February 01, 2019

Kennesaw State University to Host Summer Ombuds Workshops in June 2019

KSU has announced the details of a three-day professional development institute for Ombuds, June 19-21, 2019. The event is hosted by Tim Hedeen, Professor of Conflict Management and University Ombudsman at KSU, and will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Savannah, Georgia. The final day will a meeting to re-establish a Southeast regional group.

Here are the planned session for the professional development institute:

June 19-20, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Assessment strategies to understand and improve all aspects of your office
    Mary Rowe, MIT & Tim Hedeen, KSU
  • Approaches for ombudsing in the age of “Me, Too!” and racial profiling
    Jennifer Schneider, USF
  • Opportunities to integrate restorative practices in organizations
    Tahirih Varner, UWG
  • Proven practices for serving your visitors, including coaching skills
    Bina Patel, NGIC

Earlier in the week, the institute will offer mediation and restorative justice training. (KSU Summer Institute.)

Prior Posts: Kennesaw State University to Host Southeast Regional Facilitation ConferenceGeorgia State University Ombuds Office Announces Annual Symposium DetailsSymposium on Dispute System Design to Feature Ombuds.

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