Duncum Center to host mediation training in Dallas

Posted March 07, 2014

ACU's Duncum Center for Conflict Resolution will host a 40-hour mediation 
training seminar in Dallas March 17-21. Trainers Joe L. Cope, J.D., and 
Lori Anne Shaw, M.S., will guide participants in identifying and applying 
creative conflict resolution techniques.

"We increasingly find ourselves being shaped by conflicts, those in our 
personal lives and in the lives of others around us," says Cope. "Our 
course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to address conflict 
with confidence and poise, not just for those interested in a career in 

Joe L. Cope holds a law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law 
and a certificate in dispute resolution from the Pepperdine University 
School of Law. He serves as the Duncum Center for Conflict Resolution's 
executive director. Lori Anne Shaw received her M.S. in psychology and 
graduate certificate in conflict resolution from ACU. The two collaborate 
in teaching Negotiation and Mediation. Dr. Shaw also teaches Managing 
Conflict in Schools, Managing Conflict in the Workplace, Communication and 
Conflict Theory, and Advanced Mediation classes at ACU.

This training seminar exceeds Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable 
Standards. Participants in graduate school earn 37.25 hours of CEUs, and 
law students have the opportunity to earn 2.50 ethics hours of MCLEs. The 
basic 40-hour Mediation Training is pending approval for re-certification 
credits toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR.

The cost of attending the program is $750; however, certain discounts may 
apply. Interested parties may register online. For 
more information, view the website or 
email the Duncum Center.


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