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From: Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8520

03-05-15

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Resolution Services offering trainings

Clackamas County Resolution Services is offering several important trainings in April and May for members of the public interested in mediation and conflict resolution.

Conflict Management and Basic Mediation trainings will be held April 6-7, and April 13-15. These courses teach the skills and techniques of interest-based mediation. Participants will learn a practical and structured process for helping people in conflict find mutually agreeable solutions. The methods can be used with all types of conflicts including interpersonal, workplace, family, neighborhood, business, and intercultural. Cost is $400 for the two-day Conflict Management (April 6-7) and $1,000 for both Basic Mediation (April 13-15) and Conflict Management training. The prior week training April 6-7 is required to enroll in Basic Mediation training.

Scholarships are available. Participants will also be eligible for continuing education units through Clackamas Community College. More information about these two sessions is available online: www.clackamas.us/ccrs/workplace.html.

A Victim-Offender Facilitation Training is scheduled for May 6-7 and May11-13, and co-hosted with the Clackamas County Juvenile Department. This training is for those interested in learning about supporting communication and healing dialogue between crime victims and offenders within their communities. Cost is $595, and limited scholarships are available.

Also, a Probate Mediation Training will be held May 14-15 and co-hosted with the Beaverton Dispute Resolution Center. This will be a tri-county training for participants in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. Cost is $400.

For more information about any of these training opportunities, visit: www.clackamas.us/ccrs/workplace.html. For other questions, contact Amy Herman, Clackamas County Mediation Services Supervisor: 503-655-8700 or email cdrs@clackamas.us

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