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LIDRC – Basic Mediation Training

Basic Mediation Event

Dates and Times

9 am – 4 pm with a 1 hour lunch break on:

  • 5/13, 5/14, 5/15, 5/16, and 5/17
  • 2024
Price : $1,475
  • The training will take place using a video conferencing platform.
  • Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers provide training materials digitally.
  • Participants must have access to a device compatible with video conferencing and Wi-Fi.

Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers’ (LIDRC) Basic Mediation Training provides participants with an overview of the skills and knowledge related to the practice of facilitative mediation. The course content incorporates foundational principles of conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation. After completing the Basic Mediation Training, participants are eligible to apply for Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers’ Mediator Apprenticeship program.

  • Twelve participants maximum are enrolled to ensure high levels of participation and quality.
  • Please complete the waitlist form if the training is at capacity.
  • There are no prerequisites to attending this training, and the content is designed for both attorneys and non-attorneys.

Please get in touch with us at with any training-related questions.

Individuals enrolling in the training must consent to the following terms and conditions:

  • Attendance Policy
    • Participants must attend all sessions with their camera turned on to obtain CLE credit and receive a certificate of completion of Part 146 approved Basic Mediation Training.
  • Consent to Photograph and Recording
    • Participants agree that EAC Network may use their images and recordings by enrolling in this training program.
  • Consent to Removal from Program
    • Participants acknowledge that Long Island Dispute Resolution Center may remove participants if they do not adhere to the Code of Conduct and/or the Standards of Conduct for New York State Community Dispute Resolution Center Mediators.
  • Disclaimer about Apprenticeship and Volunteering
    • Completing the Basic Mediation Training does not guarantee acceptance into Long Island Dispute Resolution Center’s Apprenticeship or Volunteer programs.
  • Refund Policy
    • Long Island Dispute Resolution Center provides full refunds if notice of cancellation is received by email at least thirty days before the first date of the training, less the $100 Administrative Cancellation Fee.
    • Long Island Dispute Resolution Center does not provide refunds if notice is received less than thirty days before the first date of the training.
Courtney Chicvak, Esq.

Courtney is the Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution at Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) and CEO at Courtney Anne Chicvak Mediation LLC. As an International Mediation Institute (IMI) Certified Mediator, she has served as a mediator in hundreds of disputes. An experienced educator, she is a Lecturer at Columbia University, an Associate Adjunct Professor at Grand Canyon University, an Online Instructor at Abilene Christian University, where she teaches conflict resolution courses. In addition, she is a Conflict Resolution Coach at several organizations. An attorney in New York, Courtney is a graduate of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Master’s Program at Columbia University, and St. John’s University School of Law.

About Long Island Dispute Resolution Center

Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers seek to resolve conflicts in Nassau and Suffolk counties by offering dispute resolution services from trained professionals who guide individuals, families, or entities in a peaceful, neutral, and confidential manner to develop mutually acceptable resolutions to a wide variety of disputes.

The Training Institute at both Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers offers programming to enhance the skills and knowledge of our mediators and those interested in conflict resolution to support the communities in Nassau and Suffolk counties. In addition, the Training Institute provides an Apprenticeship Program, where mediator apprentices gain experience working on actual cases under supervision and receive practical feedback to improve their mediation skills.

This training is approved by the New York State Unified Court System’s Office of ADR Programs under Part 146.

  • Final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge; 
  • Participation in a course does not guarantee placement on a local court roster; 
  • Some courts may require additional training and experience beyond Part 146’s requirements; 
  • Acceptance on court rosters may depend on a court’s need for mediators at any given time and may include a particular court’s need for mediators with specific case-type training or experience.  

An application for New York CLE accreditation of this course or program is currently pending.

  • Long Island Dispute Resolution Center welcomes individuals of all backgrounds to participate in the Basic Mediation Training Program.
  • Long Island Dispute Resolution Center offers scholarship opportunities. Please email us at to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship.

Long Island Dispute Resolution Center welcomes individuals who may need accommodations. Please email us at to discuss any accommodation needs.

LIDRC Mediation Training Registration

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