Training & Events
32 - Hour Basic Mediation Training
This training will introduce participants to the themes, practices and skills of becoming a mediator in the community. Mediation is a confidential process in which an impartial person, a mediator, helps two or more parties voluntarily work towards a mutually acceptable agreement. Students will learn how to communicate with the parties during case development and mediation, promote understanding, and facilitate the problem solving discussion that helps resolve the dispute. Classes will be held online via Zoom over the course of 3 weeks.
Dates and Times
This training is broken up into 7 Sessions on Zoom:
- Wednesday, January 13 from 9:00 am to 1 pm
- Thursday, January 14 from 9:00 am to 1 pm
- Friday, January 15 from 9:00 am to 1 pm
- Thursday, January 21 from 9:00 am to 1 pm
- Friday, January 22 from 9:00 am to 1 pm
- Thursday, January 28 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
- Friday, January 29 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
If you need financial assistance to attend and you plan to utilize your mediation skills to benefit your community, you are eligible to apply for a Community Mediator Scholarship. Recipients will be chosen based on self-reported financial need and explanation of how skills will be applied to benefit others in their community. Community can be any group of people you associate with and are a part of culturally-specific, neighborhood, faith-based, etc. Scholarship recipients can attend the training for $75. Scholarship application is part of the registration.
Location: Online via Zoom. Zoom link will be sent to students ahead of training.
The CMD has shifted to remote based services. We appreciate your patience as we navigate new ways of operating.
Please email us at email@example.com or call 503-526-2523 for any inquiries.
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.