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Training Sessions

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

(Sep. 1, 2015 - Jan. 31, 2016)


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 Self Reflection in Action for Conflict Professionals: Bringing the Depth of Who We Are to Our Work

(Nov. 21, 2015 - Jun. 4, 2016)

Sausalito, CA

The Advanced Self Reflection for Conflict Professionals Intensive (SCPI) series for 2015-2016 will be focused on the many dimensions of power and control. MORE »

2016 Self-Reflection in Action Series, Northern California

(Jan. 30, 2016 - Jun. 4, 2016)


We are pleased to once again offer our program in Self-Reflection for Conflict Professionals Intensive (SCPI) beginning in January 2016. MORE »

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

(Apr. 6, 2016 - Apr. 10, 2016)

Muir Beach, CA

Our Working Creatively with Conflict: 40 Hour Mediation 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 »


(May. 11, 2016 - May. 15, 2016)

Garrison, New York

-Are you responsible for helping people work through conflict? -Do you manage important conversations between clients, employees, team members, volunteers,or other people you work with? -Do you want to improve your ability to facilitate conversations of consequence? -Do you want to learn to mediate or enhance your skills? Learn how to support parties working through conflict or engaging in other important conversations in a different way. Our Understanding-Based model focuses on guiding parties to make knowing and informed choices together in a respectful manner. Highlights of our basic training, Working Creatively with Conflict, include: MORE »