I am currently in the process of obtaining a Certificate in Mediation from CSU's School of Social Work, which focuses on conflict resolution skills that benefit a wide variety of professional and personal situations.
This conflict resolution training uses an approach that teaches how to focus on clients' strengths rather than deficits, and how those strengths can be used to move toward a resolution. The challenging, practice-based curriculum focuses on this facilitative process throughout the program.
My goal will is to specialize in land use issues; whether it be between a jurisdiction and an applicant, a developer and community/neighborhoods, or in general conflict associated with a land-use disputes.
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a way for parties to work through and resolve problems, conflicts, and disputes short of litigation. Formal dispute resolution can take several forms, the most common being mediation.
Mediation is an informal, yet structured process in which a neutral third person (or persons), known as a mediator, helps...