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 perspective on the dispute resolution field and on Restorative Justice work in schools, offering some constructive conflict management strategies that are drawn from their experience.

Refreshment Break

8:00-9:00pm
Mastering the Art of Dispute Resolution: MADR Alumni Share Lessons from the Field – Bill Warters and MADR Alumni including Sonja Stoos (Talent Management Lead, Cooper Standard), Jeanine Simpson (Michigan Mediation Services), Barbara Jones (Peace and Conflict Studies Center, WSU) and invited Trish Hubbell (Greening of Detroit)

This session will feature a panel of distinguished alumni from the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution program at Wayne State University. They will share some lessons drawn from their experience working in a range of settings from the community, the courts, in the auto industry and within academia.

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ESCRO Team Leader

About 3rd Sider ESCRO Team Leader

Bill Warters is the Academic Director of the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution (MADR) Program at Wayne State University. An Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, Dr. Warters teaches courses such as the Roots of Social Conflict; Neutral Intervention Theory and Practice; Ethnography; and an online course in Communication Technology and Conflict. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Warters' work includes developing innovative conflict resolution knowledge dissemination and skill building platforms and tools. For example, in August of 2012 Bill released a free iPad app developed to promote conflict resolution in educational settings. The app drew on resources developed at his two federally-funded web clearinghouses, Campus-adr.org and CREducation.org. Project links are available at http://madr.comm.wayne.edu/#contact When he is not prepping for class, responding to program inquiries or going down twitter rabbitholes, Bill likes to ride his bike, canoe, play frisbee and attend Quaker Meeting.


ESCRO Team Leader

About ESCRO Team Leader

Bill Warters is the Academic Director of the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution (MADR) Program at Wayne State University. An Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, Dr. Warters teaches courses such as the Roots of Social Conflict; Neutral Intervention Theory and Practice; Ethnography; and an online course in Communication Technology and Conflict. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Warters' work includes developing innovative conflict resolution knowledge dissemination and skill building platforms and tools. For example, in August of 2012 Bill released a free iPad app developed to promote conflict resolution in educational settings. The app drew on resources developed at his two federally-funded web clearinghouses, Campus-adr.org and CREducation.org. Project links are available at http://madr.comm.wayne.edu/#contact When he is not prepping for class, responding to program inquiries or going down twitter rabbitholes, Bill likes to ride his bike, canoe, play frisbee and attend Quaker Meeting.