Hands-on Skill Development for Responding to Conflict

  • Training

Mediation is increasingly a preferred choice for resolving conflict, an alternative to litigation, violence, and avoidance...not just in the courts, but also in workplaces, families, schools, and communities.


This 33-hour training is for you,  if you are interested in:

• incorporating new skills into your current work

• making a shift in your professional role


Mediation Training:

This training provides hands-on skill development, combining role plays, exercises and presentations. It meets the statutory requirements for mediator  confidentiality related to the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 233, Section 23C and can be the first  step toward certification under Rule 8: SJC Rules on Dispute Resolution. 


Why choose CDSC:

• Over 40 years’ experience in ADR

•  successful track record: over 1000+ people trained

• dynamic team of trainers, together for over a decade

• reasonably priced, in synch with Center’s mission of affordable accessibility


Who should attend:

• attorneys

• human resource specialists

•  educators

• mental health clinicians

• business professionals



Thursday, March 12 9:30am–5:00pm

Friday, March 13 9:30am–5:00pm

Tuesday, March 17 3:00pm–6:00pm

Thursday, March 19 9:30am–5:00pm

Friday, March 20 9:30am–5:00pm



CDSC, 60 Gore Street, East Cambridge (near Lechmere T, Galleria, courthouses).



$750 ($695 if registration recvd. by Feb. 12) A $250 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Full cost of training must be paid by the last day of training.


Enrollment: In the case of financial hardship, please contact CDSC at 617-876-5376. Tuition assistance may be available on a limited basis.