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September 2019

Palwasha Kakar presents, “Women’s Role in Ending Violence and building Peace”

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us in Krehbiel Auditorium on Sunday, September 22, at 7:00 PM to hear Palwasha Kakar, who has dedicated her life to building peace and resolving conflict, speak. Her presentation wraps up a week of events at Bethel and in the community as part of the annual National Campaign for Nonviolence, and is free and open to the public. Kakar is currently senior program officer for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), based in Washington, D.C.…

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November 2019

Advanced Restorative Schools Training – Repairing Harm

Many schools have begun implementing restorative practices as a foundation for a positive school climate and community-building. Successfully implementing the values of restorative justice beyond Tier 1 in situations of harm and severe conflict (often seen at MTSS/PBIS Tier 2 and 3) entails a further set of skills. This training will provide participants the opportunity to learn, build, and practice the skills needed to facilitate problem-solving and harm-repair circles and address situations of severe conflict. In this two-day interactive training,…

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KIPCOR’s 2019-2020 Peace Lecture Series Presents Jasmyn Story

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Join us on November 7 for the first of three 2019-2020 Peace Lectures! 5:30 PM Reserved-Seating Private Supper with Jasmyn Story - Limited Seating Available - Register soon!!. Please join us at Kaufman House on Thursday, November 7 at 5:30 PM for a light supper with Fall 2019 Peace Lecturer, Jasmyn Story.  This event is a fundraiser for KIPCOR, where you will have an opportunity to interact in a more intimate setting with Ms. Story.  A free will donation will be accepted, with a…

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KIPCOR Film Series: Dawnland

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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We will fire up the projector on Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium to screen the film, "Dawnland." ABOUT THE FILM “My foster mother told me … she would save me from being Penobscot.” For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. As recently as the 1970’s, one in four Native children nationwide were living in non-Native foster care, adoptive homes, or boarding schools. Many…

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December 2019

Giving Tuesday

If you want to sup[port KIPCOR on this Giving Tuesday, we're here to make it easy! There are three easy ways to give. First you can always send us a check; just pop it in the mail, addressed to KIPCOR, P.O. Box 276, North Newton, KS  67117. Second, you can call Doug at the office at (316) 284-5217 to donate by credit card.  It will take less than 2 minutes!! Third, you can donate using the easy on-line form on…

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KIPCOR Shorts 2019

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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"KIPCOR Shorts" is a new design of 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 we will host short Ted-style talks on conflict resolution from practitioners and researchers, while also experiencing the circle process and open space sessions with YOUR "hot topics." You won't want to miss this participant-centered learning event! Approved for 6 hours…

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January 2020

Practical Skills for Managing Group and Organizational Conflict – January 2020

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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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 meetings and decision-making processes; techniques for large- and small-group problem-solving; and facilitation for consensus. CDRE and CEU Credit pending; Academic credit available (SSC 461) A…

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Culture, Gender, and Power in Conflict – January 2020

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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Explore the myriad ways that culture, gender, and power differences create conflict and also complicate the understanding and management of conflict. Particular attention will be given to: Culture/gender markers and value patterns, Culture/gender conflict norms, Conflict processing differences across culture/gender , and Ingroup/outgroup power dynamics and conflict. Films and role-plays will be used extensively to allow students to observe and analyze course principles in “real-life” settings. Practical approaches for working with the dynamics of culture, gender, and power will be…

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Domestic Case Management and Limited Case Management Training 2020

Kaufman House, 2515 College Ave.
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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The 2020 Supreme Court Rules require ALL Case Managers and Limited Case Managers (new and experienced) to be “approved” by the Office of Judicial Administration (OJA).  This training is OJA-approved and is designed to help you qualify for state approval 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 face…

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February 2020

KIPCOR Film Series: The Great White Hoax

Luyken Fine Arts Center, 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS 67117 United States
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KIPCOR 2019-2020 Film Series Presents:  The Great White Hoax: A film about the politics of race and class in America We'll fire up the KIPCOR projector again on Sunday, February 9, at 3:00 PM for our next film, "The Great White Hoax". Join us in the Luyken Fine Arts Center on the campus of Bethel College in North Newton as we watch the film and discuss it and its ramifications with Mark McCormick, former Executive Director of the Kansas African…

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