Conflict Management and Mediation Certificate

Requirements | Core workshops | Electives

Participants in Conflict Management websiteThe value of the program

  • Respond in creative and positive ways to the disputes and conflict you face on a daily basis.
  • Learn skills and theory to develop confidence in your ability to effectively problem solve at work, home and in the community.
  • Build mediation skills towards becoming a professional mediator.
  • Participate for interest only or work towards a certificate in Conflict Management and Mediation.

Requirements

To complete a Certificate of Conflict Management and Mediation, a minimum of 7 workshops and 19 days of instruction, made up of 6 days of core workshops and 13 days of elective worshops is required.

There is no specific order in which to complete the workshops, although we would recommend starting with Understanding Conflict Foundations if scheduling permits. 

Core workshops (total 6 days)

(It is not necessary to complete these topics first, although it is encouraged to complete Understanding Conflict Foundations early in the program)

Workshop Dates offered Location Contact/registration

Understanding Conflict Foundations (2 days)

(formerly Understanding Conflict I)

October 13 to 14, 2017
OR
March 1 to 2, 2018
OR
May 7 - 8, 2018
OR
October 12-13, 2018

Waterloo Registration
Understanding Conflict - Advanced (2 days)

October 16 to 17, 2017
OR
May 9 to 10, 2018
OR
October 15-16, 2018

Waterloo Registration
Effective Communication Tools Negotiation & Challenging Conversations (2 days)  November 10 to 11, 2017 Waterloo Registration

Electives (for a minimum total of 13 days)

Workshop Dates offered Location Contact/registration
Advanced Family Mediation Skills (4 days) TBA Toronto Richard Brydson

Conflict Coaching Skills (2 days)

March 22-23, 2018 Waterloo Registration
Leadership Coaching  (Conflict Coaching Skills pre-requisite) June 20 -21, 2018 Waterloo Registration
Culture, Diversity and Conflict Management (2 days) September 14-15 2017 Waterloo Registration
Dispute Resolution Level 1 - Fundamentals (3 days)
Dispute Resolution Level 2 - Mediation (3 days)

Jan. 17 to 19, 2018
(DR1)

Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2018 (DR2)

Etobicoke


Etobicoke

Rose Bowden
Tempering your Temperament: Understanding and Managing Interpersonall Conflict (Formerly Exploring Conflict with Personality Dimensions (2 day) November 3-4, 2017 Waterloo Registration
Facilitation Skills (2 days) October 26 to 27 2017 Waterloo Registration
Family Arbitration (6 days)   Toronto Richard Brydson
Family Mediation (7 days)   Toronto Richard Brydson
Transforming Group Dynamics (2 days)

April 12 to 13, 2018

Waterloo Registration

Leadership Coaching (2 days) NEW TOPIC

  (Prerequisite Conflict Coaching Skills)

June 20-21, 2018

Waterloo

 
Mediation from the Inside Out (1 day) February 2, 2018 Waterloo Registration
Narrative Mediation (2 days)      

Organizational Conflict Approaches (3 days)

August 21 to 23, 2017

Waterloo Rose Bowden
Peacemaking Circles Training (4 days) June 6-9, 2018 Waterloo  
Peacemaking Circles Training - Advanced (3 days) June 11 -13, 2018 Waterloo  
Transformative Mediation  (4 days)

September 22-23, 29 & 30 2017  FULL
OR
January 19,20,26,27, 2018
OR
April 25-28, 2018
OR
September 21,22, 28, 29 2018
 

Kitchener Bernice Burnett