January 2018 Trainees Receive Certificates of Training


Attendance at all below sessions is required to earn the certificate
  • Tuesday, Apr 28 evening: 6:30 - 10:00 PM
  • Friday, May 1 daytime: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Saturday, May 2 daytime: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tuesday, May 5 evening: 6:30 - 10:00 PM
  • Friday, May 8 daytime: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Saturday, May 9 daytime: 9 AM - 5 PM

Application/Discount Deadlines

  • Early Enroll Deadline: Thu Apr 9
  • Final Application Deadline: Fri Apr 17


Metropolitan Mediation Services 
40 Webster Place
Brookline, MA 02445

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Joshua Jacks 
Metropolitan Mediation Services 

Recent trainees wrote:

"The training was very thorough - I greatly appreciated the ability to engage in [role play] mediations and receive immediate feedback." 
"Trainers are welcoming, organized, competent, and all seem passionate about their work. Very positive atmosphere..."
"I loved it! I thought the trainers were engaging. Their presentations were organized and easy to follow."
"The training was unbelievable. I can't believe how much I have learned & how I have already applied it to my everyday life"


Mediator Training - Conflict Resolution - Apr 28 - May 9, 2020 

Register Now!

Thank you for your interest in Metropolitan Mediaion Services 36-Hour Mediator Training. The next training takes place Apr 28 to May 9, 2020. Please apply here or sign up for updates on future trainings. Completing this form after the April 17 registration deadline? Please call Director Joshua Jacks at (617) 241-0300 to find out whether openings remain!

Announcement: Metropolitan Mediation Services is offering a 36-hour mediator training in April - May, 2020 (dates/times on the left panel).  MMS Mediator Trainings teach skills that can enrich your interactions professionally, in your community, and at home.  Some trainees go on to join MMS' panel of volunteer mediators, an exciting way to serve our communities.
Who attends?: These programs are attended by attorneys; social workers; educators; public officials and administrators; those involved in health care; police officers; business people; and consultants; retired people; community organizers; and volunteers; among others. MMS has been providing these trainings for 36 years. MMS' trainings are extremely well received.  

What does it take to become a professional mediator?  
Please read our Certification and Career FAQ before applying.

Is English your Second Language?
Please review this link: Required English Language Skills before applying.

Professional CEU credits: Social Worker CEU, Licensed Mental Health Counselor CEU, and Educator PDP credits are available. These trainings satisfy the training components of qualification standards under the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution and of MGL Ch. 233 s.23c.

Tuition and Discounts: There is a $115 discount to those registering and paying full tuition by early-enrollment deadlines (dates on the left). The early-enrollment tuition is $610.  Full tuition is $725. Additional "bring-a friend" or group discounts are available (see http://metromediation.org).  Linguistic, racial, or ethnically diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.  Some scholarships are available. 
Help get the word out: Give your associates, neighbors, and friends ample notice in order to help those who are interested to receive the early enrollment discount and to plan their calendars in advance.  Please help us to publicize these trainings by forwarding or posting this information where those with an interest are likely to see it. You can help us by circulating this information to your friends, colleagues, professional associations, communities, email, or web postings. MMS' friends, colleagues, and past trainees are always our best source of referrals. If you have attended one of our trainings, let people know how rewarding you found the training to be. Please help us to get the word out.
Each trainee receives: Each session provides 36 hours of training over two weekday evenings and four full days. Apply online or by mail. Applicants are accepted on a first-come basis. Participants receive:
  • Binder of training materials, articles, and handouts
  • Copy of The Mediator’s Handbook (List price: $29.95)
  • Opportunity to earn continuing education credits (CEU, PDP, MMCEP)
  • MetroMediation certificate of completion (must attend all sessions)
  • Friday and Saturday breakfasts, plus ample snacks and refreshments 
More information: A link to our general website where those interested can read about M.M.S. in general, read about our trainings, or apply for training is at: http://metromediation.org/

A link to a printable/postable pdf brochure describing the training, with specific dates and times is at:

A brief postable bulletin board notice is at:
or call: 617-241-0300 with questions.
Click on the link below to register