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Conflict Resolution Month

Conflict Resolution Day was designated by the Association of Conflict Resolution in 2005 in order to increase public awareness about conflict resolution and its many benefits.
In Colorado we celebrate the entire month of October rather than a day.

 

Colorado 2013 Events

February 28 - March 17
Workshop: Advanced Communications Skills
Time & Place: Online
City/Town: Online
Description:

Conflict Management Consultants is offering an ONLINE Advanced Communications course which covers theories, styles, and components of effective communication.

Cost: Varying
Contact: Robin Rossenfeld: (303) 317-7060, info@conflictmgmtconsultants.com
Organizer: Conflict Management Consultants, LLP
Web Site: www.conflictmgmtconsultants.com
Comments: Skillful communication is vital in all aspects of life. It helps build bridges, promotes collaborative efforts, and allows you to express yourself more clearly. Conflict Management Consultants is offering an ONLINE Advanced Communications course which covers theories, styles, and components of effective communication, including active listening skills and effective techniques and tools to enhance communication skills. Course approved for 12 hours CLE/CE. Next class starts Febraury 28. Early bird rate available through February 25. For more info or to enroll, visit www.conflictmgmtconsultants.com

March 3
Workshop: Interested in Becoming a Mediator? Seminar
Time & Place:

10 AM

Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
3730 Sinton Road, Suite 150
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

City/Town: Colorado Springs
Description:

Join us for a 2-hour Saturday seminar (10:00am - Noon) to understand mediation as a dispute resolution process and to explore mediation as a career! This is a great class to take before enrolling in the 40-hour Basic Mediation training. PSI is an approved and regulated school by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board.

Cost: $25
Contact:

Anne Cohen: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

March 5-7
Workshop: Faith Conciliation Training - 24 Hr. Course
Time & Place: 3730 Sinton Road, Suite 150
City/Town: Colorado Springs
Description:

Participants in Faith Conciliation, Course #150 (24hours) will:

Examine four principles that are the foundation for Faith Conciliation,
Delineate conciliator's role and participant's role in Faith Conciliation,
Identify effective and ineffective responses to conflict,
Acknowledge four ways to prepare for and discern faith-peacemaking decisions,
Practice collaborative strategies and techniques used in Faith Conciliation,
Define elements necessary for apology and forgiveness,
Explore the differences in between mediation and conciliation processes,
Become familiar with different processes used for individuals and large groups, and
Participate in interactive role plays and scenarios relevant to faith-based situations.

Cost: $395 (+$30 Materials Fee)
Contact:

Monica Lichtenberger: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

March 11
Workshop: BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 40 hour course
Time & Place:

Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Denver Site

City/Town: Denver
Description:

OUR MEDIATION TRAINING ADVANTAGE:

+Small class sizes and video taped sessions
+Ongoing coaching/mentoring for mediator development
+Online Phoenix Strategies Inc. Alumni communications
+CLE and Ethics credits approved

Join us in Denver for an optimal training experience! Phoenix Strategies, Inc. trains the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest-Based Model. We provide extensive skill-building exercises, video recorded role playing, and a 1:4 coaching ratio throughout the 5-day training. Participants review conflict theories, differentiate negotiation techniques, practice communication strategies and techniques, learn and practice the collaborative mediation process, and review ethics and statutes that govern mediation practices. In addition, students practice developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). PSI, Inc. is an approved and regulated school by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.

Cost: $995
Contact:

Anne Cohen: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: PHOENIX STRATEGIES, INC.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

March 14 - April 13
Workshop: Introduction to Mediation
Time & Place: Online
City/Town: Online
Description:

This course meets the requirements for basic mediation training based on nationally accepted standards. It provides the working knowledge of the processes, techniques, and tools to become a highly skilled mediator. Throughout the course, you will explore the skills necessary for achieving effective dispute resolution in your professional and personal life. This course is CE and CLE approved for 45 General credits and 6 Ethics credits.

