A mediator provides a process to help parties better understand each other's perspective and reach a mutually agreeable resolution. The principles of mediation are covered during this interactive five session course. You will learn the facilitative mediation process, and develop active listening skills and effective questioning techniques. Ethical standards in mediation and strategies to work through impasse situations will be introduced, as well as methods to differentiate between position and interest, identify sources of conflict, and write agreements. Following classroom training, an in-depth practicum will include a minimum of three observations, four co-mediations, and, two solo mediations. The practicum will allow you to practice your skills and gain confidence in your ability to conduct mediations.
Note to students: A 45 minute lunch will be given to students along with three 10 minute breaks throughout each day. Parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience Parking Garage located at 151 S. 4th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Become a successful, efficient, and safe cook by mastering proper knife techniques. Observe and practice proper knife handling and sharpening, learn how to slice, dice, and chop, and discover the art of cutting up a chicken. If you have them, bring your own knives to class for hands-on practice.
All class materials included. If you have them, bring your own knives to class for hands-on practice.
You can grow fresh herbs all year in Las Vegas. Learn which herbs will grow in your garden, and how to use them for easy hors d'oeuvre and cooking ideas. We will experiment with fresh herbs and different recipes which you will be able to sample in class.
It's time to go after a big one. Prepare a grant application targeted at large funding sources including the federal government and large philanthropic foundations. Analyze complex request for proposals (RFPs) to identify funding sources and obstacles, and then understand how to structure your budget and narrative to meet all requirements. Strategic community partnerships and organizational capacity will be examined within the context of large-scale awards. Time will be spent reviewing special legal and regulatory issues related to compliance issues for large funding awards.
This class meets on Oct 20, from 2pm - 5pm. Class will meet from 1:30pm - 4:30pm on Oct 28 & Nov 4. All classes are at the Historic 5th St. School.