Webinar Details

Employing Restorative Practices for a Conflict-Positive Culture

Tahirih Varner

Thursday, May 10, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT/ 12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT/ 9:00 - 10:30 AM PDT

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Webinar Description:

More and more ombuds are working proactively to empower their organizations with effective communication skills for conflict resolution. This session will help us take one more step back and think about creating an organizational culture that seeks to understand and support the needs of each member while embracing conflict as opportunity for positive growth and development.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduce participants to restorative practices
  2. Introduce participants to conflict-positive culture
  3. Discuss ways to use restorative concepts to foster conflict-positive culture

About the Presenter:

Tahirih Varner has worked as the faculty, staff, and student ombudsperson at the University of West Georgia for one year. Before that, she served as assistant ombuds at Georgia State University for seven years. She has an MS in conflict management and years of community development experience in a myriad of diverse settings. From directing character-building programs for children and youth on First Nations reservations in Canada to helping bridge racial and socio-economic divides in Southern Africa, she has dedicated her time and energy over the past few decades to sustainable development work that seeks to facilitate the peaceful empowerment of both the individual and larger community.

Professional Development Hours

Participants will earn 1.5 PDHs upon completion of this webinar.

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