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Webinars: Cultural Competency PART 2 MARCH 9th

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - March 9 @ 1:45 pm

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New Cultural Competency
$50 – $100

New NJAPM Cultural Competency Program

Part 2 will be on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (noon-1:45 p.m.). It will focus on civil mediation.

The presenters and descriptions of this program are shown below.

Program Content per Regulation 103:1(k)(4)

The subject matter of the program will include the following components pursuant to Regulation 103:1(k)(4), as amended effective January 1, 2021.

  • Cultural Competency in the Practice of Mediation
  • Serving a Diverse Population in helping Parties Resolve Legal Disputes
  • Focusing on “Equal Access to Justice” by Providing Parties From Different Cultures and Backgrounds With Reasonable Opportunities for Mediation
  • Educating Attendees on Potential Implicit and Explicit Bias in Mediation Proceedings
  • Considering New Ways to Develop further Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in the Mediation and Legal Profession 

Program Fees

These webinars will be free to NJAPM members who do not want CLE/CPE credits.

For those wanting CLE/CPE credits,this program qualifies for two CLE credits including newly required special cultural competency and diversity/inclusion credits.

To purchase tickets for this program click here: https://njapm.org/event/cultural-competency-program/2021-02-16/#tribe-tickets

If you did not purchase the two-part program, the price for Part 2 is the same as for the two-part program.

Please note.  After buying the CLE webinar series, you must still register for the program. The link for the Zoom registration is below.

Cultural Competency - Part 2

Part 2 will be introduced by Carl Peters, President of NJAPM, and moderated by Lawrence R. Jones., former Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court

The panel will be composed of:

  • Margarita Echevarria, Esq. (mediator)
  • Felicia Farber, Esq., APM (mediator)
  • Anju  Jessani, MBA, APM (mediator)
  • Theo Cheng (mediator)


Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Cultural Competency vs. Cultural Blindness:  Distinctions and Risks
  • Explicit/Implicit and Conscious/Unconscious Bias
  • Self-Evaluation Methods for Unconscious Bias
  • Cultural Competency vs. Overgeneralization:  Avoiding Inadvertent Stereotyping
  • Use of Questionnaires and other Materials to Enhance Cultural Competency

To Register on Zoom for Part 2 click here:



February 16 @ 12:00 pm
March 9 @ 1:45 pm
$50 – $100
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NJ United States


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