CDSC hires several trainers and role play coaches to assist with the Basic Mediation Training, under the direction of the Lead Trainer. The Executive Director of CDSC acts as the Lead Trainer and is responsible for the creation and implementation of the Basic Mediation Training curriculum. Our curriculum meets the guidelines of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

A CDSC Trainer provides support and assistance to the Lead Trainer, who is responsible for all curriculum development. CDSC Trainers:
● Present materials, utilizing handbook materials and materials of their own create to explain the module
● Lead whole-group discussions and small-group discussions
● Facilitate robust conversations
● Assist individual participants as required
● Support colleagues in Training logistics and management, including technology (virtual or in person)
● Are articulate and adaptable

A successful CDSC Trainer will:
● Have an excellent grasp of the mediation process and the role of the mediator
● Excellent communication skills
● Experience training
● Works well with a team

To be considered as a Trainer, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with an expression of interest and a summary of your qualifications.

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