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IAP 2010 Activities by Sponsor

Office of Student Citizenship

Basic Mediation Skills Workshop - 32 hour training
Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg
Mon Jan 11, Tue Jan 12, 12-05:30pm, Student Center
Wed Jan 13, 09am-05:00pm, Student Center
Mon Jan 25, Wed Jan 27, 12-05:30pm, Student Center
Thu Jan 28, 09am-05:30pm, Student Center

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 18-Dec-2009
Limited to 20 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: none
Fee: 100.00 for Fees are for non-students and are for materials and overhead

Please go to the website below to complete and application. This workshop is for students, faculty, staff and others with an affiliation with MIT. It develops mediation skills and teaches the phases and principles of facilitative mediation. The workshop has a heavy emphasis on exercises, role plays and structured debriefings. Topics covered include: conflict, active listening, the mediator's role and toolbox, negotiation, ethics, and cross-cultural issues. At the conclusion of the workshop participants who have attended the entire workshop will receive a certification of completion of 32 hours of basic mediation training. Skills helpful to: facilitating discussions and meetings, and encouraging positive and creative problem solving
Web: http://web.mit.edu/mediation/training.html
Contact: Nikki Shenefiel, W20-507, x3-7848, shenikki@mit.edu

Conflict Resolution Skills for Undergraduates - One Day Workshop
Ruthy Kohorn Rosenberg, Nikki Shenefiel
Tue Jan 19, 10am-04:00pm, TBD

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 08-Jan-2010
Limited to 20 participants.
Single session event
Prereq: MIT Undergraduates Only

This one day workshop for undergraduates provides tools to be more effective when people are in conflict. Through exercises and roleplays participants will: gain a new perspective on conflict; learn how communication and perception can affect conflict; learn how to listen for what people really want; obtain tools for getting "unstuck" in conflict.

The workshop will address situations common to undergraduates and participants are invited to bring their own conflicts to discuss.
Contact: Nikki Shenefiel, W20-507, x3-7848, shenikki@mit.edu

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Last update: 19 August 2010