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2017

April 1-4

Arlington 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
Email: Click here
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April 1-1

Somerset NJ

NJAPM Annual Advanced Divorce & Civil Mediation Seminar

The featured speaker is hostage negotiator and mediator Jeff Thompson PhD. Seminar includes mediation ethics with Bob Lenrow and Nick Stevens and panel discussion on common mistakes in civil and divorce mediation. Advertising for seminar closes March 20. 6.7 NJ CLE and CPE credits.
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Anju Jessani, MBA, APM®
Phone: 800-981-4800
Email: Click here
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April 3-7

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. Your training includes 2 hours of 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
Email: Click here
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April 5-11

Colorado Springs CO

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

Join PSI April 5, 6, 7 and April 10, 11 to 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
Email: Click here
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April 7-8

Santa Fe NM

Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training: Advancing the Art of Mediation

Join us for fun and learning from some of the best in the mediation arena! in this beautiful, enchanting town with its own unique setting. We will learn new mediator skills in our two partial day Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training and CLE Seminar. We will apply for MCLE credit in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas. MCLE approvals will be published as they are received.
Association of Attorney-Mediators
Brenda Rachuig
Phone: 1-800-280-1368
Email: Click here
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April 11-29

Santa Ana CA

Community Service Programs, Inc. 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
Santa Ana, CA 92705 USA
Phone: 949-250-4058
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April 11-15

Reno NV

40-Hour Beginning Mediation Training

This is a skills-based training in the mediation process focusing on techniques, self awareness considerations and communication and facilitation strategies. This class prepares professionals in any industry to mediate a variety of disputes for effective conflict management or resolution. CEUs are available for several disciplines.
Neighborhood Mediation Center and UNR Extended Studies
Phone: 775-788-2127
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April 19-21

Colorado Springs CO

Elder Care Mediation Training - 24 hours.

Add Elder Care to your practice! Participants learn: legal rights, terminology and statutes: aging population demographics; biological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual needs; common issues; aging biases; ethical dilemmas; and community resources. Participate in interactive role-plays. Earn certificate upon completion. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Monica Lichtenberger, Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
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April 19-22

San Francisco CA

19th Annual Spring Conference

Developing Skills, Finding Meaning, Pursuing Justice

Develop your skills, learn about the latest innovations in dispute resolution, and interact with colleagues and experts. The Section’s spring conference features excellent programming on mediation, arbitration, negotiation, ombuds, ODR, and specialty practice areas—both domestic and international. Whether you are new to dispute resolution practice or have been practicing for decades, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring Conference has something for you.

American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution
Linda Seely
1050 Connecticut, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036 USA
Phone: 202-662-1685
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April 19-May 6

Santa Ana CA

40-hour Basic Mediation Training, MCLE credit available

OCHR offers a comprehensive basic mediation training that fulfills the training requirements for participating in DRPA mediation programs in California's court system. It is appropriate for anyone who wishes to develop better personal and/or professional conflict resolution skills as well as those who plan to become professional mediators. The course includes a mixture of lectures, discussions, videos analysis and role play experiences.
Orange County Human Relations
Kathy Shimizu
Phone: 714-480-6581
Email: Click here
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April 20-24

Kensignton MD

40-hour Basic Mediation Training

“Transformative, interesting, challenging, complete exciting, exhausting, well-structured and delivered in an expert fashion made accessible to newcomers.” Maria Di Miceli, attorney, Washington, D.C. Our workshop provides both hands-on training and a clear framework to enable participants to work effectively with parties involved in disputes. Highly interactive, with a 400-page Manual, it sets out a six- stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. Trainer is Carl Schneider, who has been training for over 33 years.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D
3920 WashingtonSt.
Kensington, MD 20895 USA
Phone: 301-581-0330
Email: Click here
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April 20-21

Dallas Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training.

MOT’s Institute of Mediation Training’s Child Protective Services Mediation Course is a 2 day intensive course training specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. MCLE's 16.25 participant & 2 ethics hours
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
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April 21-26

Minneapolis MN

12th Annual Meeting

The International Ombudsman Association's 12th Annual Conference is April 24 – 26, 2017. The IOA is also offering Professional Development Courses & Specialty Workshops: April 21 – 23, 2017. All events are at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota USA. Be a part of IOA's robust conference experience.

