The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center (WVDRC) is offering a Resolution Washington and Washington Mediation Association-approved 40-hour Basic Mediation Training (BMT) course in Winter 2020 in collaboration with the Dispute Resolution Center of Tri-Cities and Neutral Ground Dispute Resolution Center. The WVDRC offers this course for anyone who:
• Is interested in becoming a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.
• Wants to learn more effective ways to deal with conflict at work, at home, or in the classroom.
• Is in the legal, counseling, human resources, or education field and needs relevant professional training.
The BMT course teaches the process of mediation, communication skills, and conflict dynamics to promote peaceful and constructive approaches to conflict and its resolution, whether in the workplace, home, or in our community.
Trainees who have completed the BMT course are eligible to begin a mediation practicum to become a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.