About Eviction Prevention for Professionals

What You Will Learn

Have you ever struggled to help your clients keep their rental housing? Would you like to learn how to assist your clients who are at-risk of eviction as they communicate with their landlords during this difficult situation? We provide critical training skills for professionals who want to assist tenants in maintaining housing stability. In this course, you will learn: 1. How best to help tenants before, during and after they may become at-risk of involvement in an eviction proceeding. 2. How tenants can avoid the top 10 mistakes that often lead to eviction. 3. How to link tenants in need to a host of community resources that are available in Central Ohio to help during a sudden/short- term housing crisis. 4. How tenants with past evictions or less than perfect credit can access decent housing, even in today’s housing market. This course will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon (Eastern Time). Please note that the deadline to register is 48 hours prior to the start date/time of the training.

About the Presenter

Shelley Whalen

Since 1988, Shelley has been the Executive Director of Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio (CMS), one of the largest conflict management resource centers in Ohio. During her tenure at CMS Shelley has successfully mediated hundreds of disputes, including extremely complex cases involving government officials, Fortune 500 companies, entire neighborhoods and school districts. She was one of the original members of the Franklin County Domestic Relations Court Mediation Program Development Task Force and is a former President of the Ohio Mediation Association.

Continuing Education Credit

Lawyers: 3.25 hrs CLE *** Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists: 3.25 clock hours *** Nurses (Ohio Board of Nursing accepts CEUs approved for Counselors, Social Workers & Marriage and Family Therapists for CNE for RNs and LPNs. Educators) *** Educators: 3.25 CEUs *** Chemical Dependency Professionals: 3.25 hours (RCHs)

Refund Policy

Refunds: All refunds of training fees are subject to a $40 administrative charge and must be requested a minimum of three (3) business days prior to the start date of the training. Fees for registrants canceling fewer than three (3) business days in advance of the start date of the training are non-refundable, but may be applied toward a future Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio training for up to one (1) year from the initial registration/payment date.