Events

This course presents communication theories and interpersonal skills relevant to conflict resolution, including the understanding of, analysis of, and management of conflict. Completion of the course meets the Kansas Office of Dispute Resolution's training requirements for state approval in core mediation [K.S.A. 5-501 and Rule 902(e)]


June 6, 2022 to July 1, 2022
This course is an exercise in critical thinking, cultural exploration and self reflection. It explores the cultural dimensions of conflict, including the role of culture in defining conflict for individuals and groups. The dynamics of interpersonal beliefs and socialization, cross cultural conflict theory and issues related to application are also examined.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course will introduce and review the theoretical and historical beginnings of the concept of trauma, which includes the inclusion of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a diagnosis in the DSM III. It will highlight the other forms of recognized traumatic events and stressors that have more recently been brought to light. It will discuss various trauma reactions, effects of stressful events, as well as the treatment of trauma. Resilience and transcendence of trauma will be outlined, with an emphasis on the importance of self-care for clinicians and helping professionals working in this area.


June 6, 2022 to July 1, 2022