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Working Creatively with Conflict: 40 Hour Basic Mediation and Conflict Resolution Online Training (November)
November 4, 2020 at 8:00 am - November 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm PST$100.00 – $1,350.00
The November training is now full.
Interested participants can join the waitlist. There is a $100 deposit to secure your spot. If a spot does not become available, we will refund your entire deposit.
November 4 – 8, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM PST | 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM EST
All sessions include breaks throughout the day
Are you responsible for helping people work through conflict?
Do you manage important conversations between clients, employees, team members, volunteers or other people?
Do you want to improve your ability to facilitate conversations of consequence?
Do you want to learn to mediate or enhance your conflict resolution skills?
In this gold standard mediation training, 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:
- Positive neutrality –supporting all parties without taking sides
- The Loop of Understanding – enhancing understanding and empathy
- Creative Options — innovating to meet differing needs and interests
- A Foundation for the Future — building the groundwork for the parties to make effective and lasting decisions together now and in the future
Who Will Benefit From This Training?
Our participants include mediators, lawyers, collaborative professionals, business consultants, executive coaches, managers and supervisors, human resources professionals, ombuds-people, non-profit staff, and other people whose work will be enhanced by increased skills in conflict resolution. Participants report it is one of the top mediation programs they have taken.
What is the Format of the Training?
This hands-on online training features briefings on the core skills of the Understanding Based Approach, followed by lively demonstrations and role-plays, all of which immerse participants in the learning. Realistic simulations, in which participants work through mediations from beginning to end, with coaching from our teachers, offer participants the chance to hone their skills and experience the emotional challenges faced by parties in dispute. Participants describe these different modes of learning and their interplay as enjoyable as they are engaging and rewarding.
Who are the Trainers?
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What are the Logistics – When, Where, Cost?
The training session will be conducted through Zoom. After registration, Kayla Hellal ([email protected]) will send a separate e-mail with Zoom connection details. You will need the QR code generated at check-out to connect.
Participants are encouraged to log on around 7:50 AM PST / 10:50 AM EST to troubleshoot any technical issues and help ensure the programs can start on time everyday.
Each session will begin at 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST, with several breaks during the day to allow for a rest from being online and for meals. The sessions end each day at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST.
The program training fee is $1,350.
A 5-10% discount is available for our CUC Connect members. Click here for more information.
Please note our cancellation policy: If you cancel 4 weeks or more prior to the program, we return your deposit minus a $250.00 administration fee. Between 4 and 2 weeks prior to the program, we retain 50% of the total cost of the program unless we are able to find a replacement for your seat, in which case we will refund the fee minus the $250.00 administration fee.
Is there Continuing Education Credit?
The Center for Understanding in Conflict is an accredited provider of California Continuing Legal Education by the State Bar of California. The Working Creatively with Conflict Training —appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys — will qualify for 32 participatory and 8 self study CA MCLE credit hours.
In New York, The Mediation Intensive Training will fulfill 40 NY MCLE credit hours (6.5 Ethics credits; 19.5 Professional Practice credits; and 14 Skills credits). For continuing legal education purposes, the Mediation Intensive Training is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
The Center in-person training has been approved under Part 146 by the New York State Unified Court System’s Office of ADR Programs. (Please note that final placement on any court roster is at the discretion of the local Administrative Judge and participation in a course that is either approved or pending approval does not guarantee placement on a local court roster.) We are awaiting final Part 146 approval for our online training, which we are optimistic will receive final approval prior to the November program.
To register, scroll to the bottom of this page.
For additional information, please email us at [email protected] or call us at (844)242-3428.