The Art of Conflict Transformation

Conflict is something most people want to avoid, yet it's a natural part of life. When approached with integrity, curiosity, and compassion, conflict can open us to new possibilities and deepen our relationships. This two-day workshop will help you embrace thinking, transforming conflict into win-win solutions. Discover how to increase your comfort in dealing with conflict and to build more trust and communication in relationships.

At a glance

What: The Art of Conflict Transformation

When: Tue-Wed, Dec 5-6, 8:30am-4:30pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Cost: Standard: $445 | Govt./Non-Profit*: $345 | Lunch Included | *This rate is available to nonprofit and public sector organizations, government agencies, and nonprofit educational institutions. For questions about eligibility, please contact the program director.

Continuing education credit: 14 hours (1.4 CEUs)

Annie Bachmann
Kathy Germann

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Fall 2017 Brochure
Approved CE hours for social workers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and more

What you will learn

  • How your history with conflict impacts your current responses to it
  • The 4 basic responses to conflict
  • A tool for checking out assumptions before they escalate into conflict
  • How to practice being grounded and centered in the midst of conflict
  • The differences between position statements and needs statements
  • How to clarify and express your underlying needs
  • How to use questions of inquiry to learn about others’ perspectives
  • How to generate win-win solutions

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