General Civil Mediator Training
September 16-18 and September 30-October 2 (must attend all six days)
Location: 678 Front Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Lead Trainer: Anne Bachle Fifer
Mediation Training--A variety of training opportunities for individuals seeking to become mediators, as well as for corporations or other organizations who wish to learn and apply mediation techniques for conflict resolution. Restorative Practices Training--4-Day Professional Development training for education, criminal justice, youth work, and other organizational employees. Restorative practices is the process of working "with" young people and adults to resolve conflict and make positive changes. Day 1 Training: "Introduction to Restorative Practices." Day 2 Training: "Using Circles Effectively." Day 3 and 4 Training: "Facilitating Restorative Conferences."