2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
MEDI 240Domestic Abuse, Diversity and Other Challenges of Mediation1.00
Examines the theory and practice of conflict resolution and mediation, with special emphasis on the challenges posed in situations involving domestic abuse, power imbalances, diversity and multicultural situations. Meets the six-hour requirement under State of Minnesota Rule 114 for qualified neutral domestic abuse training and six hours of multicultural training.
Typically Offered:
Summer Only
MEDI 241Ethics and State Regulation of Mediation1.00
Explores the ethical codes of conduct for mediation, the state regulatory schemes for conflict regulation and the professional expectations for mediators.
Typically Offered:
Summer Only
MEDI 471Family Law Mediation3.00
Theory and practices of conflict resolution and mediation in the area of family law relationships (including but not limited to custody, parenting, visitation, divorce settlement issues). Meets the 40-hour State of Minnesota Rule 14 requirements for qualified neutral training in facilitative mediation and the 25-hour mediation training requirement under State of Wisconsin.
Typically Offered:
Summer Only
MEDI 472Civil Law Mediation2.00
Theory and practice of mediation and conflict resolution in the civil law. Meets the 30-hour requirement for State of Minnesota Rule 114 qualified neutral status in civil law facilitative mediation.
Typically Offered:
Summer Only
MEDI 488Mediation Conflict Resolution Practicum2.00
Provides a final experience for those enrolled in the mediation/conflict resolution certificate program and/or individualized minors utilizing this course in applying the theory of conflict resolution/mediation to the sets of practices learned through the 9-credit curriculum. Using videotaping, immediate assessment and multiple role plays and scenarios, students have a final opportunity to practice their skills sets with academic and professional evaluation prior to completing the certificate program. Reflects the academic department's commitment to education in both theory and practice.
Prerequisites:
Completion of other required curriculum for CDD Mediation/Conflict certificate prior to taking this course.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand

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