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Overview
This school provides education, training and recognition for claims professionals involved in the mediation process. The program covers the role of the claims professional in mediation, and how to prepare for mediation versus litigation, as well as several other concepts including how to determine if a claim is a good candidate for early resolution, how to select the best mediator for the case and how to handle an impasse.  Courses in this School also address the psychological and behavioral issues impacting mediation, ethical considerations for a claims professional while in mediation and post-mediation concerns for the claims professional.
The School of Claims Mediation is a one-level program. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will earn a Certificate in Claims Mediation. The School is required in order to earn the Advanced Claims Professional (ACP) designation.

Deans

Ms. Rachel Ehrlich  Mediator, Judicate-West

Mr. Joseph Mak  Unit Manager, RiverStone Resources LLC

Executive Council

Ms. Karen Campbell  Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

Ms. Elena Gervino  Vice President, Travelers

Mr. Joe Hassinger  Defense Counsel-Mediator-Arbitrator, Galloway

Ms. Kelly Hopper Moore  State of Oregon Claims Manager, State of Oregon

Mrs. Michele Newman  Litigation Manager, Hamlin & Burton Liability Management, Inc.