Program Courses

PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus. Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for all professional development courses requires you to (A) register for your course, (B) complete an acknowledgment of Northwestern University's Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct in CAESAR, AND (C) update your emergency contact information . Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR before registering for courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized.
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DIV_MED 201-0 : Divorce Mediation Training


This intensive five-day, 40-hour synchronous course prepares students from various professional backgrounds (law, mental health finance, etc.) to work within the interest-based negotiation dispute resolution model of mediation. Students will learn basic mediation skills through lecture, assigned readings, demonstrations, presentations, and interactive role-plays and model how to work as neutral facilitators using the structured process to help people in the emotionally charged area of divorce and family conflict.


Registered students can access their online course site here. An activated NetID and password is required for login. *Please note: It may take up to 24-hours for registered students to be added to the online course platform.

Additional Information:

A complete package of customizable practice forms is included in the course materials.

Tuition : $1715

Fall 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
11/13/23 - 11/17/23MTuWThF
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Wieboldt Hall, 339 E. Chicago Ave. 703-70542
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Crawford, Sandra
Carroll, Matthew
Chicago Campus
Schedule Notes :

This course will be offered on-campus.

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Course Materials :

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class. Supplemental materials will be available for download in Canvas.

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