Conflict Resolution Toolkit

  • On-Demand Webinar
  • Recorded on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • 3 hour training
  • FREE for YIPA members
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Learners' Own Words

"This was an amazing training with information I can use every day when working with youth."

"The trainer held my attention and made the topic very interesting."

"The first three hour training I've participated in and walked away with so much information relevant to my work. Extremely helpful! The training also opened my eyes to understanding youth responses even more."

Your Training Description

Unlock the truth about conflict in adolescent development—it's a natural aspect of human relationships, not solely attributed to the teenage brain. In this crucial training, you will gain skills to model effective conflict resolution, helping young people understand conflict, face fears, and navigate conflicts effectively for lifelong benefits. Enhance your ability to deal with conflict, fostering stronger relationships and resilience. You’ll discover valuable tools applicable in both your daily work with young people and your personal life.

Your Learning Objectives

  • Challenge what you’ve been taught about youth brain development
  • Explore the neuroscience of conflict reactions and responses
  • Learn and practice three tools to help youth, adults and co-workers communicate effectively to resolve conflicts

Your Trainer

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Elise M. Chambers is the Program Director at the Conflict Resolution Center, an attorney, a Qualified Neutral under Minn. Rule 114 and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota School of Law. Elise is also trained in facilitated dialogue methods, including Art of Hosting practices. She designs and implements conflict resolution and communication trainings and facilitated processes for non-profit organizations, coalitions, government agencies and businesses to help them address conflict and achieve their goals. Elise is the co-author and presenter of published research regarding youth brain development and the mutual impacts the juvenile justice system and adolescent mental illness have on each other.

Your Competency Focus Area


Each of YIPA’s trainings are designed around a broad framework of eight youth work competencies. The competency focus of this training is: COMMUNICATIONS.

Gain communication flexibility which allows you to develop healthy, productive work relationships, engage in collaborative problem solving with youth, and improve individual and group facilitation.

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This training will count as 3 CE hours for most boards. Please contact your board directly with questions on submitting. You are encouraged to print or save this training information as a PDF for your records.