It is the policy of the ADR Section to post on its website and in its Alternative Resolution Newsletter, website, e-mail or other addresses or links to any ADR training that meets the following criteria:
1. That any training provider for which a website address or link is provided, display a statement on its website in the place where the training is described, and which the training provider must keep updated and current, that includes the following:
a. That the provider of the training has or has not applied to the State Bar of Texas for MCLE credit approval for ____hours of training, and that the application, if made, has been granted for ____hours or denied by the State Bar, or is pending approval by the State Bar. The State Bar of Texas website address is www.texasbar.com, and the Texas Bar may be contacted at (800) 204-2222.
b. That the training does or does not meet The Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable training standards that are applicable to the training. The Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable website is http://tmtr.org. The Roundtable may be contacted by contacting Laura Otey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Betty Gilmore at email@example.com.
c. That the training does or does not meet the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association training requirements that are applicable to the training. The Texas Mediator Credentialing Association website is http://TXMCA.org. The Association may be contacted by contacting any one of the TXMCA Roster of Representatives listed under the “Contact Us” link on the TXMCA website.
2. That any training provider for which an e-mail or other link or address is provided at the ADR Section website, include in any response by the training provider to any inquiry to the provider’s link or address concerning its ADR training a statement containing the information provided in paragraphs 1a, 1b, and 1c above.
The foregoing statement does not apply to any ADR training that has been approved by the State Bar of Texas for MCLE credit and listed at the State Bar’s Website.
All e-mail or other addresses or links to ADR trainings are provided by the ADR training provider. The ADR Section has not reviewed and does not recommend or approve any of the linked trainings. The ADR Section does not certify or in any way represent that an ADR training for which a link is provided meets the standards or criteria represented by the ADR training provider. Those persons who use or rely of the standards, criteria, quality and qualifications represented by a training provider should confirm and verfy what is being represented. The ADR Section is only providing the links to ADR training in an effort to provide information to ADR Section members and the public.”
SAMPLE TRAINING LISTING:
40-Hour Mediation Training, Austin, Texas, July 17-21, 2008, Mediate With Us, Inc., SBOT MCLE Approved—40 Hours, 4 Ethics. Meets the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable and Texas Mediator Credentialing Association training requirements. Contact Information: 555-555-5555, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mediationintx.com.
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