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Mediation Training and Workshops

Are you interested in becoming a mediator or volunteering with East County Resolutions? Want to learn new skills that can help you improve your community? 

  • Why Become a Mediator
  • Mediation Training
  • Mediation Workshops
Why Become a Mediator
  • Being a mediator is rewarding; knowing how to work through issues and conflict is a great skill to have.
  • The tools learned are useful in work groups, businesses, neighborhoods and families.
  • Learn to work with people over all types of mediums, including over the phone and in-person.
  • People of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds are welcome. People who are bilingual (Spanish or Russian and English) are encouraged to apply.

Watch mediator Dave talk about why he mediates for East County Resolutions.

Mediation Training

Upcoming trainings

Basic Mediation Training
Sept. 4-23, 2024
Location: Virtual via Zoom

This 49-hour interactive training includes skill development in communication, listening and conflict resolution.

  • Experienced instructors offer theory and techniques in an interactive learning environment.
  • Attendees will learn how to mediate a conflict between people to help them reach a resolution and gain valuable skills that can be applied in all facets of life.
  • Learn more and apply.

Conflict Management Training
Sept. 4-6, 2024
Location: Virtual via Zoom

In this 15-hour interactive training participants will learn skills to navigate interpersonal conflict that can be applied all facets of life from work to home.

  • This may be helpful for those who are managing or leading groups, interacting with the public and wanting to strengthen skills to deescalate conflict.
  • This training will provide practical skills participants can start using right away to enhance their conflict management abilities.
  • Learn more and apply.
Mediation Workshops

East County Resolutions also gives workshops to organizations, neighborhood associations, businesses, church groups and the community on topics such as:

  • Communication and conflict resolution
  • Styles of conflict resolution
  • Brain science and conflict resolution
  • Revisiting Red Riding Hood: different perspectives
  • Forgiveness: freedom from your past
  • Negotiation for win-win solutions 

There is no cost for local residents to attend workshops. Non-local residents pay $10.

Email or call 503-618-3247 with questions or to find out what workshops are coming up.