Patricia M Porter
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Women and Negotiation: Addressing Conflict and Building Competence

Started Apr 17, 2011 0 Replies

When: Thursdays, June 2nd and June 9thTime:  8:00-4:30 pmWhere: San Antonio, TX To learn more about this negotiation workshop for women,…Continue

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Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth

Stories of attacks on the way home from the bus stop, bullying in the classroom, and assaults in school hallways are all-too-frequent reminders that our community and many others throughout the US are still not safe places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Perhaps what is most heartbreaking is that some youth have come to believe that this is normal, that this…See More
Jun 14
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"The Texas Conflict Coach"® June Radio Programs

"The Texas Conflict Coach"®June Radio Programs We are making program changes to the Texas Conflict Coach® effective May 1, 2017. I am making these changes to provide more effective and valuable content. During our transition, we will re-broadcast well-liked episodes “Straight from the Archives”, produce our LIVE Conflict Chats: Ripped from the Headlines programs the last Tuesday of the month; publish weekly blog posts focused on conflict management; and periodically host special guest…See More
Jun 6
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Mediation, Elder Abuse and Saving the Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies to Avoid Elder Abuse

As Americans are getting older, more and more issues arise relating to elder abuse in financial and health care settings. Studies show that the majority of abuse occurs within the family. What can be done to resolve these issues? Listen to a respected elder abuse mediator and author, Steve Mehta, and learn how to address these difficult issues.To listen to our podcast please click…See More
May 16
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Who's in Charge-Managing Difficult Decisions Around A Parent's Care

When a family member needs help everyone has an idea of what is “best.” Many times, adult children are called upon in a crisis to help their parents make some decisions about their care. The family and the senior have to decide the senior may need. The differing options of care (how much, what type, and how it will be funded) can cause conflict within the family. Geriatric Care Managers are often called…See More
May 3
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

The Texas Conflict Coach® May Radio Programs

We are making program changes to the Texas Conflict Coach® effective May 1, 2017. I am making these changes to provide more effective and valuable content. During our transition, we will re-broadcast well-liked episodes “Straight from the Archives”, produce our LIVE Conflict Chats: Ripped from the Headlines programs the last Tuesday of the month; publish weekly blog posts focused on conflict management; and periodically host special guest episodes. As we move through these changes, you can…See More
May 2
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Conflict Chat ....An Old and New Narrative - Sexual Harassment

Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches, and facilitators on how to think about, analyze or resolve your situation.Think about it. Are you currently engaged in an active conflict with your co-workers or boss?…See More
Apr 25
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Encouraging Restorative Community Conversations with the Comfort Zone, the Discomfort Zone and the Alarm Zone in Mind!

Often our Alarm bells go off, blood pressure rises and our capacity to listen stops, when we hear ideas and opinions that seem radically different than ours. What techniques can we use to increase trust and create the foundation for truly Restorative Conversations? How might we create an environment that…See More
Apr 18
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Being in Conflict: Lessons Learned from a Conflict Management Coach

Conflict opportunities present itself in various ways. Often, we don't notice the impact of seemingly unimportant off-putting comments we make to others or the disagreements which brew in our minds leading to something bigger than it is. The key is communication and checking our assumptions about each other's motives…See More
Apr 11
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Inaugural Show – My Story & Why I Got Started

Over the last 8 years, we have produced 310 podcasts with experts from all over the world. Each month we will feature one of these programs in our “The Best of the Past” episodes.Got Conflict? The Texas Conflict Coach®, a division of Conflict Connections, Inc. provides consumer education and tools to build…See More
Apr 4
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The Texas Conflict Coach(R) April Radio Programs

The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our programs for April.The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm EST.To participate, go to the designated link for each program or call-in live at 347-324-3591...April 4th:  Inaugural Show –…See More
Apr 3
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Mar 28
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Conflict Management Tools for Work

 Whether it’s a difficult co-worker, a demanding boss or an angry client, you can learn to handle conflict at work effectively by managing your internal reactions first. Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley show us how to cool down, then find the words to move a potentially hazardous work situation forward in a constructive manner. Join Kathi, Katherine and Pattie Porter for a lively discussion on how…See More
Mar 14
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Appreciation In The Workplace

 Recognition and Appreciation are skills that leaders use every day, or should. Join Kathy Stark and Scott Russell as they discuss simple and effective ways to engage and recognize your employees and further your…See More
Mar 8
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

The Texas Conflict Coach® March Radio Programs

The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our programs for March.The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm EST.To participate, go to the designated link for each program or call-in live at 347-324-3591.March 7th:  Appreciation In The WorkplaceRecognition and…See More
Mar 5
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Conflict Chat: Navigating the Dating World Without Getting In Your Own Way

Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches, and facilitators on how to think about, analyze or resolve your situation.Think about it. Are you currently engaged in an active conflict with your co-workers or boss?…See More
Feb 28
Patricia M Porter posted a blog post

Dignity, Humiliation, and Conflict

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights," this is the first statement of Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since this declaration's adoption in 1948, political rights have been foregrounded. Now the time has come for humankind to give dignity sustainable attention. Human rights are embedded in dignity, but dignity has a larger humanizing scope than rights.…See More
Feb 21

Profile Information

What is your profession and title?
President and Conflict Management Practitioner
What is your ADR experience? (trainings and education)
Close to 20 years of training and extensive experience in mediation, conflict coaching, facilitation and training primarily in the workplace setting.
What, if any, ADR organizations or groups do you belong to?
Association for Conflict Resolution
Texas Association of Mediators
Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Mediators Beyond Borders
What are you hoping to get from ADRhub.com
I am interested in other webinars and other blog posts.
Do you/your company have a website?
http://www.conflictconnections.com
What other ADR related sites do you visit?
www.mediate.com
What else do you want to tell the ADRhub.com community (what you are up to, what you would like to do in ADR, etc.)
I am the host of The Texas Conflict Coach Blog Talk Radio program since April 2009. We have great guests who talk about conflict resolution processes, resources and tips aimed at the consumer of these services. Visit http://www.blogtalkradio.com/texas-conflict-coach

Patricia M Porter's Blog

Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ Youth

Posted on June 14, 2017 at 12:54am 0 Comments

Stories of attacks on the way home from the bus stop, bullying in the classroom, and assaults in school hallways are all-too-frequent reminders that our community and many others throughout the US are still not safe places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Perhaps what is most heartbreaking is that some youth have come to believe…

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"The Texas Conflict Coach"® June Radio Programs

Posted on June 6, 2017 at 9:52pm 0 Comments

"The Texas Conflict Coach"®

June Radio Programs

 

We are making program changes to the Texas Conflict Coach® effective May 1, 2017. I am making these changes to provide more effective and valuable content. During our transition, we will re-broadcast well-liked episodes “Straight from the Archives”, produce…

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Mediation, Elder Abuse and Saving the Family: Mediation & Conflict Strategies to Avoid Elder Abuse

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 10:36pm 0 Comments

Steve Mehta

As Americans are getting older, more and more issues arise relating to elder abuse in financial and health care settings. Studies show that the majority of abuse occurs within the family. What can be done to resolve these issues? Listen to a respected elder abuse mediator and author, Steve Mehta, and learn how to address these difficult issues.…

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Who's in Charge-Managing Difficult Decisions Around A Parent's Care

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 10:22pm 0 Comments

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When a family member needs help everyone has an idea of what is “best.” Many times, adult children are called upon in a crisis to help their parents make some decisions about their care. The family and the senior have to decide the senior may need. The differing options of care (how much, what type, and how it will be funded) can cause conflict within the family. Geriatric…

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