Practicing Mediation 2015

November 20, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Tatamagouche NS


Nov 20 – Nov 22, 2015 Fri 7:00 PM – Sun 1:00 PM $450.00
This is an opportunity to practice your skills in the formal DPC mediation process with particular attention paid to transforming conflicts you are familiar with or have been involved in. We will also explore the use of informal mediative behaviours which can support changing the dynamic in meetings, groups, families and communities. This program is designed for people who have received certification as DPC mediators and facilitators.Program Cost: $450 (tuition, meals & accommodation)
Local Price: $370 (without overnight)

We strive to make our programs as accessible as possible.
Please contact our Registrar to inquire about a bursary or payment plan.

Please register at least 2 weeks in advance to secure your place in this program.


Steve Law

Stephen LawStephen Law, Social Transformation Program Coordinator at Tatamagouche Centre, is an internationally certified DPC Coach who has offered trainings in Northern Ireland, India and North America. Stephen was the past chair of Peace Brigades International and has trained international accompaniers in conflict areas around the world. Stephen has mediated conflicts in community-based organizations, family structures and cooperative social enterprises and offered programming which builds bridges between groups, communities and organizations. Stephen is the author of the novel Tailings of Warren Peace.

Ishbel Munro

Ishbel Munro, Program Resource Group (PRG) facilitator, has been involved in community development work for over 35 years. She has worked with First Nations, fishermen, women, local development groups and youth, amongst others. Her approach is collaborative – building people’s strengths, self-reliance and hope supporting the development of their own leadership. For 15 years, she was Executive Director of Coastal Communities Network (CCN), a province wide grassroots, non-profit that works to ensure the future of Nova Scotia’s rural and coastal communities. Ishbel is currently the Program Director at  Tatamagouche Centre and a member of the Staff Leadership Team that is working to change the Centre from a hierarchal management structure to a collaborative team model.

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