Workplace Mediation and Intercultural Conflict Resolution Training
Basic Mediation Training
This comprehensive five-day course teaches the skills and techniques of interest-based mediation. Learn a practical and structured process for helping disputing parties find mutually agreeable solutions.
Develop and improve communication, negotiation, and mediation skills which can be equally applicable in the workplace and for interpersonal relationships. Participate in interactive learning via role plays with professional mediation coaches. Certificate of completion provided for this 40-hour training. Volunteer opportunities to continue your mediation education will be offered to applicants as follow up to your training experience.
Trainers: Clackamas County Resolution Services
Staff Amy Cleary, David Bertram, and Erin Ruff will be joined by guests:
Stan Sitnick, JD, is recently retired from the faculty of the Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution at Portland State University. He maintains a private practice as a mediator, facilitator and conflict resolution trainer. Stan served for ten years as the Coordinator of the Clackamas County Dispute Resolution Center. He has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney practicing general civil law and as Litigation
Director for Legal Services programs. Stan has served on the Executive Committee of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Oregon State Bar and he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Mediation Association for six years.
Jon Townsend, MA, of Agreements Work, has provided training and services in the areas of interest-based negotiation, mediation, arbitration, facilitation and cross-cultural communications for governments, businesses and organizations for over 36 years. Jon has worked throughout the United States and Indian Country as well as Nicaragua, Mexico, Costa Rica, the former USSR, Russia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Cuba, Canada, Australia, Poland, and England. He provided intermediate and advanced mediation training for German mediators in Hamburg in 2010. He was named "Mediator of the Decade" by national Native American conflict resolution program, and he is an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Indian Nation. He currently teaches negotiation, mediation and cross-cultural communications at Sonoma State University.
Where and When
April 3, 4, 5, and 11, 12, 2013
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily with a one hour lunch break
Clackamas County Public Services Building
2051 Kaen Road, Suite 369B
Oregon City, OR 97045
Fees: $895 when deposit or full payment is received by March 21
$945 after March 21, 2013
$100 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a spot and full payment is due by March 28, 2013.
Space is limited!
To register, send your name and contact information, along with a check payable to:
Clackamas County Resolution Services
2051 Kaen Road, Suite 210
Oregon City, OR. 97045
For questions, call Amy Cleary, Mediation Servcies Supervisor at CCRS: (503) 655-8700. firstname.lastname@example.org