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.


MWI Boston 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training (weekdays)

  • Monday, May 13, 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • Friday, May 17, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • MWI, 10 Liberty Square - 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109


 MWI's Forty-Hour Basic Mediation Training is designed to prepare managers, executives, lawyers and other professionals to effectively facilitate the mediation process. This comprehensive five-day skill-building program prepares mediators to deliver a mediator's opening, assist parties to define interests, generate options, analyze alternatives and overcome barriers to agreement and draft mediation memorandums utilizing lectures, demonstrations, interactive exercises, supervised role-plays, and group discussions. MWI's mediation trainings meet the training requirement outlined in the Massachusetts Confidentiality Statute (MGL ch233 sec 23C) and Rule 8(c)(i) of the MA Supreme Judicial Court's Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution.
Prepare participants to effectively facilitate the mediation process - from the mediator's opening to agreement writing.
Help participants apply a negotiation framework to the mediation process; assist parties in their efforts to define the issues, focus their interests and generate options that secure sound resolutions.
Provide participants with the skills necessary to mediate effectively. These skills include: interactive listening skills, steps to overcoming barriers to agreement, questioning and communication techniques. 

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