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.
ACR Houston has been notified by the FBI a few days ago that the personal information of members and contacts has been breached through our website host and posted on public websites. We are taking aggressive action and working with the FBI to further protect our membership.
As a precautionary measure, please check your credit on the credit bureaus free sites and make sure that your financial and personal information has not been misused.
We are very upset by this breach, so we will keep you informed as the investigation continues. If you have any further questions, please contact Marilyn Myers, Read More]
Our ACR Houston Peer Mediation Team offers online peer mediation training, Our Peacebuilding Community, for elementary, middle and high school students. The interactive program is presented via the Zoom video conferencing platform. Press Release
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 08-10, 2020; Thursday - Saturday Manousso Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training October 2020 - Houston, Texas
Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training
Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training ($600), specially discounted for family mediators. If you have questions, ask. Classes are held ONLINE until COVID reduction permits in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR,
Thursday, October 8th, 1 PM to 5 PM, Friday, October 9th and Saturday, October 10th, 2020, from 10 AM until 7:00 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.
October 16, 2020 - Friday Peacebuilding Community Awards 2020
The 2020 Peacebuilding Community Awards
October is Conflict Resolution Month! To celebrate, the Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Inc. and the Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Peer Mediation Team are establishing the 2020 Peacebuilding Community Awards to recognize community members dedicated to peacebuilding in Harris or Montgomery County. Nominations are due by October 16, 2020.
Nominees should excel in:
Establishing/promoting local peace initiatives; or
Promoting peaceful conflicts resolution practices; or
Peace training for any age group.
Honorees will be recognized from these categories: