Getting to the CORE of Conflict and Communications
Live 3-Part Virtual Course
Build core knowledge, skills and abilities for managing and resolving conflict.
This live series includes Instructor-led webinars with presentations, interactive exercises, and group discussion. These sessions are supported by course materials and instructional videos available on-demand.
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NPS Course Dates and Times:
Cohort 1: July 14 - 16, 1 - 3 PM EDT
Cohort 2: July 28 - 30, 11 AM – 1 PM EDT
Cohort 3: August 3 - 5, 3 - 5 PM EDT
Cohort 4: August 5 - 7, 12 - 2 PM EDT
Cohort 5: August 10 - 12, 3 - 5 PM EDT
Cohort 6: September 1 - 3, 2 - 4 PM EDT
Registration is now open to all NPS employees. Registration for each cohort will close 10 days before the start date.
Identify conflict as an opportunity to create change and build relationships in a diverse workplace.
Recognize conflict and its causes, including behaviors that escalate or de-escalate the conflict.
Be intentional about an approach or strategy to addressing a conflict.
Increase your self-awareness and ability to surface dissent and have difficult and meaningful conversations before situations escalate.
Understand the difference between positions and interests and increase use of collaborative problem-solving approaches.
Who should attend? Federal employees from the DOI seeking to improve their conflict management skills.
What is the class size? This virtual course is limited to 40 participants.
Commitment: This is a highly interactive and participatory course. Plan to attend all sessions and minimize distractions during the two hours of class time for each session. There will be some short activities to complete pre- and post-session, to help apply learning and practice skills.
Interactions: This class includes verbal and chat box interactions. If you work in a cubicle, please find a closed door space so that you may fully participate.
For more information, contact:
Facilitator, Mediator, Trainer
DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution
Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy
This course is offered by DOI CADR and the Partnership and Community Collaboration Academy. ChiResolutions has been DOI's principal consultant and primary contractor for all CORE PLUS services.
The DOI Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution (CADR) provides specialized conflict management and communications skills training for all DOI employees. Participants will hone their skills in effectively managing conflict within the organization and with external parties in a way that is consistent with the Department's commitment to implementing an integrated conflict management system (CORE PLUS) as well as increasing the use of collaborative problem-solving approaches.