Compassion and Conflict (Online Training)


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Europe We are living in an age of outrage and division. Many of us feel called upon to stand up for our beliefs–and to find ways to reduce the animosity that we see online and […]


Moving Mediation Online — Tech Tools and Digital Dynamics (Online Training)


The Basics on Technology and Adapting Our Process Out of necessity, many of us have moved our conflict engagement work online at lightning speed without the thoughtful preparation at a measured pace we might have preferred. From digital group interactions to virtual platforms to matters of confidentiality, moving mediation online presents an innovative challenge for […]


Difficult Conversations in a Difficult World (Online Training)


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Europe How do we respond when we know we need to have a difficult conversation?  Many of us have the tendency for our emotions to spike in anxious anticipation of a difficult conversation—we might just […]


Working Deep Online (Online Training)

In this two hour workshop, we will be addressing the underlying issues raised by using video conferencing services to conduct online mediation.


Support and Development Series


The Center for Understanding in Conflict is offering an online Support and Development Advanced Training Series specifically designed for the COVID 19 era. This series of three meetings are an opportunity to convene with other conflict professionals and explore how what is happening inside of us impacts our professional and personal lives. These intimately small classes are structured to include self-reflection, discussion, and working through actual cases and challenges brought by participants. There will be guided meditations, journaling, as well as lively discussion and teachings.

$97.00 – $275.00

Equanimity in the Midst of Chaos


Friday, July 24, 2020 9 - 11 AM PDT • 12 - 2 PM EDT • 6 - 8 PM CEST This online training will be followed by an optional "community hour" for participants who want an opportunity for more in-depth discussions. In this particularly volatile and chaotic moment in the world, we are constantly […]


Court Involved Therapist Training

Novato Oaks Inn 215 Alameda del Prado, Novato, CA, United States

August 27 and 28 | September 17 and 18 | October 1 and 2 Novato, California In-person attendance is strongly preferred, but there is an option to attend online. If you would like to attend the virtual training, please select the online training ticket at the bottom of this page. 9 AM to 4 PM […]

$500.00 – $1,200.00

Co-Parent Counseling: Helping Parents Help their Children through Divorce


Dates and Times January 21 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern January 22 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern January 23 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Pacific • 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern January 22 and 23 will include a […]


Your Next Steps: Launching Your Understanding-Based ADR Work

  You have taken a conflict resolution training and want to add consensual dispute resolution to your existing practice or start a new practice— what next? Our three-part series will help you explore your motivations, professional goals, opportunities and challenges. This will be an interactive process with exercises and briefings on practical aspects of starting […]


Interest-Based Negotiation: Exploring Interests to Identify Opportunities for Compromise

Zoom webinar

  Interest-based negotiation is at the heart of leveraging the Understanding-Based Model to help those in conflict reach a mutually beneficial outcome. However, guiding people to look beyond their positions and see what matters to them can be challenging for even the most experienced conflict resolution professional. Being asked to go deeper and understand the […]


Workplace Mediation: 40-Hour Conflict Resolution and Mediation Training


To register, scroll to the bottom of this page. Feb 23 & 24 and March 1 thru 3, 2023 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM PST ONLINE All sessions include breaks throughout the day Do you facilitate important conversations between clients, employees, team members, volunteers or other people? Do you want to manage conflict conversations productively? […]

$150.00 – $1,350.00