PMP Facilitator TrainingPeers Making Peace (PMP) is an award-winning and widely recognized school-based peer mediation program. OMC is the only entity in Michigan credentialed to train school staff in Peers Making Peace. Peer mediation programs train identified students as neutral third parties to intervene and assist other students in the resolution and management of interpersonal disputes. Peer mediation gives students an opportunity to resolve the conflict at hand and strategies to handle similar problems in the future without having an adult solve their problems for them. Peer mediation programs “have the potential to improve learning climates that ultimately could raise national test scores.” (Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 21/1, 7-25). By the end of this training participants will be able to:Empower students to resolve their own conflict by learning to design and implement the PMP Peer Mediation Program to meet student and school needs.Reduce discipline referrals, assaults, and expulsions by learning to coordinate peer mediations and program success at your school.Sustain program efforts by receiving the skills and training manual needed to train students to become peer mediators.Peers Making Peace is appropriate for elementary, middle, and high schools.Dates of TrainingTBD Registration InformationParticipants will receive certificate of attendance as well as breakfast, lunch and refreshments.CostOMC has program implementation options designed to establish a sustainable foundation for your program by providing a Staff Overview, Implementation Team Workshop, Student Peer Mediator Training, Parents’ Overview and two attendees at PMP Facilitator Training. For more information contact the Education Department at (248) 338-4280, ext. 214Existing PMP Comprehensive Level Program:$300 – One School Staff Member – 34% Discount$575 – Two School Staff Members – 36% DiscountNew PMP Program:$950 – Two School Staff Members, Implementation Kit & Annual Site License Fee – 53% DiscountSocial Worker CEUs and State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available:$50 for 19.5 hrs of SW CEUs$25 for 19.5 hrs of SCECHLocationOakland ISDTrainerLinda HannonAudienceCurrent K-12 school staff only.QuestionsContact Lindsay Gabbard, Mediation, Education, and Communications Coordinator, at email@example.com or 248.338.4280 ext. 214.