Become a Mediator

Sign Up: 40-Hour Mediation Certification Training


Gain skills in conflict management, problem identification, and strategies for achieving agreement. Learn the structure, design, and practice of dispute resolution. Practice acquired skills through simulations and specially-designed exercises.


CHD’s Mediation programs have provided mediation services and conflict management training to Contra Costa County residents and business groups since 1984.

You will be able to Mediate real cases through our Community Mediation Program!

May 18th – 21st    Thursdays: 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm

June 1st – 4th         Saturdays: 1 pm – 5 pm

June 8th – 11th      Sundays: 9:30 am – 5 pm

Early Registration (before April 1, 2017): $ 485                                    Registration: $535

MCLE and BBS Credits Pending


How to Sign Up

Conflict Resolution Training for Your Business

Conflict is Inevitable

Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Unfortunately, conflict can deeply impact a business in both obvious and subtle ways. The Center for Human Development offers conflict resolution training that is tailored to your business. Our training does not eliminate conflict, but equips your employees to manage conflict, identify problems early, and use conflict to grow and improve relationships.

Improve the Conflict Resolution Skills in your Office

If you are interested, please call or e-mail Steven Cross, Mediation Program Coordinator at (925) 349-7344 or