We adapt the focus and length of the trainings to fit the needs of the trainees and host agency. The three main curricula are:
- Conflict Resolution Trainings
for youth to build skills in managing and resolving conflicts among their peers, at school, and with family members.
- Conflict Management Trainings
provided at schools and agencies for small groups of youth who wish to improve their skills in dealing with conflicts. Topics include identifying sources of conflict, anger management, conflict styles, listening, finding the “middle ground,” and exploring options for resolving conflicts. Specialized trainings are offered in several communities for youth to attend such trainings with other family members after school hours.
- Peer Mediation Trainings
are offered to schools that are beginning or continuing peer mediation programs in their schools. On a limited basis, Resolution Services will send one adult and one teen trainer into the school to train a group of peer mediators. A hands-on model of peer mediation will be provided and modeled, with further opportunity for coaching of peer mediators and program guidance.
For more information, please contact the Youth and Family Mediation Coordinator at Clackamas County Resolution Services or call (503) 650-5659.
How much do these trainings cost?
Conflict management trainings may be provided free of charge, due to the support of grants. Other trainings will be provided as contracted services. Please contact the Youth and Family Mediation Program Coordinator for more details.
Who is the training staff?
Trainings are provided by program staff and student interns. In some instances, a youth trainer may also be arranged.
How do I set up a training?
If you are interested in attending or setting up a conflict resolution training in your school, agency, or community, please contact the Youth and Family Mediation Coordinator at Clackamas County Resolution Services or call (503) 650-5659.
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