Conflict is a normal and natural part of life. How we handle conflict, however, greatly affects the quality of our relationships and our ability to perform and succeed. Let CEDR help you address differences at an early stage and in a constructive manner.
If conflict is natural, why do we pay so much attention to it? Because how you respond to conflict makes all the difference.
CEDR (DoDEA's Center for Early Dispute Resolution) is a neutral, confidential resource that assists DoDEA and its employees in addressing and managing conflicts and disputes
CEDR provides education and training that helps employees get the skills and knowledge they need to talk productively with each other, with parents, and with anyone with whom they interact. Productive communication increases the possibility of using conflict constructively and decreases the likelihood of escalating, destructive conflict. More about education and training.
CEDR provides confidential, impartial assistance to help address and resolve concerns and differences encountered at DoDEA. More about processes for addressing and resolving conflict.
Note 1: Mediation to address informal or formal allegations of discrimination continues to be provided by DoDEA Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity Office (DMEO).
Note 2: Due to changes in CEDR personnel, mediation of conflicts between employees that is not related to discrimination will be handles through Danielle Cesarano, Manager, DoD Roster of Neutrals, firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.