Full Day Workshop: Understanding and Managing High-Conflict People

Monday, 18 September 2017


Location X502 NeW Space, University of Newcastle City Campus, 409 Hunter Street, Newcastle 2300
Contact law-school@newcastle.edu.au
RSVP Monday, 11 September 2017

Newcastle Law School presents a full day workshop on understanding and managing high conflict people in legal and non-legal disputes.

Presented by prominent US attorney and legal scholar Bill Eddy, this workshop focuses on managing personalities in conflict resolution, particularly resolving disputes involving ‘high-conflict’ personalities and ‘negative advocates.’

This workshop will help practising professionals (lawyers and non-lawyers) recognise personality styles, choose appropriate intervention techniques, and maintain ethical principles while dealing with difficult people, both professionally and personally.

Date: Monday 18 September 2017
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Cost: $590 for full day workshop

RSVP by Monday 11 September 2017 https://payments.newcastle.edu.au/OneStopWeb/NLSEvents/booking

About Bill Eddy

Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator and the President of High Conflict Institute. He developed the "High Conflict Personality" theory (HCP Theory) and has become an international expert on managing disputes involving high conflict personalities and personality disorders. He provides training on this subject to lawyers, judges, mediators, managers, human resource professionals, businesspersons, healthcare administrators, college administrators, homeowners’ association managers, ombudspersons, law enforcement, therapists and others. He has been a speaker and trainer in over 25 states, several provinces in Canada, Australia, France and Sweden.

As an attorney, Bill is a Certified Family Law Specialist in California and the Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego. Prior to becoming an attorney in 1992, he was a Licensed Clinical Social worker with twelve years’ experience providing therapy to children, adults, couples and families in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics. He has taught Negotiation and Mediation at the University of San Diego School of Law for six years and he is on the part-time faculty of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law and the National Judicial College.