In 1999, the CUNY DRC began offering conflict management seminars which specifically focus on conflict issues in the workplace. The initial program, which was held from July 8 -10, 1999, offered training on Americans with Disabilities Act Employment Mediation. A subsequent training, held on January 12 – 15, 2000, added seminars entitled Sexual Harassment Mediation and Workplace 101: Labor & Employment Basics for Mediation. A third installment to this successful series, which was held on July 17 – 20, 2000, added two more seminars, one entitled What Mediators Need to Know About Workplace Practices, and another called Mediating Money Settlements. The fourth installment, held on January 16, 22, & 23, 2001 offered training on the following topics: Mediating with Difficult People in the Workplace, Mediating when a Party has a Psychiatric Disability, and Investigation as a Conflict Management Tool. The fifth training was held from June 18 – 21, 2001 and included topics such as: Disability Conflict Management, Resolving Sexual Harassment Issues, Internal ADR: Avoiding the Pitfalls, and Beyond Facilitation Basics: Transforming Angry Groups.
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