40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

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

40-Hour Basic Mediation Training

Autumn 2017 Training: Part I – September 15-17; and Part II – September 29, 30 & October 1
Call 509-456-0103 to Register
Training Location: The Community Building – 35 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201
Cost: $649 (Register more than 21 days in advance and pay only $610) 

(Training is offered on two, non-consecutive weekends, for minimal interference with conventional work schedules)

 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!