Alternative Dispute Resolution Academy

This course is 8:00 am to 5:30 pm daily and designed to assist participants to obtain Florida Supreme Court Certification as a Family Mediator. Exercises have been designed to explore the participants’ negotiation skills, familiarize participants with the Florida Family Court System and introduce attendees to an exciting and rewarding profession. Take this opportunity to open a new door and build your resume. All persons are welcome to enroll in this Course, however please be advised that applicants for Certification as a Family Mediator through the Florida Supreme Court are required meet minimum standards for certification through their education and mediation experience. If you do not have at least a Master’s Degree please inquire with our offices prior to enrolling in this Course. You do not need to be an attorney to take this course. This course is 40 hours long.

TRAINING LOCATION: Barry University School of Law, 6441 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32801. Please be advised that the location of the training is subject to change based on the number of attendees. If the location for the training changes, you will be notified within 24 hours of the change by email.

Training Provider: Wikstrom/Peterson Family Mediation Training Program ; Barbara A. Peterson, MBA – Primary Trainer; Arve A. Wikstrom, MBA, JD – Primary Trainer

Subject Matter Specialists: The Honorable(Ret.) Theodore Haynes; Matthew L. Cersine, Esquire; Matthew Smith, JD, MA, RMHCI


This 40 hour program is presented over 2 consecutive weekends, beginning on the weekend of Sep 30-Oct1, 2016 and Oct 28 – Oct 30, 2016. Each day the training will begin at 8:00 AM and end at 5:30 PM.


PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THIS CANCELLATION POLICY SINCE NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. Cancellations must be in writing and received by Arve A. Wikstrom, MBA, JD via U.S. certified mail at the aforementioned address no later than Friday, August 5, 2016. Failure to cancel your registration by Friday, August 5, 2016 will result in forfeiture of $350.00 of your registration fee previously sent or paid. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY SCHEDULED TRAINING AND, IF THIS OCCURS, A FULL REFUND WILL BE PROVIDED TO THOSE WHO HAVE PAID THE REGISTRATION FEE.

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