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  • The Werner Institute is offering a special intensive course this summer open to the community. Public Policy: Conflict and Community Engagement will look at the role of conflict specialists, public officials (e.g. planners, project managers, elected officials, department heads), and community activists in public policy decision making. We will consider various approaches to convening, designing, and facilitating public policy dialogues and other approaches to effective community engagement.

    The course will meet 8 times over two weeks as follows:

    Week 1:
    June 23-27, 4PM - 7PM
    Week 2: July 14-18, 4PM - 7PM

    For information on registering for this course please visit the course information page.

Past Events:

  • You are all invited to Jacqueline Font-Guzmán's next World Café Dialogue will be in North Omaha on March 11, 2014!

    The Werner Institute and Center for Health and Policy and Ethics at Creighton University in collaboration with Heart Ministry Center will be hosting a World Café Dialogue to explore ways to raise awareness, share perspectives and knowledge on dying and advance care planning, and to hear narratives that Nebraskans may wish to share. Help us spread the word! For more information see the flyer.

  • In recognition of ABA Conflict Resolution Day, please join us for a presentation by Dr. Julie Macfarlane, Professor of Law, University of Windsor, as she discusses The Self-Represented Litigant Phenomenon: What it means for mediators, the legal profession, the judiciary and the justice system, 4:00 PM, Thursday, October 17, 2013, Creighton University, Harper Center Room 3028.  Click here for more details.  This presentation has been approved for CLE credit in NE and IA.

  • Starting the Conversation: First Steps Toward Articulating and Defining a Good Death in Nebraska- Medically, Legally and Interpersonally:Bellevue Medical Center on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 4:30-7:30. The Werner Institute and Center for Health and Policy and Ethics at Creighton University will be hosting a World Café Dialogue to explore ways to raise awareness, share perspectives and knowledge on dying and advance care planning, and to hear narratives that Nebraskans may wish to share. Help us spread the word! RSVP required. The event is free of charge. Please click here for more information.

  • Starting the Conversation: First Steps Toward Articulating and Defining a Good Death in Nebraska- Medically, Legally and Interpersonally: Creighton University on Saturday, August 24th from 9am - 12:30 pm, The Werner Institute and Center for Health and Policy and Ethics at Creighton University will be hosting a World Café Dialogue to explore ways to raise awareness, share perspectives and knowledge on dying and advance care planning, and to hear narratives that Nebraskans may wish to share. Help us spread the word! RSVP required. The event is free of cost. Please click here for more information.

  • Get Comfortable with Conflict: Are you interested in an innovative graduate program which focuses on leadership, collaboration and constructive conflict engagement? Join us Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5-7 p.m. for a complimentary introductory skills building workshop to increase your comfort with conflict. This will be followed up with some information regarding our degree programs that can bring you to the next level in your career. A reception with hosted appetizers will start the evening at 5pm and the program will start at 5:30. The event will take place here at Creighton University's School of Law. For more information and to RSVP follow this link: http://alumni.creighton.edu/wernerconflictskills

  • The Werner Institute once again partnered with Film Streams for an evening of film and discussion. On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 @ 7pm, Film Streams screened the film Pray the Devil Back to Hell. The film was followed by a panel discussion coordinated and moderated by the Werner Institute. More info: http://www.filmstreams.org/filmstreams_calendar.aspx?ID=1066

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