Community Mediation Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Media Contact: Lorraine Williams, 828- 631- 5252; mmsbryson@mountainmedition.org

Mountain Mediation Services offers training in Community Mediation, May 23 -25, 2017 in Franklin, NC.

Mountain Mediation Services is offering its Community Mediation Training on May23rd– 25th.  In this 21-hour training, participants learn the mediation process and are equipped with the tools needed to effectively deal with conflict and develop productive resolution.  You will learn practical skills that will help you resolve conflicts you might have at work, in your neighborhood or with family members.

The training is being held at the First United Methodist Church of Franklin, 66 Harrison Ave., Franklin, NC.  The number of participants is limited and space must be reserved by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The tuition fee of $250 covers instruction plus manuals, handouts and refreshments.

The course meets the certification standards of the Mediation Network of North Carolina. Upon completion of the three-day course, those who wish may work toward becoming a Certified Mediator, and may receive up to a full refund of their tuition fee in exchange for volunteering.

Volunteer mediators become members of a two-person mediation team and resolve conflicts between individuals referred by our court system. This is a very rewarding process that lasts from one to two hours.  The commitment, both in time and frequency, is strictly up to the volunteer.   Volunteers may also choose to become involved with the agency’s conflict resolution program at our area middle schools or with family or business mediations.  Volunteers care about the process and the results and see that they truly make a difference in people’s lives.

Call Lorraine at 828-631-5252 or email mmsbryson@dnet.net for more information to register and reserve a spot.

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