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2017

September 28-30

Akron PA

Fall 2017 Basic Mediation Training - 3 Days

Learn about the following topics: Communication methods, Conflict Resolution skills, The mediation process, Ethics, Practice being a mediator through multiple role plays. $475 Fee includes training materials, drinks, snacks and lunches. Please contact us to learn more about our discount and scholarship opportunities. Save $50 and register by September 8; registration deadline is September 22,2017.
Advoz
Mila Pilz
53 N. Duke Street
Laner, PA 17602 USA
Phone: 717-397-2404
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October 1-22

New Brunswick NJ

40-Hour Basic Civil Mediation Training

Enhance your practice or career – become a NJ court-qualified and/or private practice civil mediator. This course meets the new 40-Hour NJ court requirement.
NJ Association of Professional Mediators
Marvin Schuldiner
Phone: 732-963-2299
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October 2-6

Denver CO

BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 40 HRS. / CLE & ETHICS CREDITS APPROVED

Experience small group (maximum 8 participants) training with video recording of student performance for optimal learning. Content emphasizes the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest-Based Model. Presentations include: Dispute resolution roles, 19 skill- builder exercises; conflict theory; conflict management self-assessment; ethics; statutes; process; case management; and MOU writing. CLE & Ethics credits. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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October 2-6

Macon GA

General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum

Understand the nature of conflict, responses to conflict and the basics of conflict theory. Learn the skills needed to facilitate the management of various types of conflict in a fun, energizing environment. Real-plays give students realistic hands-on experience. A comprehensive overview of appropriate dispute resolution processes.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
1100 Hill Place
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: 478-477-3317
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October 2-6

San Antonio TX

38th Annual Conference

The United States Ombuds Association 2017 Annual Conference The 38th conference is focused on the 21st Century Ombudsman: Big Challenges, Bigger Opportunities. One need not be an Ombudsman to attend! Register here: http://www.usombudsman.org/usoa- events/annual-conference/
United States Ombudsman Association
Kirstie Hirschman
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Phone: 515-281-3592
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October 4-13

Corte Madera CA

40 hour Mediation Training




A dynamic interactive, 40 hour professional training program utilizing simulations, coaching, lectures and demonstrations. October 4-6 & 11-13, 2017. To see what prior participants have to say about this training visit our website: www.RosenbergMediation.com
Mediation Offices of Steven Rosenberg
Steven Rosenberg
775 East Blithedale Ave, #363
Mill Valley, CA 94941 USA
Phone: (415) 383-5544
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October 5-6

Ellicott City MD

20 Hour Parenting and Child Access Mediation Training

Parenting and Child Access Issues: to include mediation theory and process overview, principles of family mediation, and valuable practice tips. This session will have lecture, demonstration, and interactive role play, with critiques of individual/group exercise. A review of Maryland family law including divorce, custody/visitation, parenting plans, and child support.
The Mediation Center
Cecilia Paizs
Phone: 410-750-6710
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October 7-28

Monroe Township NJ

NJAPM 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training, Fall 2017

The dates are Oct 7,8,14,21,28. Forsgate CC, Exit 8A, NJ Turnpike. $1,550 fee includes breakfast and lunch. Earn CPE and NJ CLE credits. Meets the training requirement for 1:40 Family Economic Program. Includes NJ Alimony, Equitable Distribution, child support guidelines and parenting. Taught by leading NJ mediation practitioners.
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Anju D. Jessani, Accredited Professional Mediator
Phone: 201-217-1090
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October 7-November 4

San Francisco CA

Ron's Mediator Certificate Training at BASF

Judges in all Bay Area Superior Courts have chosen to enroll in this training - Cosponsored by San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo County Bar Associations, Marin and Sonoma ADR Sections, and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association - Five Saturdays - $1195 - Please see websites for details
Bar Association of San Francisco
Ron Kelly
2731 Webster St.
Berkeley, CA 94705 USA
Phone: 510-843-6074
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October 10-28

