The CDR is honored to be presenting two sessions at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s Annual Conference, September 29-October 1, 2021. The competitively selected sessions will focus on two of the CDR’s high-impact community programs: the Victim Impact Program for Youth, and Circles for Girls Diversity Circles. The sessions, led by CDR Director Dr. Charlene Berquist and … [Read more...] about CDR to Present Two Sessions at ACR Annual Conference this Fall
Word has spread that the CDR offers unparalleled virtual mediation training, and our October 2021 session filled in record time! Based upon popular demand, we have added a second virtual Civil and Family Mediation Training this November 10-14 – but we recommend you register early to reserve your seat! Learn more about what mediation is on the CDR website or at … [Read more...] about October Mediation Training Fills – Additional Mediation Training Set for November
All of us at the Center for Dispute Resolution are excited to offer congratulations to our spring 2021 Conflict Certificate graduates! The Undergraduate and Graduate Certificate Programs in Conflict and Dispute Resolution are interdisciplinary degrees that attract students from every college on campus, and the diversity of professional and educational backgrounds of students … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Our 24 Spring 2021 Conflict Certificate Graduates!
The Center for Dispute Resolution’s Victim Impact Panel program for youth has been helping youth recognize and internalize the impact that crime has on people and communities for over 10 years. The VIP program is offered for youthful offenders referred by the Greene County Juvenile Office, and it uses storytelling, dialogue, and reflection to help young people understand and … [Read more...] about Virtual Victim Impact Program for Juveniles Enhances Outcomes for Youth
Christina is a student in the Master of Social Work program at Missouri State. She completed her social work practicum at the Center for Dispute Resolution this spring. Tell us a bit about your practicum experience this spring at the CDR. I will forever be grateful for the time I spent at the Center for Dispute Resolution during my practicum field placement. I learned … [Read more...] about Social Work and Conflict Management – Practicum Student Spotlight: Christina Begay