A mediator must meet the following requirements for mentor status prior to serving as a mentor:

  • Certification as a professional mediator having completed a 50 hour professional mediation program for which he or she seeks to provide mentor services.
  • Completion of a minimum of ten (10) cases and thirty (30) hours of mediation
  • Participation in a minimum of a four (4)-hour certified course on Mentoring Individuals Seeking Certification as certified professional Mediators

Prospective Mentees

Prior to participating in the mentorship process (except for observations which may take place before or after the training courses), a prospective mentee must have completed a 50 hour professional mediation course and assessment as specified in the MTI International East Africa standards for certification.