Ethical Challenges Facing Online Mediations (for GA Neutrals)

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Mediator Ethics | Interpersonal Violence | Diversity Awareness
Circuit/County Mediator | Family Mediator | Appellate Mediator |
General CME Courses |



This course explores some of the ethical challenges facing online mediation. Online mediation is an emerging method for conducting mediations. Unlike traditionally mediations were conducted face-to-face with all the parties convening in the same physical location, online mediation uses live real-time video technology to conduct the meeting. Modernly, people are becoming more accustomed to communicating using real-time video, and mediation participants are demanding alternative meeting methods. The popularity of Zoom, Skype, and Webex is testament to the fact that real-time video communication is here to stay. Conducting mediations online allows the mediator to; expand mediation services beyond their local community, serve a wider audience of people, overcome cultural barriers, increase public awareness of mediation, and include the millennial and younger members of our population. So join us in the journey and discover a whole new way of resolving disputes.


3 hours of mediator ethics

01 Online Mediations Primer
02 Challenges Facing Online Mediation
03 Ethical Concerns For Online Mediations
04 Exercise of Free Will During Online Mediations
05 Ethical Pitfalls To Avoid In Family Mediations
06 Top 5 Things Consumers Look For When Choosing A Mediator
07 Top 3 Things Attorneys Look For When Choosing A Mediator


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There is no risk on your part in taking this course. If you are not satisfied we will provide you with a full refund. Upon payment and approval of your registration, we will email you access credentials to the course. Upon completion of this course a downloadable electronic certificate will be provided, along with a detailed course outline. You may attach these documents to your mediator renewal application.