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Training Sessions

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

(Jan. 1, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2015)


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

(Mar. 4, 2015 - Mar. 8, 2015)

Muir Beach, CA

Our basic introduction to our model of mediation. This 40 hour program satisfies continuing legal education requirements in California and other states. MORE »

Mediation Intensive Training: New York

(Mar. 25, 2015 - Mar. 29, 2015)

Garrison, New York

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. The program is open to attorneys as well as other professionals working to integrate the principles of mediation into their practice or work-- including ombuds-persons, business consultants, collaborative professionals non-profit staff and other professionals who work with conflict. 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 »