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Basic Mediation Training

Description

Basic Mediation Training with focus on conflict styles, communication skills, negotiation, mediation techniques and role plays. Prepares participants to practice alternative dispute resolution skills in workplace, organizational or community settings.

Dates/Times:

Friday, March 24, 2017 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 2017 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours: 22

Sponsor: Mediation Services of Adams County (MSAC)

Website: mediateadams.org/training/

Trainers: Elly Cleaver, retired Federal Government Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist

Location: Gettysburg Area Schools Administration Building, 900 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Cost & Credits

Before Feb. 25th - $245 (Inquire about scholarships for non-profits or churches)

After Feb. 25th - $275

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Janet Powers
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 717-334-7312

Basic Mediation Training

Description

This training covers: Understanding the dynamics of conflict, Communicating effectively as a mediator, Developing interactive strategies for handling conflict, Framing issues that lead to join problem-solving, Brainstorming for solutions, Building agreements, Asking effective questions, Remaining neutral, & Ethical issues Participants learn the mediation process using an interest-based, collaborative problem-solving model. This training is highly interactive and involves the skills, concepts, and strategies effective in resolving conflict. The course is designed for individuals interested in developing skills in mediation or conflict resolution: attorneys, HR professionals, psychologists, social workers, teachers, youth workers, clergy, and more.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: www.center4resolutions.org/services/trainings/

Trainers: Tracy Hornig, Director of Mediation & Training

Location: 26 East 4th Street, Media, PA 19063

Cost & Credits

Before April 5 - $500
Cost with CLEs: $550 - 23 sub & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $535 - 24

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Tracy Hornig
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

Basic Mediation Training: Communication & Conflict Resolution Skills (Module 1)

Description

This course covers communication and conflict resolution skills. It is being offered for those who wish to improve their communication skills but who may not wish to become mediators at this time. This course is a prerequisite for Module II: Mediation Skills. Learning objectives include: understanding the communication model, understanding barriers to effective communication, learning skills to promote effective communication, understanding the conflict triangle, and learning skills to resolve conflict constructively. It is the prerequisite for Module 2.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, April 6, 2017 1:00 - 5:30 pm
Friday, April 7, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours: 20

Sponsor: Advoz (formerly Conflict Resolution Services)

Website: advoz.org/event/basic-mediation-training-2017/

Trainers:

Location: TBD in Lancaster area

Cost & Credits

Before March 6th - $425
Cost with CLEs: $475 - 19 CLEs
Cost with CECs: $475 - 19 CEUs

After March 6th - $450 Cost with CLEs: $500
Cost with CECs: $500

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Mila Pilz, Executive Director of Program Operations
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 717-397-2404

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Description

This workshop is designed to provide both hands-on training and a clear framework to enable participants to work effectively with parties involved in disputes. It is for anyone - attorneys, managers, human service professionals, educators, religious leaders, private practitioners and persons in organizations who want to incorporate mediation in their professional skills. This is a highly interactive workshop, using a wide range of formats including video, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, story and music. The workshop, with a 400-page Manual, covers the basic content areas of mediation. This training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. Transformative, interesting, challenging, complete exciting, exhausting, well-structured and delivered in an expert fashion made accessible to newcomers. Maria Di Miceli, attorney, Washington, D.C.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, April 21, 2017 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:45 am - 6:00 pm

Total Hours: 40

Sponsor: Mediation Matters

Website: www.mediationmatters.com

Trainers: Carl D. Schneider, Ph.D., & Audrey M. Yowell, Ph.D., M.S.S.S.

Location: Kensington, MD

Cost & Credits

Before March 20th - $1,345
Cost with CLEs: $1,345 - 37 sub/2 ethics (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After March 20th - $1,465

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Carl D. Schneider, Ph.D., Director
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 301-581-0330

Basic Mediation: Mediation Skills (Module 2)

Description

Mediation Skills covers the concepts and skills used in the facilitative, problem-solving model of mediation. The training incorporates the national Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators. It is an interactive, practice-based training that uses lecture, skill-building exercises, and role playing simulations. All trainees will simulate at least six disputes; three of those as mediators. The training prepares mediators for the complete process of mediation: setting up the mediation site, all phases of the session with disputants, post-session debriefing, and planning for subsequent sessions. Thorough and well-developed training materials are provided to all trainees. Friday and Saturday lunches are included along with drinks, snacks and program materials. Module 1 is a pre-requisite for Module 2.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, April 27, 2017 1:00 - 5:30 pm
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours: 20

Sponsor: Advoz (formerly Conflict Resolution Services)

Website: advoz.org/event/mediation-training-module-2/

Trainers:

Location: TBD in Lancaster area

Cost & Credits

Before March 6th - $400
Cost with CLEs: $450 - 18 sub + 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $450 - 19 CEUs

After March 6th - $450 Cost with CLEs: $500
Cost with CECs: $500

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Mila Pilz, Executive Director of Program Operations
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 717-397-2404

Listening Skills Workshop

Description

Build your listening skills for improved performance at work and to strengthen your personal relationships. The workshop employs a combination of lecture, exercises, experiential activities, and take-away practices and is part of the Building Conflict Competence Series. The schedule includes a lunch break. Participants provide their own lunch. There are many dining options in easy walking distance.

