Helping the people of MetroWest work out their differences since 1979




November 2016


MetroWest Mediation Services (MWMS) will be holding a 35-hour Basic Mediation Training in November 2016 in Framingham, MA.

Trainees who successfully complete the training and who are compatible with the MWMS approach will be offered a free of charge practicum in one (or more) of the courts we serve.

Upon successful completion of the practicum the mediators will be invited to join the MWMS volunteer mediator roster and mediate in one (or more) of the courts we serve.  Prospective volunteer mediators agree to commit themselves to attend a minimum of one court session per month for at least one year.

To be accepted into the training, an application and a short interview will be required.

Course dates:

November 9th – 9:00am-4:00pm

November 10th – 9:00am-4:00pm

November 14th – 9:00am-4:00pm

November 16th – 9:00am-4:00pm

November 18th  – 9:00am-4:00pm

Training fee is $550, which includes meals and materials.  There is no additional fee for the practicum for our trainees.

Interested parties should fill out  their Basic Mediation Training Application and email it, along with a copy of their resume, to

ENROLL EARLY!  Limited to 16. Registrants who cancel before October 1st will receive a full refund.  Late cancellations will be refunded only if space is filled.



MetroWest Mediation Services Training

We offer a variety of programs for people who are…

interested in volunteering for us in the courts

interested in enhancing professional development in the workplace, in social service agencies,  civic and religious groups

interested in acquiring a great set of personal skills to improve relationships

or interested in becoming peer mediators in schools

Contact us for a schedule of courses.

We offer conflict resolution and mediation training for the work place, social service agencies, and civic and religious groups. Call us to see how MWMS can tailor a training to meet the needs of your group.

Also available is Peer Mediation Training. MWMS has been MetroWest’s leader in Peer Mediation Training for 30 years.

Call the office at 508-872-9495 for more information.

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