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RULE 17-104. BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING PROGRAMS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 17. Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 100. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 17-104
RULE 17-104. BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING PROGRAMS
To qualify under Rule 17-205 or 17-304, a basic mediation training program shall include the following:
(a) conflict resolution and mediation theory, including causes of conflict, interest-based versus positional bargaining, and models of conflict resolution;
(b) mediation skills and techniques, including information-gathering skills; communication skills; problem-solving skills; interaction skills; conflict management skills; negotiation techniques; caucusing; cultural, ethnic, and gender issues; and strategies to (1) identify and respond to power imbalances, intimidation, and the presence and effects of domestic violence, and (2) safely terminate a mediation when such action is warranted;
(c) mediator conduct, including conflicts of interest, confidentiality, neutrality, ethics, and standards of practice; and
(d) simulations and role-playing, monitored and critiqued by experienced mediator trainers.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 17-106 (a) (2012).

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[Adopted Nov. 1, 2012, eff. Jan. 1, 2013.]
MD Rules, Rule 17-104, MD R ADR Rule 17-104
Current with amendments received through September 1, 2017
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