Upcoming Training

Washington Mediation Association On-line!

The Mediator’s Café is free to WMA members and is now available to non-WMA members for a fee of $15 per Café session.

Members can RSVP at admin@washingtonmediation.org

Non-Members can purchase your ‘seat’ at: www.washingtonmediation.org/product-category/continuing-education/

Center for Dialog & Resolution

For information on other trainings and special events,  contact: www.CenterForResolution.org

Community Mediation Services in Clark County

For registration information and updates on trainings contact: info@mediationclarkcounty.org

DRC of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

For information on training and special events, CONTACT: 360-532-8950; drcghp@drcghp.org

DRC of King County

For more information about trainings at KCDRC, please email drcinfo@kcdrc.org.

KCDRC has paused its Practicum Program, if you are in need of completing this critical step in the certification process, please see the DRC website for application details.

DRC of Kitsap County

Contact: For registration and information on upcoming events, please email: trainer@kitspadrc.org or call 360-698-0968

For a list of 2022 Trainings and In-Services offered by Kitsap County Dispute Resolution Center, please call or visit the website at https://www.kitsapdrc.org/services/training


DRC Snohomish, Island & Skagit Counties 

Community Mediation Training
A 24-hour class for beginning mediators covering Small Claims Court, Landlord/Tenant, and Eviction Prevention mediation for those who want to work toward mediator certification in the Community Mediation Practicum track. This training integrates lecture presentations, exercises, discussions, and mediation role-plays. Successful completion of the Basic Mediation Training is a prerequisite. 
Nov 1-3, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Basic Mediation Training
An intensive 8-day course. The training integrates lectures, presentations, demonstrations, and coached mediation role plays designed to help persons to be a neutral third-party: a mediator. Clock Hours, CLEs and college credits are available. This course also meets the mediation training requirements for Collaborative Law professionals.
Dates: Jan 24-26, 31 Feb 1-2 from 1pm-5pm & Feb 7 & 9 from 9am – 5pm

De-Escalation Training
Date: Feb 9 from 1pm-5pm

Family Mediation Training
Feb 21-23 from 8:30am-1:30pm & Feb 28 from 8:30am – 12pm & Mar 2 form 8:30am-4:30pm

Registration Details: Visit voaww.org or contact Tiffany Littlefield 425.238.1848 •  tlittlefield@voaww.org


Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County

Contact: For registration and information on upcoming events, please email: jmiller@mediatethurston.org or call (360) 956-1155

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 expert 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. Having facilitated many highly successful ‘virtual’ mediation trainings over the past 18 months, we feel confident that this online format will allow for a lively and effective learning environment. Wherever you may be in the state or country, join us!

DATES: January 19, 20, & 21 and February 2, 3, & 4
TIMES: Fridays – 1–5 PM; Saturdays & Sundays –  9 AM–6 PM (with 1-hour lunch break)
LOCATION: Zoom/Virtual Learning Format
CLE/ETHICS CREDITS: Yes. The training qualifies for self-reported CLE credit (including 3 hours of ethics)
Go to https://www.nwmediationcenter.com/40-hour-mediation-training 

or call (509) 456-0103 Ext 3

or email melkam@nwmediationcenter.co


Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

Fall/Winter 2021 Workshops:

Understanding Conflict for Kids (7-12) on September 15, 22, & 29, and Understanding Conflict for Teens (13-18) on September 16, 23, & 30. FREE, held via Zoom, and run from 5:30-6:15pm, parents may attend with youth. Sign up here: whatcomdrc.org/youth

Managing Conflict as a Co-Parent: Wednesday, November 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. FREE to Parents in Whatcom County, $25 suggested donation. Read more about this course and register here

Understanding Conflict Workshop: Wednesdays, December 8 and 15, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Course Fee: $95, Sliding Scale Available. Read more about this course and register here

Tools for Tough Conversations Advanced Workshop Series: Tuesdays, October 17th-November 30th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Course Fee: $40 per session, $200 for full series. Read more about this course and register here

Offering a variety of online trainings.
For more information or questions, please contact our training coordinator at 360-676-0122 or email training@whatcomdrc.org