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P.E.A.C.E. Model for Conflict Management and Transformation

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$55 for Members / $75 for Nonmembers

Instructor: LaVena Wilkin

Have you ever encountered a conflict at work and wished you had some tools in your toolbox that would help you manage these more effectively? P.E.A.CE.© From Conflict will provide you with these tools to turn inevitable conflicts into opportunities for growth. Attend this workshop, and you will learn about the five principles of perception clarification, empathetic listening, appreciating diversity, collaborative problem-solving, and emotional intelligence. You will learn to distinguish between productive and destructive conflict management strategies, de-escalate conflicts before they spiral out of control, listen to understand, and improve your emotional intelligence.

Instructor: Dr. LaVena Wilkin is the Director of PhD Programs and Graduate Management Programs at Sullivan University. Before joining Sullivan, she spent twenty-six years in the construction industry, and three of those years she co-owned a masonry sub-contracting company. She started teaching as an adjunct instructor in 1999. After selling the construction company in 2001, she came to work at Sullivan full-time as the Associate Director of the Evening and Weekend Division. She has also served as the Dean of the College of Business Administration and the Dean of Conflict Management programs for Sullivan.

LaVena has facilitated workshops on communication, conflict, emotional intelligence, forgiveness, P.E.A.C.E. from Conflict, and workplace bullying for the Governor’s Equal Employment Opportunity Annual Conference, the Academic Leadership Academy, the Society for Strategic Human Resources Managers, Unity of East Louisville, Duke Energy, Ford Motor Company, the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, ZirMed, Sullivan University’s Faculty Retreat, TMP Computer Systems, Altuglass, the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Sullivan University’s College of Pharmacy, the American Red Cross, the Southern Industrial Relations and Human Resources Conference, the Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (an Irish Labor union), the North American Council for Staff, Program, and Organizational Development, and the American Society for Industrial Security.

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February 4
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$55 for Members / $75 for Nonmembers
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Sullivan University
3101 Bardstown Road, Room 121
Louisville, KY 40205 United States
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