Santa Ana CA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

CSP, Inc. – Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) offers this 40-hour mediation training for individuals interested in mediating in California. The program exceeds the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA) training requirements. Participants who attend every session will receive a certificate of completion.
Community Service Programs, Inc.
Jeanne Tran
Phone: 949-250-4058
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October 10-November 2

Cohasset MA

32-Hour Basic Mediation & Conflict Management Training

Certificate program designed to build the essential communication, observation, and self-awareness skills of effective mediators, community & business leaders, educators, law enforcement, court employees. Interactive classroom role plays and exercises; story sharing connected to assigned readings; evenings/weekends. Seasoned trainers Susan Sloane and Beth Myers. See website for details. Scholarships available.
The RoundTable Group, Inc.
Beth Myers
Phone: 781-383-8400
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October 11-20

North Haven CT

40-Hour Mediation Certificate Program

Attorneys, public policy makers, businesses, government agencies, and many others who want an efficient, cost-effective process for resolving disputes and conflicts increasingly turn to mediation. This program will help you increase your mediation knowledge and skills or begin to build your foundation in applying mediation techniques.
Quinnipiac Center on Dispute Resolution
Bill Logue
Phone: 860-521-9122
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October 12-14

Roanoke VA

Basic Mediation Training

Join us for the first step in mediation certification. A 3-day course that teaches you skills for communicating and resolving differences. Interactive instruction, role-plays, and practice activities. Extremely low price of only $150 thanks to support from the Golden Helping Hand Foundation.
Conflict Resolution Center at Children's Trust
Rachel Hensley
Phone: 540-342-2063 ext 25
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October 12

Toronto ON Canada

Med-Arb: Efficiency or Justice Compromised?

Developed as part of a unique partnership, this joint ADRIO/FDRIO/OsgoodePD program will provide a forum for discussion focusing on broadening the skills of those currently working in med-arb and provide a wealth of information for those contemplating a career in med- arb or those who simply work in dispute resolution and need a grounding of the concepts.
ADRIO/FDRIO/OsgoodePD
Phone: 416-487-4447 ext. 118
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October 14-22

San Francisco CA

BASICS OF MEDIATION

Become a certified mediator through Community Boards’ 40-hour BASICS OF MEDIATION in San Francisco. BASICS training topics include: communication and active listening skills, problem solving, negotiation, de-escalating anger, breaking impasse, balancing power, drafting agreements, and more. October 14-15 & 21-22.
Community Boards
Karen Lipney
Phone: 415-920-3820 x109
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October 14

Colorado Springs CO

Interested in Becoming a Mediator? seminar

Join us for a 2-hour Saturday seminar to gain an understanding of mediation as a collaborative dispute resolution process and to explore mediation as a possible career. You will learn about… •Mediation definitions and goals •Mediaton models, roles, abilities, and the mediation process •How to get started •What’s next after training •Career opportunities You will have the opportunity to get your questions answered! Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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October 16-27

Nationwide Test Centers

Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner® Exam

Take your career to the next level; become a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner®. Registration period: Sep 6 - Oct 11. Informational call on Sep 14 at 1 pm CDT.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 18-21

Eugene OR United States

Restoring Focus on the Child: CADRE’s Seventh National Symposium

CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, is convening Restoring Focus on the Child: CADRE’s Seventh National Symposium. The event will take place in Eugene, Oregon at the Valley River Inn.

