Mediation and the Process of Conflict Transformation
TBD|8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |Program Cost: $ 375, with needed based scholarships available
The focus of this program will be on the underlying premises, practices, and policies of conflict transformation, as articulated by Joseph Folger and Baruch Bush in their groundbreaking book, The Promise of Mediation. This approach to changing the equality of human interaction is now adopted by the largest civilian employer in the United States, the US Postal Service, as well as other government and non- government organizations in Canada, UK, Australia and Europe.
Program presenter Will Galloway earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from Colgate University, an Honors Degree in British history from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Bowdoin College. As an instructor in UMaine’s Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program, Galloway has taught mediation courses for over 14 years. Currently, Galloway is the head of school at the Watershed School in Camden, Maine.
Galloway’s work experience includes mediator and managing partner, Charbonneau, and Galloway; educational consultant, Maine Department of Education; teaching fellow, Choices Program at Watson Institute for International Relations at Brown University; Waynflete School in Portland, Maine; Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio; U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand; and Citicorp Investment Bank in London.
For more information, to register, request an accommodation or scholarship application, contact Diana McSorley, 338.8093, email@example.com