The Center Presents…
An educational web series where we will discuss ADR related topics with special guest presenters.
- How to Get More Out of Your Group Decisions
Presented by Kimberly Horndeski of Community Consulting LLC. Collaboration is key to integrating unique thoughts and ideas in developing creative solutions, establishing group buy-in for an identified process or solution, and fostering the ability to implement identified strategies. With all of the benefits of collaboration, it is still difficult to create a truly collaborative atmosphere. To be successful at collaboration, we must look at what is successful and what has failed. This presentation will focus on the strategies that amateur facilitators implemented in a group setting to troubleshoot a complex real-life scenario.
- Creating Space for Participants to Participate
Presented by Kimberly Horndeski of Community Consulting LLC. Participation, in a meeting or a public policy forum, requires the right participants to be in the room to participate. How do we know if the right participants are present? Once the right people are in the room, is it possible to create a safe, inclusive, and equitable, space for a diversity of participants to feel welcome? This presentation will scratch the surface of each of these pressing questions so that you begin to develop an engaging participation practice.
- Making Room for Regulation
Marshall Lyles, LMFT-S, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant discusses how to notice when emotional dysregulation enters the mediation room and strategies the mediator can use to move themselves and the parties back to regulation.
Legislators as Conveners: The Road to Progress
Texas State Senator and former Mayor of Austin, Kirk Watson, presents his views on convening a group to address highway construction in the Texas Hill Country. The Center designed a collaborative process and provided facilitation for stakeholder meetings.
The Use of ADR in South Africa
A clip from the keynote speech by Susan Collin Marks at the Center’s Skills Enrichment Institute in 2009. It highlights the use of alternative dispute resolution during the turmoil in South Africa after Nelson Mandela’s release and the creation of the National Peace Accord.