Events Archive

KIPCOR Event Archive


Apr

25 - 26

Domestic Case Management and Limited Case Management Training

8:00 am

This specialized training will help you qualify to serve as a case manager or limited case manager in Kansas domestic cases involving custody and parenting disputes.  Topics include: Domestic Case Management statutes, Supreme Court & local court rules, appellate cases; Family dynamics in separation/divorce, including high conflict personalities; Assessing for and creating parenting plans in the […]

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Apr

24

C Henry Smith Oratorical Contest 2019

11:30 am

<b><i>Bethel students are invited to register for this writing and speaking contest, which features a local $300 first prize and an additional $300 national first prize. </i></b> The C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest is administered by the Peace and Justice Ministries of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and locally sponsored by the Kansas Institute […]

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Apr

15

An Introduction to Restorative Justice in Schools

8:00 am

Heard about Restorative Justice in schools? Want to learn more? From Kansas’ leading restorative practices training program, this workshop will provide an overview and introduction to the application of restorative justice values in educational settings. Restorative approaches have been heralded across the nation in their ability to build relationships, foster accountability, transform school climate, and […]

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Apr

14

KIPCOR Film Series: This Little Light

3:00 pm

Join us Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium as KIPCOR concludes its 2018-19 Film Series.  We will be screening, “This Little Light,” a documentary that tells the story of former Mennonite Central Committee Central States employee, Wendi Moore-O’Neal.  O’Neal, a Black Feminist from New Orleans, was hired as a community organizer in the […]

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Mar

07

KIPCOR Core Skills: Common Sense Justice – Restorative Justice 101

6:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This session deals with “Restorative Justice”. […]

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Mar

07

KIPCOR Core Skills: Hot Topics in Domestic Mediation: Never-Married Parents

1:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This session deals with mediating and […]

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HOPE Spring Session 2019

5:30 pm

This Session is Full. Please register for the Summer or Fall session. HOPE consists of five interactive, skill-building, educational classes designed to reduce the negative impact of divorce or separation conflict on children by helping parents learn healthy habits for more positive co-parenting. * Understand your child’s right and need to love both parents * Focus on […]

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Feb

17

KIPCOR Film Series: More Than a Word

3:00 pm

Please join us as the KIPCOR Film Series continues on Sunday, February 17 at 3:00 p.m. “More Than a Word” tackles the controversy over Native-American-themed sports mascots and nicknames, with a particular focus on the pro football team in our nation’s capital. Following the film we will enjoy a talkback session featuring Dr. Edward Valandra, […]

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Feb

07

KIPCOR Core Skills: Building a Trauma-Informed Culture at Work and Beyond

6:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This session deals with creating a […]

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Feb

07

KIPCOR Core Skills: Hot Topics in Domestic Mediation: Never-Married Parents

1:00 am

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This session deals with mediating and […]

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Jan

17

KIPCOR Core Skills: Teams that work

12:00 am

This event has been cancelled due to lack of enrollment. Join us on February 7 for the next class, Building a Trauma-Informed culture at Work and Beyond.

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Jan

08 - 11

Practical Skills for Managing Interpersonal Conflict (Core Mediation)

8:30 am

This unique and highly interactive training will… Equip participants with practical skills for managing interpersonal difference and disagreement. Address the impact of personal style, culture, and power on conflict. Provide technical proficiency in structured-dialogue and mediation techniques. Benefit both potential mediators and others interested in developing better skills for handling the difficult conversations we all […]

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Jan

03 - 04

Managing Differences Within Faith Communities

8:30 am

Differences in the congregation don’t have to result in a polarization that leaves a congregation stuck in disagreement. Resilient congregations understand this. Still, many of us feel ill prepared to handle conflict within our faith communities. In this course you will learn how to transform conflict into spiritual and community renewal, focusing on: congregations as […]

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Dec

07

CME/CEU Shorts 2018

8:30 am

Join KIPCOR for our signature annual CME/CEU Shorts Day. We explore critical professional practice issues in mediation and conflict resolution. The training day is prepared for mediators and those interested in conflict resolution-related practices. This year’s CME / CEU shorts will focus on two thematic areas – diversity and inclusion in mediation and the impacts […]

