M5D1 & D2.docx - Class Would the proposed Voluntary Mediator Certification Program offer a voluntarily certified mediator who also maintains a

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Class, Would the proposed Voluntary Mediator Certification Program offer a voluntarily certified mediator who also maintains a private mediation practice an opportunity to have the same credibility as a CDRC mediation in the general public’s eye? “The necessity for establishing a uniform system of mediation training for mediators in the United States is evidenced by the inconsistencies in both the training of mediators throughout the country and the roles assumed by mediators during mediation” (Wassner, n.d.). I believe that it would allow them to have the same if not more credibility. When people are certified or hold degrees the public tend to see them as more intellectual or a technician in their field; therefore, giving them credibility. The proposal suggests that there would be requirements for a certified mediator (CM) to maintain their certification, which only discusses continuing education. Should there be some type of observation or mediation evaluation required for one to maintain their CM status? Please Explain. First off, my stance is that there should be credentialing in all professional fields and a mediator is a professional. The word professional signifies the fact that someone is educated in the area and are committed to life long learning.
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