We are a provider of conflict management services and training.
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CMG Foundation is a non-profit organization offering conflict management services and training. Our mission is to help our community in Greater Richmond resolve disputes more amicably. Mediation is one tool for resolving conflict; it empowers clients to solve their own disputes, creating win-win solutions. The process teaches individuals the communication skills necessary for resolving future issues on their own and preventing violence. We believe that promoting and increasing the use of mediation will help create a more peaceful society. Learn more about us >
Gifts to CMG Foundation support free mediation services and mediation skills training in the greater Richmond area. With your help, we can bring greater access to justice to our community and more peaceful conflict resolution to the individuals and families we serve. Get involved >
New for 2019: Weekend Mediation Training
We now offer various mediation training classes on weekends, including certification and CME courses.
Upcoming weekend sessions:
Colleague Connection; Impasse: January 27th Learn more and register >
Basic Mediation Skills: January 19th, 25th, & 26th and November 1st-3rd Learn more and register >
Negotiation Skills: October 5th Learn more and register >
Graduate School for Mediators: October 12th Learn more and register >
Mediator Spotlight: John Settle
Norval (John) Settle, J.D., MPA has been named “2018 Mediator of the Year at the 2018 VMN annual Fall Training Conference. This honor is in recognition to his significant contributions over th eyears to the field of mediation. John is a mediator, trainer, and board member at CMG Foundation.
Training Spotlight: Conflict Coaching
Become a Conflict Coach with Cinnie Noble
CINERGY COnflict management coaching workshop: April 9th-12th, 2019
Conflict Management Coaching unites the fields of professional coaching and conflict management. It is a one-on-one process in which a trained coach assists people to effectively manage their interpersonal disputes and to gain increased competency in their conflict management skills.This program is approved for 31 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and 20 CME credits.
Community Spotlight: Peacebuilding
CMG Foundation is a proud member of Resolution Virginia, formerly VACCR (Virginia Association of Community Conflict Resolution.) One year after the tragic events in Charlottesville, a new Virginia license plate supporting community peacebuilding is available for purchase. $15 of each $25 purchase will go towards the community peacebuilding work of Virginia’s not-for-profit community dispute resolution centers that are members of Resolution Virginia.
Click here for information about obtaining the plate from the DMV.