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/

Upcoming Mediator’s Cafes. Please specify when ordering:

5/18/22 TBA
Felicia Staub: Mediating Divisive Topics
7/20/22 Marcus Lang: Cross-Cultural Communications


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

Spring 40-hour Professional Mediation Training
March 3-12, 2022 (Early Bird rates available!)

This 40-hour mediation course is designed to acquaint participants with the philosophy, concepts, process model and specific behavioral skills needed as a beginning mediator, and for mastering essential conflict management skills. What you learn will be core building blocks toward practicing collaborative, interest-based mediation model and for transforming conflict & communication skills in both your personal and professional life.

This 40-hour training meets or exceeds the regional and national standards for professional mediation training toward certification.

Dates: March 3-12, 2022
Location: via Zoom
Cost: $695 (contact for Group & Early Bird Rates)
Contact: trainer@kitsapdrc.org

CLE credits: 33.75, including 4.0 ethics credits ($25 filing fee);
Teacher Clock Hours. Workforce approved training.
Student & group discounts available.

Contact: Sophie@kitsapdrc.org for more information as well as discounts and scholarship opportunities.

Restorative Facilitation Training

This three day experiential and interactive training will prepare participants to be able to facilitate “Circles” within their communities, schools, and in juvenile justice settings. Details and dates below.

Attendees will learn and practice the fundamental elements of circle keeping, such as establishing shared values, the use of ritual and a talking object, relationship- and trust-building, and creating a safe space. The circle process is designed to encourage mutual understanding in a wide variety of settings.

Please share with anyone you think may be interested. We look forward to seeing you in 2022!

Dates: July 14-16, 2022
Times: 8:30-5:00pm
Location: Online (Zoom)
Cost: $490 (discounts available, contact training director)
24 Clock Hours and 19 CLEs have been applied for!
Contact: trainer@kitspadrc.org

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/conflict.training.php


DRC Snohomish, Island & Skagit Counties 

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: May 10-12 and May 17-19, 2022
Location: ZOOM Online
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: May 13-15 & May 27-29, 2022
TIMES: Fridays (5/13 and 5/27) are 1–5 PM, all other days are 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