Promoting the choice to mediate

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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, May 17, 2019 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 9 am - 1 pm

Total Hours: 20

Sponsor: Mediation Matters

Website: www.Mediationmatters.com

Trainers: Carl D. Schneider, Ph. D.

Location: Rockville, MD

Cost & Credits

Before April 17th - $795
Cost with CLEs: $795 - 20 CLEs (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After April 17th - $875

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 400-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, June 6, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, June 7, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, June 10, 2019 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: Rockville, MD

Cost & Credits

Before May 6th - $1,385
Cost with CLEs: $1,385 - 37 sub/1 ethics; You file & pay for your own CLEs

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

Contact

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

Mediating Multi-Party Disputes

Description

Objective: Mediators are being called upon to help in conflict situations that go beyond two or three disputants. Multi-party mediations and group facilitation involve more parties, more issues, more sessions, and new kinds of power imbalances. This workshop will prepare mediators for the challenges of facilitating and mediating multi-party disputes in a community setting. Some of the topics covered include: " Multi-party mediation and group facilitation definitions " Conflict assessment and convening " Process planning and design " Impact of confidentiality " Dealing with power imbalances " Group processes " Facilitation skills and techniques " Dealing with difficult personalities " Overcoming obstacles " Reporting and follow-up This workshop is for experienced mediators. You must demonstrate that you have completed at least 24 hours of mediator training and mediated at least five disputes to register for this course.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, June 6, 2019 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, June 7, 2019 9 am - 5 pm

Total Hours: 14

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

Website: www.phillymediators.org/registration/?e=29

Trainers: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq., Executive Director

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

Cost & Credits

Before June 6tg - $400
Cost with CLEs: $450 - 13 sub. & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $14 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

Basic Mediation Training

Description

Participants will learn the mediation process through a collaborative problem-solving/facilitative mediation model. This training is highly interactive and highlights the concepts, strategies and skills effective in resolving conflict. Content includes a breakdown of the mediation process, the dynamics of conflict, active listening, asking effective questions, building agreements, ethical issues, developing interactive strategies for handling conflict, handling difficult emotions, and more. The format consists of lecture, group activities, demonstrations by instructors, video, and multiple opportunities to role play. Professionals who are interested in learning to mediate or develop skills in conflict resolution will benefit from this seminar- attorneys, social workers, administrators, HR professionals, managers, clergy, teachers, youth workers, and others who need to intervene in conflicts.

Dates/Times:

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: https://www.center4resolutions.org/rem-basic-mediation-training/

Trainers:

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

Cost & Credits

Before June 12th - $550
Cost with CLEs: $600 - 23 sub & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $550 - 24 PA-NASW 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: Danielle Horner
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

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 31, 2019 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, August 1, 2019 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, August 2, 2019 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 31st - $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, August 7, 2019 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, August 10, 2019 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday, August 12, 2019 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 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 Aug. 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

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. (ACR approved.) 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, August 8, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, August 9, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 10, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, August 12, 2019 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 July 8th - $1,385
Cost with CLEs: $1,385 - 37 sub/2 ethics (You file & pay for your own CLEs)

After July 8th - $1,475

Contact

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

Restorative Practices: Promoting Peace and Building Community

Description

The Restorative Practices training prepares participants to use restorative practices to promote peace, build community and restore relationships. This two-day training includes: " An introduction to restorative justice principles & practices " Circle Facilitation skills " Victim-Offender Conferencing skills

Dates/Times:

Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, September 13, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Total Hours: 14

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

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

Trainers: Pablo Cerdera

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

Cost & Credits

Before Sept. 12th - $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: Cynthia Blue
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 215-843-5413

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, September 17, 2019 9 am - 4 pm

Total Hours: 5.5

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: https://www.center4resolutions.org/rem-conflict-management-in-the-workplace/

Trainers:

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

Cost & Credits

Before Sept. 17th - $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: Danielle Horner
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

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:

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: https://www.center4resolutions.org/rem-basic-mediation-training/

Trainers:

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

Cost & Credits

Before Oct. 15th - $550
Cost with CLEs: $600 - 23 sub & 1 ethics
Cost with CECs: $600 - 24

Contact

Name: Danielle Horner
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

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, October 17, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:45 am - 6:00 pm
Monday, October 21, 2019 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: Rcokville, MD

Cost & Credits

Before Sept. 17th - $1,385
Cost with CLEs: $1,385 - 37 sub/1 ethics; You file & pay for your own CLEs

After Sept. 17th - $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

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 23, 2019 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019 9 am - 5 pm
Friday, October 25, 2019 9 am - 5 pm

Total Hours: 24

Sponsor: Good Shepherd Mediation Program

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

Trainers: TBD

Location: 2000 Hamilton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

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

Advanced Mediation Training

Description

Seminar Content- " Preparing parties for best mediation outcomes " Uncovering interests " Framing questions " Handling difficult situations " Exploring different perspectives & misinterpretations This advanced training is designed for experienced mediators and professionals who manage conflict in the workplace. The training is highly interactive combining lecture, group activities, and simulated practice sessions. *Prerequisite: Basic mediation training and/or mediation/conflict resolution experience.

Dates/Times:

Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Total Hours: 6.5

Sponsor: Center for Resolutions

Website: https://www.center4resolutions.org/rem-advanced-mediation-training/

Trainers:

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

Cost & Credits

Before Dec. 5th - $250
Cost with CLEs: $285 - 6.5 sub.
Cost with CECs: $285 - 6.5 sub.

* 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: Danielle Horner
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 610-566-7710

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