LOCATION OF TRAININGS:
Trainings are held in Marin County, California, just north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, usually at one of the following sites. Registrants will receive confirmation and directions by email.
Muir Woods Room at Rafael North Executive Park
175 North Redwood Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
250 Entrada Drive
Novato, CA 94949
The full registration fees are due before the start date.
EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS:
Registrations with 100% of the fee, and postmarked or received by the dates specified for each course qualify for the respective early registration discounts.
CANCELLATIONS & TRANSFERS
If you cancel 2 weeks or more prior to the start date of the course, your payment will be refunded, less an administration fee of $50.
For cancellations less than two weeks prior to the start date of the course, we retain 100% of the total training fee. In such event, you have the following choices:
- Pay the administration fee, and transfer to another NCMC course, in the following 12 month period, with the same instructor(s), and the same number of days, if such a course is offered;
- Pay the administration fee, and transfer your registration for the course to another person by giving NCMC written notice at least 2 full business days prior to the start date of the course; or
- Forfeit your total training fee.
NCMC reserves the right to cancel trainings for a full refund of your payment. NCMC cannot be responsible for nonrefundable travel and accommodation arrangements.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
NCMC certifies that a participant has completed the 40-hour Essentials of Mediation and Divorce Mediation course and provides a signed certificate suitable for framing.
*CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS
The Northern California Mediation Center (NCMC) is an approved provider for the State Bar of California to provide MCLE credits for attorneys, Provider number 126. NCMC is approved by the California Psychological Association Office of Professional Development (CPA-OPD) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA-OPD continuing education credits for license renewals for MFTs and LCSWs. NCMC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
For CPA-OPD continuing education credits, you must attend the entire course.
Certificates for the specified Continuing Education (CE) Credits will be provided at the conclusion of each course to those attendees who completed the course and qualify for the credits. These certificates should be retained by attendees as proof to their licensing board of attendance. Replacement certificates requested more than 3 months after the course will be provided only upon payment of an administrative fee of $15.00.
LODGING: (*=least expensive, **= moderate)
SOUTH of NCMC (easiest morning commute):
**Four Points by Sheraton, 1010 Northgate Drive, San Rafael 415-479-8800
Embassy Suites Hotel, 101 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael 800-362-2779
**Best Western Corte Madera Inn, 56 Madera Blvd, Corte Madera 415-924-1502
*Marin Suites Hotel, 45 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera 415-924-3608
*Americas Best Value Inn, 1595 Casa Buena Drive, Corte Madera 415-924-3570
NORTH of NCMC (closest but morning commute could take 30 minutes or more)
**Inn Marin, 250 Entrada Drive, Novato 415-883-5952
**Best Western Novato Oaks Inn, 215 Alameda Del Prado, Novato 415-883-4400
Courtyard by Marriott, 1400 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato 415-883-8950
**Marinwood Inn & Suites, 275 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA 877-883-2406