Or. Admin. R. 438-019-0010 - Mediator Qualifications

(1) A mediator shall have completed at least 30 hours of basic mediation training and hold a certificate demonstrating such training.
(2) Such training described in section (1) of this rule shall address the following areas:
(a) Active listening, empathy and validation;
(b) Sensitivity to and awareness of cross-cultural issues;
(c) Maintaining neutrality;
(d) Identifying and reframing interests and issues;
(e) Establishing trust and respect;
(f) Using techniques to achieve agreement and settlement, including creating a climate conducive to resolution, identifying options, working toward agreement, and reaching consensus;
(g) Shaping and writing agreements; and
(h) Ethical standards for mediator conduct adopted by state and national organizations.


Or. Admin. R. 438-019-0010
WCB 1-1997, f. 3-20-97, cert. ef. 7-1-97; WCB 1-2013, f. 2-11-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13

Stat. Auth: ORS 656.726(5)

Stats. Implemented: ORS 656.012(2)(b), 656.283(1) & (9) & 656.289(4)

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