June 5, 2008

Sacramento State hosts annual Conflict
Resolution Training Workshop

Sacramento State will hold its 13th annual Conflict Resolution Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 16-20, in the University Unionís Redwood Room.

The workshop provides training in negotiation and mediation techniques and process and conflict theories and practices. It also teaches how to become a conflict mediator.

Workshop trainers include Ernest Uwazie, criminal justice professor and director for the Universityís Center of African Peace and Conflict Resolution; and attorney Daniel Yamshon, who specializes in arbitration and mediation.

The workshop, which features short lectures, role-playing and exercises, is designed for people in community and non-governmental organizations, public and private agencies, business, human rights, professional and trade unions and educational institution groups.

For more information on the workshop, contact Uwazie at (916) 278-6282 or e-mail uwazieee@csus.edu. For media assistance, contact Sacramento Stateís Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.