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.
September 17, 2017 - Sunday Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Houston, TX - The Junior League of Houston
Meet our Keynote
Dr. Joe Folger
Author and Co-Founder of Transformative Mediation
Dr. Folger has published extensively in the areas of communication and conflict, mediation, and third party intervention processes. His books include the award winning volumes, Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups and Organizations and The Promise of Mediation. He edited Designing Mediation: Approaches to Training and Practice within the Transformative Framework and most recently he co-edited Transformative Mediation: A Sourcebook: Resources for Conflict Intervention Practitioners and Programs.
Dr. Folger is co-founder and current President of the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation. His work at the Institute includes assisting with the design and delivery of the United States Postal Service REDRESS mediation program, as well as conducting assessment and benchmarking research for numerous organizations and mediation agencies. He has worked extensively as a third party intervener in organizational, community, court and small group disputes. He is also the co-founder and faculty advisor of Temple University’s Conflict Education Resource Team – a peer mediation program for Temple University students.
Master of Ceremonies Daniel N. Gray Popular Attorney-Mediator
Sunday, September 17, 2017 5 pm - 8 pm
The Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Ln Houston, TX 77027