with Susan Mainzer, JD and Aimee Gourlay, JD

January 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2020
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Early Registration (through Jan. 6): $1,445.00
Cost: $1,545.00
Location: Mediation Center Classroom –
Suite 180
7400 Lyndale Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423
36.75 Standard & 3.25 Ethics CLE/ 40 CE credits applied for
Approved by the MN Board of MFT for 40 hours

This five-day, forty hour family mediation skills training program is for professionals who want to add family mediation to their skill set. This training provides a family mediation structure, and emphasizes mediator tools and strategies for effective communication and resolution. Susan Mainzer, JD and Aimee Gourlay, JD provide participants with a positive approach to solving legal issues related to divorce and post-decree matters that not only reduces tension in the family, but also leads to innovative solutions. 40-Hour training includes a mixture of media presentations, demonstrations of family mediation sessions, skills practice, hands-on exercises, role-plays and real life examples. 40-Hour training also includes the psycho-dynamics of divorce, family law, ethical concerns in family mediation and six hours of domestic violence training. Experienced mediators will give guidance and feedback to mediation participants during and after role-play mediation sessions.

Click Mediation Center Registration Form for a printable registration form if you would prefer to mail in a check. Otherwise, please register below.

Out of respect for unforeseen schedule conflicts, Mediation Center will transfer a participant into another training, less a 20% processing fee, so long as the participant notifies the Center up to seven days before the start of the training. Mediation Center recognizes there are unforeseen events, schedule conflicts, and family emergencies in each our lives. Out of respect for the above, please review our policy on accommodating participants who need to cancel:
1. Full refund up to 30 days before the start of the training less a 20% processing fee.
2. 50% refund up to 14 days before the start of the training.
3. No refund 14 days or less before the start of the training.


Venue Phone: 612-237-6505

Venue Website:

7400 Lyndale Avenue South, Suite 180, Richfield, Minnesota, 55423, United States

  • 40-Hour Family Mediation Training
    January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm