Sep
23
to Oct 3

40-hour Basic Mediation Training

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Early bird pricing $775 if registered by August 23, 2019

Sessions are Sept. 23 - Sept. 25, and Oct. 2 - 3. 8:30am-5pm

Learn new skills, understand how to apply them to your life and to a mediation practice by taking this training.  Areas of focus include:

  • Conflict theory and stress response

  • Theories and practice of mediation – both facilitative and transformative orientations

  • Screening for mediation appropriateness

  • Ways to build and enhance client rapport

  • Effective interventions and practice

  • The impact of mediator influence and bias

  • Standards of mediator practice & ethical issues

  • The professional limitations of mediation practice

Past participants report an amazing shift in the way they talk, listen and problem solve—at work and in their family life.

At the conclusion of the training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion, a commonly accepted state and national standard.  Participants are expected to attend all training sessions to receive a certificate.

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Presenters

KAREN GROAT, Director of Family and Community Mediation, has worked with mediators, families, communities and outside organizations for over 18 years, specializing in complex family conflict and systems in more than 3500 mediations. An experienced Transformative Mediation trainer and communication coach, she also provides private and court-related mediation and training and is on the Maine Association of Mediators Board of Governors. FCM has expanded statewide in partnership with MAMP to serve Maine’s agriculture and rural communities.

LEAH BOYD is mediator, facilitator and certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication.  She is co-owner of Clarity Services, LLC offering communication-related services to a variety of organizations as well as individuals.  Since 2010 Leah has mediated for private clients, as well as the Maine District Court and the Department of Education.

And other professionals in the mediation field with experience in a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Restorative Practices. 

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Oct
23
to Oct 24

16-hour Agricultural Mediation Training

A training for certified mediators will be held on October 23 and 24 in Augusta in collaboration with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and MAMP. This 16-hour training is available for certified mediators who are interested in increasing their skills to work directly with farmers and agricultural entities. The training will include an overview of UDSA programs, emerging issues in agriculture, and specific needs related to agricultural mediation. The training is funded through the United States Department of Agriculture, and there is no fee. Registration is required and an agenda will be sent to registered participants in advance of the training. Please email us (see Contact Us or MAMP) to register.

If you are interested in being trained in mediation (required in advance of the 16-hour agricultural mediation training) See 40-hour Basic Training in Orono.

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Jun
12
8:30 AM08:30

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SCREENING MEDIATION TRAINING

8-hour Certificate TRAINING FOR MEDIATORS

Prerequisite: *You must have completed a 40-hour mediation training to attend this training*

Family and Community Mediation is offering Domestic Violence Training for Mediators, a course designed to help meet the requirements to apply to the Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Services (CADRES) roster.

This course is designed to meet the eight (8) hour CADRES roster training requirement for domestic violence (DV). Through this course, mediators will learn how to:

  • define DV and its role in communication and screening;

  • help the mediator determine if there is a history of DV in the relationship

  • strategies for what and how to mediate if there is a DV history; and

  • designing a safety plan for before, during and after the mediation session.

Instructor: Brenda Mitchell. She is a CADRES Family Matters, Small Claims and Forcible Entry & Detainer mediator and a CMS volunteer mediator. Brenda began her career working in a large institution for people with developmental disabilities. She experienced, first hand, the abuse and neglect that is perpetrated upon people who have no voice. Brenda has dedicated her career to giving voice to victims of abuse through training and advocacy. Today, she draws upon her vast training in “Non-Violent Communication” (Marshall Rosenburg), as well as her years of service in the non-profit arena, in her mediation practice.

Registration Information: Participants will receive training materials, certificate of attendance, as well as snacks and refreshments.

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May
6
to May 7

16-hour Agricultural Mediation Training

A training for certified mediators will be held on May 6-7 in Augusta in collaboration with Family and Community Mediation. This 16-hour training is available for certified mediators who are interested in increasing their skills to work directly with farmers and agricultural entities. The training will include an overview of UDSA programs, emerging issues in agriculture, and specific needs related to agricultural mediation. The training is funded through the United States Department of Agriculture, and there is no fee. Registration is required and an agenda will be sent to registered participants in advance of the training. Please email us (see Contact Us link to left) to register.

If you are interested in being trained in mediation (required in advance of the 16-hour agricultural mediation training) please email (See Contact Us link to left) to be placed on a wait list for the next 40-hour training offered in Maine.

THIS TRAINING IS FULL. PLEASE EMAIL TO BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST FOR THE NEXT TRAINING IN FALL, 2019

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Feb
6
to Feb 15

40-hour Basic Mediation Training

FEBRUARY 6, 7, 8, 14 AND 15, 2019 | 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

$850, $750 EARLY BIRD RATE IF REGISTERED BY JANUARY 4, 2019

Learn new skills, understand how to apply them to your life and to a mediation practice by taking this training.  Areas of focus include:

  • Conflict theory and management

  • Theories and practice of mediation – both facilitative and transformative orientations

  • Screening for mediation appropriateness

  • Ways to build and enhance client rapport

  • The impact of mediator influence

  • Standards of mediator practice & ethical issues

  • The professional limitations of mediation practice

Past participants report an amazing shift in the way they talk, listen and problem solve—at work and in their family life.

At the conclusion of the training, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion, a commonly accepted state and national standard.  Participants are expected to attend all training sessions to receive a certificate.

Presenters:

KAREN GROAT, director of Family and Community Mediation formerly with the Opportunity Alliance has worked with mediators, families, communities and outside organizations for over 17 years, specializing in complex family conflict and systems in more than 3500 mediations.  An experienced Transformative Mediation trainer and communication coach, she provides private and court-related mediation services, and is on the Maine Association of Mediators Board of Governors.

DAVID C. WEBB, Esq. is a lawyer/mediator specializing in family, special education and real estate disputes.  He is a frequent writer and speaker on the subject of mediation and conflict resolution, and has taught programs on mediation and conflict management at the University of New Hampshire, Israel College and PCI College in Dublin, Ireland. 

And other professionals from the mediation field with extensive experience in a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution practices.

Co-Sponsored by Family & Community Mediation
Hosted with Volunteers of America Northern New England

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