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Coalition on Elder Abuse launches Steering, Advocacy, Education, & Multi-Disciplinary Team Sub-Committees to Increase its Impact

The Coalition on Elder Abuse in Dutchess County works together collaboratively and cooperatively to protect elders from abuse, neglect and exploitation and to preserve the quality of their lives. Twenty-six members of the Coalition, including community individuals and representatives of private and public agencies/organizations met for a special two-hour planning meeting at the Clubhouse at



Mediation Center Initial Training Approved for New York State Court’s Part 146

The Mediation Center of Dutchess County’s Basic Mediation Training has been approved by the New York State Unified Court System’s Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Part 146, a court rule that establishes statewide qualifications and training requirements for mediators and neutral evaluators serving on court rosters.



Volunteer Mediators Earn Certification

Volunteer mediators from the Mediation Center of Dutchess County were certified and recognized at the Center’s Volunteer Appreciation event in May at Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls.



Mediation Center to Receive Two 2013 Psychologically Healthy Community Awards

The Hudson Valley Psychological Association has awarded two Psychologically Healthy Community Awards to two programs of the Mediation Center of Dutchess County. The Anti-Bullying Initiative has received an award in the Non-Profit category. 



Mediation Center’s Anti-Bullying Initiative Receives Donation from Rotary Interact Students

The Mediation Center of Dutchess County’s received a $260 donation from the Hyde Park Rotary’s Interact Club for its Anti-Bullying Initiative.