HDRA Disclosure for Mediation Training and Practicum Opportunities:

Heartland Dispute Resolution Association is listing the mediation/ADR training and practicum opportunities below that are offered by the membership throughout the states of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. We urge you to contact the centers for additional information about their background and expertise. We are offering this information as a public service and make no representation about the skill of the training listed below. The training and practicum fee arrangements are not regulated by the Heartland Dispute Resolution Association.


Manhattan, Kansas
Kansas State University
Training: Certificate in Conflict Resolution – 12 Hours
Undergraduate, Graduate, & Professional (non-credit) – Classroom & Online
Many Soldiers & Family Members Take the Courses From Ft. Riley & Ft. Leavenworth
Brett Mallon – Email: bmallon@ksu.edu  (785) 532-5510

North Newton, Kansas 67117 
KIPCOR (The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution) at Bethel College
Training: Core – Domestic – Victim/Offender – Restorative Justice/Restorative Practices – Public Policy and other custom courses adapted to governmental agency, business, congregational, or community needs
Practicum : Core – Domestic
Contact information: Director of Education & Training;
Phone: 316-284-5217

Overland Park, Kansas
Johnson County Community College
Trainings: Core, Civil, Domestic – Plus Offers Continuing Education Hours to Fulfill
Kansas Yearly Mediation Approval Process
Practicum: Core, Civil
Contact Information: Gretchen Merritt gretchen7@jccc.edu, 913-469-8500 ext. 2222

Wichita, Kansas
Mediation Center of Wichita
Trainings:  Core, Domestic
Practicums: Core, Domestic
Contact Information:
Director of MCW: Jonathan Olsen
510 N Topeka St, Suite 102
Wichita, Ks 67214


Kansas City, Missouri
Center for Conflict Resolution
Trainings: Interpersonal Conflict Resolution, Core Mediation, Restorative Justice, Circle
Facilitation, Restorative Discipline for Schools and Parents, Neighborhood
Accountability Board, Trauma Resiliency, Restorative Justice for prisons, probation and parole and departments of corrections
Practicum: Core Mediation
Contact Info: Gregory Winship
Website: www.ccrkc.org
Phone: 816.461.8255
6285 Paseo Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64110
Use volunteer mediators

Liberty, Missouri
M.A.R.C.H. Inc. – Mediation Achieving Results for Children
Virtual Trainings: Core and Domestic Mediation (offered 3xs a year, MO & KS approved), Trauma Informed Mediation, Bias, Advanced and Free
Services: Provide free supervised visitation, mediation and legal services for families in MO with an active child support enforcement case

To request services visit: https://www.marchmediation.org/request.html#/ or call 1-800-595-9750

To become a contract provider (visit supervisor, mediator, attorney) visit https://www.marchmediation.org/joinmarch.html#/
Contact Info: 

Dawn Kuhlman, Executive Director

Direct Phone: 816-708-2714
Website: www.marchmediation.org 

Liberty, Missouri 

Office of Dispute Resolution, Seventh Judicial Circuit
Practicum: observation, co-mediation and mediation of civil small claims cases Contact information:
Director: Dr. Teri Hargrave
Program Coordinator: Umeme Battle
Phone: 816-736-8403
Minimum of 16 hours of formal mediation training to mediate or co-mediate in our small claims court.
We provide services for juveniles, community programming, school programming, mediation in family and civil, and family access arbitration.

Springfield, Missouri
Communication and Conflict Management Associates
Trainings: virtual Civil and Family/Domestic Mediation (offered twice yearly in the fall and spring; approved for Kansas, Missouri, and several other states); Restorative Justice; Victim-Offender Dialogue; Family Group Conferencing/Family Group Decision Making; Customized Mediation Trainings
Services: Conflict and Communication Assessment and Interventions for Organizations and Academic Units
Contact Info: Co-Founders Charlene Berquist, PhD, and Heather Blades, MA
Email: admin@ccm-associates.com; charleneberquist@missouristate.edu
Website: https://www.ccm-associates.com


The Werner Institute provides an interdisciplinary program leading to master’s degrees
and graduate certificates in negotiation and dispute resolution for students from a
variety of fields as well as mid-career professionals.
For more information contact us at: www.creighton.edu/werner  


(Office)  402-280-1755
(email) wernerinfo@creighton.edu 

Heartland Dispute Resolution Association
P.O. Box 14971
Lenexa, KS 66285
Phone: 913-956-7620
Email: Janet Lhuillier – Executive Director