El Centro College
El Centro College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Conflict Management program.
The Texas Mediator Credentialing Association has established criteria for granting various levels of credentials.
To mediate court-appointed cases, the state of Texas does require a minimum of 40 classroom hours of training for individuals, with 24 additional classroom hours required to mediate cases involving the parent-child relationship, usually in divorces. Courses meeting these requirements conform to the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable.
Two courses, Introduction to Mediation and Introduction to Divorce Mediation, satisfy the required minimum 40 hours to mediate in the state of Texas (each course actually provides 48 classroom hours).