National Ctr on DR in Special Education - CADRE
Clare Fowler
CADRE
PO Box 51360
Eugene, OR 97405-0906 USA
Phone: 541 686 5060
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October 18-20

St. John's NL Canada

ADRIC 2017: ADR & Access to Justice


The ADR Institute of Canada's AGM & Annual National Confer- ence is Canada’s largest, most prestigious and most important ADR event; every major firm and company with an interest in reaching those in the field will want to be associated.ADRIC is working with some great partners to develop a sched- ule full of exciting topics and speakers.
ADR Institute of Canada
Phone: 416-487-4733
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October 19-23

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

This workshop is designed to provide both hands-on training and a clear framework to help you work with divorcing families. Our workshop uses an interactive format with role play, videotapes of mediations, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, and even music and poetry. Our 400-page manual covers all the basic content areas of divorce mediation, including property division, support and parenting arrangements. Workshop limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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October 19-21

Nashville TN

3rd Annual Professional Skills Program at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee




Pepperdine’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution is again partnering with the Institute for Conflict Management (ICM) at Lipscomb University for this exceptional program! Featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in dispute resolution, the Professional Skills Program provides two and one- half days of unique educational opportunities for practicing professionals. Participants network with nationally prominent faculty as well as participants from the other specialties at plenary sessions, lunches, and receptions. Register early for a $100 discount off regular registration, and first 50 participants receive a complimentary Grand Ole Opry ticket! Early enrollment is also recommended as many sessions fully subscribe. CLE and CE available.
Lipscomb University
Lori Rushford
1 University Park Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
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October 19-20

Malibu CA

15th Annual Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Skills Institute

Join the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution in Malibu, California for a two-day interactive institute featuring rare opportunities to learn from some of the leading mediators and advocates in North America. Earn CLE credit while building your practice and advancing your skills to improve mediation outcomes!
American Bar Association
Brandon Moore
Phone: 202-662-1688
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October 19-20

Berkeley CA

Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements


This intensive two-day workshop is designed to meet the needs of professionals and graduate students alike who are in a position to coach, advise on or negotiate environmental agreements. In this course, we show you how the process of face-to-face negotiation can augment traditional policy making with creative agreements that are better informed and more stable. During the training, course participants will learn the elements of mutual gains bargaining, apply them in a series of hands-on negotiation simulations, and troubleshoot how you personally can apply these tools to everyday work situations. We illustrate the practical application mutual gains bargaining strategies in the context of these substantive public policy topics: • Watershed management, flood protection, and habitat restoration • Strategies to strengthen sustainable US fisheries • Air quality management plans • Coastal and marine spatial planning • Alternatives analysis and funding for infrastructure repair and maintenance • Guidelines for conservation of protected species • Accelerating investment in innovative renewable technologies • Negotiated strategic plans for statewide research investment
CONCUR, Inc.
Scott McCreary
1832 Second Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 USA
Phone: 510-649-8008
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October 20-28

Rochester NY

ACR-Approved Family & Divorce Mediation Training

10/20, 21, 26, 27 & 28--Comprehensive family and divorce mediation training recognized by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Learn about conflict resolution styles, culture and conflict, conflict and mediation theory, mediation styles, facilitative mediation techniques, divorce and its impact on children and adults, domestic violence, parenting, equitable division of marital property, support arrangements, working with supporting professionals, ethics, continuing education, and marketing of practice. Interactive training includes lecture, dialogue, exercises, small group discussion, demonstrations of practice, and role play.
Bobbie L. Dillon, M.S.
Bobbie L. Dillon, MS
Phone: (585) 748-8682
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October 21-22

Sacramento CA

Collaborative Practice - 2 day Basic Interdisciplinary Training

Two Day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training for the 17th time. Learn all basics of starting a collaborative practice. Meets IACP's Standards/CEU Units Available. Team of 8 - including 4 attorneys, 2 financials and 2 mental health present entire workshop. Highly acclaimed training!
Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
Hal Bartholomew
Phone: (916) 455-5200
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October 21

Downtown Los Angeles CA

AIM Institute Advanced Track at the SCMA Annual Conference

Are you an experienced mediator? Join us as we present the AIM Institute Advanced Track at the SCMA Annual Conference in L.A.! With William Ury, Ken Cloke, Steve Rottman, Kim Deck and Lee Jay Berman, it's an event not to be missed! Visit http://aiminst.com/advtrack2017 for details.
American Institute of Mediation
Phone: 310-478-5605
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October 23-27

