NVMS Training Program 


The Northern Virginia Mediation Service has been designing and delivering intensive skill-based workshops on collaborative practices since 1990. From mediation to large-group facilitation and consensus-building, our workshops offer a wealth of practical skill-based trainings grounded in the theory underlying the practice of collaborative processes.


Getting Started

Basic Mediation, Facilitation, Negotiation and Coaching Skills

Advanced Practice

Family Mediation Skills

Workplace ADR Skills

Special Topics


2015 Training Catalog


New 2015 Training Events

Basic Mediation, Facilitation, Negotiation and Coaching Skills: Powerful Coaching with Cynthia Mazur

Workplace ADR Skills: Civility in the Workplace with Nathalie Thompson

Advanced Practice: The 360 Neutral: Finding Your Voice with Pete Swanson 


Scholarship/ Financial Assistance

The Susan Shearouse Training Scholarship is available for those in need of financial assistance to attend our classes. Application requests are being accepted for the Spring 2015 cycle.