The results of unhealthy and poorly managed conflict create a negative impact for individuals and groups. Those people who master essential conflict resolution skills reduce the occurrence of negative conflict, leading to healthier, happier relationships and work environments. Many conflicts would not spiral out of control if people used conflict resolution techniques that are easy to learn and utilize. This workshop explores the various dynamics of conflict, including its sources and how it often escalates in predictable patterns. Participants will learn skills for responding confidently and effectively to conflict.
Credit Hours (CEU)
Some of the Topics Reviewed
- How Conflict Escalates
- Dealing with Misunderstandings
- The Intention Check Tool
- Strategies for Dealing with Disagreements
- The Interest Check: Moving from Positions to Interest
- Conflict Resolution Style Preferences
- The Style Check Tool
- Key Skills for Conflict Resolution
- Trigger Phrases to Avoid
- Strategies for Staying Calm in Conflict
- The Four-Part Conflict Resolution Process
About this Workshop
ABOUT THE TRAINER
David has provided leadership for various non-profit organizations for over 25 years. He has a degree in Philosophy, a diploma in Counseling, as well as certifications in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. In addition to training with ACHIEVE, he works as ACHIEVE’s Training and Development Specialist. In this role, David provides support to other trainers and ensures that training material reflects the current research in the field and is consistent with ACHIEVE’s core beliefs. He also works in the field of mediation where he volunteers as a Mediator for the court diversion program in Manitoba. In whatever role David finds himself, his passion for motivating people to continue their personal journey of learning and growth shines through. David believes that no matter what our role is in the workplace, we can all continue to grow in our skills to improve our own life and to help improve the lives of others. As a trainer, he is known for his dynamic workshop facilitation that combines humor and real-world application.
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop.