Mediation Center Offers Workplace Conflict Workshop

April 3, 2017, 9:00 AM HST
* Updated March 22, 8:57 AM
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Diane Petropulos, courtesy photo.

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center will offer the “Civility in the Workplace: Conflict Resolution and Managerial Mediation” workshop on Thursday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hawai‘i Innovation Center at Hilo.

Diane Petropulos will present the workshop as part of Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s “Tools to Transform Conflict” Training Series.

“This training covers the financial costs of conflict, frustrating workplace behaviors, their consequences and how to use collaborative skills to lay the foundation for a civil organization,” said Petropulos

This workshop, which includes hands-on practice, has previously been offered on Maui for state agencies, health care entities and nonprofit organizations. Participants will learn techniques and tools for immediate use in daily interactions.

Petropulos, M.A., has offered mediation, facilitation, and training services throughout Hawai‘i since 2001. She is a former lecturer at the master’s level in the Human Resource Management Program at UH-Mānoa, and has mediated hundreds of circuit, district, and small claims court cases for Maui Mediation Services, where she currently serves on its board of directors.


Tuition for the training is $75 and includes lunch (group discounts and partial scholarships available).


To register, contact Jenifer Aveiro at (808) 935-7844, ext. 1, or [email protected].

Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s “Tools to Transform Conflict” Training Series is made possible, in part, to funding from the Atherton Family foundation, County of Hawaiʻi Department of Research and Development, and Hawai’i Island United Way.


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