Welcome to the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution

The Utah Council on Conflict Resolution (UCCR) is a statewide umbrella organization for all persons interested in enhancing the network of professionals performing or promoting conflict resolution in the State of Utah. The UCCR is committed to serving the community by strengthening the professionalism and integrity of the practice of conflict resolution in Utah. This will be conducted through education and participating in related public policy making.

  Announcements

2016 UCCR 18th Annual Symposium!

"Cutting the Tension; Dealing with Diversity in Difficult Situations"

May 20, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

This event qualifies for 6 hours of ADR Roster training credit and 6 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Ethics (approval pending).

Keynote Speaker:  Jeff Thompson, Ph.D

Jeff Thompson, Ph.D., is a law enforcement detective and hostage negotiator, crisis communication trainer, and certified international mediator.  His law enforcement work currently includes being part of the NYPD Hostage Negotiation Team and he is a communication and conflict specialist, where he develops and oversees digital and social media initiatives, and he creates training programs.  Jeff has presented and trained on the topic of conflict, mediation, (crisis and hostage) negotiation, communication and nonverbal communication internationally for a variety of audiences including police personnel, government officials, judges, attorneys, physicians, sales people, business professionals, and both graduate and undergraduate students.  He has also been published in numerous professional and academic publications. He was a recent Research Scholar at Columbia University researching crisis negotiation during terrorist incidents.

More information here! 


2016 Peacebuilder Scholarship Award Recipients

Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions in promoting peace and leadership in youth! 

Mrs. Leigh VandenAkker, East High School

Mrs. Heather Threlkeld, Legacy Preparatory Academy

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Brown Bag Presentations

 Next Brown Bag is July 21st.

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