Workshops and Events at GSMP

June 2016

June 10, 2016 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Peace Begins with You Breakfast

Join us for a FREE breakfast and learn more about Good Shepherd Mediation Program services benefiting the community. You will be asked for a donation, but there is no minimum or maximum. You decide!
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June 17, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Advanced Training for Family Mediators

This advanced training focuses on what family mediators need to know about the relationship between special education law and legal custody and how to develop a parenting plan that meets the unique needs of children with disabilities.
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June 21, 2016 - June 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Elder & Estates Mediation Training

This four-day intensive, comprehensive mediation training will prepare individuals to mediate the kinds of conflicts associated with estates, aging and the special practice issues that arise when working with the older population, their families and care providers. It is appropriate for beginning mediators, experienced mediators who want to expand their basic skills to include facilitating multi-party, family group conferencing and mediating estates and guardianship issues.
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July 2016

July 20, 2016 - July 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Basic Mediation Training

This 24-hour training prepares individuals to mediate family and neighborhood issues. It is a practical, interactive, hands-on workshop.
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August 2016

August 24, 2016 - August 26, 2016

FREE Community Youth Mediator Training

This FREE Youth Mediator Training prepares teens to facilitate the mediation process. It offers participants the opportunity to enhance their communication, conflict resolution, problem solving, writing, and decision making skills.
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September 2016

September 15, 2016 - September 16, 2016

Conflict Coaching Training

The goal of this training is to prepare mediators and conflict managers how to use conflict resolution skills to "coach" people experiencing conflict when mediation or litigation is not the answer.
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September 27, 2016 - 7:00 PM

GSMP Board of Directors Meeting

Regular meetings of the GSMP Board of Directors.

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September 28, 2016 - September 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Restorative Practices

This workshop introduces participants to restorative justice theory and prepares participants to facilitate restorative practices such as Victim-Offender Conferencing, peace and healing circles, and restorative group conferencing.
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October 2016

October 14, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Becoming a Mediator

Whether you are interested in volunteering, working full time, or starting a private practice, this workshop is designed for aspiring mediators. In addition to answering your questions about mediator qualifications, training, licensing, insurance, job opportunities, training and building a practice -- this workshop features of panel of experts who will explain how they built their practice and answer your personal questions about becoming a mediator.
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October 26, 2016 - October 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Basic Mediation Training

This 24-hour training prepares individuals to mediate family and neighborhood issues. It is a practical, interactive, hands-on workshop.
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November 2016

November 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM

GSMP Board of Directors Meeting

Regular meetings of the GSMP Board of Directors.

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December 2016

December 1, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Divorce & Custody Mediator Training

This comprehensive, ACR-accredited mediator training program is a combination of role-play, lecture, simulation, discussion and videotapes of actual mediation. This five-day workshop walks participants through the process of divorce and custody mediation from the orientation session to the completed memorandum of understanding. In November, the course will be held Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day.
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