Baltimore MD

October 40-Hour Mediation and Conflict Transformation Skills Training

This is a certificated 40-hour mediation training, part of our Mediation Core Curriculum designed to teach you everything you need to know to start mediating, either professionally or for daily use and practice. We’ll focus on mediation, conflict transformation and resolution theory and skills, with an emphasis on fostering self-awareness to reduce personal reactivity, as well as reflection and active listening techniques to facilitate communication. A certificate noting 40 hours of attendance will be provided at the end of training.
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: 443-524-0833
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October 23-25

Baltimore MD

Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Course (3 days)

Explore the fundamentals of the organizational ombudsman role with an emphasis on the principles of confidentiality, neutrality, independence and informality. Learn how to work with the visitor to the office as well as how to act as a change agent within your organization.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 23-27

Colorado Springs CO

40 Hr. BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - CLE & ETHICS CREDITS APPROVED

Join PSI in Colorado Springs and experience small group (maximum 8 participants) training with video recording of student performance for optimal learning. Content emphasizes the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest-Based Model. Presentations include: Dispute resolution roles, 19 skill- builder exercises; conflict theory; conflict management self- assessment; ethics; statutes; process; case management; and MOU writing. CLE & Ethics credits. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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October 23-27

San Rafael CA

Essentials of Mediation (3 days) and Divorce Mediation (2 days)

Last time offered – last chance to take it! Learn to mediate with skill & heart. Two dynamic master mediators share their knowledge, experience & philosophies about guiding parties to better understanding & durable resolutions. Practical skill-building grounded in theory & research. Lectures, demonstrations, exercises & role plays. Extensive manual with forms incl. 5-, 3- or 2-day training. Please register on our website: www.ncmc-mediate.org. Early registration discounted fees available.
Northern California Mediation Center
Nancy J. Foster
Phone: 415-461-6392
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October 23-27

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program


Fall 2017 registration is open! Register by Monday, October 9th to save your seat!
Northwestern University's 40-hour Mediation Skills Training course focuses on fundamental and practical techniques to successfully resolve disputes. The certificate can be used by legal professionals as well as career changers to enter the field of dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation. Students will also learn about professional resources, and attorneys can earn mandatory continuing legal education credits.
Northwestern School of Professional Studies
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October 25-26

Toronto ON CANADA

HIGH CONFLICT IN GROUPS

Participants will gain a set of practical concepts, tools, processes and practices that can help people make sense of and address high conflict scenarios in a wide range of group contexts - including workplaces, governance bodies, higher learning institutions, families and family businesses, communities, and criminal and law enforcement settings.
ADR Institute of Canada
Phone: 416-487-4447 ext. 118
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October 25-29

Springfield MO

Civil & Family Mediation Training

Join us for this highly interactive mediation training. Participants develop their mediation skills through role-plays and interactive exercises and receive extensive one-on-one coaching and written evaluations of their skill development from coaches with a wide range of experience in a variety of types of civil and family mediation.
Center of Dispute Resolution
Center of Dispute Resolution
Phone: 417-836-8831
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October 25-28

Santa Monica CA

Mediation Training

Kenneth Cloke will conduct a four-day training designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced mediators who are interested in improving their conflict resolution skills. $250/day or $1,000 for full course.

October 25 Overview of historical, psychological, legal, social, systemic and spiritual aspects of conflict, and avenues to resolution. Includes communication skills, story-telling, listening techniques and an eight-step mediation process.

October 26 Responding to intense emotions, techniques for handling anger, fear, grief, guilt and shame; eliciting interests; collaboratively negotiating agreements, caucusing, resolving cross-cultural conflicts; and ethics, values and limits.

October 27 Overcoming impasse, addressing power imbalances, reducing resistance to settlement, working with groups and confirming commitments. Mediating organizational, workplace, divorce, family, legal and public policy disputes.

