Friday, June 01, 2007

Catch Renowned Mediator and Author, Kenneth Cloke, in New York City!

Don’t Miss This Opportunity.

Where: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
When: June 14, 2007 from 1:30PM-5:30PM

The Crossroads of Conflict - A Journey into the Heart of Dispute Resoltuion
Training with Kenneth Cloke

Presented by the New York State Dispute Resolution Association

One of the greatest challenges facing mediation is how to wed seemingly divergent process styles, and a wide range of areas of practice and supportive disciplines. Join Kenneth Cloke as he leads you through an intensive training exploring the hidden unities that connect the many diverse mediation practices.Participants will learn the fundamental reasons for adopting a holistic, pluralistic and eclectic approach to mediation styles, and develop the ability to utilize each as the circumstances warrant. Dr. Cloke will guide participants towards synthesizing and integrating the full array of methods, practices, models and theories into an internally consistent set of linked tools. Training attendees will develop new ways of understanding and transforming the chaos and developing the mindfulness demanded by challenging mediations. They will gain a diverse set of tools draw from different disciplines and styles, which will enhance their practices.

Networking and Wine Reception at the Manor: 6:00PM-7:30PMF
ollowing Dr. Cloke's training, we invite you to join us at The Manor at 73 8th Avenue for wine, hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments. This is a great opportunity to network with Dr. Cloke, other ADR professionals and enjoy an evening out with friends and colleagues.Kenneth Cloke’s daily work over the last twenty-five years has been as a mediator, arbitrator, judge, teacher, trainer, coach, and speaker on a wide range of conflict resolution issues, both nationally and internationally. During that time he has worked with thousands of people in conflict, including doctors and nurses, supervisors and employees, divorcing couples, teachers and school administrators, labor and management, lawyers and clients, parents and children, neighbors, community activists and political leaders, siblings with deceased parents, home buyers and sellers and people who commit crimes and their victims. Dr. Cloke is the Director of the Center for Dispute Resolution in Santa Monica , California . He is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and leader in the field of conflict resolution, consultant to hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, and a published author of many journal articles and several books. Dr. Cloke is currently an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law.

Pricing (6/14)
$95 - Members (NYSDRA or ACRGNY) and CDRC staff/volunteers (reception included)
$115 - Non Members (reception included)
$25 - Networking reception only

Register now online at:

ACR Greater New York’s Annual Conference
June 15, 2007 from 8:30AM-5:30PM
Finding Quality: Promoting Excellence in Dispute Resolution

Dr. Cloke will as be featured as the Keynote luncheon speaker during ACR Greater New York’s Annual Conference on June 15, 2007. The conference will feature 15 workshops throughout the day, morning plenary session on mediator accreditation, luncheon keynote presentation, ADR Achievement award presentation honoring Theodore A. Levine and Safe Horizon Mediation Program and a networking wine reception following the conference.

Visit Conference Home Page(pricing, workshop details and registration)

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