October 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Target Audience: This training is highly recommended for designated ADR Coordinators representing state agencies/entities. We welcome new ADR Coordinators, as well as those who would like a refresher course. Come and learn about the new ADR services in State Government! This is an interactive, online training; to participate most effectively, you will need strong Wi-Fi with a working camera and microphone on your computer. Attendees must be able to attend the full 3-hour training. Attendance is limited.

This training will help you understand:
• your role as the designated ADR Coordinator for your agency
• the importance of your formal agency designation
• what the term “ADR” entails
• the benefits of mediation AND
• how to make effective ADR assessments and service requests
Participants will be introduced to:
• the mediation process
• program resources AND
administrative requirements such as confidentiality, forms, record keeping and quarterly reports

Facilitator: April McClellan trained as a mediator in 2013 at the UNM Anderson School of Business as a graduate student of the School of Public Administration. She volunteers as a mediator for the Albuquerque Metropolitan Court and serves as a mediator for the State of NM ADR Bureau in her role as statewide Mediation Coordinator. She is native indigenous New Mexican (Po-Woh-Geh-Owingeh) born in Santa Fe. Her previous work includes Fingerprint Examiner, Death Investigator and Advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher 200 and a Second Degree Usui Reiki Practitioner.