Presentations and Seminars
“Unlikely Friendships: The Power of Connection Across the Divides.” – Presentation to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Boston, MA (10/16/19).
“Unlikely Friendships: The Power of Connection Across the Divides.” – Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR) annual conference, Tucson, AZ (9/19/19).
“Mental Health Issues in Mediation – Relational Psychological Frameworks Applied to Mediation” – University of Massachusetts, Boston, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, presentation for the David Matz Fellowship (4/29/19).
“Collaborative Team Practice Issues Workshop” – Charles River Practice Group, Watertown, MA (9/25/18).
“On Stress in Conflict Resolution and Collaborative Law Work” – Metro West Collaborative Law Practice Group (4/24/18).
“Live Demonstration of the Facilitative Style of Mediation” – MCLE Annual Conference, panel member (11/10/17).
“Mental Health Issues in Conflict and in Mediation” – Harvard Mediation Program Advanced Training, workshop (11/30/16).
“Bearing Witness to Suffering: Mediating in the Shadow of Pain" – NEACR conference 2015, presentation.
“Culture, Community and Self: Reflections on my work as a mediator” – Community Dispute Settlement Center, workshop (5/17/12).
“Mediator as Maestro: Inspiring the Harmonic Interplay of Many Parts” – Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation (MCFM) annual conference, presentation (12/9/11).
Presentation and workshop to Delegation from Nigeria to UMass Boston on mediation (11/15/11).
“Mediator as Maestro: Inspiring the Harmonic Interplay of Many Parts” – New England Association of Conflict Resolution (NEACR) annual conference, presentation (6/17/11).
“Effective Listening” (11/00); “Heart-Centered Conflict Resolution” (4/01); “What’s Love Got to Do with It? Conflict Resolution and Christian Love” (1/04) – Wilmington United Methodist Church, seminar series, with her father Ken Cleary.
“Giving Voice to Children in the Court” on “Supervised Visitation Risk Assessment for Judges.” – Association of Family Court and Community Professionals Conference, presentation (3/3/02).
“Conflict Transformation through Mediation” – Women Waging Peace, a global initiative of the Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, workshop (11/01).
Boston University School of Public Health, International Department, developed and offered Conflict Management for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries (Fall semester, 1998; Spring, summer and fall semesters 1999).
Guest lecturer on “Conflict and Marriage” – Boston University, Sociology of Marriage class. (11/97).
Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs and Practitioners (MAMPP) conferences on advanced topics in mediation, workshops (10/95, 4/96).
“ADR at Work” – Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) conference (5/17/96).
American Ortho-psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, presentation on Supervised Visitation (5/4/96).
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee on “Anger in Mediation” – Boston Bar Association, panel member (4/96).
“Boundaries Between Mediation and Psychotherapy” – Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA) conference presentation (11/95).
“Advanced Mediation Techniques” – Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs and Practitioners (MAMPP) conference (10/21/95).
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee on “Boundaries between Mediation and Psychotherapy” – Boston Bar Association, presentation (7/95).
Flaschner Judicial Institute Child Welfare Conference on supervised visitation, presentation (6/95).
“Supervised Visitation with Cases Involving Sexual Abuse Allegations” – Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem annual conference, presentation (11/93).