Workshop Archives

Ombuds workshops on topics relevant to faculty concerns with conflict management and resolution are offered each semester. All administrators, faculty mediators, and full-time and part-time faculty are invited to participate.

Workshop Archives

Relationship Management: Humiliation and Apology – October 24, 2018
Facilitators: Jonathan Bolton, MD

The Dark Tetrad: Toxic Personalities in the Workplace – April 4, 2018
Facilitators: Jonathan Bolton, MD

The Beauty of Conflict – March 30, 2018
Facilitators: Nina Cooper and Matthew Hoeg

Microaggressions in the Workplace – November 10, 2017
Facilitators: Margaret Menache

Wait…What?: And Life’s Other Essential Questions” The Advantages to Questions in Conflict- October 20, 2017
Facilitators: Nina Cooper and Matthew Hoeg

Cooperative Argument: Hearing and Being Heard – April 20, 2017
Facilitator: Lindsay Scott and Andrew West

Workplace Anger: Nature and Thresholds – March 22, 2017
Facilitator: Jonathan Bolton, MD

Daniel Shapiro’s Negotiating the Nonnegotiable – February 23, 2017
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Dignity, Rank, and Professional Relationships – November 9, 2016
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Mindfully Navigating Difficult Conversations – October 21, 2016
Facilitator: Lindsay Scott & Andrew West

Facilitating Faculty Meetings and Co-creating a Productive Experience – September 28, 2016
Facilitator: Jean Civikly-Powell

De-escalating Conflict: Why Can’t We Be Friends – April 28, 2016
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Complex Listening: Listen Up!: How complex listening leads to improved outcomes in the classroom and in workplace interactions – April 18, 2016
Facilitator: Kersti Tyson

Work Engagement and Thriving at Work: No One Follows a Pessimistic Leader or Colleague – February 25, 2016
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Empathy in the Workplace: What? Why? How? – November 13, 2015
Facilitator: Jean Civikly-Powell

Communication Patterns of Dyadic Interactions – October 29, 2015
Facilitator: Jonathan Bolton, MD

Working Through Advisor-Advisee Conflict – September 25, 2015
Facilitator: Erin Watley, Lindsay Scott & Heather Sands

What is the Johari Window? and What Can You See Through It? – April 9, 2015
Facilitator: Jonathan Bolton, MD

Communication Under Stress – February 24, 2015
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Navigating Difficult Conversations – October 22, 2014
Facilitator: Erin Watley

Clarifying Ambiguity – April 16, 2014
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

Facilitation for Results – March 31, 2014
Facilitator: Mark Emmons

Apology: For What Why? – February 27, 2014
Facilitator: Sally Fortner, MD

Communication, Brains, and Personalities – November 14, 2013
Facilitator: Margaret Menache

What does professionalism Mean? – November 1, 2013
Facilitator: Jonathan Bolton, MD

Chapter Discussion Workshop – April 9, 2013
Facilitator: Jean Civikly-Powell

A Walk in the Woods: A Method for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution – November 30, 2012
Presenter: Robert Fritch

Workplace Civility Salon – October 1, 2012
Presenters: Jean Civikly-Powell & Jay Parkes

Appreciative Inquiry – March 30, 2012
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

A “Salon” on Workplace Civility – February 10, 2012
Facilitators: Jean Civikly-Powell, Sara Holmes, and Meg Hoskison

Workplace Civility: Experiences & Opportunities with Colleagues & Students – November 10, 2011
Facilitators: Jean Civikly-Powell, Sara Holmes, and Meg Hoskison

Emotions at the Table: Getting to the Heart of the Matter – March 31, 2011
Presenters: Sara Holmes and Meg Hoskison

Motivational Interviewing and Mediation: Shared Skills – February 9, 2011
Presenter: Carolina Yahne

A Panel-Discussion Brown Bag Lunch – March 31, 2010
Panelists: Steven Block, Janet Cramer, Anne Simpson, John Trotter, Amy Wohlert, and Steven Yourstone
Facilitator: Jean Civikly-Powell

Mediator Power in Practice: An Article-Discussion Workshop – February 16, 2010
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Skills Refresher: Learning AND Fun – Novermber 10, 2009
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Hallmarks of Narrative Mediation: An Introduction – October 21, 2009
Presenter: Wallace Ford

E-Workshop: The Self in Conflict – Spring, 2009
You’ve Got E-Mail! Blessings and Curses!! – November 11, 2008
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Managing Faculty Advisor-Graduate Student Conflicts – October 22, 2008
Presenters: Yea-Wen Chen and Courtney V. Fletcher

Learnings from Appreciative Inquiry – April 1, 2008
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Time for a Refresher! – March 5, 2008
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Mindfulness and Mediation – November 7, 2007
Presenter: Marsha Lichtenstein

Workplace Bullying: Causes, Consequences, Interventions – October 17, 2007
Presenter: Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik

Ready for Mediation? Ready for Change? – April 4, 2007
Presenter: Carolina Yahne

Moving from Harm to Value: Four Slogans for Mediators – March 22, 2007
Presenters: Kathy Domenici and Stephen Littlejohn

Making Good Decisions: Values in Action! – November 14, 2006
Presenters: Mark Bennett and Joan Gibson

Face Management – April 5, 2006
Presenters: Adolfo Jose Garcia and Carolina Yahne

Building Bridges Across Generations – March 22, 2006
Presenter: Jonathan Armendariz

Where Restorative Justice and Mediation Meet – March 1, 2006
Presenter: Jennifer Cornish

Those Gosh Darn Emotions!!! – November 8, 2005
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Ethics in Mediation – April 6, 2005
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Cultural Factors in Mediation – March 3, 2005
Presenter: Adolfo Jose Garcia

Stories We Live By: The Narrative Mediation Process – November 17, 2004
Presenter: Wallace Ford

The Role of Identity in Difficult Conversations and Mediations – October 26, 2004
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Spring Gathering – April 20, 2004

What We, as Mediators, Bring to the Table – November 18, 2003
Presenters: Wanda Martin, Cynthia Olson, and Laurie Schatzberg

Energetic Discussion – October 22, 2003
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Promoting Civility in the Workplace – April 23, 2003
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Rhythms of Mediation – March 14, 2003
Presenter: Holly Siebert Kawakami

Mediation Coaching: Mindset, Skills, and Artistry – November 19, 2002
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Successful Intercultural Conflict Management in Mediation: Theory and Practice-October 30, 2002
Presenters: John Oetzel and Susana Rinderle

Responding to Resistance – April 17, 2002
Presenter: Jean Civikly-Powell

Motivational Interviewing and Dispute Resolution: Two Helpful Methods for Preparing People to Consider Change – March 26, 2002
Presenters: Kathy Jackson and Carolina Yahne

Responding to Difficult Interactions in the Workplace – November 20, 2001
Presenter: Lucy Moore

How Cultural Variables are Evident in a Mediation – November 7, 2001
Presenters: Maria Dolores Gonzales and Raquel Montoya-Lewis

Updated 10/16/18