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)


May 8 to 9, 2017

or

October 13 to 14, 2017

Waterloo Registration
Understanding Conflict - Advanced (2 days)

May 10 to 11, 2017

or

October 16 to 17, 2017

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) May 4 to 7, 2017 Toronto courses@coop-solutions.ca
Case Development Skills: Assessing Parties for Conflict Intervention (2 days) April 6 to 7, 2017 Waterloo Registration

Conflict Coaching Skills (2 days)

March 9 to 10, 2017 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)

July 10 to 12, 2017 (DR1)

July 13 to 15, 2017 (DR2)

Jan. 17 to 19, 2018
(DR1)

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

Waterloo


Waterloo


Etobicoke


Etobicoke

Rose Bowden
Exploring Conflict with Personality Dimensions (1 day) March 11 2017 Waterloo Registration
Facilitation Skills (2 days) October 26 to 27 2017 Waterloo Registration
Family Arbitration (6 days)   Toronto courses@coop-solutions.ca
Family Mediation (7 days)   Toronto courses@coop-solutions.ca
Mediating Groups In Dispute (2 days)

Spring 2018

Waterloo Registration
Mediation from the Inside Out (1 day) February 11, 2017 Waterloo Registration
Narrative Mediation (2 days)      

Organizational Conflict Approaches (3 days)

August 21 to 23, 2017

Waterloo Rose Bowden
Peacemaking Circles Training (4 days) May 31, June 1 to 3, 2017 Waterloo Registration
Peacemaking Circles Training - Advanced (2 days) June 5 to 6, 2017 Waterloo Registration
Transformative Mediation  (4 days) April 26 to 29, 2017 Waterloo Bernice Burnett
Case Development Skills: Assessing Conflict Situations (2 days) April 6 to 7, 2017 Waterloo Registration