The Campus Mediation Center (CMC) is a valuable student run resource that is available to the students of Salisbury University. Students involved in conflict have the opportunity to take their issues to the center and experience the mediation process. Mediation is a process in which a trained neutral, a "mediator," helps people in a dispute to communicate with one another, understand each other, and to assist them in reaching an agreement that satisfies their needs. Mediation is a confidential process that affords the parties the opportunity to discuss issues in a structured environment.
The Salisbury University Campus Mediation Center (SUCMC) has been created to empower students to take a pro-active role in the resolution of conflicts that arise among peers. The primary focus of the Campus Mediation Center is to mediate conflicts between individual students as well as student organizations. Yet, by doing so, the CMC is also working to alter student conflict engagement by modeling effective problem solving skills. In the end the Campus Mediation Center can be the catalyst for conflict resolution becoming the source of learning and change.
This program is staffed by a diverse group of trained student mediators who are available for mediation or consultation to fellow students. Anyone can become a peer mediator, regardless of major, if they successfully complete the free training offered by the Center fro Conflict Resolution.
Typical of conflict/disputes that the Campus Mediation Center deals with:
If you are interested in becoming a peer mediator or want more information on the peer mediation program at Salisbury University please contact The Campus Mediation Center at (410) 219-2873 or (410) 219-2877. For information on the necessary training contact Michele Ennis-Benn, Director of Community Mediation and Training at (410) 219-2873.
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