Basic Mediation, Facilitation & Negotiation Skills

 

Our core mediation skills trainings are the first step for those looking to become state certified mediators, pursue a NVMS professional certificate, or enhance their conflict resolution skills. The workshops are delivered by leading mediators and trainers who weave their expertise and experiences in the course content. 

Note: Select workshops are accredited for continuing mediator education (CME), mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE), continuing education for human resource professionals (HRCI/SHRM) credits. Prerequisites may apply.

Tuesday
Sep272011

Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

Effective group collaboration is a key 21st-century skill set. Learn and practice these skills from a well-known and highly effective instructor! 2014: October 1-2

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Monday
Dec102012

Mediation Skills and Process

Basic step by step introduction to the mediation process and the skills necessary to be a successful mediator. Provides the foundation for NVMS certificates and regional mediator certification programs. 2014: May 16-18 (weekend)/ July 23-25/ September 9-11/ November 4-6

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Monday
Dec102012

Mediation Practicum: Federal & Commercial Role-Play

The Practicum reinforces and builds on the skills and knowledge gained in basic mediation training. 2014: September 29-30/ November 10-11

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Monday
Dec102012

Orientation to the Virginia Judicial System

Mandatory 4 hour orientation to the Virginia judicial system for those pursuing Virginia State Mediator Certification at the General District Court, Circuit Court Civil, Juvenile and Domestic Relations, and Circuit Court Family. 2014: May 30/ November 14

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Monday
Dec102012

Mentee Orientation

This workshop is required to begin your apprenticeship (observations and/or co-mediations) through NVMS. 2014: July 17/ September 16/ November 17

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Monday
Dec102012

General District Court Apprenticeship Program

Required as part of the Virginia General District Court state mediator certification process. 2013-2014: On-going; generally on Friday morning when Small Claims court is in session (Fairfax and Arlington) or Tuesdays (Loudoun)

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Friday
Nov082013

Negotiation Skills

Understanding the basics of negotiation is fundamental to the mediator's art, the leader's success, and the attorney's professional repertoire. In fact, an ability to negotiate well is a basic life skill for everyone...2014: July 22

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