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Training ID:304

Basic 40 Hour Mediation Training


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.


Thursday, October 6, 2022 8 am - 4 pm
Friday, October 7, 2022 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday, October 8, 2022 8 am - 4 pm
Thursday, October 20, 2022 8 am - 4 pm
Friday, October 21, 2022 8 am - 4 pm

Total Hours: 40

Sponsor: Bernie Behrend & Selina Shultz


Trainers: Bernie Behrend ( & Selina Shultz (

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

Cost & Credits

Before September 22, 2022 - $1900 (breakfast and lunch included)
Cost with CLEs: $(form provided for individual submission) - 27.5 sub. & 3 ethics

After September 22, 2022 - $2000

* 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. *


Name: Ian Mokel
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 412.391.7733

Training ID:307

Restorative Justice Conferencing Training (33 Hours)


Learn to facilitate restorative dialogue, a process of accountability and healing for those involved in violations and crime. Advoz seeks volunteers to facilitate restorative process with young 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 victim's rights and needs, ethics and communication skills. Find out why 9 of 10 victims and offenders are glad they did it. Course Content Includes: Restorative Practices Skill-Building; Harm, Victimization & Shame; Adolescent Development; Participant Outreach; Conferencing Facilitation and Role-Playing; Facilitating Online, Confidentiality and Ethics. The Advoz Training Working with Conflict, Communication & Culture is required to complete this training. You will need to register for each separately. This is a asynchronous course that will require 2-3 hours of self-directed learning between each Zoom session. *Members of the PA Council of Mediators receive a $50 discount. Please contact to obtain the discount code.


Tuesday, October 11, 2022 3-6pm (Zoom)
Monday, October 17, 2022 3-6pm (Zoom)
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 3-6pm (Zoom)
Friday, October 28, 2022 9am-4pm (in person)
Saturday, October 29, 2022 9am-4pm (in person)

Total Hours: 33

Sponsor: Advoz: Mediation & Restorative Practices


Trainers: Krista Rittenhouse, Advoz Director of Restorative Justice

Location: Online via Zoom platform and Tec Centro, 102 Chester St, Lancaster, PA 17602 (Oct. 28-29 only)

Cost & Credits


Name: Krista Rittenhouse
Email: Email Contact
Phone: 717-397-2404

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