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.
Watch the 2020 highlights of our chapter events and activities in the recap video below.
The ACR Houston Peer Mediation Program is dedicated to working with schools to create the peacemakers of the future. Your donation will make a difference by supporting our mission to foster the practice and understanding of peaceful conflict resolution at all ages. Donations in any amount are appreciated.
Our ACR Houston Peer Mediation Team offers online conflict resolution and peer mediation training, Our Peacebuilding Community, for elementary, middle and high school students. The interactive programs are presented via the Zoom video conferencing platform.
ACR Houston is seeking members who would like to serve on one of our 6 committees, listed below. Email us at email@example.com, and let us know which committee you plan to join.
ACR Houston Committees and Chairpersons:
Program & Events – Diana Pino
Membership – Jim Hughes
Website & Social Media – Darcy Thompson
Peer Mediation Team – Darcy Thompson
Diversity & Equity – Sheryl Jackson-Matthews and Marilyn Myers
Scholarship – Patricia Bastine
This is a great opportunity to become more engaged with the organization. In addition, this is a fantastic way to show the value and commitment you bring to the organization and to stand out as a possible future candidate for the board of directors. It is important to... [Read More]
1. Click on NEW MEMBER - JOIN. 2. Complete the Membership form and follow the directions to submit payment.
MEMBER RENEWAL AnnualRate: $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.
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July 28-30, 2021; Wednesday - Friday Manousso Elder Mediation Training July 2021 - Zoom
Elderand Adult Care Mediation Training
All our classes are offered online and are interactive on ZOOM. MCLE/CEU offered.
Lead instructors: Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Ph.D., MPH, CFRE and Melissa Back McAlpine, JD
Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training ($600), specially discounted for family mediators.
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday, May 26th, 1 PM to 5 PM, Thursday, May 27th, 10 am until 6 PM, and
Friday, May 28th, 2021, from 9:30 AM until 6:30 PM
This is a terrific mediation model when divorce and child custody aren't your favorite clients, or if you like to help families. Lots of this work is done online, as well as in person.