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.

"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

Annual Rate: $45

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

Annual Rate: $45

1. ACCOUNT ACCESS - Go to to login and access your ACR Houston account.
2. Go to Membership button on the purple menu bar.
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:

Make a Donation to ACR Houston



Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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.

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
June 03, 2020 - Wednesday
APFM - Dealing with Difficult People During COVID-19

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Dealing with Difficult People During COVID-19

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020  

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Central Time

More info - Click Here

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

June 05, 2020 - Friday
ADL - Southwest Virtual Town Hall with Elected Officials

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                  Southwest Virtual Town Hall 

                      with Elected Officials
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Join us June 5th as Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher, Houston Council Member Abbie Kamin and Constable Alan Rosen discuss responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing coronavirus hate. ADL Southwest Regional Director Mark Toubin will moderate. Registration required.

Friday, Jun 5, 2020 

12:00 PM Central Time

Via: Zoom Registration

June 09, 2020 - Tuesday
Natalie J. Armstrong-Motin: Will Work for Food Series

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Will Work for Food Series 

Natalie J. Armstrong-Motin

Mediation: The New Possibilities Hour

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

10:00 am - 11:00 am CST

The course is 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:

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.