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The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education

"Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special
education and early intervention programs."

CADRE Calendar/Announcements

2016
March 17-October 29
A World Class View of Dispute Resolution
Featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in dispute resolution, this comprehensive program provides three days of unique educational opportunities for practicing professionals. Participants will network with nationally prominent faculty, as well as participants from the other specialties at plenary sessions, lunches, and receptions. Early enrollment is recommended since many of the sessions fully subscribe. Choose from three different locations and dates: March 17-19, 2016 Baltimore, MD June 23-25, 2016 Malibu, CA October 27-29, 2016 Nashville, TN
Pepperdine School of Law, Struass Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
Email: mailto:lori.rushford@pepperdine.edu
Website: law.pepperdine.edu/straus/

Conflict Resolution Training
July 31-August 5 Williamsburg VA
Special Education Advocacy
The William & Mary Law Institute of Special Education Advocacy is presenting a five-day training program hosted by the William & Mary School of Law and co-sponsored by the PELE Special Education Advocacy Clinic, Wrightslaw, and The Oklahoma Disability Law Center. The purpose of this program is to provide training in special education advocacy for experienced advocates, law students, new attorneys, and attorneys who are new to special education law. The program will include 25 sessions on applicable laws, ethics, best practices in advocacy, strategies in working with parents and schools, and dispute resolution procedures, taught by national leaders in the field. The Institute begins on Sunday evening, July 31, 2016, with the Orientation and Registration session and Welcome Reception. - See more at: http://www.wrightslaw.com/speak/16.07.va.wm.htm#sthash.meiayUjc.dpuf
William and Mary Law School
PELE Clinic
Phone: (757) 221-5735
Email: pele@wm.edu
Website: www.wrightslaw.com/speak/16.07.va.wm.htm

Special Education Conferences
September 14-16
Native American Conference on Special Education
We are inviting workshop presenters for our next Native American Conference on Special Education (September 14-16, 2016). Proposals are due Friday  June 24, 2016. The conference venue will be at the Sheraton Uptown Hotel. We are seeking sessions in the strands of 1) Early Childhood 2) Special Education 3) Family Engagement & Parent Involvement 4) Advocacy & Leadership 4) Mid/High School Student Strand. We are excited to add an entire strand for Mid & High School students on transition, self-advocacy, etc. Professionals and Parents from previous conference have requested more Hands-On and Strategies focused sessions, just FYI. To submit a proposal, you can do so electronically by clicking: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sept_2016_nasce_speakers
Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs
Alvino Sandoval
Email: asandoval@epicsnm.org
Website: www.surveymonkey.com/r/sept_2016_nasce_speakers

Call for Proposals
September 15-21 Washington DC
Mediating the Litigated Case
A sophisticated six-day (42 hours) program for experienced litigators, in-house counsel, and other practitioners. Professionals can study the mediation of litigated cases either to become a mediator or to be a better advocate. (42 hours CLE)
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Lori Rushford
2011 Pennsylvania Ave., NW - 4th Floor
Washington DC 20006 United States
Phone: 310-506-4655
Email: lori.rushford@pepperdine.edu
Website: law.pepperdine.edu/straus/mlc/dc

General Mediation Training
October 3-5 Portland OR
33rd Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
The 32nd Pacific NW Institute on Special Education and the Law will be held October 3-5, 2016 at the DoubleTree, Portland, Oregon. This popular conference on Special Education and the Law is held annually in the fall at various sites in the region. The Institute includes featured keynote speakers at three general sessions and sixteen workshops over two days. The Institute is preceded by a full day of optional mini-courses providing formal instruction in various special education law topics, including empirical and practical studies of special education and general education law. Washington clock hours and Washington and Oregon CLE credits are available at no additional cost. For more information, see www.uwschoollaw.org or email slawd@u.washington.edu Why register? Build professional relationships and network with colleagues; Expand your knowledge on emerging legal issues and trends; Learn from special education law experts from around the country; Stay current on recent legal decisions and interpretations of special education law and litigation
University of Washington College of Education
Mary Jane Shirakawa
Phone: (206) 221-3936
Email: slawd@u.washington.edu
Website: www.uwschoollaw.org/

