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CDR Presentation Accepted to Present at Association for Conflict Resolution’s Annual Conference in 2017

The CDR has been selected to present “Conflict Coaching for High Conflict Co-Parents: The Shared Spaces Program” at this year’s Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) annual conference. The session, which will be presented by Char Berquist, Heather Blades, and COM

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CDR Provides Family Group Conference Training for the Omaha Tribe Peacemaker Project

In early March the CDR hosted  members of the Omaha Tribe for a training in Family Group Conferencing (FGC). The Omaha Tribe is a federally recognized Midwestern Native American tribe that resides in Nebraska. The tribe was the recipient of

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CDR Director Receives Receives Faculty Excellence in Public Affairs Award

In the Spring of 2016 the Board of Governors Awarded Dr. Charlene Berquist the Faculty Excellence in Public Affairs award for her distinctive work and accomplishments in support of the University’s Public Affairs mission as the Director of the Center

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Family Group Decision-Making Training Offered to Child Welfare Professionals in Branson

In May the CDR was pleased to provide a customized training in Family Group Decision-Making (also known as Family Group Conferencing) for child welfare professionals in Missouri. This training, offered in Branson, MO, was sponsored by the Healthy Families Taskforce.

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Renowned Restorative Justice Practitioner and Scholar Shares with Community

In April 2016 the CDR offered over 50 attendees the opportunity to learn from the renowned restorative justice practitioner and research Dr. Mark Umbreit. Dr. Umbriet shared wisdom gained from his work in peacemaking and restorative justice efforts arory address

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