October 28 Establishing a mediation practice, coaching, conflict resolution systems design, resolving complex multi-party environmental and political disputes, designing rituals, reaching closure, opening heartfelt conversations, reaching forgiveness and reconciliation, dialogue, and resolving international conflicts.

Center for Dispute Resolution
Kenneth Cloke
2411 18th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405 USA
Phone: 310-399-4426
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October 26

Baltimore MD

Helping People Get Unstuck: Mindsets that Generate Responsibility and Possibility

Half-day workshop. Explore the role of mindsets and several distinct mindsets that either hinder or enhance personal effectiveness. Learn about — the “player” mindset and the “learner” mindset — and see how they can be used to help “get unstuck” and empower people to move forward.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 26-27

Baltimore MD

Mediation Theory and Skills for the Organizational Ombudsman Course (2 days)

Gain a theoretical and practical overview of the formal mediation process and mediator skills as they relate to an ombudsperson’s practice.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 26

Baltimore MD

Facilitation Skills for Working with Groups

Half-day workshop. Gain a fundamental understanding of how group facilitation skills and principles of group dynamics can enhance the ombuds’ ability to support issue identification, group problem-solving, structured dialogue and meeting management.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Meagan Comerford
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 26-27

Corte Madera CA

Advanced Mediation Training




A two day, limited enrollment advanced mediation training. This interactive training is designed for those who would like to improve their mediation skills.

Mediation Offices of Steven Rosenberg
Steven Rosenberg
775 East Blithedale Ave, #363
Mill Valley, CA 94941 USA
Phone: (415) 383-5544
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October 27

Baltimore MD

“Listening For” – Advanced Listening Skills Using the Nonviolent Communication Framework

Full-day workshop. Clarify the value of different types and levels of listening to improve your visitors’ satisfaction. Integrate the art and timing of question-asking into deep listening. Explore the usefulness of the Nonviolent Communication model for an ombuds.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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October 27-November 12

Plano TX

Conflict Management Coaching

Conflict management coaching is a course focused on teaching a structured model for coaching individuals to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes, and to enhance the coachee's conflict management skills. This process has wide application, in the organizational context and for coaching individuals to participate in mediation, negotiation and relational conflict. This course is based on the CINERGY® Conflict Management Coaching model. This highly experiential, 42 hour course requires individuals to come prepared with their real, interpersonal conflict situations in order to coach and be coached. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a basic level CINERGY® Certificate.
SMU - Southern Methodist University
Phone: 214.789.2689
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October 29-November 3

University of Cape Town South Africa

Company-Community Dialogue Facilitation in Complex Environments

Going beyond the core principles of interest-based negotiation, participants will learn conflict- sensitive intervention and Do No Harm; what it means to operate to international standards; how to design broadly inclusive and legitimate processes; and how to manage durable systems for resolving company- community conflicts.
Graduate School of Business; University of Cape Town
Kate Kopischke
Phone: 801-554-5263
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October 30-November 2

Albany NY

Conflict Coaching Training

Conflict Coaching Matters, LLC provides basic and advanced conflict coaching training. CCM trainings are highly interactive and are designed in terms of optimal adult education processes. CCM trainers are experienced conflict coaches and quality trainers who combine the ability to teach and demonstrate conflict coaching. Trainings are multi-media with video examples of coaching stages and interventions as well as live demonstrations. CCM training emphasizes practice exercises that enable participants to experience conflict coaching from the perspective of the party to conflict as well as the conflict coach
Conflict Coaching Matter, LLC
Tricia S. Jones, Ph.D.
Phone: (267) 351-6555
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October 30-November 3

Macon GA

Domestic & Family (Divorce) Mediation Training

Understand basic domestic law including most recent child support guidelines and enforcement, and the financial and tax implications of divorce. Topics include: Domestic Violence, Parenting Plans and Communication Skills. Your training includes after session coaching and Intro to Practice Builder 2.0.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
1100 Hill Place
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: 478-477-3317
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October 31-November 2

New York NY

2017 Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

This 4th Annual conference seeks to inspire and coordinate a global effort to humanize humanity by providing a platform and an opportunity for a pluridisciplinary, scholarly, and meaningful discussion on how to live together in peace and harmony, especially in ethnically, racially, or religiously divided societies and countries.
International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation
Phone: (916) 719-6946
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November 1-3

Colorado Springs CO

Restorative Justice Training - 24 hrs.

