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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on June 14, 2017 at 12:54am — No Comments

"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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on June 6, 2017 at 9:52pm — No Comments

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

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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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Added by Patricia M Porter on May 16, 2017 at 10:36pm — No Comments

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

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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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Added by Patricia M Porter on May 3, 2017 at 10:22pm — No Comments

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…
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Added by Patricia M Porter on May 2, 2017 at 12:03am — No Comments

Conflict Chat ....An Old and New Narrative - Sexual Harassment

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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 25, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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

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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 18, 2017 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Being in Conflict: Lessons Learned from a Conflict Management Coach

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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 11, 2017 at 9:35pm — No Comments

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.

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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 4, 2017 at 11:42pm — No Comments

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…
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Added by Patricia M Porter on April 3, 2017 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Conflict Chat ....When Leaders Crash Creating Toxic Workplaces

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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on March 28, 2017 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Is Incivility the Norm? – Revising Civility and Reversing the Trend

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It seems that incivility has become the norm in our communities easily escalating to heated debates, protesting and violent riots. Civility is a human right in today's global society. As global citizens, civility is vital to peaceful and harmonious co-existence of individuals, groups, organizations, and nations. Civility is a proactive approach to prevent incivility and…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on March 28, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Conflict Management Tools for Work

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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on March 14, 2017 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Appreciation In The Workplace

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Recognition and Appreciation are skills that leaders use every day, or should. Join Kathy Stark and Scott Russell as they…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on March 8, 2017 at 6:31pm — No Comments

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…
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Added by Patricia M Porter on March 5, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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

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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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on February 28, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on February 21, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Learn How to Diminish Digital Conflict and Cyberbullying

Cyberbulling Join us as we talk with Dan Raisbeck, co-founder of The Cybersmile Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support and education for people who are affected by online abuse and cyberbullying. Dan talks about the work that Cybersmile does and how people can lower the risk of becoming a…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on February 14, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Courage, Curiosity and Connection Changes Communities - What is Your Part in Social Justice?

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We often hear the term ‘social justice’ but what is it and why does it matter?

In this world where’s there’s increasing hostility towards difference, how can we be upstanders for social justice not only in the workplace but also in our family and friendship networks?

We talk to Dr.…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on February 7, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Conflict Chat: Body Shaming and Social Media

Call_Us_Need_Help_Animated 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.

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Added by Patricia M Porter on February 1, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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