Mediation Training and Workshops
Upcoming Workshops for the Public:
- Drawing Out Conflict - Really! With Crayons - March 20 at 6:30 p.m. (Pre-register by March 18)
Gresham City Hall, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham
Explore another way to look at and understand our conflicts, by drawing them. Participants will learn about themselves, about each other, and about conflict through another means. No artistic ability allowed!
There is no cost for local residents to attend workshops. Others pay $10. Pre-register at 503-618-3247 or Mediate@GreshamOregon.gov.
East Metro Mediation 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
Basic Mediation Training
Mediators are trained to help resolve conflict situations. Being a mediator is rewarding and knowing how to work through issues and conflict is a great skill to have. East Metro Mediation offers training to people interested in learning the conflict resolution skills necessary to resolve many different problems.
The next Basic Mediation Training will be in April of 2013; applications will be due in February.
The tools learned in this 42-hour course are useful in work groups, businesses, neighborhoods and families. The training includes working with people individually over the phone, and in face to face meeting situations. This course is required for volunteer mediators at East Metro Mediation.
People of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds are welcome. People who are bilingual (Spanish or Russian and English) are encouraged to apply.
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