Participants learn the history of Restorative Justice while examining the differences between traditional legal process and restorative justice practices. Participants gain insight into victims and offenders perspectives, interests; statutes and rights; various restorative justice practice forums; and learn case management from referral, intake, work-ups, conferencing, agreement writing and celebration. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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November 1-5

Muir Beach CA

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Learn how to support parties working through conflict in a different way. Our Understanding-Based model focuses on guiding parties to make informed choices together in a respectful manner.
The Center for Understanding in Conflict
Catherine Conner
Phone: 844-242-3428
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November 2-7

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

This highly interactive workshop uses a wide range of formats including video, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, story and music. The workshop, with a 400-page manual, covers the basic content areas of mediation. The training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. Includes a 400-page manual. Use of videotapes. Workshop limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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November 6-10

Denver Co

40 Hr. BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - CLE & ETHICS CREDITS APPROVED

Join PSI in Denver and experience small group (maximum 8 participants) training with video recording of student performance for optimal learning. Content emphasizes the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest- Based Model. Presentations include: Dispute resolution roles, 19 skill- builder exercises; conflict theory; conflict management self- assessment; ethics; statutes; process; case management; and MOU writing. CLE & Ethics credits.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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November 6-8

Newton MA

Elder Decisions® Elder Mediation Training (Adult Family Mediation Training)

Learn skills and techniques for working with seniors and adult families facing issues such as living arrangements, caregiving, financial planning, inheritance/estate disputes, medical decisions, family communication, and guardianship. Three days packed with content, role-plays, and opportunities to interact with fellow participants (who often travel from around the world to attend).
Elder Decisions® - a division of Agreement Resources, LLC
Crystal Thorpe
Phone: 617-621-7009 x29
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November 8-16

Medford OR

Restorative Justice Facilitator Training

Join us for this 4-day intensive on November 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2017. Restorative justice is a community- based and trauma-informed practice used to encourage accountability, repair harm, and restore relationships when wrongdoings occur. Restorative justice is growing in school, criminal justice, and community settings around the globe.
Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution & Restorative Justice
Phone: 541-770-2468
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November 8-9

North Haven CT

Mediation Skills for Leaders

No matter where you are in an organization, you will be called on to solve problems and maintain positive working relationships. This two-day interactive workshop focuses on core mediation skills that can be used to help work teams, co-workers, business partners, providers and clients solve potentially difficult and divisive issues before they fester and grow.
Quinnipiac Center on Dispute Resolution
Bill Logue
Phone: 860-521-9122
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November 8-17

Framingham MA

Become a Mediator in Massachusetts

MetroWest Mediation Services offers a 35-hour mediation training program which emphasizes facilitative mediation as a method for resolving difficult business, legal & community issues. The mediation training meets the training requirement outlined in the Massachusetts Confidentiality Statute Rule 8(c)(i) of the MA Supreme Judicial Court’s Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution.
MetroWest Mediation Services
Seth Izen
Phone: 508-872-9495
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November 9

ONLINE

Webinar: Expand the Ombuds Profession for Greater Impact: Internal and External Outreach Is up to Us

Webinar: Explore why we must put more emphasis on outreach, both within and outside of our organizations, discuss how to market your role to your constituents, and how to reach out and inform those in our communities and in affiliated professions.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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November 13-17

