Specialized Issues in Domestic Violence Mediation

Registration with GODR as a domestic relations mediator prior to taking specialized domestic violence mediation training. Rules specify this training is for ‘experienced’ domestic relations mediators. This 14 hour workshop focuses on divorce and custody cases with specialization in domestic violence, with role plays for screening and safety planning.

INSTRUCTOR:  Susan Raines, Ph.D.

Professor of Conflict Management, Master of Science in Conflict Management Program
Editor-in-Chief, Conflict Resolution Quarterly

While her primary fields of interest include international, environmental and public policy conflicts, Professor Raines is interested in conflict management at all levels. She regularly mediates commercial and domestic relations court-connected cases, facilitates public meetings, facilitates long-term governmental decision-making processes, and designs conflict management interventions for corporate enterprises. In 2007 she was appointed Editor-in Chief of Conflict Resolution Quarterly. Professor Raines frequently presents her work at both national and international conferences and in a variety of academic and practitioner journals.  In addition to her academic pursuits, she has designed ADR programs for numerous state agencies in Indiana, trained managers with the United Nations and arbitrators with the European Union, trained judges and attorneys inside and outside of Georgia, evaluated Florida’s mediation training requirements, and has participated in the evaluation of the United States Postal Service’s REDRESS Program. Currently, she is writing two books: One on “Conflict Management for Managers” and one related to “Benchmarking Mediation” (with Jean Poitras).

September 24 and 25, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM


The registration deadline is September 18, 2018 at 5 pm.

Cost: $650

Early Bird Special- Register by September 1, 2018 and registration is $600.00

The registration fee includes:

  • Lunch
  • Textbooks and all training materials
  • Parking

Up to 14 hours of Georgia CLE available for cost

If you have special needs, please contact us by September 18, 2018.

To cancel your registration, email elahtine@kennesaw.edu or call 470-578-6115.

Cancellations received by Friday September 14, 2018 will receive a full refund. Cancellations from September 15-20, 2018, a $100.00 administrative fee will be assessed. No refund will be provided after September 21, 2018. 


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