Spring 2017 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training

April 22, 23 and 29, May 6 and 13, 2017.

Training Schedule: Breakfast Served at 8 AM.  Classes are from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM over five weekend days at the Forsgate Country Club, Exit 8A, NJ Turnpike.   

Registration is available at the link below.  The fee for the class is $1,550, which includes course materials, as well as breakfast and lunch, each day, and processing of CPE and NJ CLE credits.

For more information, please contact lead instructor:

Anju D. Jessani, MBA, APM
(201) 217-1090


Program Features

• Multi-disciplinary faculty: The faculty is composed of attorneys, mental health professionals, CPA's and other professionals who mediate divorces regularly.

• This multi-disciplinary faculty will expose you to different mediation approaches and styles.

• You will be a better mediator by learning from this diverse faculty.

• Small classes: Classes are limited to a maximum of 24 students. You will be able to better participate in the extensive role-plays and receive individualized attention from the faculty.

• Low student-teacher ratio: There will a ratio of 1 instructor for every 8 students for role plays.

• Weekend classes for your convenience.

• Follow-up teleconference three months after the training session.


Method of Instruction

• Lecture: Learn from prominent mediators and other experts.

• Faculty demonstration: Learn by watching experienced mediators.

• Student role plays: Learn by doing.


Key Elements of Training

• Parenting, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, and domestic violence.

• Process: How a divorce mediation is conducted from beginning to end.

• Separate Breakout Session on Challenges of Mediating: For those having working knowledge of child support guidelines.

• Receive documents, such as agreements to mediate, balance and expense spreadsheets, and Memoranda of Understanding in both paper and electronic format that you can customize for your practice.

• Technique: Learn what mediation is, what good mediation skills are, and how to use these techniques in your practice.

• 1:40 Family Economic Program: Meets 40-Hour course requirement. Continuing Education Credits

• CLEs: The course qualifies for 48 NJ CLE credits including 2.4 ethics credits.

• CPEs: The course qualifies for 48 CPE credits including 2.4 ethics credits.


Why Take Training From NJAPM?

• NJAPM is the largest mediation association in New Jersey with approximately 400 members.

• Our mission is to act as a training and educational resource for mediators.

• NJAPM is dedicated solely to mediation.


About the Faculty (The faculty is subject to change)

Carl Cangelosi, JD, APM - Former attorney and CEO; past president of NJAPM and founder of New Jersey Mediation Group;

Thomas H. Dilts, Esq. - Retired family court judge currently in private practice as a mediator and arbitrator;

William H. Donahue, Jr. Esq., APM - Family and divorce attorney with extensive mediation practice; author of Reconcilable Differences;

Christine Heer, JD, LCSW - Specializes in victim services; mediator, attorney, social worker, and professor;

Anju D. Jessani, MBA, APM - Past president of NJAPM; Wharton MBA with extensive experience mediating in private practice and for the courts;

Kenneth Neumann, Ph.D., APM - Founder in 1983 of Center for Family & Divorce Mediation; founding member of Academy of Prof. Family Mediators;

Jeffrey Urbach, CPA ABV,CVA CFE - Founding partner of Urbach & Avraham; specializes in matrimonial litigation, economic mediation & collaborative law

Pamela Zivari, Esq. - Operates a general practice firm emphasizing family law, including collaborative divorce and mediation.


Registration Information

• The course fee is $1,550 and includes a light breakfast and a full lunch each day, as well as training materials.

• You can reserve your space by paying a $200 deposit before March 21; after March 21, full payment is required

• The full course fee for those who have made deposits must be made by March 21

• Registrations within six weeks o the class must be paid in full at the time of registration. 

• NJAPM reserves the right to cancel the training and return all fees.

• Any cancellation by a student received within five days of the course start date will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee.

• Refunds will not be issued after the program has started.

• The deposit is not refundable.

The course is offered at:
Forsgate Country Club
375 Forsgate Drive
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
(Exit 8a off the New Jersey Turnpike)

Maximum of 24 students in a class.


To put down a deposit for the class, please click here.


To pay the full amount for the class now, please click here

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