Advanced Training for Experienced Mediators
September 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join your colleagues for a jam-packed, fun-filled workshop:
- Refresh your mediator skills
- Learn some new techniques
- Pick up continuing mediation education credits
- And see our new training center!
When: Friday, September 23, 2016; 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Good Shepherd Mediation Center - 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 301 Rodin Place, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Presenters: Cheryl Cutrona, Esq. and Sue Wasserkrug, Esq.
Cost: $200 without PA-CLE or NASW credits; $250 with PA-CLE or NASW credits (5 substantive; 1 ethics)
- The Art of Framing Questions
- Crossing the Line: Challenges for Dual-Practice Mediators
- The Ethics Game for Experienced Mediators
About the Presenters
Cheryl Cutrona, is the Executive Director of Good Shepherd Mediation Program. She is an Advanced Practitioner member of the Academy of Family Mediators and she has been certified as a Family Trainer by the Academy. In addition to her work at GSMP, Cutrona teaches mediation and ADR at Temple University Beasley School of Law; mediates for the PA Department of Education Office for Dispute Resolution, the Philadelphia Bar Association Lawyer Fee Disputes panel, the Philadelphia Landlord-Tenant Appeals Mediation Program, the United States Postal Service REDRESS, and serves as an EASE Envoy for the EEOC, Philadelphia Region. She is the 2008 recipient of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee “Sir Francis Bacon Dispute Resolution Award” and was named “Most Valuable Peacemaker” by the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators in 2010. Cutrona holds a BA from Michigan State University, a Masters in Library Science from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, and her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.
Sue Wasserkrug, Mediation Coordinator, handles the intake, scheduling, mediator assignment and case management for all GSMP mediations. Sue is an attorney with several years of experience advocating on behalf of vulnerable clients in Pennsylvania, at the Homeless Advocacy Project, People’s Emergency Center, and SeniorLAW Center. Her practice has focused on the areas of family law, elder law, and public benefits. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Oberlin College in Ohio, Master of Arts degrees in Journalism and in Anthropology from the University of Arizona, and a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she received an award for her human rights work. Her interest in mediation stems from the limitations of the legal system that she witnessed as a practicing attorney. Sue also has experience as a writer, researcher, photographer, entrepreneur and chef.