Promoting the choice to mediate

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Search Results - 15 session(s) found

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 21, 2018 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. 20th - $100
Cost with CLEs: $125 - 3 sub.
Cost with CECs: $125 - 3 NASW-PA

Contact

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

Basic Mediation Training

Description

Participants will learn to mediate conflicts in work, community, court and school settings. The training is helpful for attorneys, counselors, teachers, ministers and others who would like to expand their skills. The hands-on training will give you a chance to learn and practice mediation skills. You will learn a specific mediation process that will teach you to support people and help solve issues. The course focuses on family, neighbor, workplace, roommate and small claims issues. It includes Communication Skills, Confidentiality, Mediator Ethics, Application of the Process, Self-assessment and Special Circumstances.

Dates/Times:

Friday, September 21, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Center for Alternatives in Community Justice

Website: www.cacj.us

Trainers: Bonnie Millmore, Executive Director of CACJ & Evelyn Wald, MS in Counseling and MDiv.

Location: Lewis Katz Building, PSU School of Law, University Park, PA

Cost & Credits

Before Sept. 12th - $400 (cancellation after 9/12 results in 75% refund)
Cost with CLEs: $Attorneys pay for and submit for CLEs on their own. - 19.5 sub. and & 1.5 ethics

* 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: Bonnie Millmore
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 814-234-1059

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:

Friday, September 21, 2018 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 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 Aug. 21st - $775
Cost with CLEs: $775 - 20 CLEs (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After Aug. 21st - $855

* 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

Restorative Justice & Practices

Description

Could you facilitate restorative justice and healing from conflict and crime? Advoz is training volunteers to facilitate face-to-face restorative justice with youth and adult offenders and those theyve harmed. In addition to learning the conferencing process and practicing it through role plays, trainees will learn about the justice system, about victims rights and needs, ethics and communication skills. Learn about the following topics: victim-offender conferencing process, court and probation systems, victim rights and needs ethics, and communications tools. Practice being a facilitator through multiple role plays.

Dates/Times:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Thursday, October 4, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Saturday, October 6, 2018 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Thursday, October 11, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Saturday, October 13, 2018 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6 - 9 pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 6 - 9 pm, plus Oct. 20, 9 am - 5 pm

Total Hours: 35

Sponsor: Advoz

Website: advoz.org/training/

Trainers: Angela Keen

Location: HACC Lancaster, 1641 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 1 - $95 (Advoz volunteers)
Cost with CLEs: $375 (professionals with CLE/CEs) -
Cost with CECs: $375 (professionals) -

After Oct. 1st - $95 (volunteers) Cost with CLEs: $375 (professionals)
Cost with CECs: $375 (professionals)

Contact

Name: Mila Pilz
Email: Email Contact
Phone: (717) 397-2404

Conflict Management Strategies for the Workplace

Description

Handling and resolving workplace conflict may be one of the biggest challenges managers and employees face. Some of the primary causes of conflict are poor communication, competing interests, personality clashes, cultural differences, and performance issues. By learning to constructively resolve conflict, we can turn a potentially destructive situation into an opportunity for creativity and enhanced performance. In this 1-day seminar participants will learn how and when to effectively intervene in conflict. Course content includes identifying positions, interests, and issues, conflict theory, styles of conflict management, active listening, de-escalating anger, and collaborative problem solving. Individuals interested in learning key conflict resolution skills to create a more collaborate, harmonious, and productive work environment will benefit from the training.

Dates/Times:

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 9 am - 4 pm

Total Hours: 5.5

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: www.center4resolutions.org

Trainers: Tracy Horning, Director of Mediation & Training

Location: Center for Resolutions, 26 E. 4th Street, Media, PA 19063

Cost & Credits

Before october 16th - $250
Cost with CLEs: $285 - 5.5 substantive
Cost with CECs: $285 - 5.5 CEs

* 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: Paul Summers
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

Conflict Management Strategies for the Workplace

Description

Handling and resolving workplace conflict may be one of the biggest challenges managers and employees face. Some of the primary causes of conflict are poor communication, competing interests, personality clashes, cultural differences, and performance issues. By learning to constructively resolve conflict, we can turn a potentially destructive situation into an opportunity for creativity and enhanced performance. In this 1-day seminar participants will learn how and when to effectively intervene in conflict. Course content includes identifying positions, interests, and issues, conflict theory, styles of conflict management, active listening, de-escalating anger, and collaborative problem solving. Individuals interested in learning key conflict resolution skills to create a more collaborate, harmonious, and productive work environment will benefit from the training.

Dates/Times:

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 9 am - 4 pm

Total Hours: 5.5

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: www.center4resolutions.org

Trainers:

Location: Center for Resolutions, 26 E. 4th Street, Media, PA 19063

Cost & Credits

Before October 16th - $250
Cost with CLEs: $285 - 5.5 substantive
Cost with CECs: $285 - 5.5 CEs

* 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

Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

Basic Facilitation

Description

Mediators are being called upon to help in conflict situations that go beyond two or three disputants. Multi-party mediation and group facilitation involve in-depth needs assessments, more parties, more issues, more sessions, and inherent power imbalances. This workshop will prepare mediators for the challenges of conducting a conflict assessment to determine which process to recommend and how to engage and convene the parties in a variety of settings, both public and private. Topics to be covered: Defining and distinguishing between Multi-party Mediation and Group Facilitation, Conflict Assessment and Convening, Conflict Mapping, Process Planning and Design, Confidentiality and Sunshine Laws, Facilitating the Process, Decision-making Processes, Consensus-building, and Reporting and Follow-up. Participants must have completed at least 24 hours of a basic mediation training course. For more details check http://www.disputesettlement.us/

