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Essential Elements

Conflict Resolution for Supervisors: Essential Elements

Mediation and Conflict Resolution Certificate

Essential Elements

Conflict Resolution for Supervisors: Essential Elements

This three-day training will equip those with supervisory responsibility with the crucial skills needed to deal effectively with conflict in the workplace.  Whether you supervise within a professional or volunteer capacity, this training will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to deal effectively with interpersonal and organizational conflict.


Future date to be determined. Check back for more information.

Who Should Attend?

This training is designed for supervisory staff, managers, and executives within private sector, nonprofit or governmental organizations.  Anyone who has others reporting to them, or plans to be in supervisory capacities, will find the skills and competencies gained through these workshops to be highly valuable.


Laraine Mickelson

Laraine Mickelson is the owner of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services LLC.  She has an extensive background in employment and divorce mediation and has led organizations through the design and implementation of Integrated Conflict Management Systems to include internal conflict response programs and the creation of competent conflict cultures.  Laraine is a Rule 114 Qualified Neutral for the State of Minnesota and serves on the MN Department of Human Rights qualified mediator list.  She has conducted numerous trainings and workshops for a variety of organizations and is actively involved in her community Lead Circle Keeper for a Restorative Justice Program.

Paul Mickelson

Paul Mickelson consults to private and non-profit organizations for workplace dispute issues, is an experienced employment and divorce mediator and has conducted trainings and workshops in the field of mediation for over 12 years. He has a strong background in the field of supervision and is trained as a Workplace Conferencing Facilitator, Circle Keeper and Third Party Resolution Moderator. In addition, Paul facilitates sentencing circles for youthful offenders in Carlton County. He has extensive experience working with the court system and applying Restorative Practices within the legal system.

For More Information

For more information regarding the Conflict Resolution for Supervisors program, contact Lisa Mattsson at lmattsso@uwsuper.edu or (715) 394-8013.

Ways to Register

Center for Continuing Education
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Belknap and Catlin, PO Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

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