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40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

Trainer: Leslie Ann Grove (and Northwest Mediation Center Staff)

Autumn 2017 Training: Part I – September 15-17; and Part II – September 29, 30 & October 1
(two non-consecutive weekends, for minimal interference with standard work schedules)

(Fridays – afternoon; Saturdays and Sundays – all day)
Call 509-456-0103 to Register
Tuition: $649
(Discount for early registration more than 21 days in advance: $610)

 Learn the basic art, craft, science and ethics of facilitating peaceful conflict resolution.
Special Benefit, if you get hooked: completion of Northwest Mediation Center’s 40-hour Basic Mediation course is the main prerequisite for entrance into the Practicum Program leading to Mediator Certification.

 Who will benefit from this training?

 Teachers – Counselors – Attorneys – Ministers – Social Workers
Human resource staff – Supervisors and Managers – Business Professionals

Customer Service and Sales Persons – Law Enforcement

Training content includes:

  • Convening skills – how to invite parties to the table
  • Conflict theory – how and why conflicts are born and grow
  • Conflict styles — analyzing approaches to conflict
  • Neutrality and Confidentiality — hallmarks of the process
  • Ethics, conflict resolution process, & techniques — helping parties craft resolutions
  • Agreement writing — helping parties memorialize their agreements
  • Mediation and the Law —
    • how laws effect mediation
    • and how mediated agreements effect litigation
  • Role plays — trying out new skills in mock mediation sessions
  • And much more!

Training Location: The Community Building – 35 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201
Cost: $649 ($610, if registered more than 21 days in advance)


“Sharing the Children” Seminar

Northwest Mediation Center offers the court mandated
Sharing the Children seminar.

This 3-hour seminar helps parents address their children’s needs and interests during and after separation, divorce or other family changes.  The seminar is offered four times each month.
Call to register today! 509-456-0103  Click HERE for dates, times and locations

Topics covered include:

  • The developmental stages of childhood
  • Stress indicators in children
  • Age appropriate expectations of children
  • The impact of separation or divorce on children
  • The grief process
  • Reducing stress for children through an amicable separation or divorce
  • Parental alienation
  • And much more…
  • $30 Registration fee, cash or check payable at the door 
  • NMC will file your verification with the Courts upon completion of the class
  • Plan to arrive early, as no one is admitted after the start time
  • Children may not be present during the class, and child care is not available

NOTE: Pre-registration required.  NMC does not provide legal advice.

Call to register today! 509-456-0103