CSVMC envisions a community where people are able to talk with each other in times of conflict and are aware of the available resources to help them.
The mission of CSVMC is to support constructive conversations and responses to conflict in the Susquehanna Valley through mediation services, group facilitation, training and education.
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Central Susquehanna Valley Mediation Center, Inc.
The Central Susquehanna Valley Mediation Center, Inc. offers the services of trained and experienced mediators to help people who are in conflict communicate more effectively. Often, parties are able to resolve disputes without going to court, sparing expense for the public and for the people involved.
Using proven methods, the center’s mediators create a safe, confidential environment where people can voice their concerns clearly and be understood, often resulting in agreements that they design, own, accept and abide.
The mediation center has been praised by courts, civic associations, community leaders and by those who have used it as helpful, effective and efficient.
Thank you for supporting and using this service. If this is your first look at this path to conflict resolution, please use this site to learn more.
“I cannot tell you how many times I have heard at the beginning of a session, ‘there is no way the other person will listen,’ and seeing how two people who could not look at each other in the beginning, fully embrace at the end.”
“Frequently, people call the police for relatively minor things, neighborhood disputes/ By giving people an avenue that lets them address problems amicably before they escalate, we could avoid them becoming court cases.”
Volunteer mediator Jim O’Connell and Susan Jordan, mediator and Executive Director of the Central Susquehanna Valley Mediation Center, Inc. recently met with Mark Lawrence, Program Director at WKOK Newsradio. They discussed the thriving mediation clinic, the work they are doing with individuals, families and businesses, and on community conflict. Listen to their pre-Thanksgiving family conflict discussion by clicking the link on the right side panel.