Michael Russell and Greg Parent Teaching at KSU’s Center for Conflict Management Summer Institute

KSU Summer InstituteNationally recognized Miles senior neutrals Michael Russell and Greg Parent are teaching a 2-day, 12-hour program at Kennesaw State University’s Center for Conflict Management Summer Institute – “Things Your Mediator Wants You To Know”! – June 22-23, from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Helpful to both early-career mediators and experienced advocates who frequently participate in mediations, they will be discussing key strategies and initiatives in mediation preparation, negotiation, opening offers, brackets, cognitive bias, and much more.


The event, Essential Skills for Career & Community Building, will be held in Savannah, GA from June 20th – 24th, 2022. There are only 20 places for each session. The exception is the Ombuds meeting on Friday, June 24, 2022, where people may join virtually. Registration is required.



Additional speakers include Raye Rawls, J.D., Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer & Robert M. Branch, Ed.D., Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer, J.W. Fanning Institute at the University of Georgia; Sherlisa Praylo, Director of Restorative Practices & Community Outreach Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer, The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire; Amanda Reinke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Conflict Management, Mediator, Conflict Coach, Negotiation Consultant and Trainer, School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding & Development; Heather Walders, MSW, MPH, LCSW, CPH, University of South Florida; Angela Dash, Ph.D., PCC, Founder & President, The Pace Institute, LLC., The Pace Institute, LLC; Jennifer S. Schneider, Ph.D., Student Ombuds, University of South Florida; Sofia Trelles, Ph.D., Ombudsperson, Florida International University; and Trish Murphy, Attorney, MBSR, Mediator, Trainer Director, Family Law Services, The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire.


Every training qualifies for CE’s and CLE’s! Last day to register is June 10, 2022. For registration, hotel reservations/discount click here.




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