International Ombudsman Association
Gabrielle Jacobson
Phone: 847-686-2307
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April 21-22

Harrisburg PA

Practice Challenges in Mediation

Pre-Conference with Bernie Mayer - The Conflict Paradox. Plenary with Judge Julie Todd on the Federal EASE Program. Eight skill-building workshops. PA-CLE and Social Work credits (including ethics)
Pennsylvania Council of Mediators
Phone: 610-526-1802
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April 22

Colorado Springs CO

Interested in Becoming a Mediator?

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
Email: Click here
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April 22-May 13

Monroe Township NJ

40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training - NJ

For attorneys, financial, mental health and other professionals who want to become divorce mediators for NJ 1:40 court roster or private mediation. Includes parenting, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, role-plays. Multi- disciplinary faculty. Includes breakfast, lunch, and all training materials. Dates are 4/22, 4/23, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13. Maximum of 24 students.
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Anju Jessani, MBA, APM®
Phone: 908-303-0396
Email: Click here
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April 24-27

Austin TX Area TX

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training - Austin TX Area

Is a 4-day (8:00am – 6:00pm) 40-hour training course offered to the general public, HR staff and attorneys. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. The training focuses on practical mediation skills and covers areas of personal injury, employment, intellectual property, and multi-party conflicts, among others. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 40-Hour Training Standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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April 25-27

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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April 27-28

Redondo Beach CA

2 Day Basic Interdiscipoinary Collaborative Training

17th Time offered Learn the Basics & the Team Approach to CP!
Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group/CPCalifornia
Hal Bartholomew
Phone: (916) 455-5200
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April 28

Miami FL

8hr Advanced Mediation Training

Join your colleagues in addressing key issues that arise in mediation and settlement negotiations. This lively program focuses on skill building and discusses ethical concerns from the point of view of the mediator, lawyer, and disputants.
ADR Training Collaborative
Stanley Zamor
Phone: (954) 261-8600
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April 28

Des Plaines IL

Powerful Non-Defensive Communication: Cutting Edge Tools for Collaborative Professionals

This program will explore the art of questioning and communicating without reactivity or defensiveness, including shifting the power dynamics, traditional and non-defensive questions and statements, asking disarming questions, making statements, and more.
Collaborative Law Institute of Illlinois
Holly Hickey
Phone: 312-882-8000
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May 1-5

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 1-5

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 USA
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

May 1-5

New York NY

Employment Law and Workplace Mediation Training

The Employment Law and Workplace Mediation Training program focuses first on employment law that is applicable to employment mediation, then on in-depth role-playing to help you learn and practice the skills to facilitate the process. Instruction is available in New York City at the midtown offices of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

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Scheinman Institute on CR at Cornell University
Katrina Nobles
Phone: (607) 255-0704
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May 2

Medford OR

Facilitating Five-Star Meetings

This interactive training will review facilitation basics, then focus on advanced skills practices. Learn skills and tools to: * Make meetings effective, productive and efficient * Manage difficult behaviors * Ensure accountability for assignments & outcomes * Reframe conflicts * Make decisions in large groups
Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice
Isleen Glatt, Training and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 541-770-2468
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May 3-5

Newton MA

Elder (Adult Family) Mediation Training

Learn skills and techniques for successfully mediating adult family conversations around issues such as living arrangements, caregiving, medical decisions, Powers of Attorney/Health Care Proxies/Guardianship /Conservatorship, family communication, financial planning, estate planning, will contests, family real estate, and personal property distribution. Three days packed with content, skill- building, and lifelike role plays.
Elder Decisions®, a division of Agreement Resources, LLC
Crystal Thorpe
Phone: 617-621-7009 x29
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May 3-5

Orlando FL

IDFA National Conference

Join the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts in Orlando for the 2017 IDFA National Conference, May 3–5, 2017! This conference brings together family lawyers, financial planners, and divorce professionals for networking and continuing education. Experts from the forefront of the industry will discuss innovative strategies, practical expertise, and real-world case studies. This event features a keynote address from Michael Kitces of XY Planning Network and sessions on key topics such as gray divorce, building a divorce practice, and perspectives from a family law judge. It’s a can’t-miss event for anyone working in divorce.