Dates/Times:

Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Total Hours: 5 hrs.

Sponsor: Progressive Conflict Solutions

Website: progressiveconflictsolutions.com/listening-workshop-april-29/

Trainers: Ellen Morfei

Location: 24 Veterans Square, Media, PA 19063 (look for the orange and black HeadRoom awning).

Cost & Credits

Before April 29 - $60

Contact

Name: Ellen Morfei
Email: Email Contact

20 Hour Child Access Mediation Training

Description

This interactive workshop, with a 300-page Manual, focuses on the skills Involved in becoming an effective mediator with parents who are separating. The workshop is designed to provide both hands-on training and a clear framework to enable participants to work effectively with divorcing and unmarried parents who need help in developing a parenting plan at the same they are ending their intimate relationship.Topics include screening for and addressing domestic violence, child development theory: its use and abuse in custody cases, the 50/50% myth, how to talk about custody and visitation, distress and disorder: emotional aspects of separation and divorce, the relation and bifurcation of custody and child support, and parenting plans for very young children. A distinctive feature of this training is extensive use of videotapes for instruction, including tapes of actual mediations.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9 am - 6 pm
Thursday, May 18, 2017 9 am - 6 pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 9 am - 1 pm

Total Hours: 20

Sponsor: Mediation Matters

Website: www.Mediationmatters.com

Trainers: Carl D. Schneider, Ph. D.

Location: Kensington, MD

Cost & Credits

Before April 17th - $765
Cost with CLEs: $765 - 20 CLEs (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After April 17th - $845

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Carl D. Schneider, Ph.D., Director
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 301-581-0330

Secrets to Civil and Productive Dialogue

Description

It's a tough time for productive and civil dialogue. The recent elections have been divisive and often uncivil. But how to do you engage in civil dialogue when you are not in agreement? You can learn how! This workshop will build your dialogue skills using a combination of lecture, exercises, experiential activities, and take-away practices. The workshop is part of the Building Conflict Competence Series. The schedule includes a lunch break. Participants provide their own lunch. There are many dining options in easy walking distance.

Dates/Times:

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Total Hours: 5 hrs.

Sponsor: Progressive Conflict Solutions

Website: progressiveconflictsolutions.com/secrets-to-civil-and-productive-dialogue/

Trainers: Ellen Morfei

Location: 24 Veterans Square, Media, PA 19063 (look for the orange and black HeadRoom awning).

Cost & Credits

Before May 20th - $60

Contact

Name: Ellen Morfei
Email: Email Contact

Basic Mediation Training

Description

Objective: To prepare individuals who are interested in becoming mediators to facilitate the mediation process. It offers trainees the opportunity to develop skills and techniques to enhance information gathering, communication, problem-solving, conflict management, agreement writing, ethical decision making and perception. This basic training focuses on family, neighborhood, and small claims issues. The course includes: Confidentiality, Communication Skills, Practical Application of the Mediation Process, Legal and Ethical Considerations and Special Situations. Training format includes mini-lecture; individual, small, and large group exercises; role-playing and videos. You must attend all 24 hours to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, July 13, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, July 14, 2017 9 am - 5 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/basic-mediation-training

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq., Executive Director

Location: Good Shepherd Mediation Program, 2000 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost & Credits

Before July 12 - $500
Cost with CLEs: $550 - 18.5 sub. & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $550 -

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

Divorce and Custody Mediation Training

Description

Objective: This comprehensive, ACR-accredited mediator training program is a combination of role-play, lecture, simulation, discussion and videotapes of actual mediation. This five-day workshop walks participants through the process of divorce and custody mediation from the orientation session to the completed memorandum of understanding. The curriculum covers the following topics: " Parenting arrangements " Property division and support " Tax, pension and other financial concerns " Emotional issues " Effective conflict management " Mediation techniques " Power balancing " Ethics and standards of practice " Domestic violence This workshop meets the 40-hour basic training requirement in PA Court Rule 1940.4, which sets forth the minimum qualifications that a mediator must have to participate in court-connected Custody Mediation in Pennsylvania. Participants must attend all 40 hours to receive a certificate of completion for this course. Limited seating is available.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, August 25, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday, August 28, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Total Hours: 40

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/divorce-custody-mediator-training

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq., Executive Director, Good Shepherd Mediation Program; Adjunct faculty at Temple Beasley School of Law

