This interactive workshop has something for everyone – from the novice to the experienced mediator, in private practice or for a roster program, whether mediating solo or co-mediating. 2013 dates: June 28 (9am-1pm) or September 19 (4pm-8pm)
The following workshops are designed for the experienced mediator who seeks to enhance his/her knowledge and expertise through a more intensive study of theory and practice. All workshops have Mediation Skills and Process or equivalent mediation experience as prerequisite. These advanced workshops can be used to meet Virginia recertification requirements.
This course will present a workable model for starting to apply intuitive reasoning to a wide range of life situations, including dispute resolution and conflict transformation interventions and personal life decision-making. 2013 dates: September 24
A wide range of easy to use and affordable technology is now available to dispute resolution professionals that can add value to the parties. Participants will learn and use a range of the latest online information technology to assist them and their parties in the mediation process. 2013 dates: March 18 - April 12 (4 week session)/ September 9 - October 4 (4 week session)
This dynamic, experiential workshop will teach you how to overcome your fight-or-flight response in high-pressure situations taking your skill to the next level and on toward mastery. 2013 dates: May 4/ September 27
The SDI (Strength Deployment Inventory) is a memorable instrument for understanding motivation and behavior and improving team effectiveness and reducing the cost of conflict, thereby improving results and relationships. 2013 dates: March 27/ August 22
This workshop will enhance participants' mediation skills with questioning techniques, situations of impasse, resolving deadlocks, and dealing with difficult individuals in mediation. 2013 dates: June 5/ November 13