IAIABC Workers' Compensation Mediators' College - Virtual

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM (CST) to Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM (CDT)

Event Details

The IAIABC is proud to offer an all-virtual workers’ compensation mediation program in 2021. This comprehensive program will dive into the unique area of workers’ compensation mediation. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from an experienced faculty, learn and practice new skills, and share ideas with a cohort of peers engaged in workers’ compensation mediation across the United States. The program will consist of live and recorded sessions, self-paced modules, reading assignments, and discussion sessions. Participants who complete the full program in 2021 will receive the Workers’ Compensation Mediators’ College digital credential.


January 2021

Discussion SessionOrientation

Thursday January 14, 2021, 1:00 pm CT

Assignment: Reading and Discussion Board

February 2021

Self Paced ModuleReflective Listening

WebinarWhat is Mediation? 


Qualities of a Good Mediator

Discussion SessionDiscussion Session

March 2021

WebinarNeuroscience of Mediation

Self-Paced ModuleEthics of Mediation

WebinarHow to ask Questions

Writing AssignmentAssignment: Reading and Discussion Board

April 2021

Discussion SessionMock Mediation Observation and Discussion

Skills Practice/Discussion SessionMediating in a Virtual Environment and Mock Mediation Scenarios

For More Information:

Keri Lore
Keri Lore
Education and Resources Manager IAIABC (608)410-2217
Program Instructors:

Brian Holmes, Director of MOST, Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Debbie Blevins, Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Liz Crum, Former Director and ALJ, Pennsylvania
Linda Gillen, Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
John Lewis, Alabama Workers’ Compensation Division
Theresa McGowan-Sroczyk, Dispute Resolution Section Manager, Montana Department of Labor and Industries, Employment Relations Division
Patrick Pendleton, Ombudsman, Alabama Workers’ Compensation Division