Center for Continuing Studies

Conflict Resolution Center

Conflict Resolution Center St. Cloud is the satellite office for a partnership between the Conflict Resolution Center in Minneapolis and St. Cloud State.


Upcoming Training - 30-Hour Facilitative Civil Mediation 

WIOA Certified

Date:  August 1, 2, 3, 6, 7     Registration is closed - class is full.   Please contact the Conflict Resolution Center to inquire about dates for the next class.

Time:  9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location:  St. Cloud State University Welcome Center

                355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN

Cost:   $800

The 30-Hour Facilitative Civil Mediation Training is a comprehensive experiential training course that teaches participants to skillfully facilitate conversations between people in conflict in order to assist them in reaching creative, mutually-satisfactory outcomes. This course is designed for professionals who want to learn to mediate, and meets all requirements of both the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Rule 114 Training Guidelines and the Community Dispute Resolution Program Training Requirements for community mediators in Minnesota. Upon completion of this certified course, participants will have the skills to mediate in a wide variety of situations and be eligible for inclusion on the Minnesota Rule 114 Qualified Neutral Civil Roster as well as be eligible to volunteer with community mediation centers throughout Minnesota.

Learn more at the Conflict Resolution Center website under the Training tab.

Registration is closed - class is full.   Please contact the Conflict Resolution Center to inquire about dates for the next class.

Professional Credits:

30 Alternative Dispute Resolution Credits (ADR); includes 2 Ethics Credits

26 Standard Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLE); includes 2 Ethics Credits and 2 Elimination of Bias Credits

30 SHRM Professional Development CreditsSHRM 2018 logo

CEU certificate for educators, social workers, etc. will also be available


Volunteer mediators work in court and community settings. Trained students, faculty and experienced mediators work together to provide mediation services to St. Cloud and beyond:

Service areas include:

  • Housing
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Business issues
  • Relationship matters

The work is funded by the Minnesota Office for Collaboration and Dispute Resolution. The office promotes the broad use of community mediation to ensure all areas have access to services. Under Chapter 494, it provides grants to private non-profit entities certified by the state court administrator. 

Contact Conflict Resolution Center St. Cloud at and 320-308-6150.