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Virtual Juvenile Delinquency Mediation Training

Overview

Juvenile delinquency mediation programs are designed to help children who commit delinquent acts resolve cases outside of the courtroom. In juvenile delinquency mediations, victims and offenders can sit down together and talk out the juveniles actions.  Although these conversations may initially be difficult for the parties to hold, it eventually sets the foundation for meaningful resolutions moving forward with the goal of making the victim feel whole and children avoid making the same actions. During the course, participants will learn the how to effectively do the following:

  • Navigate Juvenile courts and mediation programs;

  • Master mediation ethics and mandatory child abuse reporting;

  • Identify the various types of violence related to juvenile delinquency cases

  • Observe the effects of child development on mediation participation and conflict resolution;

  • Establish effective communication strategies to build rapport with children;

  • Understand how sexual behavior, drug use, cultural differences can affect mediation outcomes; and

  • Build a successful mediation practice.

Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution Requirements

To register to complete the virtual juvenile delinquency mediation training, participants must have the following:

  • Computer (no phone or tablets);

  • Videocam and microphone and

  • High-speed, secure internet (no public WIFI, no hotspots)

To register as a neutral in juvenile delinquency mediation, an applicant  must meet all the following requirements:

  • Successfully register as a neutral in general civil mediation; and

  • Successfully complete 21 hours of GODR-approved delinquency mediation training.

What types of cases can I mediate with this training?

Participants will learn about restorative justice how to mediate acts of minor delinquent behavior for 1st time juvenile offenders and victims.

Course Registration Information

Training Dates: July 5-7, 2022 (Summer); October 24-26, 2022 (Fall)

Cost: $725.00

Location: Virtually via Live Webinar

New students, please use the form below.  Once you complete the form, you will be invited to the Student Portal so that you can complete your payment for the course.  If you have already completed a course with ADR, please log into your student portal to register.