archive-org.com » ORG » V » VACCR.ORG

Total: 59

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Virginia Conflict Resolution
    mediation program both parents need to be willing to mediate a parenting plan Also current contact information for both parents needs to be available Parents who meet these criteria should call VACCR s main telephone number 888 VA PEACE to connect to the closest center offering the services Or centers can be reached directly at the numbers below ReSOLUTIONS Woodstock 540 459 8799 Better Agreements Inc Blacksburg 540 552 1200 CMG Foundation Richmond 804 254 2664 Conflict Resolution Center Children s Trust Roanoke 540 342 2063 ext 24 FairField Center Harrisonburg 540 434 0059 ext 1 Mediation Center of Charlottesville 434 977 2926 NVMS Northern Virginia Mediation Service 703 865 7263 Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center Warrenton 540 347 6650 Peaceful Alternatives Community Mediation Amherst 434 929 8224 The Up Center Portsmouth 757 397 2121 ext 332 Landlord Tenant Mediation The Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution s 30 second video on landlord tenant mediation encourages the use of mediation to settle landlord tenant disputes In mediation landlords and tenants can take the time to understand each other s situation and perspective Unlike in court they can craft workable payment plans if money is owed It is amazing how mediation can positively alter the relationship between a landlord and tenant To get more information on using mediation contact one of the centers listed on this site go to vaccr org or call 1 888 VAPEACE Neighborhood Mediation This 30 second video describes how mediation can be used to help settle neighborhood disputes Mediators can help parties discuss what is important to them and help them to create solutions that will work Does a relationship with a neighbor really get better after taking them to court For information about neighborhood or other types of mediation contact one of the centers listed go to VACCR org or call 1 888 VAPEACE Access to Justice Quicker with Mediation The Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution VACCR recently collected information on the length of time it takes for cases to be heard and resolved by a judge compared with the length of time it takes for cases to be resolved using mediation The data suggests that when mediation is used Virginians obtain access to justice a settlement of their issues much quicker sometimes three times faster The table below lists the time it takes for cases to be heard by a judge and for cases to be resolved through mediation in general district courts GDC and juvenile and domestic relations courts J DR in the nine regions across Virginia served by VACCR member centers most of whom hold contracts from the Supreme Court of Virginia to coordinate the provision of mediation services Click on this link to see the table Case Settlement Condensed Table While many courts in Virginia can connect petitioners with mediators who are paid by the Court to provide mediation free of charge people in conflict who do not want to wait for a court referral can contact a mediation center or

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive


  • 2012 Mediation & Conflict Resolution Training
    detailed information on training or events or for assistance with other services CENTER CONTACT INFORMATION reSOLUTIONS Woodstock 800 767 3898 http www resolutions inc org Better Agreements Blacksburg 540 239 7435 http www betteragreements org CMG Foundation Richmond 804 254 2664 http www cmg foundation org Conflict Resolution Center at Children s Trust Roanoke 540 342 2063 http www conflictresolutioncenter us The FairField Center Harrisonburg 540 434 0059 http www fairfieldcenter org Mediation Center of Charlottesville 434 977 2926 http www mediationcville org Northern Virginia Mediation Service Fairfax 703 865 7272 http www nvms us Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center Warrenton 540 347 6650 http www piedmontdisputeresolution org Peaceful Alternatives Community Mediation Amherst 434 929 8224 http www peaceful alternatives com Month Agenda Day Month Week 2015 Jan February 2016 Mar 2017 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 Basic Mediation Skills Process Richmond Basic Mediation Skills Process Richmond CMG Foundation Richmond Feb 3 Feb 5 all day Domestic Abuse and Mediation Harrisonburg Domestic Abuse and Mediation Harrisonburg Feb 3 all day 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Mediation Role Play General District Court observation course Richmond Mediation Role Play General District Court observation course Richmond Feb 11 all day 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2015 Jan February 2016 Mar 2017 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Name Email Website Current ye r Leave this field empty Who is VACCR VACCR is a consortium of nine nonprofit community conflict resolution centers working to

