Southwest Conflict Resolution Network



SWCRN is a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the facilitation, awareness and advancement of dispute resolution through education, networking and community involvement. This show features advice from professionals in several fields of interest.


  • Through the Looking Glass of Conflict with Rebecca Arndt

    03/07/2018 Duration: 28min

    Things are not always what we see them to be. A key lesson the Alice learns through the looking glass, and one that we can benefit from when we're faced with conflict. But how do you get to the other side?Rebecca Arndt is a licensed mediator with ten years experience and a preference for family mediation. Learn more at more about the Southwest Conflict Resolution Network at

  • It's Not About the Money with Wendy Mayfield

    08/05/2018 Duration: 18min

    "Finances are the leading cause of stress in a relationship." It's something we've all heard before, and it wouldn't be a saying if it wasn't at least a little true. So when it comes to seeking financial advice, shouldn't a professional financial adviser know a little bit about relationships too? Wendy Mayfield certainly thinks so. She's on a mission to find out why numbers seem to create friction in our relationships, and ultimately discover how we can keep the math simple and save our energy for the things that really matter in life - each other.

  • Peacekeeping Circles with Lisa Hancock

    29/03/2018 Duration: 22min

    How can Circles be used to promote peace and understanding through ritual, structure, and respectful listening? Lisa is a conflict resolution specialist and sought-after guest speaker whose work promotes dispute resolution, problem-solving, team building, and decision making. In 2007 she earned a Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution from SMU. Today, as Director of Restorative Communications, Lisa performs mediations, workshops, and Peacekeeping Circles for a variety of clients. She serves as an adjunct professor at SMU, ACU and El Centro College.

  • De-Stressing in the Moment with Dana Garnett

    23/03/2018 Duration: 25min

    Most of us don't realize how much stress we're carrying with us during the day. Think about your shoulders...are they tense right now? What about the muscles around your ears? What about your heart? Dana Garnett talks about how simply focusing on reducing stress can solve a lot of conflicts, and walks us through one of her calming exercises.

  • Apologies with Ron Gross

    23/03/2018 Duration: 31min

    SWCRN President Ron Gross walks us through the eight steps of an effective apology, and why apologizing is not a sign of weakness.You can learn more at