Training for Volunteers
Volunteer Mediator Training
Once a semester, AU Conflict Resolution Services offer offers a 24-hour Basic Mediation Skills workshop. The training takes place over a weekend and is available to AU students, faculty, and staff at no charge. Completion of training allows you to serve as a volunteer mediator, but those who complete the training are not obligated to become a mediator. If you are interested in applying to be an In-Hall Mediator, you must complete this training.
The training explores theories in mediation and conflict resolution, skill development, ethical concerns in mediation, the Conflict Resolution Services mediation process and model, and practical experience in mediating disputes.
For Fall 2013, the training dates are as follows. Participants will also be asked to do some reading and preparation prior to training.
Applications for Fall 2013 are due no later than Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
- Thursday, October 3: 5-9pm
- Friday, October 4: 5-9pm
- Saturday, October 5: 9am-5pm
- Sunday, October 6: 9am-5pm
If you are interested in being contacted when future training dates are set, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in participating or receiving more information, email us at email@example.com or call 202-885-1313.