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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - TalkAbout: Storytelling
    Programs Partner Trainings Events Contact Blog Association for Conflict Resolution Chicago Chapter Back Add to my calendar TalkAbout Storytelling When 23 Jun 2014 12 00 PM 1 30 PM Location John Marshall Law School Veteran s Law Clinic 1st Floor Spaces left 0 Registered 15 registrants Registration Member Registration Free No fee required Registration is closed This discussion will be centered around the storytelling and LiveLit movement and it s

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/event-917921 (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Conflict Resolution in Practice – Working With the Fight or Flight Response
    clearly acting skillfully or making clear headed choices not conducive to resolving conflict Skilled mediators who observe a fight or flight response during mediations reduce or eliminate it before proceeding There are many ways to accomplish this Spending a minute or two deeply and consciously breathing often does the trick if the disputant is receptive to it As does taking a short break and getting some space and fresh air Some mediators believe that a disputant getting triggered can be a good cue to separate the parties and start caucusing While having the parties talk to one another is valuable as is feeling and expressing anger fear and discomfort this is less true when one is locked in a fight or flight response especially if the other disputant senses a competitive advantage Mediators too need to be aware of their mind states when mediating disputes We are not immune to these feelings We cannot serve disputants and help them peacefully resolve their conflict if we don t feel some degree of peace in our hearts and minds These practices are just as important to mediators as to disputants But these lessons are not just relevant to mediated disputes they apply

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/Blog/3556137 (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Tales From the Trenches: Facilitative Mediation in a Landlord/Tenant Dispute
    to agree with her about the amount that he would withhold for fixes to the apartment The tenant wanted her money back and didn t agree with the cost of the fixes She insisted that he reimburse the entire sum She brought the case before the court because she desperately needed her money for an impending surgery In parsing out the needs and interests of the disputants I learned that the landlord really wanted to be fair and felt he had an uncooperative former tenant He was happy to be in court because he wanted a chance for justice to prevail He said he couldn t return the security deposit until they agree on the amount His tenant also wanted justice She felt as if she left the apartment in the same condition she received it She didn t agree with the fees he wanted to deduct and she needed the cash For her justice was important but getting her security deposit would be enough She didn t care whether she got her money back in front of a judge or at the mediation table Ed Sacks a veteran mediator and champion of tenants rights often teaches It s not your mediation Let the disputants lead I thought about Ed as I sat at the table A miniaturized version of him sat on my shoulder whispering in my ear If they want justice let them go before the judge But another voice in my head my father who taught me about being a landlord said If this guy goes in front of the judge he ll be fined for not returning the security deposit I was perplexed I knew it wasn t my job to advise the parties so I asked what the judge would say if she heard that

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/Blog/3556134 (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Committees and Workgroups
    Stiles Chair Mac Steele Mary Novak Membership This committee is dedicated to increasing the membership of ACR Chicago by providing information on membership benefits and programs to current and potential members through various means Mac Steele Chair Public Relations and Outreach This committee ensures the long term viability of ACR Chicago by communicating the organization s programs and benefits to members and potential members through education marketing and strategic networking Joe Dillon Chair Rocio Munoz Mac Steele Governance This group ensures that the operations of ACR Chicago run in accordance with our by laws and policies Kent Lawrence Chair Mark Mayer Information Technology This committee manages all video production of our programs improvements to our website presence and explores new ways in which we can reach a wider audience through social networking and other media formats Ian Bucciarelli Chair Mac Steele Mary Novak Task Forces and Work Groups Conflict Resolution Day This national event held each year on the third Thursday of October is an opportunity for Chicago area ADR organizations to come together for networking and information sharing with each other and with the public In the last two years over 120 people have attended the event and nearly

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/committees/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Donate
    for Conflict Resolution Chicago Chapter Donate Donation Mandatory fields First name Last name e Mail Invalid email This email is already in use Phone Membership Type Clear selection Individual Full Organization Amount USD Amount is in invalid format Comment Length

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/donate/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Programs
    about NVC and practice the method About Your Presenter Hema Pokharna PhD is a NVC Trainer Coach and Consultant with more than 20 years of experience in communication trainings for leaders and professionals and their teams Hema is a collaborative coach experienced in working with leaders and their teams to improve personal effectiveness resilience and vitality An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication In every interaction every conversation and in every thought you have a choice to promote peace or perpetuate violence Interfaith peacemaker mediator and coach Hema Pokharna will share how the language you use is the key to enriching life Take the first step to reduce violence heal pain resolve conflicts and lead the way by developing an internal consciousness of the possibilities your being can have on the world Show details International Mediation Panel When 08 Mar 2016 5 30 PM 8 00 PM Location At Loyola School of Law 25 E Pearson Chicago IL room Kasbeer Hall 15th Floor Registered 12 registrants Register Welcome Reception and Cross Cultural Program A GLOBAL DISCUSSION MEDIATION ΜΕΣΟΛΆΒΗΣΗ ПОСРЕДНИЧЕСТВО मध यस थत MEDIACIÓN IDIRGHABHÁIL MEDIACIOUN Come join ACR Chicago The International Academy of Dispute Resolution INADR and the Dispute Resolution Program of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law for a panel discussion on Cross Cultural Mediation and the importance of understanding Culture in Mediation Hear from an international panel discussing both academic and experiential issues in bridging differences and resolving conflicts When Tuesday March 8 2016 5 30 6 00 pm Registration and Networking 6 00 7 30 pm Program 7 30 8 00 pm Discussion Where Loyola University of Chicago School of Law 25 E Pearson Chicago IL Kasbeer Hall 15th Floor Cost Free to ACR Chicago Members and INADR Members Teams and Coaches Loyola students and faculty 20 00 for non members New or renewal memberships accepted at the door Speakers on the Cross Cultural Mediation Panel will Include Local Practitioners and Mediators from Around the Globe This program is part of the welcome reception for the International Academy of Dispute Resolution s International Law School Mediation Tournament that will take place March 8 11 2016 at the Dispute Resolution Program of Loyola University Chicago School of Law If you would like to judge the tournament please email Meghann Sweeney at iadrexec gmail com Many thanks to the Dispute Resolution Program of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law for hosting this program and co sponsoring the tournament Show details Past events 19 Jan 2016 Lessons From the Mediation Front 07 Dec 2015 Building Your Mediation Business 03 Nov 2015 How to Master Emotionally Charged and Highly Demanding Clients without Sacrificing Your Own Well Being 16 Oct 2015 The Unique Role of an Organizational Ombuds 15 Oct 2015 Conflict Resolution Day 14 Oct 2015 Storytelling in Conflict Resolution How conflict resolution professionals can use participants stories to further understanding 13 Oct 2015 Improving the Chance of Success in Mediation Involving Multiple Parties By Elizabeth Shampnoi and Leslie Berkoff 12

    Original URL path: http://www.acrchicago.org/programs?EventViewMode=1&EventListViewMode=1 (2016-02-12)
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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Programs
    hours and are generally hosted by one of our partner organizations Past programs have covered on a wide range of topics including neuroscience and mediation employment mediation ethics and restorative circles with youth ACR Chicago also offers a TalkAbout series which are programs that take place over the lunch hour These programs are very informal presenters approach the program as a conversation about a topic of interest to them and

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  • Association for Conflict Resolution -- Chicago Chapter - Programs
    of our partner organizations Past programs have covered on a wide range of topics including neuroscience and mediation employment mediation ethics and restorative circles with youth ACR Chicago also offers a TalkAbout series which are programs that take place over the lunch hour These programs are very informal presenters approach the program as a conversation about a topic of interest to them and to the community The programs are a

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