Elements of Mediation

Elements of Mediation

Mediation + Communication Training

*Due to COVID-19 our training platform has temporarily changed; please visit our registration page for updates.

Elements of Mediation is a two-day intensive workshop that dives into the basic theory and skills of facilitative mediation. This training covers Creative Mediation’s core curriculum modules – including effective communication, the roots of conflict, mediation facilitation and design, ethics and limits, and negotiation dynamics.

Who should attend?
The two-day Elements course is meant for anyone interested in learning the basic foundations of conflict resolution and mediation skills and theory. Successful participants include working or retired professionals, students, or anyone interested in learning to think like a mediator.

Participants may be considering second career options, community volunteer opportunities, or any number of other challenges that demand the intellect, creativity, and interpersonal skills of mediation.

When is this training offered?

The trainings are offered annually in early April and early October.
Tuition is $399.00 per person.

Registration is Open

Advanced Mediation Seminar Series

Continued Education in Community Mediation

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The Advanced Mediation Seminar series is comprised of six courses and 2 mediation labs offered weekly (3-4 hours each) and is designed as a continuation of the Elements of Mediation training.

Who should attend?
The Advanced Mediation Seminar series is meant for both emerging and established Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners.
Prerequisite: completion of Elements of Mediation
Participants can register for the Advanced Mediation Seminar series individually at $369, or sign up at the same time as the Elements of Mediation training at a discounted tuition rate (save $69).

Topics include:

  • Mastering the Art of Inquiry & Finding Themes in Mediation
  • The Psychology of Conflict: Mindfulness & Adaptability as a Practitioner
  • Negotiation Dynamics & Writing Agreements in Community Mediation
  • The Faces of Community Mediation: Honoring Individuality and Diversity
  • Navigating Challenging Dynamics in Mediation
  • Managing Ineffective Approaches to Conflict

Registeration is Open