Conflict Coaching & Additional Trainings

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2017 ADDITIONAL TRAININGS


Saturday, May 6

MEDIATING FORGIVENESS IN FAMILY MEDIATION
Healing Pain from the Past to Create Partnership in the Present

Trainer: Katharina W. Dress, MA

Katharina W. Dress, MA

Strained family dynamics, especially unforgiven injuries from the past, prevent many families from successfully communicating and collaborating across generations. If they seek help in Family Mediation, their unresolved hurt can get in the way of finding solutions for the present and future. Creating space to address pain from the past BEFORE discussing possible agreements for the future can be crucial to a successful mediation.

Katharina’s training offers an introduction to a simple “Healing and Reconciliation Process (H&R)” to help lead mediation parties towards forgiveness and self-forgiveness, so they can create deeper connection and open up new possibilities for mutual understanding and collaboration.

In the first part of the training, participants will review and learn the basics of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), developed by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, which can help discover the parties’ deeper needs that have not been recognized, honored, or met. Then they will practice a new way to develop and show empathy for others and oneself that’s based on the NVC model.

In the second part, participants will be introduced to the H & R process, which is rooted in the consciousness and tools of NVC. After a demonstration of the process, extensive role play practice will allow them to experience first-hand how to use this powerful method in a family mediation context.

LOGISTICS
Date & Times: Saturday, May 6, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Cost:
> CB Members: Early Bird, $147 | After Apr 6, $197
> Public: Early Bird, $247 | After Apr 6, $297
> Students: Early Bird, $97 | After Apr 6, $147 (*Verification required)
Location: Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness – Community Room, Mezzanine Level
MCLE: Course approved by the State Bar of California for 7 MCLE credits (provider #9323). $20 processing fee required. Pay MCLE here.

*Student Discount Verification: Contact Karen Lipney, (415) 920-3820 x109, klipney@communityboards.org

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
Though it rarely happens, we reserve the right to cancel a training. Should we cancel, registrants will receive a full refund. We also reserve the right to substitute trainers or presenters.  All other cancellations will be treated pursuant to the Refunds and Transfer Fees policy described below.

Refunds & Transfer Fees

  • Cancel 11 or more business days before the training start date, there is a $35 cancellation fee.  This fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training that begins within twelve months of the training start date.
  • Cancel 6-10 business days before the training start date, there is a $70 cancellation fee.  $50 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training that begins within twelve months of the training start date.
  • Cancel 5 or fewer business days before the training start date, the cancellation fee is HALF THE ENROLLMENT FEE.  $100 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training that begins within twelve months of the training start date. 

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Conflict Coaching Trainers

Cordell Wesselink, M.A.
Cordell works as Mediation Supervisor for Consortium for Children, a San Rafael nonprofit. From 2012-16, he was Community Boards’ ADR Programs Director. In this position, he managed our neighborhood mediation operations, coordinated or led various trainings, had training oversight of the SF District Attorney’s Neighborhood Courts Program, and collaborated to create our Conflict Coaching Program.

 

Betsy Zeger
Betsy is a versatile and highly accomplished Conflict Resolution Specialist with long-term experience in helping clients achieve their goals. Betsy had a 25-year career as an agent and personal manager for composers in the music industry; for the past 10 years she is a community mediator/facilitator; and Certified Professional Co-Active Life Coach. She also teaches High School students communication skills which are used in the Peer Support Center that she helped create. Betsy also is a co-creator and co-trainer for Community Boards’ Conflict Coaching Classes. Visit Betsy’s website here: www.betsyzeger.com.


CONFLICT COACHING 101

Dates & Times: 2017 Dates TBA
Trainers: Cordell Wesselink, MA & Betsy Zeger
Required prerequisite: Community Boards’ The Basics of Mediation, a comparable 40-hour training, or two years of professional conflict resolution practice.
Cost, Registration & Payment: CB Members, $375 | Public, $425

Training Overview
This two-day training is an intensive introduction to the principles of conflict coaching. Participants will learn how to apply their current conflict resolution and mediation skills. In addition, they will gain new insights to this unique approach and have opportunities to practice and apply them. Conflict coaching may be used in both personal and workplace contexts. It will add a valuable conflict resolution skill set to each participant’s repertoire.

