July 24, 2014 Bryan Hanson speaks about the future of the ADR profession and outlines his session: Harmony and Dissonance in the Conflict Field (Wedesday, October 8, 2014 from 8:45 - 12:00 noon). Joining Bryan at the ACR Conference Session are Bernie Mayer, Susan Raines and Jackie Font-Guzman. Enjoy hearing from Bryan about his Session on this ACR Blog Radio interview. Click here for the recorded interview.

July 25, 2014 Join Cheryl Jamison, President of ACR, as she speaks about ACR's Conference 2014 from October 8-11, 2014 in Cininnati, Ohio at the Cincinnati Netherlands Hilton Hotel. For full Conference 2014 details see the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2014 Conference website at . Enjoy hearing Cheryl on this ACR Blog Radio presentation. Click here for the recorded interview.

July 28, 2014 Ryan O'Connell speaks about his session on Reactive Devaluation as knowledge transfer from theory/research to a tool of application in your everyday practice to enhance your conflict management and resolution skills. His model is one which is applicable to the management and resolution of disputes within your practice to those on the larger international stage. Listen to Ryan as he describes the integration of Reactive Devaluation into his practice and what you will take away from his session at ACR Conference 2014. Click here for the recorded interview.

July 29, 2014 Listen as Sherrill Hayes speaks about: first, Pop Culture Peacebuilding - Star Wars, Dr. Who and the Hobbit; and second, Photovoice as a conflict engagement tool. Both represent conflict resolution integrative approaches and techniques. Click here for the recorded interview.

July 30, 2014 Listen as Lisa Pomerantz, co-chair of ACR's Commercial Section and ACR Conference 2014 presenter, outlines the creative and informative ACR Commercial Section program at ACR Conference 2014 as well as discussing her own Session focussing on the managment and resolution of outsourcing disputes. All the Commerical Sessions and Lisa's presentation will enhance your ability to understand the nature of commmerical disputes and to adapt our conflict managment skills to that context. Click here for the recorded interview.

July 31, 2014 Hear Daniel Rainey, Chief of Staff of the National Mediation Board in the United States, as he discusses two sessions at ACR Conference 2014: the first, cross-border consumer on-line dispute resolution which he is presenting with Colin Rule; and the second, on the tricks of the trade for managing and resolving high stakes, high impact, high stress mediation cases where he presents with Terri Brown and James MacKenzie. These Sessions will assist your understanding of the nature of these differing disputes and to adapt, enhance, and apply your skills and expand your practice in these contexts which innovatively engage forms of communication, external factors, information sharing and co-mediation techniques applicable to sole mediator disputes. Learn ‎more in these hands-on and inter-active sessions. Click here for the recorded interview.

Aug. 1, 2014 Sue Bronson speaks about ARC’s Elder and Family Sections’ Eldercare and Advanced Practitioner Family Mediators Retreat: Creative Reflection on our Practice to Deepen our Work. The Retreat is limited to 40 registrants so as to create a unique opportunity for global and self-reflection, and its extensions, while learning and working with others in testing and incorporating different approaches to conflict resolution in a setting which allows for you to strengthen and refresh yourself to keep yourself well when working with families and elders in conflict and distress. Click here for the recorded interview.

Aug. 5, 2014 Tara Fishler speaks about her session at ACR Conference 2014: "I Can Dis-Able Bullies!" Scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2014 from 3:30-5pm.In this session, participants will learn how to stop bullying, especially for children with special needs. Her workshop will enable attendees to improve their "I's" - How to Identify, Intervene and Include, particularly for our most vulnerable children.  Tara's tips and practice will address not only becoming an ally to children with special needs but to all persons who are bullied in any setting including businesses, schools, or any environment where bullying is problematic. Click here for the recorded interview.

Aug. 7, 2014 Patricia Porter, Melissa Marosy and Debra Healy speak about "When It's Not Just a Personality Conflict: Effective Interventions into Workplace Bullying", their session at ACR Conference 2014. Listen as they describe their session during which they will address: the importance of accurately assessing workplace conflict; determining the most effective model of intervetion based on the circumstances; and appopriate and effective interventions into situations involving abrasive, aggressive and/or abusive behavior. Click here for the recorded interview.

Aug. 8, 2014 Conflict Coaching for Special Educators and Parents of Children with Special Needs: Tricia Jones gives an overview of this exciting Workshop at ACR Conference 2014. This interactive and integrative Workshop will teach a model for peer-to-peer (parent to parent, teacher to teacher) problem-solving conversations that build relationships and enhance collaboration in special education conflicts. Piloted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in 2013-2014, Peer Conflict Coaching is an exciting addition to the range of collaborative processes for special education conflicts. The Workshop will use video examples, role plays, and feedback from expert conflict coaches. Continuing education credits (CEC's) are available. Registration is limited so register early to secure your place in this forward-thinking approach to assisting all who are engaged by and working with children with special needs. Click here for the recorded interview.

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