Monthly Archives: April 2015

3-Hour Workshops Not to be Missed

On Tuesday May 12  Detroiters will be getting a chance to tap into a couple deep wells of knowledge on urban and ethnic conflict. Joining us from New York is Maria Volpe, former president of the Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution and Director of the CUNY Dispute Resolution Center housed at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. She will be sharing a wide range of work that creatively connects police with the community. A prominent example is the structured encounters provided by the Cops Continue reading →

Conflict Skills in the Community & on the Job

Please join us on April 20 2015 at 6:30 pm at the Harper Woods High School Community Room for an informative session exploring the important work conflict resolvers are doing in their communities and in their workplaces using skills they’ve gained as mediators and students of Dispute Resolution. AGENDA 6:30-7:45pm Community Mediator Perspective Sharing – Craig Pappas (Executive Director, The Resolution Center) and Mary Morris (Wayne Mediation Center) and Roy Burton (Restorative Justice Practitioner, Kelly Middle School, Eastpointe) This session features experienced community conflict intervenors who will share a community Continue reading →

Urban Public Policy and Dispute Resolution Conference May 11-12

Consider joining the ESCRO Team for a free 2-day conference focusing on Urban Public Policy and Dispute Resolution scheduled for Monday and Tuesday May 11-12 at Wayne State University Student Center Ballroom. In addition to a lunchtime presentation by Detroit federal bankruptcy mediators Judge Gerald Rosen and noted attorney Eugene Driker, confirmed national speakers include Maria Volpe (John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NY, former president of SPIDR, developer of Cops and Kids program), Josh Stulberg (one of our founding MADR faculty, now at Ohio Continue reading →

What’s Your Style?

This session will explore individual’s personality traits by looking at the 8 Dimensions of Leadership. These dimensions take a more granule approach to Disc Theory – a personality two-axis model. We will explore both the strengths and weaknesses of each of the 8 styles and ways to better communicate with those not like your own. This session will be interactive and challenge you to self-assess your STYLE. I’m confident that knowing your style and the style of others in a conflict will either help mitigate Continue reading →