12 Hour Collaborative Basic Training

October 9-10, 2014 – Seattle. This course fulfills the 12-hour Basic Collaborative Law training requirement and complies with training standards of the IACP. 12.25 CLE credits (incl. .5 ethics) pending. Approved for 6.5 CEUs (provider #1975-272). Website address: Information, call (206) 249-9145 or

Mediation Trainings

May 6, 7, 13, 14, 2014 - Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution and Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce County

Advanced Training

May 1-2, 2014 - Overcoming Impasse

Catherine Conner, lawyer, advanced mediation and collaborative practitioner and trainer, private judge, past IACP president, Eureka Award winner along with Randy Cheek, divorce coach, family therapist, advanced collaborative practitioner trainer, Eureka Award winner are coming to Vancouver, B. C. from Santa Rosa, California to give an intensive training on overcoming impasse in consensus building negotiations. This training is geared towards collaborative practitioners, mediators, parenting coordinators, arbitrators and others. Do not miss this rare opportunity where you will learn to: identify the source of impasse before it occurs, self-reflect on your role in the impasse, model behavior for the team, identify and work with team dysfunction, embrace difficult personalities and have those difficult conversations with your colleagues. REGISTRATION: Cost is only $650 for both days (includes lunches and refreshments) increases to $750 after March 1, 2014.