Spirituality in Health Care Conference 2018

CONFLICT as CATALYST for Understanding

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – Chiara Center, 4875 Laverna Road, Springfield, IL 62707

Conference Objectives
• Recognize that conflict serves as an opportunity to gain insight and understanding
• Identify potential causes, manifestations, and negative impacts that can result from conflict
• Describe skills that can be used to resolve conflict effectively
• Apply skills to resolve conflicts while displaying respect for others and preserving relationships

Conference Speaker

  • Ann M. Garrido, DMin is associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis. While her first passion is teaching, for the past 15 years, she has found herself increasingly drawn into administrative roles including serving as her school’s Director of the D.Min. in Preaching, Director of Field Education, Director of Distance Learning, and Director of the Aquinas Ministry Integration Project. Garrido has served as senior editor of Human Development Magazine and is the author of six books, most recently Redeeming Conflict (2016) for which she received a 2017 Excellence in Publishing Award from the Association of Catholic Publishers. Ann now commits half-time to traveling nationally and internationally doing conflict education and mediation work with Triad Consulting Group, founded by two members of the Harvard Negotiation Project based in Cambridge, MA.

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Continuing Education

Human Services Education Council will provide 6.0 hours of continuing education for the following licensed professionals in attendance:  Social Workers (LSW, LCSW); Professional Counselors (LPC, LCPC); Family and Marriage Therapists (MFT, LMFT); and Psychologists.