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Upcoming Trainings

The Center for Dispute Resolution periodically offers basic and advanced mediator training, as well as special-topic workshops. The following training events are currently planned. This list will be updated as events are added to the training schedule. Join the CDR Mailing List to receive information and updates on upcoming training events.
 

Completed Training

  • Family Group Conference Training - FREE for volunteers! - February 8-9, 2014 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - February 26-March 2, 2014 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - October 16-20, 2013 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - March 20-24, 2013 (completed)
  • Elder Mediation Training with Zena Zumeta - April 11-13, 2013 (completed)
  • Family Group Conference Training - FREE for volunteers! - April 20-21, 2013 (completed)
  • Conflict Coaching Training with Dr. Tricia Jones - January 24-25, 2013 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - October 10-14, 2012 (completed)
  • Fearless Negotiation for Women: Negotiating without Compromising Your Values or Relationships - July 19, 2012 (completed)
  • Family Group Decision Making Training - June 15-16, 2012 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - March 14-18, 2012 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - October 5-9, 2011 (completed
  • Victim-Offender Mediation Training - July 22-23, 2011 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - March 16-20, 2011 (completed) 
  • Peer Mediation Training (for Missouri State students) - January 21-22, 2011 (completed) 
  • Family Group Conferencing Training - December 4-5, 2010 (completed) 
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - October 13-17, 2010 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - April 21-25, 2010 (completed)
  • Victim-Offender Mediation Training - Feb. 26-27, 2010 (FREE for volunteers!) (completed)
  • Family Reconciliation Mediation Training - December 4-5, 2009 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - October 21-25, 2009 (completed)
  • Parental Alienation Training with Nancy Olesen - May 8-9, 2009 (completed)
  • Advanced Mediation Training with Robert Benjamin - "Resolve and Thrive: Advanced Tactics for Mediators (Guerrilla Mediation and More)"  - February 20-21, 2009 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - February 4-8, 2009 (completed)
  • Parenting Coordination Training - June 20-21, 2008 (completed)
  • Civil and Family Mediation Training - July 16-20, 2008 (completed)
  • 26th Circuit Victim-Offender Mediation Training (Osage Beach, MO) September 18-19, 2008 (completed)

The CDR strives to offer valuable training and educational opportunities in the field of mediation, conflict resolution, and communication.  Are you looking for a particular type of training or workshop? Let us know by sending an email to CDR@MissouriState.edu.

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Contact Information

Physical Address: Missouri State University, Park Central Office Building room 212, 117 Park Central Square, Springfield MO (View a map of the CDR's downtown location.)

Mailing Address: Missouri State University, Center for Dispute Resolution, 901 S. National, Springfield MO 65897

CDR Phone: 417-836-8831

Fax: 417-836-8288

E-mail: CDR@MissouriState.edu

CDR Staff

Charlene Berquist, Director, Center for Dispute Resolution; Professor, Department of Communication
Heather Blades, Associate Director, Center for Dispute Resolution
Janelle Thacker, Kristin Gearhart, and Becky Saunders, Graduate Assistants
Taylor Friedli, and Cassie Kite, Student Workers