January 2018 Trainees Receive Certificates of Training                                                           

          This is an ONLINE event.           This training requires using interactive camera and audio (Zoom) technology.

                When:                   Attendance at ALL below sessions is required to earn the certificate (nine 3.5 hr sessions over three weeks)

Week one: Afternoons
March 4 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M
March 5 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M
March 6 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M
Week two: Mornings
March 11 -   9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
March 12 -   9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
March 13 -   9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
Week three: Afternoons
March 18 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M
March 19 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M
March 20 - 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M




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"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


March 4th through March 20th, 2024

Register Now! (or be added to notification list)


Metropolitan Mediation Services is offering a 35-hour mediator training, March 4, - March 20, 2024 (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.

rofessional 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: 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.