M.S. Powers & Associates

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Professional Training

Take the opportunity to partner with an accomplished expert. You will learn a variety of advanced techniques and benefit from our extensive mediation experience.

Divorce Mediation Training

Attend a comprehensive, 40-hour class and learn how to successfully mediate a divorce, including:

  • Facilitating the process of mediation
  • Applying family law
  • Conflict resolution theory
  • Emotional impact of divorce on families
  • Parenting considerations
  • Financial issues and implications
  • Ethical concerns

At Northwestern University you can take the entire class in just 1 week at their downtown Chicago campus. The next Divorce Mediation Training classes are scheduled for:

  • October 28,29,30,31 November 1, 2019

  • TBD Advanced Divorce Mediation Training will also be available at Northwestern. Call Margaret S. Powers at (847) 398-1969 if you are interested in Advanced Training.

    You can view the course descriptions and register through the Northwestern website or contact us for more information.

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    Internship Program

    Build confidence in your mediation skills in a supportive environment. Our Internship Program has two options, A & B:

    Option A:One on One (65hrs)- join Margaret Powers to co-mediate actual client cases, meet with Margaret prior to and after each session for discussion and feedback, experience drafting the MOU with Margaret's expert guidance and review.

    Option B Phase 1: Classroom (35 hours) - observe, role play, and discuss real-world situations with up to 8 other participants in a small group setting.

    Option B Phase 2: Individual Supervision (30 hours) - join Margaret Powers and co-mediate actual client cases.

    Option B Phase 3: Consultation (10 hours) - tap into our professional expertise as you work with your own clients.

    For more information or to apply for our Internship Program, download the MSPowers Internship Brochure (PDF) or contact us.

    Grow your knowledge and your practice

    We've enriched the mediation proficiency of dozens of lawyers, educators, mental health, and other professionals. Learn more about us or contact us to discuss how we can assist you in achieving your professional goals.

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