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Understanding Ourselves and Our Multicultural Conflict Dynamics II

  • When April 21 , 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

This is the second part to a program held April 14 by the same title.

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.

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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