Dates/Times:

Friday, October 19, 2018 1:30 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours:

Sponsor:

Website: www.disputesettlement.us/

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Executive Director, Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Location: Cumberland County Historical Society, 21 N Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 5th - $75
Cost with CLEs: $Available for an additional fee -

Contact

Name: Jacob Kanagy
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 717-233-8255

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 24, 2018 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 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. 23rd - $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

Basic Mediation Training

Description

This introductory training is designed for individuals interested in learning the mediation process and developing skills in conflict resolution. Attorneys, social workers, administrators, teachers, clergy, HR departments and others who need to intervene in conflicts will benefit from this seminar. Participants will learn the mediation process through a collaborative problem-solving model. The training is highly interactive and highlights the concepts, strategies, and skills effective in resolving conflicts including, demonstrations by the instructors and several simulated practice sessions, in which participants can practice. Attendees gain experience in understanding the dynamics of conflict, remaining neutral, styles of conflict management, active listening, asking effective questions, developing interactive strategies for handling conflict, brainstorming for solutions, handling special problems, building agreements, ethical issues, and framing negotiable issues that lead to joint problem solving.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

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

Trainers:

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

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 31 - $550
Cost with CLEs: $600 - 23 sub & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $600 - 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

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. The training presents a six-stage model of the mediation process and focuses on the skills involved in becoming an effective mediator. (ACR approved)

Dates/Times:

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 4, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, November 5, 2018 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 Oct. 1 - $1,365
Cost with CLEs: $1,365 - 37 sub/2 ethics (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After April 1st - $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 40 Hour Mediation Training

Description

This Basic Mediation Training fulfills basic requirements required by most court sponsored mediation programs, including the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the Generations Program. As a base to their mediation training, participants will first gain a comprehensive understanding of the psychology of conflict and negotiation. Participants will then be trained in basic mediation skills and be encouraged to begin developing their own mediation style.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8 am - 4 pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 8 am - 4 pm
Thursday, November 15, 2018 8 am - 4 pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 8 am - 4 pm

Total Hours: 40

Sponsor: Bernie Behrend & Selina Shultz

Website:

Trainers: Bernie Behrend (www.behrendmediation.com) & Selina Shultz (www.thealternativegroup.com)

Location: The Conflict Lab, 5167 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 18th - $1400 (breakfast & lunch included)
Cost with CLEs: $(form provided for individual submission) - 27.5 sub. & 3 ethics

After Oct. 18th - $1500

* 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: Ian Mokel
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 412.391.7733

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, November 8, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday, November 12, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 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: 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Cost & Credits

Before Nov. 7th - $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

Marital Property Mediation Training

Description

This training focuses on the skills needed to be an effective mediator in the financial areas of divorce. The workshop, with Manual, covers the basic economic issues of divorce. Topics include: mediating alimony: the hardest issue; divorce software programs (FinPlan, Equal Shares, & Family Law Software); apologies: their surprising importance in mediation; addressing what if it isnt fair?; and using caucus effectively and selectively. The only prerequisite for this training is that you have already completed a forty-hour mediation training.

Dates/Times:

Friday, November 16, 2018 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, November 17, 2018 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, November 18, 2018 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 Oct. 16th - $775
Cost with CLEs: $775 -

After Oct. 16th - $855 Cost with CLEs: $855

* 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

40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training

Description

This workshop is designed to provide both hands-on training and a clear framework to help you work with divorcing families. Past participants tell us that this is some of the best professional training they have ever received. Our workshop uses an interactive format with role play, videotapes of mediations, demonstrations, lectures, discussions, simulations, and even music and poetry. Our 450-page manual covers all the basic content areas of divorce mediation, including property division, support and parenting arrangements. A distinctive feature of this training is extensive use of videotapes for instruction, including tapes of actual mediations. We will also provide you with a computer disk with the forms we use with clients. The workshop includes a minimum of six mediation role-plays so that each participant can practice and develop his/her skills. (ACR approved) Exceeded my expectations; the best money Ive ever spent on an educational program. I wish Id taken (it) earlier in my career&Trainers care about your development&Highly recommended! Aaron Fray, attorney, Newark, Delaware

Dates/Times:

Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, December 10, 2018 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 Nov. 6th - $1,385
Cost with CLEs: $1,385 - 37 sub/1 ethics; You file & pay for your own CLEs

After Nov. 6th - $1,475 Cost with CLEs: $1,475

* 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

Negotiating With Confidence

Description

Do you get stressed out thinking about conflict or negotiating? You don't have to. Become a more confident negotiator and problem solver by attending this interactive training. You will discover your own strengths as a communicator and collaborator and learn how to enter a negotiation situation with a better strategic framework. Through exercises and simulations, you will learn more about the key skills and methods of interest-based negotiating. Great for lawyers, organizational and community leaders, and anyone who wants to navigate negotiations more successfully.

Dates/Times:

Friday, December 7, 2018 9 am - Noon

Total Hours: 3

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/registration/?e=41

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq. Executive Director, Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Location: 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Cost & Credits

Before Dec. 6th - $200
Cost with CLEs: $250 - 3 substantive
Cost with CECs: $250 - 3 CEUs

Contact

Name: Cynthia Blue
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

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