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
Joanne Holland
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Phone: 919.230.8523
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May 4-6

Roanoke VA

Basic Mediation Skills and Conflict Resolution

A low cost opportunity to learn the skills involved in successfully communicating and resolving difficulties for individuals, families, businesses, churches and communities.
Conflict Resolution Center at Children's Trust
Rachel Hensley
Phone: 540-342-2063 ext 25
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May 4-7

San Antonio TX

40 Hr Basic Mediation Course

40hr Basic Mediation Course. 4-day course meets the standards of the TMTR and provides MCLE credit with the Texas State Bar.
Project Mediation Pros, LLC
Phone: 210-812-0044
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May 7

Orlando FL

Pro Se Divorce Mediation

Average $2,000+ per ProSe Divorce. New and experienced Mediators are taught the techniques needed to attract ProSe clients, and to resolve all divorce issues without attorney representation. We cover the entire process including marketing, providing the forms for prior to and after mediation, and checklists for the mediation.
ADR Mediation Center, LLC
Charles Geller
Phone: (407) 834-5800
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May 9-11

Colorado Springs CO

FAITH CONCILIATION TRAINING - 24 HRS.

Participants examine four principles that are the foundation for Faith Conciliation; explore the differences between mediation and conciliation; examine beliefs and impact on impartiality; experience individuals and large group processes; identify steps for consensus decision-making process; techniques to support apologies and forgiveness; organizational governance/decision making authority. Participate in interactive, faith- based role-plays.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
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May 9

St Petersburg FL

What business owners need to know about ADR

Learn the differences between mediation and arbitration, the facts, tips and benefits of having a dispute resolution procedure as a part of your business operations.

Donald C. Lloyd
Phone: 914-522-5048
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May 15-22

Dallas TX

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training - Dallas TX

Is a 4-day (8:00am – 6:00pm) 40-hour training course offered to the general public, HR staff and attorneys. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. The training focuses on practical mediation skills and covers areas of personal injury, employment, intellectual property, and multi-party conflicts, among others. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 40-Hour Training Standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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May 15-19

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program


Spring 2017 registration is open! Register by Friday, April 28 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
Website: Click here

May 16-20

Los Angeles CA

Mediating Commercial & Litigated Cases with Lee Jay Berman

With heavy emphasis on the negotiation occurring in mediation, this practical workshop focuses on learning, practicing, and experimenting from the mediator's chair. Taught by a successful, active mediator, we cover the frameworks, structures, and theories of negotiation and mediation, with the explicit goal of you successfully conducting your own mediations.
American Institute of Mediation
Callie Squires
Phone: 310-478-5605
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May 18-23

Portland ME

Certificate Program in Mediation

Provides 40 hours of training, which is a state and national standard for entry-level mediators. The course is designed for individuals who are interested in mediating or applying the process of mediation to their profession or in their workplace.
USM Professional Development Programs
April Mulkern
Abromson Community Education Center
88 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04104
Phone: (207) 780-5900
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May 19-21

Kensington MD

20-Hour Child Access Mediation Training

“Wonderful. You do a great job engaging all participants.” Andrew Gange, attorney, Towson Our training focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator in parenting disputes, including how to talk about custody and visitation, distress and disorder: emotional aspects of separation and divorce, screening for and addressing domestic violence, the bifurcation of custody and child support, child development theory: its use and abuse in custody cases, parenting plans for very young children, the “50/50” myth, and more. A 350-page manual. Videotapes of leading mediators. Workshop limited to twelve participants.
Mediation Matters
Carl D Schneider, Ph.D.
3920 Washington St.
Kensington, MD 20895 USA
Phone: 301-581-0330
Email: Click here
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May 19

Boston MA

1st Annual Dispute Resolution Symposium

Please join the MBA and UMass' Graduate Studies in Conflict Resolution for an exciting review of DR's Advancements, Trends, and Strategies for Success. Exciting Keynote by Jeff Thompson, NYPD Hostage Negotiator!
Massachusetts Bar Association
Sheri Wilson
Phone: 800.536.5520
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May 19-20

