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A Multi-Tiered System of Support for Conflict Engagement

MTSSCE Greg Abell, Principal Abstract:  The ability of individuals and groups to effectively engage and navigate conflict is essential to individual and collective success.  As a conflict engagement firm we have spent the past 25+ years intervening in conflict, designing and implementing strategies and systems […]

Essential Skills for Effectively Engaging Conflict: Six Professional Development Modules to Support Effective Collaboration

An essential characteristic of effective people in any community or organization is their ability to engage successfully in critical and difficult conversations.  Successful implementation of the IDEA requires a diverse group of individuals to engage in challenging conversations around complex issues.  As educators, this is […]

Module 1: Collaboration and Conflict: Section 1

The following is section 1 of 4 from Module 1 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict,” a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University. These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve […]

Module 1: Collaboration and Conflict: Section 2

The following is section 2 of 4 from Module 1 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict,” a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University. These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve […]

Module 1: Collaboration and Conflict: Section 3

The following is section 3 of 4 from Module 1 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict,” a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University. These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve […]

Module 1: Collaboration and Conflict: Section 4

The following is section 4 of 4 from Module 1 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict,” a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University. These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve […]

Module 2: Starting with Self: Preparation

The following is the introduction from Module 2 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Contlict”, a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University.  These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve your conflict […]

Module 2: Starting with Self: Section 1

The following is Section 1 from Module 2 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict”, a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University.  These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve your conflict […]

Module 2: Starting with Self: Section 2

The following is Section 2 from Module 2 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict”, a course that Sound  Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University.  These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve your conflict […]

Module 2: Starting with Self: Section 3

The following is Section 3 from Module 2 of “Essential Skills for Engaging Conflict,” a course that Sound Options Group developed in partnership with Oklahoma State University.  These modules are a great resource to lead your team through as you work to improve your conflict […]