Basic Parent/Child-Family and Victim/Offender Mediation Training
Learn to use your natural mediation skills in a formal mediation setting.
Enhance your abilities to communicate and develop talents in working with others.
Work with youth, their families and help others resolve conflict.
Empower families to find catalyst for change.
Help restore the losses suffered by victims, holding offenders accountable and identify ways to repair harm.
Volunteer in your community by providing a valuable resource, gaining personal experience, self-gratification and the opportunity to become a certified mediator.
Do any of these opportunities interest you? Then you might be interested in this!
Sponsor: The Twin Falls Health Initiatives Trust, LTD and The Fifth Judicial District Status Offender Services have allocated funds to train volunteer mediators who will mediate in our local areas with at-risk youth, their families and victims of crime.
The Training: The Mediation Training will be held in Twin Falls, at the Snake River Youth Center (Juvenile Probation and Court Building) conference room, located at 2469 Wright Ave. Interested parties must submit an application and background checks will be completed. Approval of applications will be sent back one or three days upon receipt.
Dates: The class will cover a two weekend period and cover the 40 hour training requirements for the Idaho Mediation Association:
The first part of the training will occur on Thursday September 19th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday September 20th, 8:00am -5:00pm (lunch provided on Friday) and Saturday September 21st, 8:00am -5:00pm.
The second part of the training will occur on Thursday October 3rd, 6:00pm -9:00pm, Friday October 4th, 8:00am -5:00pm (lunch provided on Friday) and Saturday September 5th, 8:00am -5:00pm.
Fees: You will find equivalent trainings run anywhere from $800.00 to $1500.00. However, under the allowance of this grant, there is only a $25.00 cost for individuals willing to volunteer their mediation skills in their communities for a period of two years. Friday lunches and snacks throughout the course will also be provided for participants. Checks can be made out to Fifth Judicial District SOS and are due the first day during registration.
Trainer: Once again it is our privilege to have Bob Werth, a recognized expert in the field of mediation and one of the top mediators in the State of Idaho conduct this training.
Bob Werth is a certified professional mediator, licensed clinical professional counselor and attorney of law. Bob has had extensive experience in mediating cases and training mediators. Participants have found his trainings to be both personally and professionally enriching.
Graduate Credits CEU & CLE’s: Will be available from North Nazarene University.
Requirements: A participant needs to have a sincere desire to work with youth, their families, victims of crime and their offenders, a four-year degree or equivalent work, volunteer or life experience and will need to pass a criminal background check. Upon completion of this training, you will be asked to volunteer in your community 1-2 mediations per month for a period of 24 months.
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