Challenge
the Traditional
Terms of Conflict

Training Sessions

Advanced Seminar Series: Support and Development Groups, Fall 2014: Westchester

(Sep. 1, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015)

New Rochelle, New York

The Center regularly offers Support and Development groups in Westchester for those who have completed our Mediation Intensive. The focus of these groups is on integrating the Understanding-based model into participants’ work with conflict resolution in a manner that is authentic to the individual professionals. MORE »

Advanced Seminar Series: Support and Development Groups, Fall 2014: New York City

(Sep. 1, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015)

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The Center regularly offers monthly Support and Development groups in New York City near Grand Central for those who have completed our Mediation Intensive Training. The focus of these groups is on integrating the Understanding-based model into participants’ work with conflict resolution in a manner that is authentic to the individual professionals. MORE »

Mediation Intensive Training, Northern California

(Nov. 5, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014)

Muir Beach, CA

The Mediation Intensive Training provides both experienced mediators and those new to the field with the perspective and skills necessary to work within the Center's model of mediation. MORE »

Advanced Training Program: Conflict and the Role of the Professional

(Nov. 21, 2014)

Muir Beach, CA

In this seminar, participants learn the ways that conflict professionals can open the process of communication between the parties. To accomplish this, professionals must learn actively to understand each party without allowing their own biases or preferences to impede that effort. This sense of “positive neutrality” is essential to the conflict professional truly being able to help. MORE »

Mediation Intensive Training: New York

(Dec. 3, 2014 - Dec. 7, 2014)

Ossining, NY

The Mediation Intensive Training provides both experienced mediators and those new to the field with the perspective and skills necessary to work within the Center’s model of mediation. Participants learn what it takes to shift from a stance of advocacy to one of mediation – for professionals and parties alike. MORE »

Advanced Training Program: Endgame, April 2015

(Apr. 10, 2015)

Muir Beach, CA

This course is an advanced training focusing on the issues and challenges faced by conflict professionals during the final stages of working out an agreement. MORE »

Advanced Training Program: Power Imbalance, November 2015

(Nov. 20, 2015)

Muir Beach, CA

Power imbalances are inevitable in conflict. This program will explore the following: - Recognizing power imbalances and the elements that comprise them. - Understanding how conflict professionals can assist the parties in effectively addressing power imbalances and the limitations on dealing with power imbalances. MORE »