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Bellevue to offer mediator training

Training to become a mediator will be offered in Bellevue throughout the month of April.

The training leads to becoming part of the Bellevue Neighborhood Mediation Program, which offers conflict resolution services to the Bellevue community.

The program offers 40 hours of basic mediation training to those who live, work, or go to school in Bellevue.

The training is designed for people who are interested in developing mediation and conflict resolution skills, and is a prerequisite for those who wish to volunteer with the program.

Training will include conflict theory, communication skills building, and mediation techniques.

Classes will be offered from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 14; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 16; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17; 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 21; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 23; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24.

Attendance at all sessions is required.

Cost is $250 and scholarships are available.

The training will be offered at Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. NE.

For more information or to register for the training, call 425-452-4091 or email gjones@bellevuewa.gov.

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