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.
Communication Skills for Effective Leaders (16 hours)
Would you like to develop your skills as an effective leader? Whether you are supervising staff, leading a project or wanting to apply for a leadership position in your organization, the way you communicate makes a difference. During this two day workshop you will look at leadership styles, review the benefits of different leadership styles, and learn how to lead conversations that increase understanding and work with a tool that allows you to give feedback in a way that is heard and accepted by others.
Cost: $350 Early Bird Discount: $315. Group Discount (3+) $280.
This advanced mediation training prepares you for the increased complexity when conflict occurs between more than two people. It includes information on fostering a productive problem solving environment, making collaborative decisions, structuring meetings for maximum productivity, increasing clear communications, and dealing with conflict on the job. *You must have completed the 40-Hour Professional Mediation Training to take this training.
Date: December 6-8, 2017
Time: Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 p.m., Thursday & Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $350* ($300 for Volunteers at DRCs outside Thurston County)
*Discounts are available for current Thurston County DRC mediators, conciliators and other volunteers. Please call for more information.
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: January 22-26, 2018 (also held on June 18-22 and October 11-13 & 18-20)
Times: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Cost: $675.00WSE/CLEs: Washington State Clock Hours-40 WSBA CLEs-36 ($20 additional fee)
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 – January 19, 20 & 21 Part II – February 2, 3 & 4
(Training is offered on two, non-consecutive weekends, for minimal interference with conventional work schedules)