NVMS Certificates

For over 25 years, more than 10,000 individuals have relied on our specialized training to enhance their capacity to manage conflict, their leadership skills and to advance their careers. Our certificate programs are recognized nation-wide and internationally by government agencies, non-profit organizations and corporations.

Our training is designed with the adult learner in mind – combining theory, observation, experiential exercises and practice opportunities for meaningful and enduring learning. Our instructors have relevant professional training and advanced degrees in law, conflict resolution, counseling, education, and other fields.

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NVMS Certificate Requirements (PDF)


  • Federal Workplace Mediation Certificate
  • Organizational Development and Conflict Resolution

PURPOSE: To prepare participants to address workplace conflict between co-workers, managers/employees, EEO complaints, etc.

AUDIENCE: Federal employees, managers, HR specialists, EEO specialists, contractors looking to mediate within government agencies

COMPETENCIES: Conflict management, creative thinking, customer service, decision-making, decision support, employee relations, negotiation, interpersonal skills, listening, leadership, oral communication, problem solving, resilience.

REQUIREMENTS

Pre-requisite: Bachelor's degree OR equivalent work experience

 

COURSE DETAILS

REQUIRED CLASSES

Mediation Skills and Process 

Dates: July 9-12, September 11-14, November 13-16
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm Days 1-3; 8:30am-1pm Day 4
Fee: $895 with 30-day early registration; $945 late registration
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ADR: Beyond Mediation

Dates: June 29
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME; 3.5 CLE
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How We Think: Cognitive Barriers to Conflict Resolution

Dates: April 17, August 23
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME; 3.5 CLE
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Mediation Practicum (Civil)

Dates: April 23-24, September 24-25
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: 16 CME; 12 CLE
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Negotiation Skills

Dates: April 6, September 7
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 7 CLE
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Powerful Coaching

Dates: April 30, October 3
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME
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Preparing Memoranda and Agreements

Dates: June 22
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME; 3(1) CLE
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Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation

Dates: May 18, September 17
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 7.5 CME; 5 CLE
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Mediating Complex and Multi-Party Civil Cases

Dates: October 11
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 6.5 CLE
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Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes

Dates: May 9, September 19
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 6.5 CLE
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ELECTIVES (Select 4)

 

Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

Dates: April 18-19
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: 8 CME
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Dealing with High Emotion Conflicts

Dates: TBA
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 2 CME
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SDI for ADR Practitioners: Understanding Self and Others

Dates: May 10
Fee: $430 with 30-day early registration; $480 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 6.5 CLE
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Intuitive Reasoning: A Whole Brain Approach to Problem Solving

Dates: August 22
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 7 CME
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Solution-Focused Problem Solving

Dates: September 28
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME
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Civility in the Workplace

Dates: April 20, September 18
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME
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Non-Violent Communication

Dates: April 5
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: pending
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Building Trust and Overcoming Distrust

Dates: May 22
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: pending
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Effective Meeting Facilitation

Dates: July 24-25
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: pending
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PURPOSE: To prepare participants to work within organizations as a conflict resolution practitioner

AUDIENCE: Individuals who wish to become conflict resolution practitioners and assist organizations in managing change, understanding and addressing missing needs, resolving conflict, increasing efficiency and performance.

COMPETENCIES: Client engagement/ change management, conflict management, continual learning, creative thinking, customer service, decision-making, decision support, developing others, employee relations, flexibility, negotiation, interpersonal skills, leadership, listening, oral communication, problem solving, resilience, stakeholder management.

REQUIREMENTS

 

COURSE DETAILS

REQUIRED CLASSES

Mediation Skills and Process 

Dates: July 9-12, September 11-14, November 13-16
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm Days 1-3; 8:30am-1pm Day 4
Fee: $895 with 30-day early registration; $945 late registration
Register here

ADR: Beyond Mediation

Dates: June 29
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME; 3.5 CLE
Register here

How We Think: Cognitive Barriers to Conflict Resolution

Dates: April 17, August 23
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME; 3.5 CLE
Register here

Facilitation and Group Consensus Building

Dates: April 18-19
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: 8 CME
Register here

Negotiation Skills

Dates: April 6, September 7
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 7 CLE
Register here

Powerful Coaching

Dates: April 30, October 3
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME
Register here

Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation

Dates: May 18, September 17
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 7.5 CME; 5 CLE
Register here

Solution-Focused Problem Solving

Dates: September 28
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME
Register here

Civility in the Workplace

Dates: April 20, September 18
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 4 CME
Register here

ELECTIVES (Select 4)

 

Mediation Practicum (Civil)

Dates: April 23-24, September 24-25
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: 16 CME; 12 CLE
Register here

Dealing with High Emotion Conflicts

Dates: TBA
Fee: $265 with 30-day early registration; $315 late registration
Time: 8:30am-12:45pm
Continuing Education: 2 CME
Register here

SDI for ADR Practitioners: Understanding Self and Others

Dates: May 10
Fee: $430 with 30-day early registration; $480 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 8 CME; 6.5 CLE
Register here

Intuitive Reasoning: A Whole Brain Approach to Problem Solving

Dates: August 22
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: 7 CME
Register here

Non-Violent Communication

Dates: April 5
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: pending
Register here

Building Trust and Overcoming Distrust

Dates: May 22
Fee: $345 with 30-day early registration; $395 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Continuing Education: pending
Register here

Effective Meeting Facilitation

Dates: July 24-25
Fee: $595 with 30-day early registration; $645 late registration
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm both days
Continuing Education: pending
Register here

For additional information… 

Contact us – (703) 865-7261 or training@nvms.us