Would you like to be able to communicate more effectively, and to be better prepared to handle conflicts that arise at home or work? SEEDS’ training programs can help.
What Does It Cost?
Pricing varies. Please see each individual class registration page for pricing.
Training Topics May Include:
- 40 Hour Mediation Certification
- Diversity Training
- Conflict Coaching
- Mediating Elder Disputes
- Restorative Justice Principles and Practice
- Bridging Cross-Cultural Differences
- Nonviolent Communication
- Effective Communication and Feedback
- Conflict Management
- See also Advanced Mediation Certificate Program
40 Hour Mediation & Conflict Resolution Skills Training
Trainers – Barbara Lipson
SEEDS’ 40 Hour Mediation Training is a certificate course; the training is highly interactive, teaching effective communication skills and the SEEDS facilitation mediation model. Our training is offered in an evening semester, as well as multi-weekend intensive formats. Register below for the current course; MCLE and BBS credit available.
Topics and Skills to be Covered Include:
- Understand effective vs. ineffective communication skills
- Learn effective listening and speaking skills ( E.A.R.S.)
- Explore our hooks and triggers
- Differentiate between Positions and Interests
- Learn skills in asking open-ended questions
- Learn elements for effective problem solving
Dates: 15-week course held on Tuesday evenings, January 28 – May 13, 2014. Register here.
- Topics selected for the purpose of developing, refreshing, and refining core conflict resolution skills
- Two Advanced Certificate Levels includes fieldwork
- Classes may be taken on an individual basis without fieldwork component
- MCLE credits for most classes (please see course descriptions for more info)
- Concurrent Fieldwork component available: 6 months of hands-on mediation observation and supervised practice, along with mentoring and debriefing sessions
- Highly experienced trainers
- Limited class size
Dates: Ongoing, beginning June, 2014. Courses will be held on the third Thursday of the month from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm at the Law Library in Oakland located at 125 12th St # 100, Oakland, CA 94607.
Diversity Awareness Training for Mediators and Conflict Group Facilitators
Trainer – Bill Say, M.A.
As facilitators and mediators, an important part of what we are mediating and facilitating is our human diversity and the complex rank and privilege dynamics associated with those differences. This experiential training includes key diversity awareness concepts, practical tools, awareness development work, and small and large group sessions to give you ample opportunities to practice, learn, explore, discuss and grow.
- Learn how rank and privilege influence conflict, communication, and relationships
- Become more comfortable talking about diversity issues
- Analyze and understand relationship tensions and conflicts related to human differences
- Intervene in groups and mediations when diversity issues arise
- Learn how to create more inclusive and welcoming environments
Dates: 6-week course held on Wednesday evenings, February 5 – March 12, 2014. Register here.