Core Mediation Certification 

Our Core mediation courses give students a solid foundation in basic, family, and civil mediation skills.  These courses are approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia and provide the educational framework for becoming a fully certified mediator in Virginia in the General District, Juvenile & Domestic Relations, and Circuit Court levels. Many of our core certification courses are approved for CLEs and some for SHRM re-certification PDCs.  

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Mentorship and Observation

We provide mentorship opportunities for students to complete their training requirements and gain certification with the Supreme Court of Virginia. We offer observations, co-mediations, and individual instruction. Our mentorship program allows students to gain the valuable experience and embark on a career in mediation. 

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Advanced Skills Building & Continuing Mediation Education (CME's) 

The role of the mediator is arduous.  It requires a high level of skills, training, and knowledge beyond the certification curriculum.  Our Advanced mediation courses focus on advancing key skill areas and fulfilling mediator CME, attorney CLE, and SHRM PDC continuing education requirements.  These courses provide our trainees with the opportunity to increase their knowledge, develop their conflict resolution skills and become more successful mediators. 

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CINERGY® Conflict Coaching Workshops

The CINERGY® model of conflict management integrates executive coaching, conflict management, and neuroscience principles. It is a dynamic seven stage process that is specifically designed to help clients improve their conflict management skills and abilities according to each person’s individual and specific goals.  

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Workplace/Business Conflict Management Training

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Customized Training For Any Audience

Courses can be customized to meet specific goals of organizations by tailoring content, length, method of delivery, and skill-building exercises. Please contact Brenda Lowry, Executive Director, at 804-254-2664 to discuss the needs of your organization and how the CMG Foundation can help.



*Please note that CMG Foundation reserves the right to cancel any course due to insufficient registration. Please see here to review our policies prior to registering.