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Sac State workshop on conflict issues

05-04-2011

Sacramento State’s Center for Health and Human Services Research and Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution will hold their 16th annual Conflict Resolution Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 20-24, at Sacramento State.

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 of the University’s Center for 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.

To register for the conference, visit www.csus.edu/hhs/capcr/Documents/2010ConflictResolution.pdf. The registration fee is $595 and includes a course manual and materials, plus two lunches.

For more information on the workshop, contact Uwazie at (916) 278-6282 or e-mail uwazieee@csus.edu.

For information on the Center for African Peace and Conflict resolution, visit www.csus.edu/org/capcr/.

For media assistance, contact Public Affairs at (916) 278-6156.