MTMA Application for
Certified Mediator with Eldercare Designation (CM/E)
PREREQUISITE. Before submitting an application for CM with Eldercare Designation, you must first earn MTMA’s Certified Mediator designation. MTMA’s Mediator Qualifications and the application for Certified Mediator is available on our website at mtmediation.org.
PRIVACY NOTE. The contents of this application will not be sold or distributed. Successful applicants will have their name, contact information, and sector of practice published in the MTMA online directory. A résumé may be submitted with this application.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please answer the following questions. Incomplete applications will be returned for further information. The Qualifications committee reviews all applications within 4 weeks. If you have questions, or qualification obstacles, please contact MTMA at 406-519-8747 or email@example.com..
MEMBERSHIP DESCRIPTION. A MTMA Certified Mediator with Eldercare Designation (CM/E) is a mediator, neutral or individual dedicated to processes in which consensual and informed resolutions are made by parties. CM/E must meet MTMA's Certified Mediator Qualifications; subscribe to MTMA's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice; be interested in furthering the purpose of MTMA; and be current in the payment of annual dues.
MEMBERSHIP DUES and APPLICATION FEES. $150 per year for CM with Family Designation ($125 CM dues plus $25 for the additional Family designation) plus one-time $15 non-refundable application fee. MTMA’s membership year is July 1-June 30. The $15 application fee must be paid at the time you apply for the Family designation. Application fees are non-refundable. You will be billed for the $25 additional designation fee if your application is approved.
Qualifications for Certified Eldercare Mediators
Currently a MTMA Certified Mediator in good standing
Be trained in "basic" mediation skills
Observation of at least 2 eldercare mediators & briefing AND
8 hours co-mediation in 4 eldercare cases OR
8 hours solo mediation in 4 eldercare cases with 5 hours consultation/debriefing with a CM
8 hours training in Elder Care Mediation, including but not limited to, training in estate law, probate, diseases of the elderly, interpersonal conflict, gender issues, communication processes, family law, and ethics relevant to conflict involving an elder
Before filling out this application please read the full list of qualifications at MTMA Certified Mediator Qualifications.