By Charlene Berquist and Heather Blades Enroll now to learn about how to manage conflict in organizations by taking "COM 623 (Contemporary Topics in Conflict): Conflict Processes in Organizations" virtually this spring! This course counts toward the Graduate Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, and may count as an elective in many other programs. In this … [Read more...] about Enroll Now in Conflict Processes in Organizations (COM 623) this Spring!
By Dr. Charlene Berquist, Director, and Heather Blades, Associate Director Given the current public health situation, the Center for Dispute Resolution (CDR) is offering all of its school-age programming online via Zoom video-conferencing through the end of 2020. It is hoped that these live, virtual program options will fill a need for students by encouraging positive … [Read more...] about School-Age Programming Offered Virtually this Fall
By Dr. Charlene Berquist, Director, and Heather Blades, Associate Director Socrates once said, “The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” The past few months have been a time of massive change at many levels as nations, communities, organizations, families, and individuals have had to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about CDR Continues to Provide Programs and Training During COVID-19
By Dr. Charlene Berquist, Director, and Heather Blades, Associate Director One of the high-impact campus programs offered by the CDR is a restorative justice program aimed at Missouri State students who have violated the code of student conduct at the University. This program, offered in partnership with the Office of Student Conduct, includes services designed to help … [Read more...] about Restorative Campus Conduct Program Moves Online in Response to COVID-19
By Dr. Charlene Berquist, Director, and Heather Blades, Associate Director All of us at the Center for Dispute Resolution are excited to offer congratulations to our spring 2020 Conflict Certificate graduates! The Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate Programs in Conflict and Dispute Resolution are interdisciplinary degrees that attract students from every college on … [Read more...] about Celebrating Our Graduates – 20 Students Graduate with Certificates in Conflict