Vancouver WA

Cultivating a Satisfying & Profitable Peacemaking Practice, with Forrest "Woody" Mosten

Join world-renowned mediator and collaborative lawyer Forrest "Woody" Mosten for a two-day negotiation and practice-building workshop that provides a practical model for implementing client-centered peacemaking strategies into your profession. Interdisciplinary practitioners will benefit from this training, including lawyers, mediators, mental health professionals, paralegals and financial professionals.
Nancy Retsinas
Phone: 360-816-2246
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May 22-24

Dallas TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training - Dallas TX

Is a 3-day intensive (8:00-6:00) 30- hour training fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence, child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.
Mediators of Texas:Institute of Mediation Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
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May 23-24

Belleville MI

Elder Mediation Training

This training focuses on Adult Guardianship and Family Caregiver Mediation. Learn the differences between other types of mediation and elder mediation. In this training, we will focus on the mediator's responsibility toward inclusion of the older person's voice in the mediation and techniques for working in multiparty family mediations.
Mediation Training & Consultation Institute
Zena Zumeta
330 E. Liberty
Suite 3A
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 USA
Phone: 1-800-535-1155
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May 25

New Brunwick NJ

6-Hour Divorce Mediation Supplment to 40-Hour Training

If you would like to be on the New Jersey Court Roster for Divorce Mediation, and if you took a 40-hour divorce mediation class in another state or a 40 hour class in New Jersey more than 5 years ago, please consider signing up for NJAPM's new 6-hour class which would satisfy your training requirement for the Roster.
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Anju Jessani
Phone: 908-303-0396
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May 31-June 4

Boston MA

AFCC 54th Annual Conference - Turning the Kaleidoscope of Family Conflict into a Prism of Harmony

Family law-related conflict arises at many levels, including debates over legislative and policy initiatives, disputed research findings, professional practice disagreements and, most importantly, conflict between family members related to parenting time, child support, and parenting during and after separation and divorce. Although prisms of harmony will not always prevail, it is incumbent upon us to search for collaborative and effective means of resolving these conflicts. Join AFCC in Boston as we explore opportunities to resolve conflict—both our clients’ and our own!

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
AFCC
6525 Grand Teton Plaza
Madison, WI 53719
Phone: (608) 664-3750
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June 1-10

Santa Ana CA

40-hour Divorce Mediation Training, MCLE credit available

This highly interactive training held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday one week followed by Friday, Saturday the following week introduces mediators (experienced or novice) and other family support professionals to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to work more effectively with couples seeking divorce through the California court system.
Orange County Human Relations
Kathy Shimizu
Phone: 714-480-6581
Email: Click here
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June 5-9

Macon GA

Domestic & Family 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.
The New Decision Management Associates, Inc.
Carolyn L. Raines
1100 Hill Place
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
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June 6-8

Salzburg Austria

Professional Skills Program in Dispute Resolution




Program takes place at the Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron in beautiful Salzburg, Austria.
June 6-8, 2017 (Program ends at 1:00 on June 8.)

This training program is prior to the Center for International Legal Studies "International Mediation Symposium" beginning on the afternoon of June 8-11, 2017. Participants registering for both programs receive a 20 percent discount. See website for lodging information.

Choose from one of two workshops.
  • "STAR" - A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies – Faculty: Peter Robinson and Denise Madigan
  • Advanced Mediation: Examining the Art and Science of Mediators – Faculty: Jeffrey Krivis, Tracy Allen, and Eric Galton
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine Law School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
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June 7-9

New York NY

Advanced Commercial Mediation Training (3 Days Mandatory)

If you've been trained in mediation and want to specialize in commercial cases, don't miss this invaluable course. Using a combination of lecture, interactive exercises and role-plays, you will learn the skills needed to mediate in the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division or on your own.
New York City Bar Association
Rosan Dacres
Phone: 212-382-6630
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June 8-23

