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New York State Dispute Resolution Association
2018 CDRC Day & Annual Conference
Making Connections – Sharing Solutions

October 22-24, 2018  (CDRC Day 10/22; Conference 10/23-24)
Holiday Inn Saratoga – Saratoga Springs

 

CDRC Day – Monday, October 22, 2018

Time

Sessions and Programming

 

9:00 – 10:00 am

Check-In/Registration

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Regina Ritcey, NYSDRA Executive Director Opening Remarks & Sharing of NYSDRA Vision for Future

 

10:30 – 11:15 am

NYSDRA Program Updates


11:15 – 11:30 am

 

11:30 - 12:30 pm

 

 

12:30 - 1:30 pm

 

1:30 - 3:00 pm

 

Break

 

Christine Tramontano, Malkin & Ross The Future Plan for Advocacy

 

Networking Lunch

 

Daniel Kos, New York State Unified Court System, Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs Updates 

 

3:00 – 3:15 pm

 

Break

 

3:15 – 4:00 pm

 

 

 

4:00 - 5:00 pm

 

5:00 - 7:00 pm 

 

7:00 - 9:00 pm 

 

Mark Leuthauser, Empowered Pathways A Tale of Two Non-Profits Staffing and Staff Culture: Facilitated dialogue on building and managing staff plans

 

NYSDRA: Back to the Future Discussion

 

Dinner On Your Own/Explore Saratoga

 

Game Night

 

 

Annual Conference/Day 1 – Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time

Sessions and Programming

 

7:30 – 9:00 am

Check-In/Registration

Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 – 8:45 am

State of the Association/Board Elections
Annual NYSDRA Membership Meeting


9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote Address: JAC Patrissi 

“Dialogues Across Difference”

An examination of a project in rural and urban settings in Western MA demonstrating enhanced mediation facilitation skills across profound differences of social location. 

10:00 – 10:15 am

Movement

 

10:15 – 11:15 am

Session A

 

 

A1: Donna Ramlow & Dawn Wallant

Co-Operative Parenting for Separated Parents

 

 

A2: Mark Leuthauser

Squaring the Circle: Rethinking an Advocacy Program as Dispute Resolution

 

 

A3: Susan Petza & Michele Kirschbaum

How to Do Outreach in Special Education and other Mediation Cases

 

11:15 – 11:30 am

Movement

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Session B

 

B1: Sarah Rudgers-Tysz & Leah Akinleye

Mediation Matters and Schenectady High School Staff

Collaborating to Build Conflict Resolution Programming for Youth 

 

 

B2: JoAn Pangilinan-Taylor

The Nuts and Bolts of Mediating in Surrogate’s Court (1 CLE - Skills)

 

 

B3: Cynthia Kurtz

Story-Ended Questions: Helping Your Clients Explore Their Experiences

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

2018 Lawrence Cooke Award Luncheon 

Honoree: Senator John J. Bonacic

 

2:15 – 3:45 pm

Session C

 

 

C1: Elena Sapora

Collaborative Co-Mediation: How to Co-Mediate without Needing a Mediator

 

 

C2: Dan Burns

So, What’s Your Proposal? How to Shift People from Blaming to Problem Solving (1.5 CLE - Skills)

 

 

C3: Tricia Jones & Tony Yost

Behind Closed Doors: Adapting Conflict Coaching to Fit Your Criminal Court Needs

 

3:45 – 4:00 pm

Movement

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Session D: General Session and Closing Remarks
Duke Fisher

“Sexual Conflict: The Role of Mediation and Restorative Justice in the Shadow of Me Too”

 

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Dinner On Your Own/Discover Saratoga

 

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Session E: Evening Activity/ Movie Night - "Coming Home"

 

 

Annual Conference/Day 2 – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time

Sessions and Programming

 

7:30 – 9:00 am

Check-In/Registration

 

 

8:30 - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast and Networking


Breakfast Keynote: Hon. Carrie Woerner, NYS Assemblywoman


9:15 – 10:15 am

Session F


 

F1: Laura Zeliger

The Best of Both Worlds-Bringing Together Restorative Justice & Mediation  

 

 

F2: Graham Pritchard & Rachel Jones

Collaboration with Probation: responding to youth using conflict resolution services

 

 

F3: Stacy Francis

Women, Money & Divorce: The Financial Challenges Women Face During and After Divorce

 

10:15 – 10:30 am

Movement

 

10:30 – 12:00 pm

Session G

 

G1: OCA Session by Daniel Kos

Conflict Coaching for Youth: The Community Mediation School Corps

 

 

G2: Katherine Stoessel

Restorative Justice successfully integrated into the Criminal-Legal System 

 

 

G3: Cliff Rohde

Online Marketing for Dispute Resolution Professionals (1.5 CLE - Law Management Practice)

 

12:00 – 12:15 pm

Movement

 

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Networking Luncheon
with Keynote Presentation by:

Lisa M. Courtney, Esq.
Statewide ADR Coordinator
New York State Unified Court System

 

1:30 pm

Conference Concludes

 

 

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