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Fall 2020
5183 Mediation Process - WILLIS- 14310

Professor(s): Tasha Willis (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 1

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  T  Location: 111  TUII

Course Outline: The Mediation Clinic and Mediation Process Class go together to create one three hour course. 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 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.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes: HyFlex  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to teach in a physical classroom.The extent to which that room will be used during the semester is up to the instructor and may vary during the semester. When the classroom is used by an instructor, those class sessions will be operated in “HyFlex” mode: remote presence is available to any student via internet videoconferencing, and recordings will be available when material is general and not prohibited from recording by client confidentiality. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Quota=10

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.

Clinic students are invited to attend the Clinical Program group picture.

Prerequisites: Yes   - Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval. Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Clinic.

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: clinic

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (4/17/2020 3:53:35 PM)

No book required for this course