Workshops and Events at GSMP

November 2017

November 28, 2017 - 6:00 to 8:00 PM

GSMP Board of Directors Meeting

Regular meetings of the GSMP Board of Directors.

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December 2017

December 11, 2017 - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

GSMP Open House

Join us for any of our regular open houses to learn about mediation and other restorative practices that help increase the peace. Meet and ask questions of GSMP staff and Board members, and learn about programs and services, training workshops for youth and adults, and volunteer opportunities. The event is free, but preregistration is required.
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February 2018

February 23, 2018 - 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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March 2018

March 21, 2018 - March 23, 2018 - 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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April 2018

April 19, 2018 - April 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

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.
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May 2018

May 16, 2018 - May 18, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

Elder Mediation Training

This three-day intensive, comprehensive advanced 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 experienced mediators who want to expand their basic skills to include facilitating family group conferencing and mediating conflict involving aging people, their families and care providers.
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June 2018

June 14, 2018 - June 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

Multi-party Mediation and Group Facilitation training

This workshop will prepare mediators for the challenges of assessing community and/or workplace conflicts, working with the conveners to select an appropriate dispute resolution process(es), and facilitating that process with the stakeholders.
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July 2018

July 11, 2018 - July 13, 2018 - 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 2018

August 22, 2018 - August 24, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day

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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September 2018

September 13, 2018 - September 14, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

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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September 21, 2018 - 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 2018

October 12, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tonic for a Toxic Workplace

Tonic for a Toxic Workplace: Transforming Conflict into Cooperation through Collaborative Problemsolving Objective: To offer organizational leaders skills to transform workplace conflict into an opportunity to improve communication, strengthen relationships and cultivate a climate of cooperation and productivity.

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October 17, 2018 - 6:00 PM

2018 Shepherds of Peace Dinner & Awards

Each year, in conjunction with international Conflict Resolution Day, Good Shepherd Mediation Program honors several individuals who have been instrumental in encouraging peace and social justice in Philadelphia and names them "Shepherds of Peace."
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October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018

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 2018

November 8, 2018 - November 14, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

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.
Details

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