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Sac State workshop on conflict issues


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 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

For information on the Center for African Peace and Conflict resolution, visit

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