More Skills, More Credentials, More Learning

The Institute for Conflict Management provides public programs, customized services, mediation training and special skills programming throughout the year.   Please join an update list for news and emails about these programs.     

Annual Offerings for the Public  

Each fall, ICM partners with Pepperdine University for a Professional Skills Program, featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in dispute resolution with three days of educational opportunities for practicing professionals. 

REGISTER - October 27-29, 2016 is the Professional Skills Program

Lipscomb's Institute for Conflict Management annually hosts a Southeast Conference on Conflict Management.   This event is the only one of its type in the region, drawing participants from across sectors of government, business, legal, nonprofit and education for a day of continuing legal and mediation education credits, networking and incredible sessions on conflict management, dispute resolution and leadership in critical moments. 

READ MORE - The 2016 Southeastern Conference on Conflict Management was hosted on April 6, 2016.


Mediation Training

Hundreds of completion certificates are awarded to participants of the Institute for Conflict Management's Rule 31 Civil and Family Mediation Trainings each year.   


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For the Faith Community

Career ministers and lay leaders of faith-based organizations seek peaceful management of tense moments.    Updates and news sent out about special programs for congregational leaders and members of faith groups can be accessed here. 

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