Making "Respectful Environment" a Reality

Presented by: 
Sally Campbell
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Point Grey
Student Union Building, 6138 Student Union Blvd., Party Room
Free Seminar, Please RSVP

Program Summary:
During this workshop, participants will be invited to identify the hallmarks of a Respectful Environment from their perspective, they will explore how their personal style and approach to conflict impacts the creation of that environment, consider the role cultural diversity plays in conflict situations, and how to foster and harness productive conflict.

You Will Learn:
In this lively workshop you will learn practical ways to:

  • Help shift competitive working environments to more cooperative ones;
  • Initiate and conduct difficult discussions you have been avoiding;
  • Bring more positive energy to your own work;
  • Manage your own strong emotion around intense situations; and
  • Work with conflict productively

Presenter Bio:
Sally Campbell is a mediator, facilitator, lawyer (retired) and dispute resolution trainer who has been facilitating “difficult conversations” with groups of all sizes since 1985. She teaches collaborative approaches across Canada in a broad range of settings. Sally has worked in contexts involving great diversity in culture, subject matter and emotional complexity. She is a lead trainer for Continuing Legal Education B.C. and a member of Mediate B.C.’s Family & Civil Rosters.

For the last four years, Sally has led a workshop for the ALDP group (new Department and Division Heads) at UBC, on Conflict Resolution and Negotiation. During 2010 and 2011, she worked extensively at UBC as an independent Contractor under the University’s Respectful Environment Initiative - providing conflict analysis and assessment, mediation and facilitation with faculty, senior administration and leadership teams. She worked with approximately 14 different faculties and departments during that period, and her relationship with UBC continues.

Who Should Attend:
All AAPS members.

Program Information:
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Student Union Building
6138 Student Union Boulevard [view location Map]
Room: Party Room