Special Education Conferences
October 6-7 Phoenix AZ
14th Annual Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Skills Institute
This two-day interactive institute features rare opportunities to learn from some of the leading mediators and advocates in North America. Each plenary session panel features an expert mediator, in-house counsel, and a skilled outside attorney, discussing each phase of the mediation process. Small group discussions led by experts in the field follow the plenary session panels. The opportunity for mediators and advocates to interact in small facilitated groups provides a unique environment to enhance your skill, knowledge and understanding of the mediation process.
ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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Email: NA
Website: shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=251999902

Conflict Resolution Training
October 13-14 Lake Oswego OR
Portland, OR: Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth
This breakthrough course is designed for justice workers, counselors, child protection workers, social workers, court workers, foster parents, psychologists, residential care workers, teachers, and special educators. Learn how to involve troubled and challenged youth in learning. This class explains the challenges that children can face, and how to effectively teach and assist those youngsters. Participants will discover how to best integrate challenged youth and children into programs by successfully managing problems like apathy, bad attitudes, ADHD, withdrawal and more. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immediate, problem-stopping answers. You will leave with innovative, more effective strategies for school failure, truancy, dropping out, work refusal, violence, delinquency, bad attitudes, depression and more. College credit and clock hours available. Free sample interventions, and free monthly Problem Student Problem-Solver magazine available at our web site, youthchg.com, or via email (dwells@youthchg.com), or call toll-free to 1-800-545-5736. Work-study financial aid available for all classes. Call for details. Coming to many cities around the US. Also available as distance learning. Call 1-800-545-5736 for information and a workshop flyer. College credit and clock hours for many disciplines offered for both live and recorded classes. On-site workshops can also be scheduled for your school, agency or conference. This class also makes a terrific fund raiser if you host the event and invite area professionals to attend. Call us at 1-800-545-5736 or visit our web site at youthchg.com for more details. If you have problem kids, we can help.
Youth Change Workshops
Ruth Herman Wells
Youth Change Workshops275 N.3rd Street
Woodburn OR 97071 USA
Phone: (503) 982-7910
Email: dwells@youthchg.com
Website: http://www.youthchg.com/flyf06all4pages.pdf

Conflict Resolution Training
October 14-16 Boston MA
National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation
It's time to mark your calendars for the highly anticipated 2016 National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation! We're excited to announce that our next national conference will take place in the Boston area this October 14-16. Our conferences only come around every two years, and you won't want to miss this one! But NCDD conferences aren't just about having fun and enjoying the company of our field's movers and shakers. They're about forming new partnerships, strategizing together about how we can tackle our field's greatest challenges, showcasing some of the coolest arts, technologies, and methods for public engagement and so much more.
National Coalition on Dialogue & Deliberation
Sandy Heierbacher
Email: sandy@ncdd.org
Website: www.ncdd.org/

Conflict Resolution Training
November 19 Washington DC
The Negotiation Institute
This program is designed to help you develop practical skills in legal bargaining. To ensure an interactive experience, the Institute is limited to 50 attendees. You will participate in hands-on roleplaying and receive individual feedback from a faculty of leading attorneys, trainers, and academics. As a participant you will: " Spend a full day working to improve your legal bargaining skills " Participate in negotiations yourself, where you will analyze the results and see video of skilled bargainers dealing with the same problem " Explore the psychological forces that often distort decisions of opponents, clients -- and perhaps yourself " Understand the ethical rules that govern negotiation by lawyers " Survey your personal bargaining style " Practice dealing with "tough" bargaining tactics " Learn how to approach what may be your toughest negotiation -- with your own client Who should attend? " Lawyers who want to improve their legal bargaining skills " Attorneys who handle transactional or litigation matters " Clients who must deal with legal negotiations " Professionals who want to receive feedback about their bargaining style " Lawyers interested in learning more about a skill they use every day This program is delivered by some of the country's leading law and negotiation trainers.
American Bar Association
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Email: NA
Website: shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=251969948

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