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/upcoming-workshops/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • About VACCR |
    established as a membership association Members are drawn from nonprofit community mediation centers in Virginia The Internal Revenue Service has determined that VACCR qualifies as an exempt 501c3 organization VACCR s IRS Determination Letter was issued on June 10 2004 Members Membership in VACCR is open to all nonprofit community conflict resolution centers in Virginia that subscribe to VACCR membership criteria Click here to see a list of the current member centers Affiliations VACCR is a Statewide Organization Member of the National Association for Community Mediation NAFCM and has working relationships with the Virginia Mediation Network and the Department of Dispute Resolution Services at the Supreme Court of Virginia Who is VACCR VACCR is a consortium of nine nonprofit community conflict resolution centers working to help Virginians resolve conflict constructively Please peruse our site to learn more about what we do how to access the services of member centers and how to support or become involved in community based conflict resolution in Virginia Read More Request a Speaker We would be glad to provide someone from VACCR to speak about the services and benefits of community conflict resolution centers Click here or call 1 888 VAPEACE Support VACCR Search Get

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/about/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Brochure |
    2 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Name Email Website Current ye r Leave this field empty Who is VACCR VACCR is a consortium of nine nonprofit community conflict resolution centers working to help Virginians resolve conflict constructively Please peruse our site to learn more about what we do how to access the services of member centers and how to support or become involved in community based conflict resolution in Virginia Read More Request a Speaker We would be glad to provide someone from VACCR to speak about the services and benefits of community conflict resolution centers Click here or call 1 888 VAPEACE Support VACCR Search Get a Peace Plate Explore VACCR org 2016 Training Events About VACCR Brochure Community Solutions History Home Job Volunteer Opportunities Mediation Shirts Member Only Forms Reports News Peace License Plate Services Statewide Projects Find a Center Resources Membership Support Us Contact Us What s New VACCR Blog VA s 2016 General Assembly Contemplates

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/brochure-3/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Community Solutions |
    a Newport News private school its school board and affiliated religious institution Facilitated a town community youth police relations meeting on the Eastern Shore Worked with city council the mayor civic and business association to resolve a siting issue Provided Community Solutions training facilitation to assist Virginia Extension Service Peanut Industry dialogue and problem solving session Project Results During the grant period 197 contacts were made and 168 disputes were identified 137 interventions were attempted by community mediation center staff and volunteers These disputes were categorized as workplace 8 land use 16 community 11 neighborhood and housing 18 inter agency 9 environmental 6 education schools youth 10 revitalization renewal 7 and multicultural racial 12 A number of alternative dispute resolution processes were used to assist with these disputes including group facilitation 12 dialogue 14 consensus building 9 strategic planning 13 training 13 public meetings 10 public forums 3 mediation 3 issue scoping 12 and other processes 11 Of the 134 reported dispute situations in 59 a partial agreement was reached in 6 a temporary or interim agreement was reached in 28 a full agreement was reached and in 7 of the cases no agreement was reached Conclusions Next Steps One of the key outputs of the Community Solutions program is the development of the Virginia Solutions Initiative which will provide a mechanism for a collaborative approach to community issues and seeks input from state government to create an effective and easy to use framework for addressing community and public disputes The 2 year effort to launch the Community Solutions Program in Virginia has been successful with 137 interventions attempted on public policy and complex community disputes The word is out that community mediation centers have the capacity to handle these disputes and welcome the opportunity to do so Examples of