Location: Bucks County Bar Association 135 E State St, Doylestown, PA 18901

Cost & Credits

Before August 8th - $1,600
Cost with CLEs: $1,700 - 40 PA CLE (38 sub. & 2 ethics)
Cost with CECs: $1,700 - 40 NASW-PA CEUs

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Becoming a Mediator

Description

Objective: To orient aspiring mediators regarding the nuts and bolts of starting a career in dispute resolution. People contemplating a career switch or a second career as a mediator have lots of questions: " Do I need a license? " What training should I take? Are there any prerequisites? What does the training prepare me for? Are there scholarships available? " Do I need special training to be a divorce mediator? " Do I need to be a lawyer? " Do I need insurance? " Where can I mediate? " Where can I find a mentor? " How long does it take to build a practice? Whether you are interested in volunteering, working full-time in dispute resolution or starting a private practice to supplement your income, this workshop will answer all of these questions and more. In addition to the lead trainer, there will be a panel of expert mediators who practice in various areas on hand to share a wealth of knowledge with you.

Dates/Times:

Friday, September 15, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Total Hours: 3

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/becoming-a-mediator

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrrona, Esq. & a panel of experts (Ron Shane, Ed Blumstein & Jim Rosenstein)

Location: Good Shepherd Mediation Program, 2000 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost & Credits

Before Sept. 15th - $100
Cost with CLEs: $125 - 3 sub.
Cost with CECs: $125 - 3 NASW-PA

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

Restorative Practices: Promoting Peace and Community Following Harm

Description

Objective: To prepare participants to use restorative practices to promote peace and build community following an offense that has caused harm to an individual and the community. The workshop includes: an introduction to restorative justice principles; instruction on meeting facilitation skills; and learning how to conduct face-to-face meetings between victims, offenders, and support persons in order to facilitate restoration, healing, restitution, and reconciliation between the person who was harmed, the individual who caused the harm, and the affected community. Participants will receive specific training to facilitate meetings between juveniles who have been arrested for delinquent acts, their families, and those whom the juveniles have harmed. The facilitated discussions are designed to encourage the youths to take responsibility for their actions, better understand how their actions impact others, give them the opportunity to make amends with those they have harmed and make positive changes in their lives.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, October 6, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/restorative-practices

Trainers:

Location: Good Shepherd Mediation Program, 2000 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost & Credits

Before June 1st - $300
Cost with CLEs: $350 - 14 sub.
Cost with CECs: $350 - 14 NASW-PA CEUs

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

Basic Mediation Training

Description

Objective: To prepare individuals who are interested in becoming mediators to facilitate the mediation process. It offers trainees the opportunity to develop skills and techniques to enhance information gathering, communication, problem-solving, conflict management, agreement writing, ethical decision making and perception. This basic training focuses on family, neighborhood, and small claims issues. The course includes: Confidentiality, Communication Skills, Practical Application of the Mediation Process, Legal and Ethical Considerations and Special Situations. Training format includes mini-lecture; individual, small, and large group exercises; role-playing and videos. You must attend all 24 hours to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 9 am - 5 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/basic-mediation-training

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq., Executive Director

Location: Good Shepherd Mediation Program, 2000 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 25th - $500
Cost with CLEs: $550 - 18.5 sub. & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $550 - 21 NASW-PA CEUs

* Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a 10% discount, not to exceed $50, on this training. Please contact the trainer directly to obtain the discount. *

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

Divorce and Custody Mediation Training

Description

Objective: This comprehensive, ACR-accredited mediator training program is a combination of role-play, lecture, simulation, discussion and videotapes of actual mediation. This five-day workshop walks participants through the process of divorce and custody mediation from the orientation session to the completed memorandum of understanding. The curriculum covers the following topics: " Parenting arrangements " Property division and support " Tax, pension and other financial concerns " Emotional issues " Effective conflict management " Mediation techniques " Power balancing " Ethics and standards of practice " Domestic violence This workshop meets the 40-hour basic training requirement in PA Court Rule 1940.4, which sets forth the minimum qualifications that a mediator must have to participate in court-connected Custody Mediation in Pennsylvania. Participants must attend all 40 hours to receive a certificate of completion for this course. Limited seating is available.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday, November 13, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Total Hours: 40

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/training-consulting/divorce-custody-mediator-training

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq., Executive Director, Good Shepherd Mediation Program; Adjunct faculty at Temple Beasley School of Law

Location: Good Shepherd Mediation Program 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 301 Philadelphia, PA 19130

Cost & Credits

Before November 8th - $1,600
Cost with CLEs: $1,700 - 40 PA CLE (38 sub. & 2 ethics)
Cost with CECs: $1,700 - 40 NASW-PA CEUs

Contact

Name: Cheryl Cutrona
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

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