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.


CMCRI 40 Hr Basic Mediation Training

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • 4:30 PM
  • CMCRI Community Room, 500 Broad St., Providence, RI

CMCRI’s Basic Mediation Training is a highly interactive 40-hour course that provides participants with the fundamentals of the facilitative mediation process. The training is focused on practical skill-building with many group exercises and role-plays.

Classes cover:

• Conflict Theory and Styles
• Role of the Mediator
• Role of Confidentiality and Neutrality
• Building Trust and Setting the Stage
• Active Listening
• Identification of Positions and Interests
• Reframing and Summarizing Techniques
• Setting an Agenda
• Dealing with Impasse
• Agreement Writing
• Ethics and Standards of Practice​
• Mediation with Represented Parties
• Unauthorized Practice of Law

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