The Tucson community is known for effective collaboration in all realms – business, community-based, neighborhoods, and nonprofits. Are they conflict free? No. However, the most effective collaborations know how to work successfully with conflict to meet their goals. Join us for up-to-date research, the three most effective skills, and practice to make your collaborations highly productive.
Catherine Tornbom is a mediator and organization consultant with over 30 years of experience. She is the Manager, Center for Community Dialogue & Training, a program of Our Family Services. The Center helps Southern Arizonans navigate challenging issues in a skilled, civil and respectful way through a range of services such as Mediation, Circles for youth and elders, Group Conflict Facilitation and a full catalogue of communication and conflict resolution trainings.