Peace Education Program offers professional development workshops for youth workers and educators at our site. Many of these programs can be customized for off-site workshops as well.
Explore the building blocks of conflict resolution: affirmation, communication, and cooperation through the same tools you will utilize to transfer these skills to your students including: cooperative games, hands-on experience, group processes, and role plays.
Training of Educators in Peer Mediation
This three-day conflict resolution and mediation training is offered annually for educators interested in starting Peer Mediation programs in their schools. The training addresses basic conflict resolution theory and prepares participants to train student mediators through hands-on activities.
Conflict Resolution Training
Learn the basics of conflict resolution skill building with young people. Training is designed for educators and youth workers who work with elementary, middle, and high school age youth. Explore the building blocks of conflict resolution: affirmation, communication, and cooperation through games, hands-on experience, and role playing that can later be used with your students.
Cooperative Games Day
The Cooperative Games workshop is our most popular training. Participants learn how to use cooperative games to build both the social skills needed to sustain relationships and lay the foundation for successful resolution. Learn such favorites as Giants, Wizards and Elves, Amazing Maze, Rattlesnake, Tin Can Pass, High Five Mingle, and more. Learn games to take back to your school, P.E. class, community center, place of worship, youth group, day care center, scout troup, and family.
National Coalition Building Institute International (NCBI) is a leading provider of skill training and team building around issues of intergroup and intra-group conflicts. Our trained staff are prepared to lead your organization through this award winning diversity workshop. This interactive process will help any group unlock the issues that cause conflicts between groups.