Local Trainings and Workshops

The following organizations offer trainings and workshops in the New York area that allow individuals to learn about conflict resolution and develop the necessary skills and techniques to engage in effective conflict resolution and mediation.

Training through Columbia University

Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia Regional Learning Center: An Education and Training Center for Emergency Response Systems

The Columbia Regional Learning Center provides free, online certificate training courses, webinars, and lectures designed for individuals working in health systems.

Teachers College

Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR)

The Graduate Studies in Cooperation and Conflict Resolution program offers a unique learning opportunity for individuals who want to develop their conflict resolution skills in collaborative negotiation and mediation. The advanced certificate program, approved by the New York State Department of Education and granted by the Trustees of Columbia University, is designed to prepare students to analyze, address, and manage conflict effectively and professionally.

Training through Outside Programs in and Around New York City

Ackerman Institute for the Family

Founded in 1960, the Ackerman Institute for the Family is one of the premier institutions for family therapy and one of the best-known and most highly regarded training facilities for family therapists in the United States. The Institute serves families from all walks of life at all stages of family life.

Association for Trauma Outreach & Prevention (ATOP) – Meaningful World

Founded in 1990, ATOP has achieved international recognition as a leader in training humanitarian outreach professionals as well as responding to two decades of global and local disasters.  Teams have have helped rehabilitate survivors from over 35 calamities, helping to transform tragedy and trauma into healing and meaning-making.

Center for Mediation and Training

Since 1987, the Center for Mediation & Training has offered basic and advanced training courses in Divorce Mediation. Our 40-hour basic training in Divorce Mediation has been approved by the Association for Conflict Resolution.

The Center for Understanding in Conflict

Through our understanding-based mediation and conflict resolution training programs you can learn to help people deal constructively with conflict, to reach better and more durable solutions.The Center, also known as The Center for Mediation in Law, offers Mediation Intensive courses, ongoing support groups, peer groups, and advanced training programs for lawyers and other conflict professionals.

Community Mediation, Inc.

Community Mediation, Inc. offers both custom and packaged trainings in conflict resolution/management, communication, mediation, facilitation, anger management, peer mediation, customer service, and leadership.

Mediation Center of Dutchess County   

The Mediation Center of Dutchess County offers basic transformative mediation training. Training can be taken for personal or professional development – or as preparation to become a volunteer mediator with the Mediation Center.

New York Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID)

The New York Center for Interpersonal Development’s Training Institute specializes in designing and facilitating dynamic trainings and workshops that serve the needs and interests of its professional staff as well as its partnering clients: schools, public and private agencies, businesses, community groups, parents and individuals.

New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (NYCNVC)

NYCNVC trainings and programs offer the opportunity to develop a deep understanding and personal integration of nonviolent communication.  The center offers introductory and advanced trainings and workshops that aim to help individuals facilitate and practice nonviolent communication.

New York Peace Institute

Whether you’re an individual seeking mediation training and certification, an organization interested in conflict resolution and communication skills training, or a group in need of a neutral facilitator, we will help you achieve your goals. Our expert trainers design dynamic, hands-on, and appropriately offbeat trainings to keep participants engaged and to ensure that what we teach is relevant to peoples’ lives and experiences.

If there is a training or workshop you believe should be listed here, please contact us at ac4columbia@gmail.com.