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MCLC Roundtable: "What's Next? Leveraging Lessons from the Pandemic"

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*** Training Announcement from the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council ***

MCLC's 2021 Roundtable: 
"What’s Next? Leveraging Lessons from the Pandemic While Fostering Dignity through Collaborative Practice"
May 13 and 14, 2021
8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Keynote:  Dr. Donna Hicks
International speaker on the role of dignity in resolving conflict
Roundtable Panel Discussion:  "Lessons from Pandemic: Responses and Adaptations" 
A moderated panel discussion of how collaborative practitioners have responded to the challenges of the last year and how some pandemic adaptations will continue to serve collaborative teams moving forward.

Topics include: practice skills such as addressing unconscious bias, collaborative team communication, and substance abuse; as well as practice building topics such as community outreach and marketing collaborative practice.
Presenters include:  Beth Aarons, Esq.; Gina Arons, Ph.D.; Alison Bell, Psy.D.; Rachel Goldman, J.D., CPC, ELI-MP; Jen Hawthorne, Esq.; Justin Kelsey, Esq.; Karen Levitt, Esq.; Joy Piper, Esq.; Debra Smith, Esq.; Stephanie Tabashneck, J.D., Psy.D.; Karen Van Kooy, Esq.; Kim Whelan, CDFA; and Jason Yormark.

Participants are automatically registered for all workshops.

Early Bird registration through April 30:  $170 MCLC Members; $210 nonmembers
Registration beginning May 1:  $200 for MCLC Members; $$240 nonmembers

Scholarships are available. Please contact for more information.

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About Dr. Donna Hicks
An inspiring speaker, Dr. Hicks draws on her decades of experience using dignity to resolve conflict, between people and nations, in the U.S., Columbia, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Cuba, and Northern Ireland, as foundation for her insightful presentation. She reveals the profound truth about human nature and relationships. Her message of dignity can be applied to:

  • Create a culture of dignity and personal accountability
  • Facilitate positive relationships at an individual, group, and organizational levels
  • Develop leadership practices that embody the elements of dignity

Dr. Hicks is an Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University and is the author of Dignity: Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict and Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture that Brings Out the Best in People.





May 13, 2021 8:45 AM through May 14, 2021 2:00 PM