CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 1, Issue 35 - June 7, 2001

What's Inside:

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

NEW WEB SITE FOR ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION
The Association for Conflict Resolution has launched a new web site at acresolution.org/. ACR was recently formed by the merger of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Academy of Family Mediators, and Conflict Resolution in Education Network.

FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES WITH ALLAN MACRAE IN WEST DES MOINES, IA
Allan Macrae, a practitioner in Wellington, New Zealand, will discuss New Zealand's Youth Justice approach during a presentation at the West Des Moines Police Department from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, June 18. Since adopting the Family Group Conferencing approach in 1994, youth offenses have dropped more than 50 percent in Wellington.

Family Group Conferencing training will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, June 18-21, at the West Des Moines Police Department. For additional information on these programs, please see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

Janet Thompson and a friend will be going to the Monday portion of the conference. If anyone else is planning to attend, Janet would be interested in hooking up with them. Janet's email is jthompso@mspd.state.mo.us.

INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF HOLISTIC LAWYERS NINTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The International Alliance of Holistic Lawyers is holding its Ninth Annual Conference on September 6-9 at the Basin Harbor Club in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. The IAHL membership includes counselors-at-law, law students, law professors, judges, mediators, and supporting general public members. This year's conference theme is "Shifting the Legal Paradigm: Being The Change We Seek." For more information, please see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

JOB/FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS

SERVICES COORDINATOR, GRAND FORKS, ND
A Services Coordinator is being sought for the Conflict Resolution Center at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. To learn more about the Center see www.und.nodak.edu/dept/crc. For details on this position, see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
The Conflict Resolution Program of the Central Coast is seeking an Executive Director. The Conflict Resolution Program is a private non-profit agency providing community mediation services, victim offender reconciliation services and family group conferencing. For information regarding the organization, see www.mediate.com/SLO/. For details on this position, see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR, GARRETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MCHENRY, MD
Garrett Community College is seeking a Juvenile Justice Academic Program Director to provide vision, direction and leadership to the Juvenile Justice Program. The deadline for applications is June 15, 2001. For more information, see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE OPENINGS, TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY, TX
The Department of Social Work, Sociology and Criminal Justice announces three openings for tenure-track appointments as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning September 1, 2001. Two positions are at Killeen and one is at Stephenville. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

GOVERNMENT FACULTY POSITION, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
The Institute of Government at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking candidates for a tenured, tenure-track, or fixed-term faculty position whose responsibilities include teaching in the Master of Public Administration Program and working with North Carolina public officials. The position will be open until filled. The expected starting date is July 1, 2002. For more information, see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

PROFESSOR OF ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE, ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE, YUMA, AZ
Arizona Western College is seeking a Legal Studies Professor of Administration of Justice. First review of applications begins June 18. Position available August 2001. See www.awc.cc.az.us/hr for details.

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE INSTRUCTOR, J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, RICHMOND, VA
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is Virginia's third largest community college serving more than 15,000 credit and 22,000 non-credit students annually. The college is seeking applicants for an Administration of Justice Instructor/Program Head. Applications must be received by June 29, 2001. For details see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.

SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF, NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD, WASHINGTON, DC
The National Mediation Board is seeking a Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Closing date for applications is June 13, 2001. For details see the binder on Laura Coleman's desk.