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Peninsula Dispute Resolution Center

... is your community resource for conflict resolution.

Basic Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training

Cancelled - March 30, 31, April 1, 7, 8, 2017: 8:30am-5:30pm

Summer - July 14, 15, 16, & July 21. 22, 2017: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Would you like to increase your skills to resolve disputes in your family, work, and community?

PDRC’s  40-hour course is designed for community members and professionals who are interested in developing their conflict resolution skills.

Participants will learn conflict theory and styles; interpersonal and third party communication skills; power imbalances and interest-based negotiation; the principles of conflict resolution and the eight-step mediation model.

The concepts and skills taught in the training are easily transferrable and designed to improve communication and enhance relationships in all settings.

The course combines theory and practice, students will engage in experiential learning, which includes mock mediations and group discussion.

The course includes a comprehensive Manual and a certificate of completion.
Individuals who complete this 40-hour course are eligible to enter into our mediator practicum.

2017 Summer Mediation Training Flyer

This training is the best social service training I have ever participated in.  I learned how I address conflict which is helpful in my career and personal life. The lecture then practice format was a great way to learn the complex material. 

Mediation Training Participant

2017 Summer Registration Form

Contact PDRC: 800.452.8024 or karen@pdrc.org for more informaiton.


Instuctor: Donna Hallock from DRC of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties

Donna Hallock is the Executive Director of the DRC of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties. She has been a certified mediator since 2005 and began facilitating trainings for DRCs in 2008.  Donna has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Organizational Development and Conflict Resolution from The Evergreen State College.

Donna mediates workplace, family, foreclosure, and neighborhood disputes. She trains her volunteer team from Basic to Advanced Mediations.  Trainings include conflict resolution, multi-party mediation, parent/teen mediation and co-parenting mediation.  During her tenure at DRC of Grays Harbor Donna has tripled the number of engaged volunteer mediators by offering and maintaining skill development trainings and opportunities for community involvement.

Additionally, Donna is an active member of the Washington Mediation Association and is currently a professor at Grays Harbor College.

Donna has led and facilitated over thirty 40-Hour Basic Mediation trainings and she is honored to be the lead instructor for PDRC’s 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training.

PDRC Executive Director, staff, Board members and volunteers will be assisting with the training.