Introduction to Mediation is a 4 day course that includes 30 hours of instruction about mediation, negotiation and advanced communication skills to help people resolve their differences. January 6-9, 2020. Registration closes on December 31, 2019. Fee: $250. A limited number of scholarships are offered by Midlands Mediation Center for a commitment to complete the observation requirement and be available to volunteer to mediate community cases in the Midlands.