Domestic Mediation Training Practicum
The Domestic Co-Mediation program and
are designed to provide professionals with clinical training experience in court
ordered domestic mediation to help them meet the state requirements for initial
approval to mediate court order cases.
The program is designed to give students the opportunity to observe and perform
all aspects of court ordered domestic mediation including parties' orientation to
mediation, data gathering, agenda setting, mediating agreements and preparing written
Domestic Court Services staff who are credentialed by the State of Kansas as court
ordered domestic mediators and mediation mentors supervise the student's clinical
The Co-Mediation program
involves three domestic cases, with an anticipated 18 hours of minimum client contact
time. In addition the student will receive a minimum of 11 hours of supervision.
The Internship program
involves at least six domestic cases, with an anticipated 36 hours of minimum client
contact time. In addition the intern will receive a minimum of 17 hours of supervision.
This program meets the requirements for co-mediation and/or supervision under the
Kansas State Supreme Court Rule 902.
Candidates must have completed a basic 40-hour domestic court mediation program
course or the equivalent, approved by the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution
for the Supreme Court of Kansas before entering into this program. The student will
need to complete and pass a criminal records check before their clinical experience
can be scheduled. In addition, the student may not be currently involved as a party
in an open active domestic case in any jurisdiction.
The cost of the Co-Mediation program
The cost of the Internship program