Northwest Mediation Center
40 Hour Basic Mediation Training – Interactive Online Format
Basic Mediation Training is appropriate for anyone interested in better understanding and managing conflict. This in-depth training, with highly experienced mediator and trainer Leslie Ann Grove, is applicable to a broad range of professions. This is also the first step to becoming a certified mediator and volunteer with Northwest Mediation Center or other Dispute Resolution Centers across the state. After facilitating our Advanced Mediation Training virtually via Zoom with great results in the Spring, we feel confident that this online format will allow for a lively and effective learning environment.
DATES: September 18, 19, 20 and October 2, 3, 4
TIMES: Fridays (9/18 and 10/2) are 1–5 PM, all other days are 9 AM–6 PM (with 1-hour lunch break)
LOCATION: Zoom/Virtual Learning Format
REGISTRATION FEE: $649 (before September 1 pay early bird price of $599)
CLE/ETHICS CREDITS: Yes. Training qualified for CLE Credit (including 3.0 hours Ethics), and ‘clock hours’ for teachers
TO REGISTER: Go to https://www.nwmediationcenter.com/40-hour-mediation-training or call (509) 456-0103 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Offering a variety of online trainings:
Understanding Conflict – Wednesday, August 12th 2:00-5:00 pm
This is a two-part virtual workshop. The second workshop will be offered on Wednesday, August 19th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Cost is $75 per participant, sliding scale available.
Tools for Tough Conversations – varies by topic
This is a training series for past participants of conflict training programs. Tools for Tough Conversations provides practical tips on applying conflict de-escalation and communication skills at home, work, or in the community. Each supportive learning session is designed to refresh you on key conflict awareness and assertiveness skills and provides ample practice time using scenarios, worksheets and group learning activities, all with the help of trained mediators & facilitators.
Exploring Equity and Cultural Humility
Sponsored Virtual Workshop – Thursday, August 13th, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
We are excited to announce that in partnership with the WDRC, the Whatcom Community Foundation has generously agreed to sponsor the 3-hour REACH workshop: Exploring Equity and Cultural Humility, Thursday July 9th from 1-4pm.
This sponsorship covers the costs for 50 individuals to take part in this virtual workshop. Individual registration for this course is typically $75+ per person and we are grateful that this sponsorship helps make this powerful learning experience accessible to community members regardless of their ability to pay.
This intensive 3-hr workshop inspires and empowers participants to grow and engage in activities that:
- Honor human diversity
- Promote cultural self-awareness and understanding
- Engage in cross-cultural learning activities to gain in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of ethnic and cultural groups
- Examine historical and institutional power of the “isms” – racism, sexism, classism, etc.
Instructors: Masa DeLara, Heather Jefferson, and Julie Mauermann
To register, please click on the button below.
Spots are limited, so sign-up today! After completing the form, you will be placed on the registration list. Confirmations with instructions to attend will be provided via email. If the event is at capacity, the WDRC will follow up individually.
For more information or questions, please contact our training coordinator at 360-676-0122 or email email@example.com
For a complete and up-to-date list of the many trainings offered, see the Whatcom County DRC website!