Principles of Conflict Resolution and Mediation
MFT & LCSW 35 Hours
Tuesdays 06:00 PM-09:00 PM, Staff, Lec/Dis - 15wks - 09/11-12/18
Berkeley Adult School, 1968 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
Cost: Students $500 / Early Registration $685 (Late Registration. $750)
TOPICS AND SKILLS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE:
Communication Skills: Active listening, empathizing, asking clarifying questions, checking assumptions, identifying possible solutions.
Conflict Styles: Identifying and dealing with different conflict styles.
Culture and Cultural Identity: The impact race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, education, etc. have on conflicts.
Mediation Skills: Maintaining impartiality and respect; identifying and framing issues; facilitating communication and negotiation; dealing with power dynamics, biases, feelings and assumptions.
Practice Sessions: Extensive mediation practice in small groups with coaching.
Learn SEEDS mediation model.
TO RECIEVE THE CERTIFICATE YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL 16 SESSIONS.
MAKE UP SESSIONS CAN BE ARRANGED ONLY IN SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
When & Where
SEEDS Community Resolution Center
SEEDS Community Resolution Center helps people find solutions to community issues and problems. We offer a variety of programs and services to residents and businesses in Alameda County. We cannot and do not provide legal advice. If your situation is not appropriate for our services, we can offer information and referrals to help you find the right agency to meet your needs.
GOT CONFLICT? Don't Stress, Don't Fight, Don't Litigate. MEDIATE.
SEEDS offers trained, neutral mediators to help you and others in conflict find constructive solutions that meet everyone's needs.
SEEDS provides same-day mediation services for Small Claims Court in Hayward, and in Civil Harassment Court in Oakland and Hayward, to reduce expense and improve outcomes.
Learn more about Court-Recommended Mediation.
Could your groups and meetings be more participatory and productive?
SEEDS will custom design a process to help your group, organization or community work more collaboratively and achieve goals and outcomes.
Would you like to improve your ability to communicate and problem-solve?
SEEDS will help you or your organization cultivate your skills and capacity to manage conflict, communicate more effectively, and develop lasting solutions.
Through restorative processes, SEEDS helps to create caring communities in our courts, schools, and neighborhoods.
Learn more about Restorative Justice principles and SEEDS’ new Restorative Justice programs.
Want more information about conflict resolution and SEEDS?
SEEDS can send you brochures and/or come speak to your group about the benefits of mediation, how to resolve your own conflicts more effectively and how to access SEEDS’ services when needed. Learn more about how your agency or group can benefit.
Don't know where to begin?
Every call with SEEDS starts with an intake and consultation to explore how we might be able to assist you, your group or your organization.
Contact us to discuss your options.