Upcoming Training

Center for Dialog & Resolution

For updates on trainings contact: www.CenterForResolution.org

Community Mediation Services in Clark County

Spring Basic Mediation Training

  • Dates: May 16,17, 18 and May 21 & 22, 2018

  • Times: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

  •  Location: Keller Williams 2211 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98661

  • Contact: info@mediationclarkcounty.org

DRC of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

40 Hour Basic Mediation Training

Approved for 37.25 CLE Credits (4.75 Ethics)

Basic Mediation Training is for EVERYONE interested in learning how to understand and manage conflict. This is also the first step required to become a certified mediator and to volunteer with us.   

DATES: Thursday, April 20 – 12 pm-8 pm; Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22- 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29- 9 am-6 pm

LOCATION: 207 S. Chehalis Street, Suite 301, Aberdeen, WA 98520


CONTACT: 360-532-8950; drcghp@drcghp.org

DRC of King County

For more information on upcoming trainings through DRC of King County, check out the website at: www.kcdrc.org

DRC of Kitsap County

For a full list of 2016 Trainings and In-Services offered by Kitsap County Dispute Resolution Center, please call or visit the website at https://www.kitsapdrc.org/conflict.training.php


Restorative Circle Trainings

Dates: June 7-9, (Thurs-Sat); October 29-31 (Mon-Wed)

Contact DRC for more information.


Family Mediation Training

Date: November 1-3, 2018

Contact DRC for additional information or to register.


DRC Snohomish County 

Trust in the Workplace: How to Build It, Maintain It and Restore It When It’s Broken (7 Hours)

This one day class focuses on what role trust in the workplace plays. Topics include: Skills and actions that build trust, How trust can be repaired once it is broken, and Maintaining a trusting environment.

Cost: $190 Early Bird Discount: $170. Group Discount (3+): $150.

Date: TBA

Contact DRC for additional information or to register  


Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County

Professional Mediation Training

This fun and highly interactive 40-hour training will acquaint you with the philosophy, model and skills needed in order to have a working knowledge of the role of an impartial mediator.  The concepts and skills taught in this training are easily transferable and are designed to improve communication and enhance relationships in all settings.

Dates: June 18-22, 2018 also offered October 11-13 & 18-20)

Times: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Location: TBA

Cost: $675.00 WSE/CLEs: Washington State Clock Hours-40   WSBA CLEs-36 ($20 additional fee)

Contact: For more information e-mail jmiller@mediatethurston.org or call (360) 956-1155






King County Bar Association ADR Section invites you:

Explore thought provoking issues presented at the Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, held in Seattle March 22nd and 23rd.  Bring your curiosity and experience to the discussion!

  • The mediator’s role in social justice and access to justice.

  • Collaborative restoration practices in schools.

  • Advocates in ADR and the importance of education about ADR.

  • Transforming impasse from problem into opportunity.

  • Bringing heart into the equation.

Date: April 12, 2018

Time: 2:00-4:45pm

Location: King County Bar Association

CLEs Pending: 2.5

Contact: call Anna, KCBA Membership Services at (206) 267-7057

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hot-topics-in-dispute-resolution-adr-education-series-tickets-44707819291

Northwest Mediation Center

Spring 2018 Basic Mediation Training:

Learn the basic art, craft, science and ethics of facilitating peaceful conflict resolution.
Special Benefit, if you get hooked: completion of Northwest Mediation Center’s 40-hour Basic Mediation course is the main prerequisite for entrance into the Practicum Program leading to Mediator Certification

Dates: Part I – April 13-15 and  Part II – April 27-29

(Training is offered on two, non-consecutive weekends, for minimal interference with conventional work schedules)

Contact: www.nwmediationcenter.com or 509-456-0103 to Register

Location: The Community Building – 35 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201

Cost: $649 (Register by March 2 and pay only $610)


Advanced Divorce/Separation Mediation Training
with master trainer ROBERT KIRKMAN COLLINS

Among topics covered are:

·         Parenting Plans and Residential Schedules

·         Dealing with asset and liability distribution

·         Addressing issues specific to family separations

·         Including issues for children in changing family environments

·         Advanced mediator techniques

Date: March 13,14 & 15, 2018

Cost: $535 (Early Bird Discount: if registered by February 16, $495)

Contact:  509-456-0103 to register

Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

Contact: wdrc@whatcomdrc.org for more information