PRIVACY NOTE. The contents of this application will not be sold or distributed. Successful applicants will have their name, contact information, and sector of practice published in the MtMA Directory. A résumé may be submitted with this application.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer the following questions. Incomplete applications will be returned for further information. The Qualifications committee reviews all applications within 7 weeks. If you have questions, or qualification obstacles, please contact the MtMA Administrator at 406-241-2422 or .
MEMBERSHIP DESCRIPTION. A MtMA Certified Mediator (CM) is a mediator, neutral or individual dedicated to processes in which consensual and informed resolutions are made by parties. CM's must meet MtMA's Certified Mediator Qualifications; subscribe to MtMA's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice; be interested in furthering the purpose of MtMA; and be current in the payment of annual dues.
MEMBERSHIP DUES and APPLICATION FEES. If you are not current on your dues, please enclose $95 plus $25 application fee. If your dues are current, enclose $25 application fee.
Qualifications for Certified Family Mediators
- 4 year degree and at least five years experience in a human services field
- Observation of at least 2 family mediators & briefing AND
- 8 hours co-mediation in 4 family cases OR
- 8 hours solo mediation in 4 family cases with 5 hours consultation/debriefing with a CM
- 24 hours training in family mediation/family law
- 15 hours continuing education/year with a minimum of 3 hours, family related
Before filling out this application please read the full list of qualifications on our website at mtmediation.org.
Qualifications Page (PDF): http://bit.ly/1GjpaQy
PREREQUISITE. You must first complete all requirements to earn MtMA's Certified Mediator designation before applying to become a Certified Mediator with Additional Family Designation. See MtMA Mediator Qualifications. Application for Certified Mediator is available from MtMA at mtmediation.org.