Basic Mediation Training
September 6, 7, 8, 14 and 15 - 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
40 hour intensive training**
**Approved for 37 WSBA CLE Credits including 2.25 Ethics Credits.
**This training meets the classroom requirement for certification through the Washington Mediation Association.
This 5-day training is a high-energy, high-quality synthesis of years of conflict resolution experience. The program includes conflict theory and styles, active listening techniques, trust building, collaborative negotiations, the mediation process and the mediator’s role and ethics. It provides an interest-based and facilitative approach to conflict resolution that empowers people to resolve differences with the aid of skilled mediators.
The material will be presented through lecture, demonstration and large and small group exercises including simulated mediations. Many experienced mediators will act as presenters and individual coaches, which allows participants to experience many diverse styles of mediating.
About the lead trainer:
Nancy Pionk, CMS Executive Director
Nancy is a certified mediator and an approved practicum supervisor with the Washington Mediation Association . Nancy has over ten years experience providing the Basic 40-hour Mediation Training. A mediator since 1996, Nancy has mediated many different types of cases including neighbor-to-neighbor, small claims, landlord/tenant, victim-offender, workplace, foreclosure, and police/citizen matters. She also helps design conflict resolution and communication trainings for other organizations. Nancy earned a B.A. from Eastern Michigan University and a J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
About Community Mediation Services:
For 20 years, Community Mediation Services (CMS) has empowered Clark County residents to improve communications and resolve disagreements by providing conflict resolution services and mediation training. CMS currently provides mediation services and training in both community and business contexts. For more information, go to http://mediationclarkcounty.org.
CMS is a Washington Mediation Association approved practicum program. For more information on certification, please see: http://washingtonmediation.org/mediator-certification/how-to-certify.
For more information on CMS’ practicum, please contact Nancy Pionk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration and Payment
Register now as space is limited to ensure a quality training experience.
The regular fee for this training is $650.
Early bird rate of $595 extended to August 31!
There is an additional discount when 3 or more people from same organization register and for non-profit organizations.
Payment must be received prior to the day of the event to reserve your space and ensure adequate materials are available for all participants. Unfortunately, we cannot accept payment on the day of the event.
You may pay by credit card using PayPal or checks can be sent to: CMS, PO Box 1053, Vancouver WA 98666.
Cancellation policy: For cancellations more than 10 days prior to the first date of training, we will refund your fee minus a 10% administrative fee. For cancellations 10 days or less prior to training, there is no refund.