The ADR Division provides training for employees seeking to develop or enhance their skills in conflict resolution. Taught by the ADR Division’s experienced mediators and trainers, these courses are interactive, engaging, and teach skills applicable to both professional and personal situations. Due to COVID-19, the ADR Division is offering a number of virtual training options outlined below. Currently, all virtual training is being facilitated through WebEx, and participants must have video capabilities. If you would like to register for a course, please click the Registration links below. If the course you register for is full, your name will automatically be placed on a waiting list. You will be notified only when you are selected for a course. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jessica Pyryt (Jessica.Pyryt@hhs.gov) or Taylor Kelly (Taylor.Kelly@hhs.gov).
Course Description - Virtual Courses
Communication and Active Listening
This 1.5 hour course teaches the basics of active listening skills and concepts in a virtual, fully interactive environment. Perfect for employees who wish to enhance their listening and conflict management skills in a virtual environment, the course also addresses the challenges of communication and active listening in a virtual environment. We recommend that this course be taken in conjunction with Interest-Based Problem Solving, but the two may be taken individually.
Thursday, March 18, 2021 11:00am Register
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:00pm Register
Interest-Based Problem Solving
This 1.5 hour, virtual, fully interactive course teaches the concepts behind interest-based problem solving. Traditional negotiation is adversarial, win/lose, and can be intimidating. Learn the skills to turn that dynamic around, explore win/win options, and expand the pie. We recommend that this course be taken in conjunction with Communication & Active Listening, but the two may be taken individually.
Friday, March 19, 2021 11:00am Register
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00pm Register
The ADR Division is working on developing further virtual, interactive training options, so check back frequently and keep an eye on your e-mail for more opportunities!
In addition, if you would like to explore custom training options for your office, group, or organization, please contact Jessica to discuss what the ADR Division might be able to provide.