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Understanding Ourselves and Our Multicultural Conflict Dynamics I

  • When April 14 , 2015, noon to 2 p.m.
  • Who Dale Robinson

    Assistant Director for Training, Education, and Outreach, Virginia Tech

  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, M210
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

During this program, participants will learn about their constructive and destructive responses to conflict and develop a better understanding of the consequences of conflict in a multicultural setting. Participants will also learn the value of taking perspective and utilizing strategic communication skills to better address a disagreement, dispute, or conflict when it arises with another member of the Virginia Tech Carilion community.

Prerequisite: Participants are expected to complete a Conflict Dynamics Profile, a confidential self-assessment tool.

This program will count two hours toward earning a Diversity Associate certificate.

The luncheon is free. Registration is required by April 3.

Dale Robinson is the assistant director for training, education, and outreach at Virginia Tech. His role is to make available a variety of conflict-resolution processes and strategies, including mediation to faculty and staff to enable them to resolve disputes in the university setting. He also serves as a resource in investigating harassment and discrimination complaints for the university's human resources department. He is a Virginia-certified mediator and a member of the Virginia Mediation Network.

Additional details

This is a free event. The host is Karen Eley Sanders. For more information, please call 540-526-2552, or send an e-mail.

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