Contact: Robin Rossenfeld: (303) 317-7060, info@conflictmgmtconsultants.com
Organizer: Conflict Management Consultants, LLP
Web Site: www.conflictmgmtconsultants.com
Comments:

Learn proven conflict-resolution techniques:

Participate from your own location, at your own pace, on your own schedule
Interact online with other participants and one-on-one with our facilitators
Develop skills to address employee, client, co-worker, customer, and family disputes
Courses are approved by the Colorado Supreme Court and the Mediation Association of Colorado and conform to national standards


March 18
Workshop: BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING - 40 hour course
Time & Place:

Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
3730 Sinton Road, Suite 150
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

City/Town: Colorado Springs
Description:

OUR MEDIATION TRAINING ADVANTAGE:

+Small class sizes and video taped sessions
+Ongoing coaching/mentoring for mediator development
+Online Phoenix Strategies Inc. Alumni communications
+CLE and Ethics credits approved

Join us in Denver for an optimal training experience! Phoenix Strategies, Inc. trains the Collaborative, Facilitative, Interest-Based Model. We provide extensive skill-building exercises, video recorded role playing, and a 1:4 coaching ratio throughout the 5-day training. Participants review conflict theories, differentiate negotiation techniques, practice communication strategies and techniques, learn and practice the collaborative mediation process, and review ethics and statutes that govern mediation practices. In addition, students practice developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). PSI, Inc. is an approved and regulated school by Colorado Dept. of Higher Education.

Cost: $995
Contact:

Anne Cohen: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: PHOENIX STRATEGIES, INC.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

April 3-5
Workshop: Conflict Coaching, Course #300
City/Town: Denver
Description:

In Conflict Coaching, Course #200, participants will:

Differentiate between prescriptive, elicitive and modeling coaching approaches,
Become familiar with the facilitative, interest-based coaching role,
Practice behaviors that optimally promote self-determination and collaboration,
Learn and practice a collaborative, interest-based process,
Examine interest-based strategies throughout each stage of the process, and
Examine facilitative strategies that support elicitive coaching methodology.

All students participate in interactive role plays and scenarios relevant to coaching.

Cost: $395 (+$30 Materials Fee)
Contact:

Monica Lichtenberger: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

April 9-11
Workshop: Elder Care Mediation Training-24 hr. course
Time & Place: 3730 Sinton Road, Suite 150
City/Town: Colorado Springs
Description:

Are you looking to add Elder Care Mediation to your practice? Join PSI in Colorado Springs for an optimal training experience. Participants will: 1) Examine the characteristics of Elder Care mediation; 2) Learn legal rights, statutes, and terminology relevant to the aging population; 3) Learn the biological, psychological, sociological, spiritual aspects of aging; 4) Learn the common needs, interests, and issues of the aging and their families; 5) Identify stereotypes associated with aging; 6) Learn to manage ethical dilemmas when mediating Elder Care issues; and 7) Identify community resources for the aging. All participate in interactive mediation role plays and scenarios relevant to elder care situations.

Cost: $395 (+$30 Materials Fee)
Contact:

Monica Lichtenberger: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

April 16-18
Workshop: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE TRAINING - 24 hr Course #190
City/Town: Denver
Description:

Participants in RESTORATIVE JUSTICE training will:

1. Become familiar with the historical movement of Restorative Justice
2. Learn differences between the traditional legal process and restorative justice philosophies
3. Understand victim rights
4. Gain insight into personal perspectives of victims and offender
5. Realize the benefits for victims, offenders and the community
6. Differentiate between guilt and shame
7. Experience various restorative justice practices
8. Identify case sources
9. Learn case management
10. Know critical indicators for determining appropriateness for conferencing
11. Experience one on one sessions with victims and offenders
12. Experience facilitating the conferencing process
13. Use strategies and interventions to support appreciation and accountability
14. Discuss common ethical dilemmas and approaches

Cost: $395 (+$30 Materials Fee)
Contact:

Monica Lichtenberger: 719-266-8181, monica@phoenixstrategies.biz

Organizer: Phoenix Strategies, Inc.
Web Site: www.coloradospringsmediators.com

 

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