Individuals and Family

1-on-1 Coaching

1-on-1 Coaching   Looking for a more personalized training experience? Fairfield Center offers personal Communication Coaching! A highly skilled Communication Coach works closely with an individual to evaluate current communication habits. Using this information, the Coach works with the learner to strengthen good habits, improve on poor habits and advance toward effective listening and speaking …

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Agreement to Mediate

FairField Center is committed to helping each client prepare him- or herself fully for mediation. The Mediation Services staff are available daily to answer a variety of questions, including what to expect during mediation, what to bring to mediation, and how mediation can help them. Our Agreement to Mediate form outlines parties’ responsibilities, mediators’ responsibilities, …

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Conflict Resolution

The purpose of FairField Center’s Conflict Resolution Services is to enhance communication and dialogue between parties through mediation and facilitation services. Conflict Resolution Services accomplishes the majority of its work through court-ordered and client pay mediation sessions. Over 65% of our cases involve family disputes, but we have mediators certified to mediate a variety of …

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Family Mediation

FairField Center has expertise in family and relationship-oriented conflict. Marriage/Separation/Divorce, custody, visitation, parenting plans, child and spousal support, and property division Pre- & Post-Nuptial Agreements Parent-Child Truancy Child Dependency Elder Care Estates, Wills and Trusts Why FairField Center? We are the longest-operating mediation services organization in Virginia. With more than 40 certified mediators readily available, FairField …

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Internships

  Volunteer and student internship opportunities are available at the FairField Center’s Harrisonburg offices.  These positions are reserved for individuals interested in learning about and gaining experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution.  Internships are unpaid, but offer interns invaluable hands-on learning opportunities in dispute resolution. If you are interested in an internship, please …

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Mediation Certification

Mediation Certification FairField offers the training for individuals and businesses seeking Virginia Supreme Court certification to mediate court cases. All FairField coursework and all trainers are certified by the Virginia Supreme Court. Trainees take short courses (4-20 hours each) and engage in observations and co-mediations in order to qualify for state exams. Trainees must have …

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Mediation Training

All of FairField’s mediation courses are certified by the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Basic Mediation Training This is an experiential training in the basic principles of negotiation and conflict resolution, the mediation process, communication skills and issues faced by mediators.  Instructors will use role plays and practice activities applicable …

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Mediation Training

Mediation Training 2017 Training – Secure your seat in a FairField training event soon! (arranged by class progression) Basic Mediation Training This is an experiential training in the basic principles of negotiation and conflict resolution, the mediation process, communication skills and issues faced by mediators.  Instructors will use role plays and practice activities applicable to …

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Separation & Divorce Checklist

Separation & Divorce Checklist The Fairfield Center uses this checklist to give ideas about common topics discussed and rectified in divorce mediation. Not every agreement will include arrangements on each of the listed points, as some topics may not apply to your situation. However, the more prepared you are (even bringing copies of W2s, check …

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