This August 26-27 the CDR will provide virtual training in facilitating Family Group Conferences (FGCs) for the Office of Dispute Resolution and Family Court Programs in the 7th Judicial Circuit. The training, led by CDR Director Dr. Charlene Berquist, will explore how FGCs can be used by schools, social service agencies, and others to benefit youth and families. The training … [Read more...] about Virtual Family Group Conferencing Training Offered August 26-27
Word has spread that the CDR offers unparalleled virtual mediation training, and our October 2021 session filled in record time! Based upon popular demand, we have added a second virtual Civil and Family Mediation Training this November 10-14 – but we recommend you register early to reserve your seat! Learn more about what mediation is on the CDR website or at … [Read more...] about October Mediation Training Fills – Additional Mediation Training Set for November
The CDR has a nearly 20-year track record for offering outstanding mediation training. When we transitioned to providing this training in a virtual instructor-led format last fall, we made great efforts to ensure participants would continue to have an outstanding training experience via Zoom. This past March we again offered our mediation training virtually, and our … [Read more...] about March Virtual Mediation Trainings a Success
The CDR’s bi-annual 5-day (40 hour) mediation training was offered for the first time this October as a virtual live instructor-led training via Zoom. Attendee evaluations were outstanding, and the CDR will be offering an encore of this training in November to meet community demand. This training brought together professionals from across the region and offered unparalleled … [Read more...] about October Mediation Training a Success!
By Dr. Charlene Berquist, Director, and Heather Blades, Associate Director Socrates once said, “The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” The past few months have been a time of massive change at many levels as nations, communities, organizations, families, and individuals have had to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about CDR Continues to Provide Programs and Training During COVID-19