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/community-solutions-program/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • History |
    license plate for community peacebuilders like mediators and others who want to see more peace in the world VACCR concluded the outreach portion of it s Hewlett grant for Community Solutions The outreach portion included presenting information about the program at conferences getting the word out to potential users and conducting facilitations A PowerPoint Report on the two year program has been prepared by the Institute for Environmental Negotiation at the University of Virginia VACCR developed a new website to provide the public potential Virginia Solutions clients and it s members with up to date information about community conflict resolution in Virginia 2003 VACCR began to implement it s Community Solutions program During 2003 VACCR conducted eight regional training programs in public policy mediation and facilitation About 200 mediators received the full training and another 300 local government development and environmental organization staff were presented with a morning workshop on uses and best practices 2002 VACCR received grants from the Hewlett Foundation and from the National Association for Community Mediation to 1 develop the VACCR organization and 2 to create statewide capacity to facilitate large scale public policy environmental land use etc public disputes and decisions That effort is now known as Virginia Solutions 2001 VACCR members worked throughout the year to identify and prepare grants for new projects that could benefit Virginians Two projects which received the go ahead for full grant applications included the Hewlett Foundation and the National Association for Community Mediation 2000 The center directors met for a retreat in Ashland Virginia in December of 2000 and decided to form the Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution Center directors and volunteers worked with the Department of Dispute Resolution at the Supreme Court of Virginia to help persuade the Virginia General Assembly of the need for additional funding for mediation in the courts of Virginia In the end the General Assembly provided an additional 500K annually to the Supreme Court for mediation in Virginia Members on hand at the December 13 2000 VACCR retreat in Ashburn VA were Frank Dukes Lawrie Parker Rob Scott Tanya Denkla Bob Glover Beckie Riffe our facilitator Christine Poulson and Carolyn Miller 1993 The Coalition was instrumental in helping to define the standards that would become the rules for Virginia mediator certification Center directors worked with other mediation interests in Virginia to help craft the final rules and encourage the development of two pilot court mediation projects one in Henrico County and one in Prince William County One important area of influence was the implementation of a substantial relevant experience exception in the Certification Standards for the college degree requirement Centers felt that one of the goals of mediation was to work with mediators who shared the demographic characteristics of their clients and thereby have a diverse corps of mediators 1992 Executive Directors of Virginia nonprofit community mediation centers began to meet together informally under the name of Coalition of Community Mediation Centers The goals of the Coalition are to provide mutual

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/history/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Job/Volunteer Opportunities |
    to effectively communicate with those clients who are stressed upset and experiencing conflict while maintaining neutrality non judgment and confidentiality This role requires the ability to quickly re focus when moving between tasks able to work efficiently despite frequent interruptions to maintain the thread of each task to completion Database and data entry experience is important Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is a must and experience with Office 365 is a plus Knowledge of the court system and mediation strongly preferred Benefits This job starts 9 00 to 10 00 per hour based on experience with the potential for performance based increases Full time is 40 hours per week Full time benefits include a health care reimbursement and paid vacation sick leave and holidays This position will start later in the day and provide phone coverage through 6pm We will consider job sharing and you may be asked to work one or two Saturdays per month To Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to recruiter cmg foundation org In your cover letter please outline how your background would position you for success in this role and why you are interested in the job CMG Foundation 9100 Arboretum Parkway Suite 190 Richmond Virginia 23236 www cmg foundation org No phone calls please 2 comments Ryan Jacobs October 30 2015 at 11 16 am UTC 5 Link to this comment Reply I am looking to gain experience through a career internship or volunteering I am currently residing in Wytheville Virginia I have a master degree in International Conflict Management and Resolution from UNC W I also took courses and trained at the New Hanover Alternative Dispute Resolution Center during my final grad school year Please let me know if any position becomes available I can provide you with any additional

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/job-opportunities/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Keep Calm and Call a Mediator shirts
    public education efforts of our consortium But more importantly the shirts will help to educate people directly about mediation So please use your social networks to help us to spread the word about the shirts A 5 flat shipping fee will be added to your order no matter how many tee shirts long sleeved shirts or hoodies you buy It would be terrific to bump into someone wearing one of these all over the country Any questions please contact Christine at 1 888 VAPEACE extension or info vaccr org Thank you Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Message You may use these HTML tags and attributes a href title abbr title acronym title b blockquote cite cite code del datetime em i q cite s strike strong Name Email Website Current ye r Leave this field empty Who is VACCR VACCR is a consortium of nine nonprofit community conflict resolution centers working to help Virginians resolve conflict constructively Please peruse our site to learn more about what we do how to access the services of member centers and how to support or become involved in community based conflict resolution in

    Original URL path: http://www.vaccr.org/mediation-shirts/ (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive



  •