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Foundational Mediation Skills


Are you interested in learning more about mediation but not ready to commit to a full certification training? This training is for you. Through your participation in this training you will learn the SEEDS approach to effective communication, mediation, and conflict resolution.


Upcoming Trainings

Foundational Mediation Skills

Online Training

WHERE: Zoom (link to be sent following registration)

DATE:​​ New Dates TBA

TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm PST

Cost: 695*


We are accepting financial aid applications; inquire at for an application.

Registration Deadline: 

New Dates TBA
Training Policies and Disclaimers

Training Cancellation Policy:

  • If you cancel 14 days (2 weeks) or more before the training, your fee will be refunded, minus a $25 processing fee

  • If you cancel 14- 3 days before training, 50% of your fee will be refunded

  • If you cancel within 3 days, there is no refund; however, you can offer your spot to someone else within your network and communicate the name and email of the person taking your spot to

  • If you cancel once the training begins, there is no refund or credit voucher. Exceptions may be made in case of emergencies - contact the office for more details.

  • SEEDS cannot offer transfers to another training at the participant request.

Interactive Training Policy:

  • Active participation is integrated and invited in this workshop series. We invite participants to engage with their videos on and to share verbally and/or through the chat when prompted. The core learning from these workshops takes place when actively practicing the provided tools.

  • We encourage everyone to actively attend the Zoom during the training time to get the most benefit out of our interactive training model. A recording from the training will not be provided due to the interactive and sensitive nature of the content of this training.

  • Participants will receive SEEDS training materials to refer back to the content and tools from these workshops.

Content Disclaimer:

  • These introductory trainings of mediation feature content and discussion regarding race, power dynamics, and privilege in society.

  • Folx attending these trainings including trainers come from various lived experiences and understandings.

  • BIPOC and other marginalized folx do not have to carry the additional burden of educating anyone while attending.

  • Please know that you have autonomy to engage and care for yourself as you need for your own wellbeing.

Recording Disclaimer (Online Trainings):

  • Portions of these trainings will be recorded for internal and external training purposes.

  • SEEDS will only capture lecture portions of the trainings and will not be capturing personal information.

  • You may turn off your video when speaking if you would not like to be recorded during a recorded section.

  • Participants will NOT receive a copy of the training recordings.

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