Dispute Resolution Services - Mediation Training

Training Session Dates

Winter Session: February 10, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Spring Session: April 21, 2015 - May 9, 2015
Fall Session: September 29, 2015 - October 17, 2015

Class Hours
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays
(Final Saturday goes until 5:30 p.m.)

CSP's Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) offers this 40-hour mediation training for individuals interested in mediating in California. The program exceeds the California Dispute Resolution Programs Act (DRPA) training requirements. Participants who attend every session will receive a certificate of completion. DRS welcomes volunteer applicants who are interested in mediation with the DRS program.

DRS trainings include group exercises and discussions, role-plays, conflict resolution tools, negotiating strategies, agreement writing tips and much more. Trainings may include guest presentations from mediation professionals.

Discussion Topics Include:

  • The Stages of Mediation
  • Listening and Communication Skills
  • Balancing Power
  • Problem Identification
  • Breaking Deadlocks
  • Handling Strong Emotions
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Working Toward an Agreement
  • Special Populations
  • Ethical Dilemmas

Contact Program Supervisor Jennifer Reed for further information or to be added to the mailing list. (949) 250-4058.
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