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UMaine Hutchinson Center

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80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
2073388000 hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu

April 2023

(In-Person) Teaching From the Heart: Nonviolent Communication in the Elementary Classroom

April 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
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$195
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Have you ever felt like you were more of a problem-solver than a teacher? Your best-made lesson plans are delayed by listening to your students argue about a problem that occurred at recess. You deal with this stress by addressing the class in a way that you regret. You know you’re a great teacher but you’re overwhelmed. If this sounds familiar, Teaching from the Heart is the professional development course for you. Using a curriculum based on Nonviolent Communication principles,…

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May 2023

(In-Person) Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills – Day 1 of 3

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$425
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION In your professional or volunteer work, have you ever needed to: help a new group get started? guide a group to solve a problem? help a group deal with a conflict? Skills for working with groups don’t usually come naturally and are not routinely taught. If you have ever worked with a group and wished you had more practice or skill, Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills is for you. Are you involved with municipal boards, non-profit committees, staff teams…

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(In-Person) Engaging Your Critical Thinking Skills

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$215

Critical thinking is a learnable skill that will develop your ability to question assumptions, build constructive arguments, solve problems and negotiate positive relationships. In today’s world of informational overload, it is also a powerful way to increase your capacity for effective, directed action.

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(In-Person) Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills – Day 2 of 3

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$425
Group of young people sitting outside around a table with a giant piece of paper in the middle with writing on it

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION In your professional or volunteer work, have you ever needed to: help a new group get started? guide a group to solve a problem? help a group deal with a conflict? Skills for working with groups don’t usually come naturally and are not routinely taught. If you have ever worked with a group and wished you had more practice or skill, Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills is for you. Are you involved with municipal boards, non-profit committees, staff teams…

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June 2023

(In-Person) Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills – Day 3 of 3

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$425
Group of young people sitting outside around a table with a giant piece of paper in the middle with writing on it

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION In your professional or volunteer work, have you ever needed to: help a new group get started? guide a group to solve a problem? help a group deal with a conflict? Skills for working with groups don’t usually come naturally and are not routinely taught. If you have ever worked with a group and wished you had more practice or skill, Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills is for you. Are you involved with municipal boards, non-profit committees, staff teams…

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(In-Person) Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway – Day 1 of 5

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$1050
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This 40-hour mediation program—offered in-person in beautiful Belfast, Maine—explores the basic premises, practices and policies of Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Understanding the underlying assumptions regarding conflict, reflecting on the nature of conflict, acquiring communication skills and strategies and fulfilling the requirements to serve on the Maine Court Alternative Dispute Resolution roster all make up essential topics of the course. Participants will also explore the applications and extensions of the Transformative Mediation model as it applies to the workplace,…

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(In-Person) Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway – Day 2 of 5

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$1050
two people talking

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This 40-hour mediation program—offered in-person in beautiful Belfast, Maine—explores the basic premises, practices and policies of Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Understanding the underlying assumptions regarding conflict, reflecting on the nature of conflict, acquiring communication skills and strategies and fulfilling the requirements to serve on the Maine Court Alternative Dispute Resolution roster all make up essential topics of the course. Participants will also explore the applications and extensions of the Transformative Mediation model as it applies to the workplace,…

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(In-Person) Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway – Day 3 of 5

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$1050
two people talking

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This 40-hour mediation program—offered in-person in beautiful Belfast, Maine—explores the basic premises, practices and policies of Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Understanding the underlying assumptions regarding conflict, reflecting on the nature of conflict, acquiring communication skills and strategies and fulfilling the requirements to serve on the Maine Court Alternative Dispute Resolution roster all make up essential topics of the course. Participants will also explore the applications and extensions of the Transformative Mediation model as it applies to the workplace,…

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(In-Person) Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway – Day 4 of 5

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$1050
two people talking

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This 40-hour mediation program—offered in-person in beautiful Belfast, Maine—explores the basic premises, practices and policies of Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Understanding the underlying assumptions regarding conflict, reflecting on the nature of conflict, acquiring communication skills and strategies and fulfilling the requirements to serve on the Maine Court Alternative Dispute Resolution roster all make up essential topics of the course. Participants will also explore the applications and extensions of the Transformative Mediation model as it applies to the workplace,…

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(In-Person) Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway – Day 5 of 5

June 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
UMaine Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast, ME 04915 United States
$1050
two people talking

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This 40-hour mediation program—offered in-person in beautiful Belfast, Maine—explores the basic premises, practices and policies of Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Understanding the underlying assumptions regarding conflict, reflecting on the nature of conflict, acquiring communication skills and strategies and fulfilling the requirements to serve on the Maine Court Alternative Dispute Resolution roster all make up essential topics of the course. Participants will also explore the applications and extensions of the Transformative Mediation model as it applies to the workplace,…

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