Conflict Resolution and Mediation Training

A Seminar for Schools, Churches, Educators, Community Leaders and anyone interested in learning how to effectively hand conflict

April 13-14, 2018  |  Click Here to download brochure  

This workshop will give participants an introduction to the theory and definition of conflict, comparative practices within the fields of conflict management, conflict resolution, and conflict transformation. Time will be spent on the values, commitments, and the growth and challenges of Conflict Resolution and Mediation as a practice.     

Participants will be discover their own conflict management style as well as learn the basic components of facilitating the mediation process.  A particular focus will be on learning how to identify and move from oppositional and position based interests to mutual interest based outcomes and agreements as well as how to move past the challenge of an impasse.  

Come join us and explore how conflict resolution and the practice of mediation can be applied in your profession and within your community.


Schedule: April 13-14, 2018

Friday 5:15-5:30 p.m. Registration  |  Click here to register online

Friday 5:30-8:30 p.m. Defining Conflict & the Mediation Process           

Saturday 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.     

8:30 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. Challenges and Community Response

     10:00-10:10 a.m. Break

10:00 am-12:00 pm  Conflict Style Inventory

12:00 pm-12:45pm  Lunch will be provided

12:45-2:00 pm   Mediation Best Practices

     2:00 pm-2:10 pm  Break

2:10 pm-4:30 pm  Conducting Mediation

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This training will be led by Allen Rutter from Shalom Ministries.  Allen Rutter has been a mediator and conflict resolution trainer since 2006 and is the executive director at Shalom Counseling and Mediation Center located in Archbold and Bryan OH.  Over the years he has helped families, businesses, organizations, churches and court ordered participants resolve a myriad of conflicts and restitution regarding criminal offenses as well as divorce and truancy mediation.        

Shalom Counseling and Mediation Center has been serving individuals, families, and the courts of NW Ohio since 1998.  Shalom is a faith based  501 c 3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization operated by a board of directors.