Educational Opportunities

Sexual Assault Victim Services Program

Training for Certified Sexual Assault Counselors
48-Hour Training

Topics Will Include Presentations By
Crisis Intervention Skills
Law Enforcement
Court Procedures
Hospital Procedures
Child Sexual Abuse
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Acquaintance Rape
Personal Safety Awareness
Orange County Law Enforcement Court Personnel
Mental Health Professionals
Survivors of Violent Crimes
Health Care Professionals
Victim Specialists
Safety Experts
  • Training is held in January and July.
  • Please contact Christina Beecher for a registration form.
  • The cost for the training is $90. If you are a student, please ask about the student discount.


Dispute Resolution Services ~ Mediation Training
  • General Registration Fee: $500
  • Contact Jennifer Reed to register, workshop information or to be added to the mailing list or at (949) 250-4058
2018 Training Dates
Winter Session: 1/9/17-1/27/18
Spring Session: 4/10/18-4/28/18
Fall Session: 10/09/18-10/27/18


CSP 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 mediating with the DRS program.

DRS training may include guest presentations from mediation professionals. It also includes: group exercises and discussions, role-plays, conflict resolution tools, negotiating strategies, agreement writing tips, and much more...

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