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Dec

06

KIPCOR Core Skills: Unpacking Diversity Training

6:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This month’s session, on December 6, […]

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Nov

04

KIPCOR Film Series: Digital Disconnect

2:00 pm

Please join us as the KIPCOR Film Series continues on Sunday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. (note the earlier-than-usual time). “Digital Disconnect” looks at how commercialization and capitalism have radically-altered the original purpose of the Internet, and even pose a threat to Democracy itself. Following the film we will enjoy a talkback session with Jennifer […]

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Oct

29 - 31

Domestic Mediation Training

8:00 am

Early Bird registration discount extended to October 12!! This training focuses on application of the mediation process to situations involving divorced or separating parents who cannot agree on issues related to child custody and parenting. Topics include… Divorce as family reorganization Impact of divorce on children Developmentally appropriate parenting plans Working with high conflict families […]

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Oct

11

KIPCOR Core Skills: Communication Skills for Tense Times

6:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This session is Communication Skills for […]

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Oct

11

KIPCOR Core Skills: Circle Process for Mediators

1:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This first professional Mediator session is […]

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Sep

27 - 28

Implementing Restorative Practices in Kansas Schools

8:30 am

Blending theory, strategy, and best practice from successful restorative practice programs, this course will give teachers, counselors, and administrators the technical proficiency in circle and conferencing models for successful use across the spectrum of behavior management needs. In this highly interactive training, you will learn: Specific steps/tips for getting restorative practices started in your class […]

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Sep

24

HOPE Fall Session 2018

5:30 pm

HOPE consists of four interactive, skill-building, educational classes designed to reduce the negative impact of divorce or separation conflict on children by helping parents learn healthy habits for more positive co-parenting. * Understand your child’s right and need to love both parents * Focus on your child’s needs instead of your own desires * Recognize relationship transitions * Develop […]

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Sep

13

KIPCOR Core Skills: Conflict 101

6:00 pm

Join us for KIPCOR’s new Continuing education Series for Everyone! You will engage with local and regional experts each month to gain the everyday skills you need to lead and thrive in a diverse, changing, and polarized world. Take home skills for use in your families, workplaces, and communities. This first session is CONFLICT 101: […]

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Sep

09

KIPCOR Film Series: Focus on Immigration

3:00 pm

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 3 p.m., KIPCOR begins its 2018-2019 film series with a screening of two short films about immigration: “Locked in a Box” and “To Breathe Free” These award-winning documentaries offer a modern take on the Syrian refugee crisis and the massive expansion of immigration detention centers in the U.S. A […]

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Aug

20

Community Discussion of Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

6:00 pm

To commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Humanities Kansas is launching a multidimensional, statewide oral history project in partnership with the Library of Congress. Through oral histories and memoir, stories will be collected of Kansans as they share their experiences, both at home and abroad. At the end […]

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Jun

25

HOPE Summer Session 2018

5:30 pm

HOPE consists of four interactive, skill-building, educational classes designed to reduce the negative impact of divorce or separation conflict on children by helping parents learn healthy habits for more positive co-parenting. * Understand your child’s right and need to love both parents * Focus on your child’s needs instead of your own desires * Recognize relationship transitions * Develop […]

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Jun

05 - 08

Summer Institute: Practical Skills for Managing Interpersonal Conflict (Core Mediation)

8:30 am

This unique and highly interactive training will… Equip participants with practical skills for managing interpersonal difference and disagreement. Address the impact of personal style, culture, and power on conflict. Provide technical proficiency in structured-dialogue and mediation techniques. Benefit both potential mediators and others interested in developing better skills for handling the difficult conversations we all […]

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Apr

25

C Henry Smith Oratorical Contest 2018

11:30 am

Bethel students are invited to register for this writing and speaking contest, which features a local $300 first prize and an additional $300 national first prize. The C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest is administered by the Peace and Justice Ministries of the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and locally sponsored by the Kansas Institute for […]

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Apr

22

Rafe Martin Presents… The final event in KIPCOR’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

3:00 pm

KIPCOR’s final 30th Anniversary event is fast approaching. Mark your calendars and be sure to bring the whole family! Join us for an afternoon with Rafe Martin, acclaimed author and storyteller.

