Oakland Mediation Center Offers Volunteer Mediation Training - New York News

Oakland Mediation Center Offers Volunteer Mediation Training

Posted: Updated:

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan…. Oakland Mediation Center (OMC) is accepting applications for the next 40-Hour Community Mediation Training to teach volunteers to conduct mediation services for Oakland County residents, businesses, and organizations. The training is designed to provide participants the skills necessary to act as mediators in facilitating the resolution of general civil disputes from the initial consultation to writing the mediation agreement. OMC conducts mediation on-site at the Oakland County District Courts in Pontiac, Rochester, Southfield and Waterford and at their Bloomfield Hills office.

The training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. July 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 6. The cost of the training is free, with a service requirement of 40 half days per year for two years. Certificates will be given when the service requirement has been met.

"OMC's mission is to help the community peacefully resolve conflict through mediation and education," said Bonnie Hanes, OMC Executive Director. "These trainings teach powerful skills and techniques to resolve conflict and prevent escalation. By resolving conflicts, we are creating a more peaceful community." 

The training will take place at the Oakland Mediation Center in Bloomfield Hills, and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, snacks and course materials. The training will be delivered by Kenzi Bisbing, OMC's education manager, who has conducted over 120 professional mediation and conflict resolution trainings. She is a highly skilled mediator and has facilitated hundreds of mediations across Arizona, Texas, Ohio and Michigan involving family, divorce, guardianship, truancy and community related issues.

Applicants should have an interest in working in their community, can commit to the service requirement and have the ability to commute to one or all of the district courts listed above.

The deadline to apply is July 1.  To view all requirements, information and to apply, visit www.mediation-omc.org or call (248) 338-4280.

 

Oakland Mediation Center is a private non-profit organization that has served the community since 1989 by providing mediation services for individuals, businesses, courts, schools and agencies; 40-hour Civil, Domestic and Advanced Mediator training as well as conflict resolution, peer mediation, bullying prevention/intervention, and restorative practices in schools.  Visit OMC's web site at www.mediation-omc.org.

###

 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Times Square, 1 WTC go gold for childhood cancer awareness

    Times Square, 1 WTC go gold for childhood cancer awareness

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:20:23 GMT
    Things are looking up for cute little Cami King. Not only is her cancer in remission, she also just got to meet Mickey, Minnie and Elmo in Times Square. But, if you can believe it, there's something else this 4-year-old is even more excited about: Times Square is going gold. The chairman of the Times Square Advertising Coalition announced the crossroads of the world is going to light up in gold to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.
    Things are looking up for cute little Cami King. Not only is her cancer in remission, she also just got to meet Mickey, Minnie and Elmo in Times Square. But, if you can believe it, there's something else this 4-year-old is even more excited about: Times Square is going gold. The chairman of the Times Square Advertising Coalition announced the crossroads of the world is going to light up in gold to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research.
  • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:00:24 GMT
    An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi say the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a...
    An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi say the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.
  • Deadly crash in Lincoln Tunnel

    Deadly crash in Lincoln Tunnel

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:15:54 GMT

    Officials say a New Jersey man has died from injuries he suffered in a chain-reaction crash inside one of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel.  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says the 49-year-old Summit resident was among three people hurt in the accident.


    Officials say a New Jersey man has died from injuries he suffered in a chain-reaction crash inside one of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel.  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says the 49-year-old Summit resident was among three people hurt in the accident.



Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices