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
"ACR Houston Web Host Intrusion"
By - posted at 9/3/2020 11:01:04 PM
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ACR Houston has been notified by the FBI 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, ACR Houston PRead More]


"Peer Mediation Training"
By - posted at 8/6/2020 11:04:22 AM
Our Peacebuilding Community

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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

Let us help build your peaceful community!




"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
October 23, 2020 - Friday
ABA Virtual Mediation Week 2020

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ABA Virtual Mediation Week

Access to Justice - The Role of Mediation

October 19 - 23, 2020


We are excited to announce the theme for the upcoming ABA Virtual Mediation Week (October 19 - 23, 2020): 

Mediation and its role in expanding access to justice during and after a pandemic.

The ABA Mediation Week initiative is a celebration of the strides we have made in institutionalizing mediation as one of several appropriate dispute resolution processes.