June 3, 2013 - June 7, 2013 from 9:00am until 5:00pm
About the Training:
The basic 40-hour mediation training is designed to give participants the skills and tools they need to serve as neutral third party mediators. This is an experiential training using a wide range of formats including role plays, videos, lectures, discussions, and skills demonstrations. This training has been designed to meet the 40-hour course requirement many mediation centers, courts, and other agencies use to qualify mediators. This workshop is designed for attorneys, mental health professionals, human resource professionals, educators, supervisors, faith community leaders, and anyone who would like to improve their conflict management and communication skills.
Available Spaces: 5
In 1993, CM’s Board of Directors established The Honorable Robert C. Zampano Award for Excellence in Mediation in honor of, and now in memory of, the late United States District Court Judge Robert C. Zampano, a pioneer in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. This award recognizes and celebrates leadership, initiative and creativity in mediation in Connecticut. This year CM recognize Judge Elaine Gordon at an Award Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, June 6, 2013, at The Quinnipiak Club, 221 Church St., New Haven at 5:30 p.m. Steven D. Ecker, Esq. will be presenting the award.
(Individual Tickets for this event are $50.00, of which $30.00 is tax deductible, and will benefit Community Mediation, Inc.)
We ask that your organization be a Zampano Award Sponsor.
- $5,000 Platinum Sponsorship: Sponsor with unlimited admissions, signage at the event, program recognition, recognition in all publicity related to the event, including our website
- $2,500 Gold Sponsorship: 6 admissions, program recognition and recognition in all publicity related to the event, including our website;
- $1,000 Silver Sponsorship: 4 admissions and recognition in the program and on our website;
- $500 Bronze Sponsorship: 2 admissions and program recognition.
Elaine Gordon was appointed to the Connecticut Superior Court by the late Governor William A. O’Neill in 1988, and retired in 2011. During her 23 year tenure on the bench, Judge Gordon has decided, mediated or assisted in the settlement of virtually every type of dispute. Her expertise covers commercial, construction, employment, environmental, insurance, professional malpractice, personal injury, product liability, estate, family, and municipal cases. The hundreds of disputes over which she presided include complex, highly contentious matters, as well as multi-party litigation.
In 1993, Judge Gordon was the first Connecticut judge to become a 40-hour trained mediator. She has been an active participant in the court annexed mediation program for many years. Judge Gordon has taught numerous courses on mediation and settlement skills to judges for over 20 years. In addition, she has taught for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, bar organization across Connecticut and was an instructor at the Yale Law School. She is an honors graduate of The University of Connecticut School of Law and Northwestern University. She is now the President of Gordon ADR, providing consultation, arbitration, and mediation services.
Available Spaces: Unlimited