Pittsburgh PA

ACR-Approved 40 hour Family Mediation Training

Thinking of Becoming a Mediator? Lynn MacBeth's ACR-approved Mediation Training provides comprehensive, accredited training that meets requirements for programs seeking ACR approval. Skills, history, role-plays,conflict theory, ethics,drafting, screening, etc. Approved for 36 hours continuing legal education in PA. Training days:June 8, 9, 10, 22, and 23, 2017
Lynn MacBeth Mediation
Lynn MacBeth
Suite 301 Law & Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-303-2505
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June 11-15

Jekyll Island GA

Summer Institute at Jekyll Island

Summer Institute on Conflict Management in Higher Education is the premier convention of faculty, staff, and administrators of universities, community colleges, technical colleges, and other higher education institutions on conflict resolution. Limited Space! Registration ends on May 5, 2017.
School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development
Ellen Lahtinen
Phone: 470-578-6115
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June 12-15

Austin Area TX

Basic Mediation Training - Austin TX area

Is a 4-day (8:00am – 6:00pm) 40-hour training course offered to the general public, HR staff and attorneys. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. The training focuses on practical mediation skills and covers areas of personal injury, employment, intellectual property, and multi-party conflicts, among others. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 40-Hour Training Standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
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June 13-16

Madrid SPAIN

WORLD MEDIATION SUMMIT-MADRID 2017

The Tradition Continues – !!!! NEW VENUE !!!! The Annual World Mediation Summit-Madrid (WMS) will continue our tradition of bringing together the most innovative minds in mediation as well as international thought provoking and forward thinking experts in the fields of ADR. June 13-16, 2017 See our website for full details
Mediation International
Phone: +34 682 36 76 67
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June 14-22

South Portland ME

40-hour Mediation Training

VOANNE Community Mediation Services and The Opportunity Alliance offer this program for individuals interested in adding conflict management and mediation skills to their “tool kit”. Combination of mini- lectures, demonstrations, discussion, and hands-on practice, led by Elaine Bourne and Karen Groat. Meets most state and national training standards. CEU/CLE credit available.
VOANNE CMS and TOA Mediation Services
Karen Groat
Phone: 207.523.5079
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June 16-17

Greenbelt MD

30th Anniversary and Annual Conference

This conference is designed to provide public and private sector professionals with the latest information on alternative dispute resolution, and typically features a diversified faculty of industry, government and academic experts, and opportunities for attendees to participate in smaller sessions.
Plenary Speakers:
Dr. Arun Gandhi and The Honorable Timothy K. Lewis
Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution
Marvin E. Johnson
1221 Smith Village Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904 USA
Phone: 301-384-6557
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June 19-23

Baltimore MD

June 40 Hour Mediation and Conflict Transformation Skills Training

This is a certificated 40-hour mediation training, a comprehensive immersion in 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, taking plenty of time over the five day training to instruct, discuss and reinforce the fundamental mediator skills and responsibilities, supported by group work, role-plays and directed feedback from trained mediators.
Louise Phipps Senft
Louise Phipps Senft
Phone: 443-524-0833
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June 20-22

Colorado Springs CO

ADVANCED MEDIATION TRAINING - 24 HRS.

This highly interactive training allows participants to: self-assess collaborative, facilitative and interest-based (CFI) behaviors using the Phoenix Strategies Assessment Tool; differentiate between CFI and evaluative/directive position-based mediator behaviors; examine party behaviors and outcomes that evolve when CFI techniques are used; practice achieving CFI performance standards; opt to mediate a video-recorded, role- play for certification application.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
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June 22-24

Malibu CA

30th Annual Summer Professional Skills Program in Malibu




June 22-24, 2017
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
  • Mediating Construction Disputes – Faculty: George Calkins and Justice Victoria Chaney
  • “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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 24

Colorado Springs CO

Interested in Becoming a Mediator? 2 hr. 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

June 27-29

Austin TX Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training - Austin TX area

Is a 3-day intensive (8:00-6:00) 30- hour training fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence, child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 6-August 3

