Skill Development Courses

These courses teach the skills and techniques of interest-based mediation. Learn a practical and structured process for helping people in conflict find agreeable solutions. The methods are useful with all kinds of conflicts, including interpersonal, workplace, family, neighborhood, business, and intercultural.

Conflict Management This course is for those interested in managing interpersonal conflict in the workplace or at home. This 2-day course will provide conflict resolution models and interactive exercises to help you manage conflict constructively. (Limited seats available)
Participants will be eligible for continuing education units through Clackamas Community College.
Jan. 29-30, 2020
Cost: $480
Location: Clackamas Community College, Oregon City
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Mediation Training Learn the process and skills of mediation through role-play exercises with professional coaches. This 5-day, 40-hour training includes and builds off the Conflict Management course.
Participants will be eligible for continuing education units through Clackamas Community College.
Jan. 29-30 and Feb. 4-6, 2020
Cost: $1,250
Location: Clackamas Community College, Oregon City
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Family Law Custody and Parenting Mediation Training* This 5-day, 40-hour course is for those interested in mediating custody and parenting issues. Topics include: General family mediation knowledge and skills; knowledge and skill with families and children; adaptations and modification for special case concerns; and specific family, divorce and parenting information.
October 2020
Pre-requisite: Must have completed a Basic Mediation Training of at least 30 hours.
Cost: $1250
Location: Clackamas County Public Services Building, Oregon City
Family Law Financial Mediation Training* This 5-day, 40-hour course is for those interested in mediating legal and financial issues in separation, divorce, and family reorganization in Oregon. Topics include: Property division, asset valuation, public benefits law, domestic relations income tax law, child and spousal support, and joint and several liability for family debt; Basics of corporate and partnership law, retirement interests, personal bankruptcy, ethics (including unauthorized practice of law), drafting, and legal process (including disclosure problems), and the needs of self-represented parties, the desirability of review by independent counsel, recognizing the finality of a judgement, and methods to carry out the parties’ agreement.
January 2021
Pre-requisites: Must have completed a Basic Mediation Training of at least 30 hours, and at least 40 hours in a domestic relations custody and parenting mediation curriculum consistent with these guidelines by the State Court Administrator.
Cost: $1250
Location: Clackamas County Public Services Building, Oregon City

* May be cancelled in years there are no Advanced Family Law Interns

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Clackamas County
2051 Kaen Road, Suite 210,
Oregon City, OR 97045

For more information, contact 503-655-8849, or email rs@clackamas.us.

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Department Staff
Erin Ruff
Lead Trainer
503-655-8852

Phone:503-655-8415
Email:rs@clackamas.us

2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

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