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The course provided all the information I was seeking.  I have a very good understanding (and appreciation) of the process.

Beyond mediation the information is useful for good communication in all situations - personal, work, family, etc.

BMT participant

BMT participant



40-Hour Course for Professional & Personal Development

WVDRC offers this course for anyone who:
• Is interested in becoming a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.
• Wants to learn more effective ways to deal with conflict at work, at home, or in the classroom.
• Is in the legal, counseling, human resources, or education field and needs relevant professional training.
The BMT course teaches the process of mediation, communication skills, and conflict dynamics to promote peaceful and constructive approaches to conflict and its resolution, whether in the workplace, home, or in our community.
Trainees who have completed the BMT course are eligible to begin a mediation practicum to become a certified volunteer mediator with the WVDRC.
Course eligible for education clock or continuing legal education (CLE) hours.  
Cost $540



20-Hour Course for Professional & Personal Development

This training is a skill-building course in mediating conflicts between separated and/or divorcing couples.   Topics covered include dissolution process, asset & debt division, effects of divorce on children, power, control, and negotiating parenting plans. 
Prerequisite: Basic Mediation Training 40-hour Course
Cost $300 ($225 for WVDRC volunteers)


Volunteering for WVDRC

Becoming a volunteer mediator is a rewarding experience.  Our volunteers are grateful to help people in our community to resolve conflict in a healthy and positive way.  Learn more about joining our amazing team of community mediators.

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Virtual Mediation Training

If training is offered virtually, Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center utilizes the Zoom application.  Generous breaks are scheduled throughout the training.  Course materials are mailed to each participant.

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