Basic 40 Hour Texas Certification Mediation Training

The 40 Hour Basic Mediation Course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to become a professional mediator in the State of Texas. This training focuses on the mediation model that can be utilized in all Texas cities and counties. Individuals actively participate in practice mediation following each lecture session, and certificates are provided to participants upon completion of the course. Kreider Mediation Tx State Bar Sponsor # is A16719.

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Individuals interested in learning the basic process and skills for becoming a professional mediator in the State of Texas and many other states.
  • HR professionals seeking more collaborative approaches to resolving internal organizational disputes.
  • Attorneys looking to improve their collaborative negotiation skills for use in the practice of Collaborative Law and those wishing to become more effective advocates in the mediation process.
  • Professionals and community leaders needing to enhance their “informal” mediation skills for resolving conflicts among individuals, groups, or organizations.
  • Any professional, regardless of role or level within an organization, who wants to be certified in advanced workplace mediation and train others in conflict resolution skills.

What You Will Learn!

  • What Is Mediation & How To Start
  • Model Standards for Mediators
  • Different Styles Of Mediation
  • Opening Statements & How To Prepare for Mediation
  • The Mediation Process
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Practical Tips In Mediation
  • Importance of Active Listening In Mediation
  • Ethics in Mediation
  • Coping With Difficult People
  • Impasse Techniques & How to Prevent Them
  • How To Prepare a Settlement Agreement
  • Mediator Objectives
  • Mediator Safety
  • How to Build a Thriving, Profitable Mediation Practice
  • Mediation Website Development and Marketing Techniques
  • Mediation in the Court System
  • Observe real court mediation’s during your training

         And Much More…

Basic 40 Hour Texas Certification

Mediation Training Includes:

  • Documents for Scheduling Meditation
  • Opening Statement Examples
  • Mediator Agreements
  • Sample Settlement Agreements & More
  • Negotiation Manual
  • “Tips On Mediation” Manual
  • Harvard Law Mediation Material
  • 40 Hours of MCLE plus Four (4) Hours of Ethics Required in Texas
  • Certificate of Training Upon Completion (Digital and Hard Copy)
  • And Much More…

Mediator Salary in Texas

Questions and Answer

  • Question: What is included with the 40 Hour Basic Mediation Course?
    • Answer: The 40 Hr Basic Mediation Course is what is required by the State of Texas to mediate in the court system. This course includes a robust ethical portion and modern marketing techniques that will not only help you with your mediation business, but with any other business you pursue. Students will receive a State of Texas approved 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training Certificate upon finishing the course. Tx State Bar Sponsor # is A16719.
  • Question: Are there any mandatory state requirements to mediate?
    • Answer: 28 of 50 states have comprehensive statewide standards for any mediators who wish to be recognized by the courts(e.g. certified, included on court rosters) as qualified to mediate. Our training certificates can be used in many other states.
  • Question: What does it take to be a court appointed mediator?
    • Answer: Of the 28 states which require training for civil mediation, 14 states require 40 hours, 4 states require between 30 and 40, 6 states require between 20 and 30, and 2 states  require less than 20 hours of training.
  • Question: Does a mediator need to be a lawyer or Do I need a degree?
    • Answer: Most states DO NOT require any degree to become a mediator including Texas. Texas does not require a any degree to mediate.
  • Question: Can I use my State of Texas Basic Civil Mediation in another state?
    • Answer: Many states will recognize your State of Texas 40 Hour Basic Mediation Certificate. Additional training may be required in other states. Many State Bars will recognize your State of Texas Basic Civil Mediation Certificate to receive MCLE for attorney’s.


If you are interested in becoming a mediator, please consider taking our online Zoom 40 Hour Basic Mediation Course. You will receive the same qualifying training that you would if you participated in the class in-person. All you need is Wi-Fi and a device that can conduct Zoom video-conferencing (PC, Mac, Smart Phone, iPad’s etc.). Take the class from anywhere in the world that has Wi-Fi. See training dates below. Please contact us for more information.

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The cost of the course is $695.00 per student. Class dates are below. Payment plans available for regular price only. $100.00 down payment to start the course and pay the balance to receive your certificate. Fill out contact form below to setup payment plan.

Discount code or verification of first responder/veteran status to receive $50.00 off course cost.

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Please contact us for Upcoming Training Dates for 40 Hour Basic Mediation Course.

There are 10 days of four (4) hour Zoom course sessions planned. Each session must be conducted in order. Any preceding sessions that are not conducted by student must be completed before starting the next session.

Feb/Mar 2023-Week Day Afternoon Training (4:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Week 1- February 7th, 8th, & 9th (4:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Week 2- February 15th & 16th (4:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Week 3- February 21st, 22nd, & 23rd (4:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Week 4- February 28 & March 2nd (4:30 PM to 8:30 PM)

Feb/Mar 2023-Weekend Training (Sat/Sun 8:30 AM-12:30 PM)

Week 1-February 4th and 5th

Week 2-February 11th & 12th

Week 3-February 18th & 19th

Week 4-February 25th & 26th

Week 5-March 4th & 5th

Fill out contact form to setup payment plan for the course.

We take Personal Identifiable Information (PII) seriously. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization.
Where do you want your Basic Course Certificate mailed?
We are offering the weekday evening courses from Feb 7th to Mar 2nd (4:30-8:30 PM) or the weekend course from Feb 4th to Mar 5th.
State Bar of Texas Sponsor No: A16719
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