This is the place to find (and publicize) upcoming opportunities. Browse the calendar for training and professional development, networking events, special interest group meetings, and more. To submit an event for the calendar (or to make revisions to existing events) please email: Calendar@ORMediation.org
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- March 6-8, 14-15, 2019 — Fundamentals of Mediation in Southern Oregon, Medford, OR
- March 6-23 — 48-hr Basic Mediation at East County Mediation, Gresham, OR
- March 7-9 — Collaborative Professionals of Washington Conference, Vancouver, WA
- March 14-16 — Training in Campus RJ Across Student Affairs, Eugene, OR
- March 28-29 — Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle, WA
- April 3-5, 11-12 — Custody and Parenting Time Domestic Relations Mediation Training, Portland, OR
- June 7, 8, 14, 15 — Basic Mediation Training–Spring Term!–at Portland Community College, Portland, OR
Location: Medford, OR
Learn effective conflict management skills for work, home, and community. This interactive training includes theory and practice of dispute resolution and interest-based negotiation, with individualized coaching to help you master these life-changing skills.
Who Should Attend? Ideal for managers, supervisors, attorneys, paralegals, social workers, public officials, educators, parents, human resource professionals, and anyone seeking to gain advanced skills and experience in conflict management and resolution. Participants who complete this course will be eligible to apply to Resolve as a volunteer and to begin an apprenticeship towards qualifying as a civil mediator.
View the training here (pdf).
$625 (nonrefundable deposit $125) Payment plans and partial scholarships may be available.
Registration: resolvecenter.org or 541-770-2468. Registration deadline is February 19, 2019.
Dates: 6 &7, 9-3:30, March 8, 9-1, March 12 & 14, 6-9, March 15 & 16, 9-3:30, March 19 & 21 6-9, March 22 9-3:30, March 23 9-1 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Friday and Saturdays)
Location: East Metro Mediation, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway | Gresham, OR 97030
The 48-hour training includes skill development in communication, listening and conflict resolution. Experienced instructors offer theory and techniques in an interactive learning environment.
You will learn how to help others resolve conflict and gain valuable skills that can be applied in all facets of life – from the workplace to the home and community. Attendees will learn how to mediate people that are in conflict to help them reach a resolution. This course meets State of Oregon training requirements for community mediators.
The first three-days (March 6-8th) can be taken separately as a Conflict Management Training. You must take the entire training to be trained as a mediator.
1) $695 – general public
2) $400 – Community leaders in east Multnomah County pay a reduced fee.
3) $75 – Up to four individuals who are willing to volunteer at East Metro Mediation for two hours each week for one year will pay a reduced fee to cover materials. Full scholarships are available for those with hardships.
To Apply: Email mediate@GreshamOregon.gov or call 503-618-3247. Applicants will be chosen based on interest, ability and willingness to learn – no prior experience is needed.
Location: The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Dr, Vancouver, WA
Join your colleagues for the 12th Annual Collaborative Professionals of Washington’s Conference and Training.
The Collaborative Professionals of Washington’s annual conference offers a variety of high-quality workshops that inspire, build practical Collaborative skills and offer opportunities to connect with other professionals in the fields of law, mediation, mental health and finance across the Pacific Northwest who share the common goal of helping people solve legal problems without going to court.
Registration opens October 1st! Special pricing is available for students and judges. For more information, visit the event site.
Pre-conference workshop March 7 led by Cat Zavis.
Location: University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR
In this intensive training, you will gain a thorough understanding of restorative justice principles and practices, strong facilitation skills, practical information about program implementation, and the satisfaction of having participated in a powerful intellectual, emotional, and spiritually-uplifting training experience.
Open to student affairs administrators, faculty, students, and other staff interested in implementing restorative justice on their campuses for community building, addressing campus climate concerns, and student misconduct including bias incidents and Title IX.
Registration and More Information: https://www.skidmore.edu/campusrj/trainings/2019-oregon-training.php
Location: University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, WA
The 25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference will be held on March 28-29, 2019, at the University of Washington School of Law. It will feature a wide variety of dispute resolution topics in more than 50 sessions covering current issues, communication, negotiation, advocacy, and interpersonal skills applicable to both work and personal life.
Registration and More Information: http://www.nwdrconference.org/
Location: East Portland, OR. Specific location will be announced once confirmed.
Presented by: Alison Taylor and Multnomah County Family Court Services
Individuals interested in practicing as court-connected domestic relations
mediators. Must have completed at least 30 hours of Basic Mediation Training or
substantially similar education or training prior to April 3, 2019.
Course Cost: $1,000. Limited scholarship assistance is available to qualified applicants,
including full-time students and individuals with limited resources.
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019.
Limited enrollment, so please register early!
For registration information or to register, please contact: Laura Bisbee at Multnomah County Family Court Services. Phone: 503-988-3189 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: PCC CLIMB Center, room 201 |1626 SE Water Ave Portland 97214
Provides a highly interactive training to become a mediator and to develop better communication skills in conflict situations. Learn to use mediation skills to help resolve conflicts in workplace, court, business or community-related disputes. Attorneys can receive CLEs through Oregon State Bar Association. Coaches are used in classes when there more than 10 attendees.
Tuition: $450 + $20 fee (includes manual)
Instructor: Tsipora Dimant, email@example.com