Monday, March 24, 2014

Learn to Negotiate Like a Pro



Every day, families, neighbors, couples, employees, bosses, businesses, consumers, sales people and even nations face the same dilemma: how to negotiate differences without going to war. 

Like it or not, negotiation is a fact of life. 

You can learn how to resolve disputes and negotiate a satisfactory outcome in any life situation. Fauquier County Public Library, in cooperation with Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center (PDRC), is hosting a one-hour seminar of tried and true strategies for interest-based negotiation.
  
When:   Tues., April 15, 7 - 8 p.m. 
Where   Warrenton Library, Program Room

The event is free; no registration is required. 

Lawrie Parker, founder and Executive Director, PDRC, Warrenton, VA, will be the host. Ms. Parker has been involved in mediation and restorative justice for 24 years, as a certified mediator, trainer and program developer. She sits on the Supreme Court of Virginia's Dispute Resolution Advisory Council and its Mediator Compliant Panel, the Board of Directors of the Virginia Mediation Network and the Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution. In addition to adults, she trains students in school peer mediation programs and was involved in the Fauquier County Public Schools 2010 strategic planning which adopted restorative justice as a long-range goal. In 2001, Ms. Parker received the Supreme Court of Virginia Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Mediation and in 2010 she was name one of Virginia's 50 Influential Women by Virginia Lawyers Media. In 2011 she received the Distinguished Mediator Award from the Virginia Mediation Network. Ms. Parker holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the University of Mary Washington

Join us - you too can negotiate like a pro! 

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Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library

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