Los Angeles CA

Mediating Commercial & Litigated Cases with Lee Jay Berman

Learn how to be a complete mediator! Class size limited to 12 participants! Hands-on experience with all of the different styles and approaches that complete mediators call upon. For attorneys, judges and business executives seeking mediation training meeting the 40-hour requirement of most court and private mediation panels.
American Institute of Mediation
Lee Jay Berman
Phone: 310-478-5605
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November 13-16

Richmond VA

Conflict Management Coaching Workshop

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the field of coaching and conflict management. It is a technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills. Conflict management coaching has wide application in organizational and other contexts.
CINERGY Coaching
Cinnie Noble
Phone: 416-686-4247
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November 13-17

Toronto ON Canada

Advanced Workplace Restoration & WFA Certification Training

This program combines a three day workplace mediation offering with a two day Workplace Fairness Analyst Certification process. Enroll and better equip yourself to practice workplace conflict management in all its varieties. See the full flyer below for full details and pricing.
ADR Institute of Ontario / Workplace Fairness Institute
Monit Sahota
Phone: 416-487-4447
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November 15-17

Colorado Springs CO

Divorce Mediation Training - 24 hrs.

This comprehensive and hands-on course includes: parenting plans (child support, allocation of parenting responsibilities, parenting time, medical insurance), division of assets and liabilities; taxes; maintenance; marriage dissolution legal process, procedures and forms; financial and tax ramifications. Content emphasizes the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest-Based Model. CLE and Ethics credits. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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November 17-19

Kensington MD

20-Hour Marital Property Mediation Workshop: Mediation of Financial Aspects of Family Law

The workshop, with a 350-page manual, focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator in the financial areas of divorce. Some of the many components in this training include:
addressing “what if it isn’t fair?”, mediating alimony: the hardest issue, pensions in divorce, software programs for working with property and finances (FinPlan, Equal Shares, Family Law Software, SASI-CALC), and apologies: their surprising importance. Prerequisite: completion of a forty- hour mediation training. Workshop limited to twelve participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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November 18-December 9

San Francisco CA

Ron's Arbitrator Certificate Training at BASF

Do you want the skill and confidence to settle complex cases in a way that's more final than most court decisions? Cosponsored by San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo County Bar Associations, Marin and Sonoma ADR Sections, and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association - Three Saturdays - $995 - Please see websites for details
Bar Association of San Francisco
Ron Kelly
2731 Webster St.
Berkeley, CA 94705 USA
Phone: 510-843-6074
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November 18

Toronto ON Canada

Civil Procedure Workshop

This full-day workshop covers all the basics of civil procedure in Ontario for non-lawyer mediators and goes toward fulfilling the civil procedure requirements for the Ontario Mandatory Mediation Program (OMMP). It also counts towards the educational component of the Q.Med and C.Med designations.
ADR Institute of Canada
Phone: 416-487-4447 ext. 118
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December 7-11

Kensington MD

40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training

This workshop is designed to provide both hands-on training and a clear framework to help you work with divorcing families. Our workshop uses an interactive format with role play, videotapes of mediations, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, and even music and poetry. Our 400-page manual covers all the basic content areas of divorce mediation, including property division, support and parenting arrangements. Workshop limited to ten participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-581-0330
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2018

February 1-2

Malibu CA

Women's Negotiation Academy: Creating Skilled and Sophisticated Negotiators





Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution will present this workshop at the Pepperdine's West Los Angeles Campus on February 1-2, 2018.

This interactive workshop is designed to present you with specific tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness as a negotiator. The two days of instruction will be offered through the lens of gender, with an eye towards the most recent research on gender issues in negotiation. Everyone Welcome! Limited Enrollment! Register Now!

