August 24, 2004

Conflict resolution training available

The Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution at California State University, Sacramento will hold a workshop on conflict resolution Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 on campus.

The workshop trains participants in various negotiation and mediation skills. Topics will include negotiation and mediation techniques and processes, conflict theories and practices, conflict assessment, conflict sources and types, and consensus building. There will also be sessions on ethics in mediation, alternative dispute resolution system design, cross-cultural communication techniques and building a dispute resolution practice.

The trainers are criminal justice professor and center director Ernest Uwazie, community and youth mediator Thelma Johnson, and dispute resolution expert Daniel Yamshon.

Tuition is $500, which includes the course manual, materials and lunch all three days. Discounted rates are available for groups of five or more. Certificates will be issues at the completion of the workshop. Registration forms are available at

For additional information, contact Uwazie at (916) 278-6282 or


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