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Resolving Conflict Constructively Workshop

This three-day workshop provides participants with the opportunity to develop tools and improve skills in problem solving and conflict management on an interpersonal basis. The course includes skill building through theoretical discussion in small and large group settings; and practical application activities, such as exercises and role playing. Resolving Conflict Constructively is a prerequisite for Leading by Example and Introduction to Mediation, and is strongly recommended for Negotiation and Influencing.


1. Benefits

The workshop will include the following areas of study and practice:

  • Conflict theory – how people approach and deal with conflict;
  • Communication skills – including active listening, questioning techniques and re-framing;
  • How to raise issues constructively;
  • Introduction to interests – what is important to people; what are they trying to accomplish; what are the motivations behind the positions people take; and
  • An interest-based approach to problem-solving.

2. Apply

2022-23 Workshops

Registration is now open for the following sessions.

Resolving Conflict Constructively
Regina, SK (in person)
September 20, 21, 22, 2022, 8:30-4:30 each day

Resolving Conflict Constructively
Virtual – 6 half-days over the course of 2 weeks (Live virtual sessions will be held over the mornings of the scheduled dates; applicants must be available to attend both weeks)
Week 1:
October 18, 19, 20, 2022
Week 2: October 25, 26, 27, 2022

Resolving Conflict Constructively
Saskatoon, SK (in person)

January 10, 11, 12, 2023; 8:30-4:30 each day

Resolving Conflict Constructively
Virtual – 6 half-days over the course of 2 weeks (Live virtual sessions will be held over the mornings of the scheduled dates; applicants must be available to attend both weeks)
Week 1:
February 28, 2023 and March 1, 2, 2023
Week 2: March 7, 8, 9, 2023

Conditions for Virtual Workshops

  • 100% attendance for all days in order to receive a certificate.
  • Engage in general discussions, small group discussions and role plays.
  • Zoom videos remain on.

Workshop space is limited. All applicants will be notified of the status of their registration 2-3 weeks prior to the workshop.

To apply for one of the above workshops, please submit your completed application form to

Have questions? Check out these helpful tips.

Email your completed form to

Or send it to:

Ministry of Justice
The Dispute Resolution Office
323 – 3085 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4S 0B1

Fax: 306-787-0088

Phone: 306-787-5747
Toll Free: 1-866-257-0927

Customized sessions for a specific organization, workplace, or group can be scheduled to meet client group needs. If you are interested in exploring further information about content, group fees, and customizing the Resolving Conflict Constructively workshop for your organization, please contact the Ministry of Justice, Dispute Resolution Office.


3. Further Information

Courses will be offered subject to adequate enrolment. Enrolment for these courses is limited. Three weeks' notice is required in the case of cancellation. You may be charged a cancellation fee, unless you find a replacement.

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