Mark your calendar for the CDR’s fall and spring Campus Conflict Workshop series! These free workshops are offered for Missouri State faculty, staff, students, and alumni. These also qualify for Master Advisor credit!
Political Discourse: Civility, Political Correctness, or Trumpeting Your Own Horn? – Tues., September 13, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
This workshop will explore political discourse and its impact in our modern era. The focus of the session will be how to discuss sensitive topics like politics in the classroom and beyond without creating destructive conflicts.
Giving and Receiving Feedback- Wed., October 12, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
This session will explore how to give and receive feedback in the best ways possible, and will offer tips on how to handle these tough conversations and turn an otherwise uncomfortable experience into an opportunity for growth.
Bullying in the Workplace – Tues., November 15, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
Presented by Dr. Carrisa Hoelscher and Dr. Stephen Spates
Bullying is a common phenomenon that impacts workplace and campus settings. It often goes unrecognized even though it can cause much personal stress and group conflict. This workshop will discuss workplace and campus bullying behaviors, techniques for dealing with bullying, and prevention strategies.
Personality Types in Conflict – Wed., January 25, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
Presented by Dr. Gloria Galanes
Although conflict is inevitable, resolving conflict is easier when you understand the impact that a person’s personality type has on their reactions and perceptions. The session investigates the implications of personality types on conflict situations.
Coaching: An Effective Tool in Conflict Management – Tues., February 21, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
This session will provide coaching strategies to help you assist others in conflict situations.
Using Circles to Encourage Dialogue – Wed., April 19, 12-1 p.m. in PSU 317
The “circle process” is a unique format that can be used to encourage dialogue, deep listening, and connection. Learn how you can use circles in the classroom and within organizations and units to build relationships and enhance learning and collaboration.