Training

Fall 2017 Basic Mediation Training

September 28-30~new 3 day format

Learn about the following topics:

  • Communication methods
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  • The mediation process
  • Ethics

Practice being a mediator through multiple role plays

Hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on September 28, 29 and 30

Mennonite Central Committee’s Welcoming Place
21 South 12th Street
AkronPA 17501-0500

$475 Fee includes training materials, drinks, snacks and lunches in addition to professional leadership

Continuing Education Credits are available for social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists and attorneys for $50

New PA Council of Mediators members receive a $50 discount.  Please contact us to learn more about our discount and scholarship opportunities.

Save $50 and register by September 8; registration deadline is September 22,2017

Restorative Justice Victim-Offender Conferencing Training

Learn about the following topics

  • victim-offender conferencing process
  • court and probation systems
  • victim rights and needs
  • ethics
  • communications tools

Practice being a facilitator through multiple role plays

The intensive 35-hr training takes place: 

Tuesday, October 3        6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, October 13          9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, October 14     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, October 20         9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, October 21     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

HACC-Lancaster
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602

Fee for those planning to volunteer in the Advoz’s Restorative Justice Conferencing program is $95, which includes written and digital materials (a book, manual, and DVD), refreshments and professional leadership.

Fee for those who are using the training for professional development purposes is $375. The fee includes CLEs for attorneys or CEUs for social workers, written and digital materials (a book, manual, and DVD), refreshments and professional leadership.

Save $50 by registering by September 8!  Registration deadline is September 22

Other trainings are available in the following topics:

  • Communication & Conflict Resolution Theory & Skills
  • Advanced Mediation Training
  • Divorce & Custody Mediation Training
  • Elder Mediation Training
  • Restorative Justice Theory and Practices (introductory and advanced)
  • Restorative Dialogue for Crime Victims/Offenders (also called Victim Offender Conferencing)
  • Circle Process Facilitation (also called Restorative or Peacemaking Circles)
  • Restorative Schools: Community Building and Accountable Discipline for Youth

Building competency and experience using conflict resolution and restorative practices is vital to building a peaceable community, able to endure tough dialogue in times of tension, conflict and violence. Advoz draws on an experienced training team to equip you or your group, business or school in using mediation and restorative practices to positively address conflict and disciplinary issues.

Interested in enrolling in one of our courses? Contact us for more information.