includes:

  •  Cash Bar
  •  Dinner Buffet
  •  Coffee and Dessert 

Preregistration Required 
- Seating is Limited -

1149 Restaurant, Warwick, RI

DIRECTIONS TO 1149 RESTAURANT IN WARWICK, RI

 From Providence and Points North...

I-95 South to Exit 9 (Route 4 exit).  On Route 4  -  take first exit (Exit 8).  Eleven Forty Nine is located directly in front of the light.

From Exeter and Points South...

I-95 North to Exit 8 A.  You will be on Route 2 South.  Take a left at the Showcase Cinema.  Eleven Forty Nine is located approximately 1/8 mile on the left

 

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