Ramat-Gan ISRAEL

International Summer Program 2017: Identity-Based Conflict Resolution

**Registration is open Until April 15th, 2017. Early Bird Special (8% discount) for registration until February 1, 2017**
This four-week interdisciplinary summer program, taught in English at Bar-Ilan University (Israel), offers four graduate level courses which focus on identity-based conflict with a particular emphasis on conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians and how to creatively address them. Courses can also be taken individually. Students from all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities (including conflict resolution practitioners) will gain theoretical insights and practical understanding that have a wide range of applications at home, work and in the world. Courses are taught in experiential and hands-on ways by internationally recognized scholars and practitioners and include full day study tours, guest lectures, films, simulations and extracurricular activities. Classroom studies take place at the main Bar-Ilan University campus in Ramat-Gan, 15 minutes from Tel Aviv.
Bar-Ilan University
Dr. Rafi Nets
Phone: 972-3-5318043
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 7-16

Colorado Springs CO

WEEKEND BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 40 HRS. - CLE & ETHICS credits approved

Join PSI on July 7, 8, 9 & again July 14, 15, & 16 to 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. PSI is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
3730 Sinton Road, Suite #150
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 USA
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 12-13

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training

MOT’s Institute of Mediation Training’s Child Protective Services Mediation Course is a 2 day intensive course training specific to Mediating Child Protective Services (CPS) cases. The sessions include the complex parties of CPS mediation, understanding childhood trauma, parent dynamics, ethical issues, and the legal framework of CPS cases. MCLE's 16.25 participant & 2 ethics hours
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 17-21

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 18-20

Colorado Springs CO

TRANSFORMATIVE MEDIATION TRAINING - 24 HRS.

Unlike traditional problem-solving approaches to mediation, where the mediator directs outcomes, Transformative Mediation focuses on empowering parties in conflict to come together in mutual recognition, and identify their own mutually agreed upon solutions for solving their conflict. Participants will learn • Differences between transformative mediation and other models • Ten Indicators of Transformative Practice • Skills and techniques for supporting opportunities for empowerment and recognition • Clarity surrounding ethical situations • Demonstrate process in mediation role-plays.
Phoenix Strategies
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 19-20

Austin Area TX

20 Hour Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training - Austin TX area

Eldercare Mediation Class Elder and adult care mediation is a collaborative problem solving process, facilitated by a trained, neutral third party to assist older adults and their families navigating the challenge of ageing. A trained elder care mediator can help elders and their families address issues including health and medical care, end of life care and decisions, how to share family care-giving, care-giving schedules and expenses, living arrangements, property maintenance, finances, family business transactions, guardianship decisions, driving concerns, and probate matters such as wills, estates, trusts, and property distribution. Course Materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 24-28

Colorado Springs CO

BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 40hrs. - 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

July 31-August 5

Malibu CA

Mediating the Litigated Case - Malibu
6-Day Program




Takes place on July 31 and August 1-5, 2017, in Malibu, California.

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 School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 7-10

San Francisco CA

32nd Annual Federal Dispute Resolution Conference

For three decades, thousands of federal HR, EEO, diversity, employee/labor relations and ADR practitioners have turned to FDR for unparalleled training and the unique opportunity to interact with government leaders and industry experts — at an unbeatable value!

The FDR Advisory Board, composed of experienced practitioners, crafts each year’s program to ensure that the topics covered are timely, relevant and address the current issues affecting agencies. Sessions span four educational tracks: Equal Employment Opportunity, HR/LR/ER, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Attorney/Legal. Attendees can focus on one track or mix and match sessions from them all — making FDR a truly customized training experience. Sessions also include Town Hall conversations, Bonus sessions, and the cyberFEDS® Users Group.

Make plans now to join FDR in San Francisco, and see why past attendees say: “FDR is by far the best annual training event for Federal employees.”

