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AP XII, Sec. 2 Training and experience

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedAdministrative Procedures of the Court of Justice

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Administrative Procedures of the Court of Justice
Part XII. Mediation Guidelines for Court of Justice Mediators
Administrative Procedures, AP XII, Sec. 2
AP XII, Sec. 2 Training and experience
(1) General Civil Mediator. A mediator who offers to provide general civil mediation services should have the following minimum training and experience:
(a) Forty hours of training by a mediation training provider covering communication skills; conflict resolution theory and practice; mediation theory, practice, and techniques; the court process; and
(b) Fifteen hours of mediation experience with parties in actual disputes, representing at least three cases, where the mediator is a participating mediator under the guidance of a mediator qualified under these Guidelines or a mediation training center.
(2) Family Mediator. A mediator who offers to provide family mediation services should have the following minimum training and experience:
(a) Forty hours of training by a mediation training provider including conflict resolution, the mediation process, communication skills, the psychological aspects of divorce on families, domestic violence, substance abuse, financial and property issues, paternity, family law, and family or circuit court procedures. Family mediators are strongly encouraged to take general mediation training prior to this training.
(b) Fifteen hours of mediation experience with parties in actual family disputes, representing at least three cases, where the mediator is a participating mediator under the guidance of a family mediator qualified under these Guidelines, or a mediation training center.
(3) Special Provision for Mediators in Practice Prior to Adoption of Guidelines. Any mediator may be deemed qualified under these Guidelines if the mediator has engaged in a mediation practice prior to the adoption of these Guidelines and submits to the Mediation Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts a written statement describing equivalent training and experience. A form is available at www.kycourts.net.

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HISTORY: Adopted by Order 2005-02, eff. 4-15-05
Administrative Procedures, AP XII, Sec. 2, KY ST ADMIN P AP XII, Sec. 2
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2020.
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