Join CDR for our upcoming FREE co-parenting workshops, taking place in February and March

This Workshop is not currently scheduled for the future, but stay tuned!  If you’d like more information about this past workshop, or to inquire about our co-parenting services and training, please email

Conflict Resolution Skills for Separating/Separated Parents

Feb 15


Communication for Couples

March 1


Communication for Parents, Caretakers, and Children

April 12


In these workshops, participants will cover a range of topics important for co-parenting, healthy communication, and managing conflict in the home.  Some of these topics include:

  • Interpersonal Communications Skills;
  • Learning how to stay calm and master frustration, impatience, and “tipping over;”
  • Practicing Patience;
  • Learning how to communicate effectively with you co-parent or partner;
  • Best practices for communication, child exchange, and custody-related conflicts that often arise.

Effective communication between co-parents and couples in incredibly important.

Conflict in the home can have severe and lasting negative effects on children’s physical and mental health.  The video below describes some of these negative effects, and summarizes key points from a recent study out of Arizona State University’s REACH Institute (Research and Education Advancing Children’s Health).. 

(Click Here to access an article on this study)

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For nearly 40 years, CDR has provided high quality mediation services to the communities of Lane County. CDR helps clients through the entire mediation process, from the initial call, to the final agreement and resolution. Our goal is to ensure that the mediation process is responsive, efficient, and affordable. Learn More About Mediation Services

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CDR's facilitation program guides groups through all kinds of issues and group dynamics toward resolution.  Whether your group is new or long-standing, large or small, informal or professional, CDR can help. Learn More About Facilitation Services

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Education and Training

CDR conducts trainings throughout the year in a broad range of topics. Our trainers have a collective hundreds of years of experience in all areas of conflict resolution. Our trainings are available to the public, and we also do custom training for groups of all kinds. Learn More About Trainings and Education Services

Building Peaceful Communities

For the past four decades, CDR has been building more peaceful communities in Lane County.  Our services, and the training and workshops we provide, have helped tens of thousands learn how to use positive communication to transform conflict.


Once a month, CDR provides a low-cost informational workshop for those considering separation or divorce.
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Upcoming Workshop