• Mediation Services

      Resolving disputes is CDR’s specialty.   We’ve mediated thousands of cases over the last 30 years, utilizing well-trained and experienced mediators and case developers to provide high quality services throughout the mediation process.

      We offer mediation services in a variety of areas within our Community, Family, and Restorative Justice Programs.

      Family Mediation

      Separation/Divorce

      Couples

      Co-parenting

      Parent/Teen

      Elder Care & Probate

      Community Mediation

      Neighbor to Neighbor

      Landlord/Tenant

      Manufactured Communities

      Nonprofit/For-profit

      Government/Public

       

       

      Restorative Justice 

      Restorative Justice in Schools

      Community Restorative Justice

      Circuit Court Diversion

      Municipal Court Diversion

      Post-Release Victim-Offender

       

    • Facilitation Services

      CDR has well-trained and experienced facilitators who can work with groups of all sizes and types.

      Our facilitation services are tailored to the needs of a particular group, and we can be flexible with meeting lengths, times, as well as one-time vs. ongoing facilitation needs.

      If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please reach out to CDR to talk with our staff who can help match our services with your needs. 

      Family Mediation

      Separation/Divorce

      Couples

      Co-parenting

      Parent/Teen

      Elder Care & Probate

      Community Mediation

      Neighbor to Neighbor

      Landlord/Tenant

      Manufactured Communities

      Nonprofit/For-profit

      Government/Public

       

       

      Restorative Justice 

      Restorative Justice in Schools

      Community Restorative Justice

      Circuit Court Diversion

      Municipal Court Diversion

      Post-Release Victim-Offender

       

    • Restorative Justice Services

      CDR has decades of experience with youth and adult restorative justice.

      Restorative justice guides people who commit harms to take a full and active form of accountability.  At the same time, it takes seriously the needs of victims and their right to have a strong voice in how the harm is repaired.  Schools, courts, and workplaces are increasingly training their teams in these values and tools.

      Schools

      CDR supports the growing movement in education for more holistic, equitable, relationship-based discipline structures.  We assist educators and administrators in cultivating meaningful, growth-oriented accountability in their schools through professional development trainings, sustained coaching of specific school personnel, systems consultation, and facilitation of restorative discipline dialogues.

       

      Criminal Justice

      In partnership with the Office of the Lane County District Attorney, CDR runs a Restorative Justice Diversion Program.  Defendants who plead into this program go through a series of dialogues to collaboratively explore what full accountability means for their situation, where the impacts have been, and what can be done towards making things right.  This program has an excellent track record of diverting individuals away from sentencing and toward meaningful community integration.  

       

      Community

      Residents of Lane County may initiate a case with CDR for a Restorative process to address a specific harm. Our trained, experienced facilitators conduct individual meetings with the person harmed and the person or people who caused the harm.  We uncover impacts and needs, and determine whether to convene a dialogue between the parties.  These cases have some resemblance to mediations, but the goals are authentic rebalancing of relationships, humanizing the “other,” and seeking to address real impacts. 

       

  • Resources and Learning

The Friendly Clinic

What is the Friendly Clinic?

In this 2 hour advanced “Clinic,” session, Barbara Daté will respond to your live questions, examples, queries, case examples, etc.

She will provide concrete coaching to your specific situation, (either your own Style Profile or the “other” person’s puzzling or challenging behaviors).  Any context you have questions about will be accepted (home, extended family, work, school, community, faith community, your own self management, etc.)  After some sessions we will add in exploring and editing your “Personal Style Profile Analysis” (PSPA) for anyone who asks for input.  These “Clinic” sessions may feel more like a collegial consultation.  (Registrants may also listen in and learn without sharing individual examples or questions.)

Note:

Barbara will offer this “Clinic” probably once every couple of weeks and one can register for it numerous times.

Prerequisite:

 

You must have already taken Barbara’s (or any other 8-hour Friendly Style Profile workshop) in the last 25 years.  When you register, you will be asked for information from you previous Friendly Style Profile training, which will be the city and state where you took the Friendly Style Profile training, as well as your 8 profile numbers.

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Mediation

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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Facilitation

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

Save the Dates for Barbara’s Upcoming Workshops!

Justice with Healing

Thursday, Nov. 5th (1pm – 3:30pm Pacific)

Saturday, Dec. 12 (10am – 1pm Pacific)

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(More dates to come!  For more information email paxdate@gmail.com) 

Micro-communication Skills:

Deep Compassionate Listening:” Micro-paraphrasing

Sunday, Oct. 25 (1pm – 4pm Pacific)

 

(More dates to come!  For more information email paxdate@gmail.com) 

Tools for Harmony within Diversity:  
The Friendly Style Profile

November Dates:

Part 1 – Friday, Nov. 20th –  (10am – 2:15pm Pacific)

Part 2 (part 1 prerequisite) – EITHER Friday, Nov. 20th – (2:30pm – 6:30pm Pacific) 

OR Saturday, Nov 21st – (12pm – 4pm Pacific)

December Dates:

Part 1 & 2 – Saturday, Dec. 5th –  (10am – 6pm Pacific)

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(More dates to come!  For more information email paxdate@gmail.com)