Calendar & Events


NEACR works to provide you with information and resources about conflict resolution training, advanced education, regional events, networking opportunities and more. 


Please see below for a list of upcoming NEACR events (including our very own Fall Program, Book Clubs, Annual Meeting and Biennial Conference) as well as the many other trainings and workshops being held with mediation centers and training programs throughout New England.


Save the Date! NEACR Presents...

Please check back for updates on the next NEACR event!

Featured Organizational Member Events

10 Jan 2018 3:30 PM • MWI, 10 Liberty Square - 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
18 Jan 2018 8:30 AM • 500 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02909

Other Events to Explore

    • 07 Dec 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • MWI, 10 Liberty Square - 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
    MWI’s Housing and Eviction program is an advanced mediation training designed for mediators interested in helping tenants and landlords resolve housing and eviction disputes. Trainers Josh Hoch and Marcus Stergio will focus on the special considerations practitioners face when mediating eviction cases, including but not limited to homelessness, the challenges of property ownership, landlord-tenant relationships, protecting the rights of both parties, working with the law, agreement writing and mediating eviction cases in Massachusetts District and Municipal Courts.


    This one day training is held at the MWI office located in downtown Boston. Click here for more information and to register today. Early registration discounts are offered until one month in advance of the program. You may also contact Marcus Stergio at 617-895-4029 or mstergio@mwi.org.

    • 08 Dec 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 186 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Suite 212, Cambridge MA 02138
    25 years ago, Public Conversations Project created a unique approach to dialogue that promoted connection and curiosity between those who saw one another as the enemy. Their approach, now as Essential Partners, has transformed conflicts across the country and the world - but its principles are widely applicable for everyday conversation. An intentional communication process can help individuals, organizations and communities build trust, enhance resilience for addressing future challenging issues, and have constructive conversations with those they otherwise “wouldn’t be caught dead with.”

    In this workshop led by trainer Dave Joseph, participants will learn basic theory and the practice of Essential Partners’ relationship-centered approach to better communication and dialogue and will be empowered to achieve a shared, clear and mutually understood purpose in a conversation.


    Send an email to info@whatisessential.org for more information or click here to register today.

    • 10 Jan 2018
    • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • MWI, 10 Liberty Square - 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
    As our world stumbles toward an “all welcome” place and well-known figures go public as transgendered, mediators will be more likely to see transgender issues arise in divorce and family mediation. No longer kept secret, the nuances of grief, anger, loss and rebirth for all family members become part of the divorce/family conversation. As one wife stated, “it’s like grieving the death of my husband while we are divorcing.”


    Holly Hitchcock is a mediator, primarily focused on divorce and family mediation, with extensive experience working with families and transgender issues. This session will explore that experience of hers, along with the mediator’s role in creating a neutral, trusting mediation environment; understanding the distinct emotional processes of clients and their children; facilitating the core divorce agreements in concert with physical, medical and psychological changes; establishing clear ethical boundaries with clients and outside providers in the legal, advocacy, and therapeutic arenas.


    MWI Roundtable events are free for all active MWI mediators. Those who are not actively mediating with the MWI Court Panel are welcome to attend up to two Roundtables per year for free. RSVP is required for all attendees and can be completed by registering online. For more information on this and other upcoming MWI Roundtables, click here.


    Questions? Send to MWI mediator and Manager of Commercial & Corporate Programs Marcus Stergio via email at mstergio@mwi.org or call 617-895-4029.

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