January 2018 Trainees Receive Certificates of Training                                                           


Attendance at ALL below sessions is required to earn the certificate (two 3.5 hr days and four7-hr days )


Tuesday, 10/17/ 2023: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday,  10/20/ 2023: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10/21/2023: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Tuesday 10/24/ 2023: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, 10/27/2023: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, 10/28/2023: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  DEADLINES:         Early enrollment ($115 discount): Fri. Sep. 12th; Final enrollment:Tue. Oct. 3rd


This is an In Person Event..All sessions  will be at our main office: 41 Garrison Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Recent Reviews:

"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 - Conflict Resolution Training

In Person

October 17th - 28th, 2023

Register Now! (or be added to notification list)


Metropolitan Mediation Services is offering a 35-hour mediator training in October, 2023 (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.

These programs are attended by attorneys; social workers; educators; public officials and administrators; those involved in health care; police officers; realtors; business people; consultants; retired people; community organizers; and volunteers; among others. MMS has been providing these trainings for over 30 years. MMS' trainings are extremely well received.  
What does it take to become a professional mediator?  
Before applying, please read our Certification and Career FAQ.

Is English your Second Language?
Before applying, please review this link: Required English Language Skills.

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 below). The early-enrollment tuition is $645.  Full tuition is $760. 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. 
Each trainee receives: 
  • Binder of training materials, articles, and handouts
  • Copy of The Mediator’s Handbook (List price: $34.95)
  • Opportunity to earn continuing education credits (CEU, PDP, MMCEP)
  • Certificate of completion (must attend all sessions
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.
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/
or call: 617-241-0300 with questions.