Faculty: Stephanie Blondell and Denise Madigan
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Straus Institute
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
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February 1-9

Medford OR

Restorative Justice Facilitator Training

Join us for this 4-day intensive on on February 1, 2, 8 & 9, 2018. Restorative justice is a community- based and trauma-informed practice used to encourage accountability, repair harm, and restore relationships when wrongdoings occur. Restorative justice is growing in school, criminal justice, and community settings around the globe.
Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution & Restorative Justice
Phone: 541-770-2468
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February 8-24

Irvine CA

Mediating the Litigated Case - Irving, CA
6-Day Program


February 8-10 and 22-24, 2018

A sophisticated 6-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners. Takes place on February 9-11 and 23- 25, 2017, in Irvine, California. Please register as soon as possible to secure your space.

Faculty varies from program to program: Peter Robinson, Tom Stipanowich, Jacqueline Connor, Sukhsimran Singh, Nina Meierding, and Matthew Guasco.

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
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March 25-28

Portland OR

Capacity Building in Environmental Conflict: An Intensive 30-hour Workshop

Immerse yourself with internationally recognized experts in transboundary waters, climate change negotiation, public participation and communications. You will deal with dueling experts, use games to break impasse, and map intractable conflicts. You will explore the connections between spirituality and conflict transformation in a structured, facilitated manner.
Four Worlds Consulting, LLC
Dena Marshall
Phone: 503-489-9111
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April 23-25

Richmond VA

International Ombudsman Association 13th Annual Conference

Attend the IOA Annual conference to become a more effective catalyst for change within your organizations. Boost your awareness, knowledge and skills with keynote and plenary speakers, workshops, presentations, and panel discussions address. Professional development courses will be held April 20-22.
International Ombudsman Association (IOA)
Phone: +1-847-686-2242
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June 21-23

Malibu CA

31st Annual Summer Professional Skills Program in Malibu




June 19-21, 2018
NOTE: 2018 Classes not yet confirmed. Course offering will be similar for 2018

Participants choose one of the following workshops to attend:

  • STAR: A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies – Faculty: Peter Robinson and Linda Meyer
  • Advanced Mediation:  Skills and Techniques – Faculty: Nina Meierding and Bruce Edwards
  • Public Sector Mediation: Skills and Drills – Faculty: Toby Treem Guerin
  • “You’re Fired!” Resolving Workplace Disputes through Mediation and Other ADR Processes – Faculty: Tracy Allen and Eric Galton
  • Family Law Mediation:  When Time is Not on Your Side – Faculty: Irwin Joseph and Don Saposnek
  • Elder Care Mediation - Faculty: Zena Zumeta and Susan Butterwick
  • The Art of Facilitating Dynamic and Difficult Groups – Faculty: Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins
  • Preventing Bad Settlement Decisions and Impasse: Using Brain Science, Game Theory, Animated Communication and Micro- Interventions – Faculty: Don Philbin and Doug Noll
  • Using Practical Tools of Mindful Awareness to Improve the Work and Lives of Lawyers, Mediators, Negotiators, Judges, Arbitrators, and Managers – Faculty: Len Riskin and Rachel Wohl
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills – Faculty: Randy Lowry and John Lowry
  • Conflict Resolution Consulting:  Using Mediation to Improve Organizational Communications, Team Building, Leadership, Change, and Systems Design – Faculty: Ken Cloke and Joan Goldsmith
  • Congregational Peacemaking – Faculty: Steve Joiner and Al Sturgeon
  • Cross-Cultural Negotiations and Mediation – Faculty: Sukhsimran Singh
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-4655
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July 23-28

Malibu CA

Mediating the Litigated Case - Malibu
6 Day Program




Register early - Since 2005 this program has sold out entirely through website registrations, prior to our advertising the program! A sophisticated 6-day program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners. Professionals can study the mediation of litigated cases to either become a mediator or to be a better advocate.

Faculty varies from program to program: Peter Robinson, Tom Stipanowich, Nina Meierding, Denise Madigan, Jim Craven, Steve Rottman, Matthew Guasco, and Alexander Williams.

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
Website: Click here