University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Collaboration and Facilitation

Building Effective Collaborations

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

A two hour presentation with case study discussions on factors influencing the success of collaborative efforts among organizations. The presentation highlights differences in levels of working together and questions that should be answered before moving forward.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this presentation, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).

 

How to Facilitate an Effective Community Meeting

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

This is a three hour workshop on principles of facilitation and strategies for dealing with challenging situations that may emerge in guided discussions.  Discussion and role plays reinforce the fundamental principles presented.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this workshop, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).

 

Beginning Conflict Resolution

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

This is a three to five hour introductory workshop on the fundamental principles of conflict resolution. The presentation moves from an analysis of different types of conflict, to a comparison of position vs. interest-based bargaining, and the process of reframing conflicts to a joint problem solving statement. Case study discussions, examples and role plays are incorporated into the program.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this workshop, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).

 

Advanced Conflict Management Strategies

Contact: Ron Hustedde, Lori Garkovich, Rick Maurer

Turning Lemons into Lemonade is a multi-day training designed to refine participants' understanding of the principles and strategies of negotiated agreements. Every lesson includes case studies, role plays or practice activities to enable participants to develop their skills in facilitating negotiated agreements.

To learn more about Turning Lemons into Lemonade, visit http://srdc.msstate.edu/trainings/educurricula/lemons/

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. Contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu), Ron Hustedde (ron.hustedde@uky.edu or 859-257-3186) or Rick Maurer (859-257-7582 or richard.maurer@uky.edu) for more information.

 

Identifying Community Power Actors

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu), Kristina Ricketts (k.ricketts@uky.edu or 859-257-3767)

This is a three hour workshop on the characteristics and distribution of community power and strategies for identifying local power actors. There is a focus on linking the identification of power actors with strategies for addressing difficult community issues as well as envisioning and implementing community change.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. Contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu) or Kristina Ricketts (k.ricketts@uky.edu or 859-257-3767) for more information.