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Amigos in Mediation

Peer Mediation Training Information

Training Environment

  • The students will need to be able to work in groups of four during the majority of training. The students will practice the mediation process by role-plays in the seating arrangement
  • The best environment for the training workshop is typically in a classroom or library
  • The training room should have audio-visual capability (projection and sound) to be used for a DVD and/or PowerPoint presentation

A group of four students will be arranged

Four Seats Arrangement
Pen and Paper

Training Materials

Class Supplies:

  • Flip chart paper for group work
  • Markers for flip chart paper
  • Scratch paper or copies of “Peer Mediation Notes” sheet in training manual
  • Extra copies of the “Agreement Form” to be used during role-play practice

Student Supplies:

  • Pencil/pen
  • Copy of “Peer Mediation Training Program Manual” for each student (sent by email to Peer Mediation Sponsor)

Role of Sponsor During Training

Pre Training:

  • Provide first and last name of students and staff for certificates to be printed by AIM
  • Provide student and staff t-shirt sizes at least 2 weeks prior to training date, see T-Shirt Name & Size Form

Day of Training:

  • Ensure one staff member is present in room at all times during training
  • Provide a copy of manual to students on or before day of training
  • Designate time of students’ lunch break and notify AIM trainer before session starts
  • Ensure students are staying on task during group role play activities (AIM Trainer will walk around room and facilitate mediation process during role-play activities)

Post Training:

  • Submit monthly ‘Mediation Activity Report’ via online submission
  • Contact the BCDRC to schedule follow-up, refresher, and advanced trainings at no cost
Amigos in Mediation
  1. "Part of a Comprehensive Intervention Plan"

    Amigos in Mediation
    For more information about the AIM Program contact:
    DeAnna Curcio
    Peer Mediation Program Coordinator
    (210) 335-2444
    Email DeAnna Curcio

    Proudly supported by the San Antonio Bar Foundation