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Training

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 Training: 101 & 102 (Postponed until further notice)

RJ 101:

RJ 102:

Location:

LEARN & EXPERIENCE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES:

For educators, social workers, lawyers, volunteers and others who work with youth or adults, you will learn basic principles and practices of restorative justice in this experiential two-part training. Take RJ101 in the morning to get the principles. Add RJ102 in the afternoon for a sample experience of restorative justice. Each 3.5-hr session features presentation, interactive discussion, handouts, testimony and question-answer with Advoz trainers. CLEs for attorneys; CEUs for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists are available. Questions? Contact krista@advoz.org or call (717) 397-2404.

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