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Mediation Center Initial Training Approved for New York State Court’s Part 146

The Mediation Center of Dutchess County’s Basic Mediation Training has been approved by the New York State Unified Court System’s Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Part 146, a court rule that establishes statewide qualifications and training requirements for mediators and neutral evaluators serving on court rosters. The Mediation Center’s training was approved under the category of Initial Mediation Training.  Mediators who complete the training eligible to apply to serve on court rosters.   For further information about court rosters go to  To sign onto the Mediation Center’s training information list, contact the Center at 471-7213 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.