Midlands Mediation Center’s Introduction to Mediation training emphasizes skills necessary for anyone who wants to transform and empower by understanding and resolving conflicts, improving relationships and strengthening families, communities, organizations and workplaces.  Topics covered during 20 hours of classroom instruction and role plays include Dynamics of Conflict, Dispute Resolution Styles, Active Listening Skills and the Mediation Process. This series is open to 10-20 individuals and is well-suited for business, non-profit, human resources, and law enforcement professionals. Seats are offered on a space-available, first-paid, first-served basis.

Instructors: Midlands Mediation Center Executive Diane Frea, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, M.A., and cast of guest presenters.

Next training dates:

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017
5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017
5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Midlands Mediation Center
Second Floor, College Place United Methodist Church
4801 Colonial Drive, Columbia SC 29203


$250; deadline is Friday, July 7. Register and pay here: https://july2017mediationtraining.eventbrite.com

For more information, call (803) 714-1176 or email exdir@midlandsmediation.org 

This series has been pre-approved for 19 (HR-General) recertification credit hours through California, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Instutute.


The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity.
It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.




Disclaimer: This training is not a certification in mediation and does not provide an expectation of work or income from mediation. An additional 20 hours of “lab” observation and co-mediation in semi-monthly small claims magistrate court prepares participants to serve as MMC volunteer mediators. If choosing the 40-hour option, you will need to complete an MMC volunteer mediator application after the classroom portion.