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Apr

19 - 20

Restorative Justice Conference

RESTORATIVE KANSAS: A Vision For Justice APRIL 19 – 20, 2018 Topics include — Restorative Justice in schools and prisons, Indigenous sacred healing, working with law enforcement agencies and opportunities to network. For up to date information please call Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR) at (316) 284-5217, or go to http://kipcor.org/training-education/restorative-justice/ Click […]

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Mar

05

HOPE Spring Session 2018

5:30 pm

HOPE consists of four interactive, skill-building, educational classes designed to reduce the negative impact of divorce or separation conflict on children by helping parents learn healthy habits for more positive co-parenting. * Understand your child’s right and need to love both parents * Focus on your child’s needs instead of your own desires * Recognize relationship transitions * Develop […]

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Mar

04

The Empathy Gap – KIPCOR Film Series

3:00 pm

On Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3 p.m., KIPCOR continues its film series with a screening of “The Empathy Gap.” The Empathy Gap investigates the reasons why so many men have difficulties viewing women as authentic equals, explaining how men are trained by a variety of sources to sexually objectify women and thereby to diminish […]

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Feb

03

Leading in 2018: Working with Conflict and Differences

9:00 am

Postponed – Stay Tuned Tired of division and polarization? Confused about conflicts at work or home? This accessible and flexible workshop series gives you the opportunity to add more tools to your toolbox as a community leader, change agent, and citizen in a rapidly evolving world. Join us for our first series of classes offered […]

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Jan

16 - 26

Culture, Gender, and Power in Conflict

9:00 am

This course will explore how culture, gender, and power differences contribute to conflict and complicate positive conflict management in both personal and workplace settings. Particular attention will be given to the clash of worldviews; ethnocentric stereotypes; differing “face” needs; multiple conflict goals; divergent conflict management styles / processes; and the impact of “one-up/one-down” power relationships. […]

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Jan

14

KIPCOR Film Series: “Awake”

3:00 pm

Captures the story of Native-led defiance that changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. Following the film, meet and ask questions of journalist Myron Dewey, whose drone footage was vital to the Standing Rock movement.

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Jan

03 - 12

Practical Skills for Managing Group and Organizational Conflict

9:00 am

Conflict within organizations, from workgroups to whole organizations and communities, can be a critical drain on resources or a major source of growth and creativity. This course focuses on the dynamics of groups and organizations of all sizes, models of both inter- and intra-group conflict and practical intervention techniques. Topics include designing and managing effective […]

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Dec

01

CME / CEU Shorts

8:30 am

Join KIPCOR for our signature annual CME/CEU Shorts Day. We explore critical professional practice issues in mediation and conflict resolution.  The training day is prepared for mediators and those interested in conflict resolution-related practices. This year’s lineup focuses on innovations in mediation and dispute resolution practice: Mediation and Co-Parenting Consultation, Dr. Wes Crenshaw and Adrian Zelvy, […]

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Nov

12

KIPCOR Film Series: “Healing Justice”

2:00 pm

A brand new film that investigates and considers alternatives to our current punitive model of justice. Please note the earlier start time for this film.

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Nov

12

Kansas Restorative Schools Network Launch Event

2:00 pm

KIPCOR is launching a new network for restorative educators! Come to watch the film “Healing Justice,” connect with restorative educators across the state, build relationships for local learning communities, and learn about the way restorative justice is transforming relationships in our schools!

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Sep

12

What Now? America In the Age of Trump

7:00 pm

Join us September 12 to hear syndicated columnist and author LEONARD PITTS, JR. talk about “America in the Age of Trump.” It’s all part of KIPCOR’s 30th Anniversary celebration!

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