Previous Workshops & Presentations:
“Middle Ground ADL Peace Justice Training" presented at Perspectives Charter Schools in Collaboriation with the Center for Conflict Resolution. Chicago, IL. Academic year 2010-2011.
"Conflict Resolution." Presentation and skills-based workshop provided pro-bono to Affinity Community Services' Scholars Program. Chicago, IL. April 17, 2010.
"LGBTQ Couple Disputes: Potential Relationship Dynamics Affecting Mediation that All Practitioners Should Know." Adapted and co-presented to the Association for Conflict Resolution Chicago Chapter and the Center for Conflict Resolution. April 5, 2011.
"LGBTQ Couple Disputes: Potential Relationship Dynamics Affecting Mediation that All Practitioners Should Know." Presentation adapted and co-presented at the Association for Conflict Resolution National Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. September 2, 2010.
"Introduction to Mediation" presented to the Village of Forest Park. Forest Park, IL. November 12, 2009.
Free "informational session" about family mediation (custody and visitation disputes). Open to the public. Presented at the Oak Park Public Library. Oak Park, IL. September 17, 2009.
"LGBTQ Couple Disputes: Potential Relationship Dynamics Affecting Mediation that All Practitioners Should Know." Adapted to a teleseminar format (1-hour) and co-presented to the Association for Conflict Resolution's National Chapter- Family Section. March 4, 2009.
"LGBTQ Couple Disputes: Potential Relationship Dynamics Affecting Mediation that All Practitioners Should Know." Co-presented at the Center on Halsted. October 2, 2009. October 24, 2008.
What Survivors Need to Know about Mediation.” Training provided at the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network to domestic violence advocates. Chicago, IL. September 27, 2007.
“Mediation & Domestic Violence: Information and Options for Survivors.” Workshop presented at Sarah’s Inn to survivors of domestic violence. Chicago, IL. April 28, 2007.
“Domestic Relations Mediation in Cook County.” Training provided to Sarah’s Inn staff regarding the mediation of custody and visitation disputes and potential implications for victims of domestic violence. Oak Park, IL. March 8, 2006.
“Why Sexual Orientation Affects All Athletes.” Workshop for Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sports in Society 2003 Student Forum on Diversity in Sports. Boston, MA. May 8, 2003.
“Transforming the Energy of Conflict.” Workshop presented to North Shore Alliance of Gay/Lesbian Youth. Salem, MA. April 15, 2003.
“Diversity in the Workplace.” Workshop on diversity as part of a new hire orientation for Industrial Economics, Incorporated (IEc). Cambridge, MA. November 6, 2001.
"Girls Can't Fight! Or Can they?" Presentation about conflicts in sports given to the Kenyon College. Gambier, Ohio. April 27, 2000.
"Women's Sports and Dispute Resolution." Presentation as part of a panel discussion regarding conflicts in women's sports at University of Massachusetts Boston. Boston, MA. February 28, 2000.
"Giving a Voice to Team Conflict." Presentation of my research regarding conflicts in women's sports to University of Massachusetts Boston "Women and Conflict" class. Boston, MA. November 15, 1999.
"Measuring Market Penetration for Optimal Profitability." Presentation at International Communications for Management Group's Internet Recruiting Conference. San Francisco, CA. October 25, 1999.
"Interviewing Candidates." Workshop on best practices in interviewing and hiring candidates including information on managing personnel files, maintaining EEO records, and following legal guidelines, presented to employees of The Committee to End Elder Homelessness. Boston, MA. March 1999.
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