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Spring 2014
5183 Mediation Process - WILLIS- 17877

Professor(s): Tasha Willis (CLINICAL FACULTY)

Credits: 1

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  TLocation: TUII-119 

Course Outline: The Mediation Clinic and Mediation Process Class go together to create one three hour coure. The one hour graded Mediation Process Class is the classroom component associated with the two hour pass/fail Mediation Clinic. The classroom component (mediation process) is intended to provide the students with further mediation training, advanced mediation and communication skills, scheduling into courts and the BBB, and discussion of cases mediated and 40 hours of mediation certification training.
The Mediation Clinic must be taken in conjunction with the 1 credit hour graded Mediation Process Class. Prerequisite: Good Academic Standing and 40 hours of mediation certification training. For more information regarding the Mediation Clinic/ Externship contact Tasha Willis, tlwillis@central.uh.edu.

The only first day assignment will involve scheduling. Once the students are registered, they will receive an email providing them the schedules for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, the Greater Houston Better Business Bureau, the Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts and the EEOC. This email will provide them with the instructions they will need to spend the first day of class scheduling mediation and reviewing instructions for beginning mediating in all of the above locations.

There is no book required for the Mediation Clinic/Mediation Process. All forms required for each venue and advanced reading materials are handed out in class.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites: Yes  Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Externship.

First Day Assignments: NO FIRST DAY ASSIGNMENT

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement: No