FDR Conferences, Inc.
Sarah Mercer
Phone: 202-331-0004 x327
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 7-11

Chicago IL

Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program


Registration opens April 2017
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
Website: Click here

August 7-11

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.
Bob Berlin
1100 Hill Place
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 7-10

Austin TX Area TX

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training - Austin TX area

Is a 4-day (8:00am – 6:00pm) 40-hour training course offered to the general public, HR staff and attorneys. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as mediators in the State of Texas. The training focuses on practical mediation skills and covers areas of personal injury, employment, intellectual property, and multi-party conflicts, among others. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 40-Hour Training Standards as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. All Course materials will be provided.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 12

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 15-17

Austin Area TX

30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training - Austin TX area

Is a 3-day intensive (8:00-6:00) 30- hour training fulfilling the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act requirements for mediators doing court-ordered family mediation and following the standards set by the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable. The sessions include family law, family dynamics, domestic violence, child development, ethical and practical considerations and finances in family cases. This course meets the standards of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable as required by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 22

Austin TX

8 Hour Arbitration Training - Austin TX area

This intense one-day class focuses on the ethics and principles of basic arbitration. Emphasis is placed on the importance of communicating for arbitrator success. The importance of understanding the terms binding arbitration and non-binding arbitration and the distinction between mediation and arbitration is discussed. Explored are the core tenets of arbitration, to include the arbitrator’s opening statement, the oath of all participants, arbitration formats and procedures, the Federal Arbitration and Texas Arbitration Acts, and the enforceability of the provisions. This training program is interactive and participatory.
Mediators of Texas: Institute of Mediation/ Sensitivity Training
Barbara Ann Allen
Phone: 512-966-9222
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

August 23-29

Denver CO

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

Join PSI in Denver! 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 11-15

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.
Bob Berlin
1100 Hill Place
Macon, GA 31210 USA
Phone: 478-477-3317
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 11-15

Colorado Springs CO

40 Hr. BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 15-16

Elmwood Park IL

Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training

Collaborative Practice (the newer approach to family law) differs from litigation, pre-trial settlement, and even divorce mediation. It involves a Collaborative team approach in which three types of professionals join forces-without reliance on threats, demands, or the court-to support a couple through the divorce process and toward a new post-divorce relationship and way of life. Attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals interested in Collaborative Practice and who attend this seminar will learn the important, yet subtle ways in which each of their roles in a Collaborative divorce differs from their more traditional roles.
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois
Holly Hickey
Phone: 312-882-8000
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 19-21

Colorado Springs CO

CONFLICT COACHING TRAINING- 24 HRS.

Learn to support clients when one-on-one assistance is more appropriate than mediation. Participants demonstrate facilitative, interest-based coaching processes and skills that promote self- determination and collaboration. Students gain insight into conflict management style, behaviors and hot buttons using 3 self-assessment tools. Coach other participants using real life situations, integrating assessment tool results into coaching processes. Phoenix Strategies is a private school approved by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
3730 Sinton Road, Suite #105
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 USA
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 23

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

September 26-28

Colorado Springs CO

Workplace Mediation Training- 24 hrs.

Join us for an optimal training experience! Participants 1) become familiar with employment statutes and regulatory agencies, 2) assess and strategize workplace cases, 3) practice techniques that foster relationships and collaboration, 4) participate in interactive workplace role plays. PSI is an approved school by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.
Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Monica Lichtenberger and Jan Rodgers
USA
Phone: 719-266-8181
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 4-13

San Rafael 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 19-21

Nashville TN

3rd Annual Fall Professional Skills Program





October 19-21, 2017

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Conflict Management at Lipscomb University

The first 50 regular registrations, governmental/nonprofit, or alumni to register will receive a complimentary ticket to the Grand Ole Opry for Friday, October 20, 2017!

Participants choose one course to attend:

  • STAR: A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies – Faculty: Tom Stipanowich and Denise Madigan
  • "You're Fired!" Resolving Workplace Disputes Through Mediation and Other ADR Processes – Faculty: Tracy Allen and Eric Galton
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills – Faculty: Randy Lowry and Richmond McPherson
  • Family Law Mediation - Faculty:
  • Congregational Peacemaking: Managing Conflict and Congregational Change – Faculty: Steve Joiner and Al Sturgeon
  • Conflict Resolution in Health Care – Faculty: John Lowry
  • Preventing Bad Settlement Decisions and Impasse – Faculty: Don Philbin and Doug Noll
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Pepperdine School of Law
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263 USA
Phone: (310) 506-6342
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

October 26-27

San Rafael 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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here

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
Email: Click here
Website: Click here