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					                            The Dispute Resolution Training Institute
                            (a division of The Dispute Resolution Center of Lubbock County)
                                               P.O. Box 10536
                                           Lubbock, Texas 79408
                                            drc@co.lubbock.tx.us
                      (806) 775-1720 / Toll Free (866) 329-3522 / FAX (806) 775-1729

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                               40 Hour Basic Mediation Training
               General Information ** Government Employees & Law Students
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PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills
necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. Lecture, discussion, case studies, group exercises,
and role-plays are designed to familiarize you with the principles of the mediation process. Topics
include:

$       Communication Skills
$       Problem Solving
$       Confidentiality & Ethics
$       Psycholical, financial & legal issues which arise in the mediation setting

The course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required by the Texas Alternative
Dispute Resolution Act and the Governmental Dispute Resolution Act.

This program is sponsored by The Dispute Resolution Training Institute, a division of The Dispute
Resolution Center of Lubbock County.

AUDIENCE:
$    Attorneys
$    Social Workers
$    Real Estate Professionals
$    Accountants
$    Mental Health & Human Services Professionals
$    Educators
$    Any other individuals interested in dispute resolution training

PRESENTER: D. Gene Valentini, Director, The Dispute Resolution Center of Lubbock County,
Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Valentini has been a mediator since 1981 and an active trainer in conflict
resolution for the past twenty-five years.

GOVERNMENT & LAW STUDENT FEES: Include comprehensive notebook, continuing
education credits, continental breakfast, morning & afternoon breaks.
Early Bird Rate: $425
Regular Rate: $475
At-Door Registration - $525 (if you plan to register on-site).
*Deduct $25 for referral of confirmed new participant
OTHER PARTICIPANT FEES: Include comprehensive notebook, continuing education credits,
continental breakfast, morning & afternoon breaks.
Early Bird Rate: N/A
Regular Rate: $595
At-Door Registration - $650 (if you plan to register on-site).
*Deduct $25 for referral of confirmed new participant

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Written cancellation must be received at least ten business days prior to the beginning of the training
for which you registered and are subject to a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations requested after this
cut-off date will receive no refund. (Substitutions may be designated with notification to our office.)
The DRTI reserves the right to cancel a training session if enrollment requirements are not met, and

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Each program has been approved for CLE credits. For more information on credits, contact Connie
Carter at ccarter@co.lubbock.tx.us or call (806) 775-1720 / Toll Free (866) 329-3522 .

AGENDA:
Monday - Basic Information on Mediation
Tuesday - The Mediation Process
Wednesday - The Agreement / Settlement Process
Thursday - Practical Application: Position vs. Interest
Friday - Mediator Ethics

SCHEDULE:
Check-in will be Monday at 7:30 a.m. The course hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until
5:00 p.m. Continental breakfast & break snacks will be provided.

TRAINING SITES AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
A group rate has been blocked for our participants. To receive the special conference rate, make your
reservation by the indicated deadline and identify yourself as a participant of the “Basic Mediation
Training.” You must guarantee your room reservation with a credit card.


DATES AND LOCATIONS:
May 16 - 20, 2005
Lubbock, Texas                                             Early Bird Deadline: April 1, 2005

August 15 - 19, 2005
Lubbock, Texas                                            Early Bird Deadline: July 1, 2005

TRAINING LOCATION: Bank of America Building * 916 Main * 2nd Floor Auditorium
* Free Parking (Parking Permit will be mailed with your confirmation letter.)

SLEEPING ROOM RATE BLOCKED: Four Points Sheraton
505 Avenue Q * Lubbock, Texas
Tel: (806) 747-0171 * Fax: (806) 747-9243 * Web: www.fourpoints.com/lubbock
Single / Double Rate: $69.00 * Deadline for room reservations: Apr. 15 / July 15
Room Code: Basic Mediation Training


    Information: For more information contact Connie Carter, The Dispute Resolution Training Institute Training Manager,
              at ccarter@co.lubbock.tx.us, phone (806) 775-1720 / Toll Free (866) 329-3522 / FAX (806) 775-1729.