Date(s) - 08/03/18 - 08/04/18
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Basic Mediation for Intercultural & Diverse Settings, offered through IPSL
part 1: August 3 & 4, 2018
part 2: August 10 & 11, 2018
The course introduces students to the themes, practices and skill-building in Mediation with an emphasis on mediation in intercultural and diverse settings. Mediation is a confidential process in which an impartial person, a mediator, helps two or more parties voluntarily work towards a mutually acceptable, self-determined agreement. Students taking Mediation for Intercultural & Diverse Settings will learn how to communicate with the parties to a Mediation, promote understanding, help the parties focus on their needs, and seek creative problem-solving to enable parties to resolve their dispute. This is an introductory course for anyone who is interested in becoming a mediator or learning better communication skills in conflict situations. Participants will learn to use mediation skills to help resolve conflicts in the workplace, courts, business or community related disputes. Skills can also be used in your personal life!
Trainer: Tsipora Dimant has been a mediator for over 25 years.
Dates: Friday/Saturday (8/3 & 8/4) 8:30 – 4:30 pm Friday/Saturday (8/10 & 8/11) 8:30 – 4:30 pm
(all four days required to complete training)
Location: Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97210
Contact Information (to reserve a spot): firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-395-IPSL (4775). Registration is now open.
Any content questions, please contact the instructor, Tsipora Dimant at email@example.com
A bit about…
IPSL engages students, educators, and grassroots organizations around the world in hands-on service to promote equitable relationships, social justice, sustainable change, and a commitment to our shared humanity.
IPSL is a registered Social Benefit Corporation that is committed to its mission and dedicated to promoting an ethic of service. We invest over 83% of our revenues directly back into the communities where we serve.