Want to enhance your skills to resolve conflict, facilitate groups, help others come to understanding and healing through dialogue? Increase your personal and professional capacity to make deep change through an Advoz training. Indicate your interest below. It helps us understand how to prioritize our training offerings and you’ll know first when these trainings become available.

Training Interest

Basic Mediation – Coming soon!

Trainees will be introduced to the mediation process and its benefits in both their personal and professional lives. Communication and conflict resolution skills will be taught throughout the course and role play tactics will be used to help practice trainees’ newfound skills. Those who are interested in further training and mentoring can do so through Advoz afterward.

Registration fees include training materials, lunch, and refreshments, all while being led by experienced professional trainers. Discounts and scholarships are available.

Restorative Justice Victim-Offender Conferencing Training- Fall Training

Four Weekdays and Two Saturdays 6 – 9 pm weekdays and 9 am – 5 pm Saturdays Bolger Conference Center at Millersville University 30 James Street, Millersville, PA 17551

  • Victim-offender conferencing process
  • Court and probation systems
  • Victim rights and needs
  • Ethics
  • Communications tools

COMING SOON: Intermediate Mediation Training

One Day Training Format When: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Where: TBA

If you’ve had basic mediation training, this one-day workshop is the next step to sharpen your skills to resolve conflict as a third-party. Intermediate Mediation Training uses interactive exercises and discussions to lead basic mediators though examining the following topics: dealing with intense emotions, the use of silence, the role of support parties in mediation, power imbalances and a more detailed look into agreements to mediate and the problem-solving stage of the mediation process.  In addition, each participant will have the opportunity to mediate one conflict (with outside role players) and receive feedback from a “coach.”

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