Conflict coaching is a one-one session intended to assist individuals address specific conflicts in order to gain skills and tools to engage in, manage or productively resolve conflicts generally. It is a new and exciting discipline for professional mediators.

Training participants will learn to help those with a conflict to:

      • Identify personal needs and interests concerning the conflict
      • Understand better the other person’s needs and interests
      • Brainstorm possible solutions and ways to address these needs and interests
      • Evaluate and create criteria for selecting possible solutions

LOGISTICS

Required prerequisite: Community Boards’ The Basics of Mediation, a comparable 40-hour training, or two years of professional conflict resolution practice.
Dates & Times
: 2017 Dates TBA
Location
: Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue – Community Room, Mezzanine  [MAP]
Cost, Registration & Payment
: CB Member, $375 | General Public, $425



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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Though it rarely happens, we reserve the right to cancel a training. Should we cancel, registrants will receive a full refund. We also reserve the right to substitute trainers or presenters. All other cancellations will receive a refund minus the appropriate cancellation fee described below.

Cancellation & Transfer Fees

      • Cancellations 11 or more business days before the training start date will incur a $40 cancellation fee. This fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
      • Cancellations 6-10 business days before the training start date will incur a $75 cancellation fee. $40 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
      • Cancellations 5 or fewer business days before the training start date will incur HALF THE ENROLLMENT FEE. $75 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
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INTERMEDIATE CONFLICT COACHING

Date & Times: 2017 Dates TBA
Trainers: Cordell Wesselink, MA & Betsy Zeger
Required prerequisite: Community Boards’ Conflict Coaching 101
Cost, Registration & Payment: CB Members, $195 | Public, $245

This advanced conflict coaching training will give you new techniques and tools. You’ll have additional opportunities to practice conflict coaching and get expert feedback. This training is a must for those who have taken Community Boards’ Conflict Coaching Training 101.

In this highly hands-on, one-day training, you will learn when and how to:

      • Use an empathy map to broaden a client’s perspective and help them get more clarity.
      • Effectively use role play with clients to give them a chance to practice effectively communicating.
      • Teach the client effective communication techniques.
      • Work with a client that is really stuck and doesn’t see any good options.
      • End a conflict coaching session and make a referral when coaching isn’t the most effective option.

We will also talk in more depth about assisting clients in coming up with doable action plans and supporting the client to follow through with it. Additional techniques for conflict coaching by phone will also be covered.

Currently not an active Conflict Coach? While focused on conflict coaching, these skills are also useful in mediation, facilitation, consulting, H.R., family situations, and more. We hope you will join us in going to the next level of conflict coaching.

Logistics

Required prerequisite: Community Boards’ Conflict Coaching 101
Date & Times
: 2017 Dates TBA
Location
: Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Avenue | Community Room, Mezzanine Level
Cost, Registration & Payment
: CB Member, $195 | Public, $245
Register Become a CB Member

Though it rarely happens, we reserve the right to cancel a training. Should we cancel, registrants will receive a full refund. We also reserve the right to substitute trainers or presenters. All other cancellations will receive a refund minus the appropriate cancellation fee described below.

Cancellation & Transfer Fees

    • Cancellations 11 or more business days before the training start date will incur a $25 cancellation fee. This fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
    • Cancellations 6-10 business days before the training start date will incur a $50 cancellation fee. $25 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
    • Cancellations 5 or fewer business days before the training start date will incur HALF THE ENROLLMENT FEE. $50 of this fee will be waived one time if registration is applied to a future training.
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QUESTIONS?

Contact Karen Lipney, ADR Programs Director, (415) 920-3820 x109, or email her at Learn_More@communityboards.org.  Please include her name in the subject line.

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