Staff Retreat

Staff Retreat

Kristy Whitman, Karen Cole & Kirstyn Horan

Once a year, the staff of Northern Community Mediation sets aside one day for a staff retreat. The purpose of this workshop is to review the past year and plan for the following year. The 2017 staff retreat was held on Friday, November 17. The following issues were addressed:

  • Calendar for 2018
  • Review of personnel, governance and office policies
  • Review of fees and fee policies
  • Weighted caseload and distribution of responsibilities
  • Review of job descriptions
  • Succession plans
  • Review of mediator list
  • Staff succession
  • 25th anniversary celebration
  • Advanced mediation training
    • Body language
    • Restorative Practices & VORP
    • Parenting time / domestuic
    • Conflict resolution
      • Five approaches
      • Management vs. resolution
  • Conflict Resolution Day
  • 40-Hour training
  • Website updates

The 2018 staff retreat is scheduled for Friday, November 16.