GSMP Workshop & Event Calendar

Becoming a Mediator

February 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration Required

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.

Lunch & Learn

February 27, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Registration Required

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Eileen Murphy to hear about the challenges in custody, support, and divorce cases which have emerged as a result of recent changes in the tax code. Specifically, the change from dependent exemptions to a child tax credit and the elimination of the alimony deduction means that mediators may need to help parties work through different issues and think creatively about solutions.

Parenting Coordination

March 6, 2019 – March 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Required

This workshop will prepare individuals to serve as Parenting Coordinators. It will provide five hours of parenting coordination process, five hours of domestic violence curricula, and ten hours of Family Mediation.

Parenting Coordination

March 27, 2019 – March 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Required

This workshop will prepare individuals to serve as Parenting Coordinators. It will provide five hours of parenting coordination process, five hours of domestic violence curricula, and ten hours of Family Mediation.

Divorce & Custody Mediator Training

April 3, 2019 – April 9, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Registration Required

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.

What's Your Story?: Using Narrative to Foster Empathy In Your Community

May 3, 2019
10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Registration Required

This workshop will introduce Narrative 4, a global organization that fosters empathy by breaking down barriers and shattering stereotypes through the exchange of stories across the world. Led by globally influential artists, educators, students and community advocates, Narrative 4 is developing a generation of empathetic leaders and citizens.

Multi-party Mediation & Group Facilitation Training

June 6, 2019 – June 7, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day
Registration Required

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.

Divorce & Custody Mediator Training

August 7, 2019 – August 13, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Registration Required

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.

Restorative Practices

September 12, 2019 – September 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day
Registration Required

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.