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Beyond Mediation: How to Turn Your 40-Hour Certificate into a Marketable Tool

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Join the ADR Roundtable as we discuss Beyond Mediation: How to Turn Your 40-Hour Certificate into a Marketable Tool. Our guest speaker will be Anthony Bobo, a protégé of the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Senior Associate at The Joseph Factor Group.

With all the conflict in the world today, there are many opportunities as a conflict resolution professional. But it is sometimes difficult to identify those opportunities and, more importantly, prepare yourself to take advantage of them. This networking event and presentation is for any ADR professional thinking about transitioning into private practice but not sure how to begin. Anthony will offer a candid discussion of how he built a national ADR practice by going beyond mediation.

Join us for this powerful presentation and you will learn how to understand the broad range of opportunities in the field of ADR. You will also learn how to align your personal and professional interests to make an impact in the profession. We will also delve into our role as neutrals in private practice, the impact we have on those with whom we work and how to build better community relations while building a private practice. Come network with like-minded practitioners who are seeking common ground in the ADR community.

Anthony is Senior Associate at The Joseph Factor Group, a collection of Christian-centered individuals dedicated to assist communities and organizations in reaching their full potential through the processes of visioning, strategic planning, and leading edge business practices. Anthony has partnered with the MOVA-Men of Valuable Action-Phenomenal Dads program in West Baltimore’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, the heart of the April 2015 Baltimore Riots. As a collaborator in this partnership, he supports men who are motivated to change their community. Recently Anthony has been a guest columnist with the The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi on the topic of race relations. Anthony is also an instructor at Greenville College where he teaches leadership and racial reconciliation.

In addition to a guest speaker, there will also be ample time to network with fellow ADR practitioners in an effort to identify possibilities to partner, mentor and collaborate. Monetary donation includes light refreshments. Cash bar.

Anthony Bobo, Jr. has been a public servant for over 20 years. He received academic training from the Bowie State University (Bowie, MD), where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) where he completed his Master of Arts degree in Government. He is a certified mediator and facilitator for the Department of the Interior (DOI), as well as a certified contracting officer. As a diversity change agent, Anthony works to ensure that diversity and inclusion is realized within the DOI, while mediating and facilitating across federal agencies.

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