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Training Sessions

Advanced Seminar Series: Support and Development Groups, Spring 2015: New York City

(Jan. 1, 2015 - Jun. 30, 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 »

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 »

Working Creatively with Conflict: 40 Hour Mediation and Dispute Resolution Training

(May. 6, 2015 - May. 10, 2015)

Muir Beach, CA

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

Advanced Program in Self-Reflection for Conflict Professionals: Tassajara

(Aug. 23, 2015 - Aug. 28, 2015)

Carmel Valley, CA

We are offering another week-long program in self-reflection at Tassajara for conflict professionals. In this program, we will have a continued focus on how we can work effectively with our own internal responses to help people in conflict. There will be a significant meditation component to the program MORE »

Working Creatively with Conflict: 40 Hour Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training

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

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. 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: 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 »