Association for Conflict Resolution Mediation - Houston Chapter

 

Welcome to ACR Houston!

A professional organization dedicated to the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution.

The Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston (ACR Houston) is a 501.c.3 organization dedicated to promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and conflict management, supporting and developing ADR professionals, and educating our community about the many uses and benefits of ADR.



Announcements
"Peer Mediation Team News"
By - posted at 7/3/2020 6:21:48 PM
Our Peacebuilding Community Debuts 

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Our ACR Houston Peer Mediation Team, in collaboration with the Montgomery County DRC (DRC-MC), debuted its online peer mediation training, Our Peacebuilding Community, on June 22 & 29, 2020. Elaine Roberts, DRC-MC Executive Director, invited the ACR Houston Peer Mediation Team to provide peer mediation training to approximately 20 high school "rising" seniors from the Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) internship program. Our Peacebuilding Community was designed by Darcy Thompson, Gina Buckley and Kimberly Barahona. The interactive program was presented via the Zoom video conferencing platform. Sheryl Jackson-Matthews, Dr. Diana Pino and Karla West joined Pablo Flower, 2019 EfTA intern graduate, Lois Voth, Glenna Rodgers, and other volunteers from the DRC-MC; who shared important career information or facilitated the role play practices, sharing their experiences, insights and expertise. 

Corinne Coulter, EfTA Program Director, stated that the Our Peacebuilding Community... [Read More]


"Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)"
By - posted at 6/8/2020 12:19:37 PM

Check frequently for updates from the CDC Coronavirus 2019 and trusted news sources as well as your school district/charter school to stay safe and remain informed.  The ACR Houston wishes you all the best as you and your family safely navigate this difficult health crisis.





"The Soft Underbelly of Mediating Online"
By - posted at 5/14/2020 4:33:35 PM

Lee Jay Berman and Gene Roberts talk about the substance of online mediations to help mediators--the soft underbelly of mediating online.
--How do mediators handle first impressions?
--Emotions in online mediations.
--Can mediators improve their practice through online platforms?


"Dr. Manousso Interview on Online Mediations"
By - posted at 3/25/2020 2:54:30 PM
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"Phishing Email ALERT"
By - posted at 3/17/2020 3:48:12 PM

Phishing Email Warning *

There are phishing emails being sent that appear to be from a) Marilyn Myers, ACR Houston President, seeking money; b) from our webmaster’s personal email at Thompson Mediations or c) someone else you may know with an unusual request.  Before you open any links, please check the full email “Reply To” address.  If the “Reply To” address is different than the “From” email address, please be suspicious.  Do not click on or open any links in a phishing email.  It may infect your device with a virus or other malicious malware.

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"Join or Renew ACR Houston Membership"
By - posted at 1/1/2020 1:45:20 PM

NEW MEMBER - JOIN
Annual Rate: $45

1. Click on NEW MEMBER - JOIN.
2. Complete the Membership form and follow the directions to submit payment.

MEMBER RENEWAL
Annual Rate: $45

1. ACCOUNT ACCESS - Go to www.acrhouston.org to login and access your ACR Houston account.
2. Go to Membership button on the purple menu bar.
3. Click on MEMBER RENEWAL.
4. Complete the Membership form and follow the directions to submit payment.

For assistance open the MEMBERSHIP HELP document or send an e-mail to: info@acrhouston.org.





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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
July 04, 2020 - Saturday
Fourth of July 2020

Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free, and independent states. Source: Wikipedia

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July 09, 2020 - Thursday
Natalie J. Armstrong-Motin: Will Work for Food Series - Summer 2020

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Will Work for Food Series by Natalie J. Armstrong-Motin

Mediation Practice Building Courses 

The courses are free. Yes, free. We only ask that you donate what you can to your community food bank and help those folks in your neighborhood who are struggling with food insecurity right now.

Register for the program at: https://www.howtomarketmymediationpractice.com/will-work-for-food

Click the registration button and you’ll be sent the Zoom log in link. 

The course is available to the first 100 entrants into the Zoom meeting room.



July 31, 2020 - Friday
APFM - Intimate Partner Abuse in Adults and Divorce Mediation

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Intimate Partner Abuse in Adults and Divorce Mediation 

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July 31, 2020 

12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time

More info - Click Here

APFM webinars are free for APFM members and $50 for non-members.


October 01, 2020 - Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Week 2020 Contests
Houston, TX
A project to create a higher awareness of the inspiring life and work of Mahatma Gandhi to promote universal values of Truth, Non-Violence, Love & Service.  The contests are open to all children in Greater Houston. The winners of these contests will be recognized at 1000 Lights for Peace on Sunday, October 18, 2020.
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                To register for the contests please click here.