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    Joining is easy!

    If you are a collaborative professional and would like to join CDRP, please contact us. As a benefit to membership, your contact information will be included on our website and Membership List and distributed to potential clients by other members. Applicants become Members and are listed on the CDRP website.

    Joining is easy! The cost is $195. Complete our online application as the first step.


    Please contact our 2022-2023 Membership Chair, Beth Tello.

    As a condition of continued membership in Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals, I certify that I will:

    • Comply with all rules and procedures of CDRP as the organization evolves
    • Attend a minimum of two CDRP general educational meetings per year, as well as an additional Collaborative event;
    • Maintain my membership in the IACP as long as I am a member of CDRP;
    • Pay annual CDRP membership dues;

    Within one (1) year of joining I will complete at least thirty (30) hours mediation training in client-centered, facilitative conflict resolution, of the kind typically taught in an interest-based, narrative, or transformative mediation training program;

    Complete at least eight hours every two years of further training in Collaborative Practice or areas that support the principles of Collaborative Practice such as communication skills, advanced collaborative training beyond the minimum 16 hours of basic training, advanced mediation training, advanced professional coach training, etc. I understand that four of the eight hours can be completed by doing pro bono collaborative cases through the Collaborative Project of Maryland.