Skill-Building Clinics

Crisis Negotiation Clinic 2022

Date: Friday, March 18, 9:00am-1:00pm

Location: Old North 205

Crisis Negotiation – Communication & Decision Making Skills for High Stress Situations

Please join CTL and Candace Bertotti as she leads this half-day day virtual clinic on crisis leadership, communications, and decision making. In this fast-paced, interactive, and skills-based clinic, participants will explore and apply best practices when communicating in teams under high stress and will develop strategies for improving decision-making using an international crisis simulation. The clinic will emphasize the practical application of these skills at all levels.

Lunch to-go will be provided at the conclusion of this event.

Applications are due Friday, March 4 at 5:00pm.

About the Facilitator

Candace Bertotti is the founder of Candid Communications and specializes in negotiation, interpersonal communication, influence, crisis communication, and conflict resolution. Candace teaches at Georgetown Law School, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and previously for the University of Maryland’s Center for International Development and Conflict Management. Her clients include Google, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lockheed Martin, and federal agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Interior, and Department of Veterans Affairs.  She is also a mediator for DC Superior Court for child abuse cases.

Candace served in the federal government for seven years at the U.S. Department of Education where she helped negotiate multi-million dollar contracts as well as controversial content decisions among multiple stakeholders and differing political administrations. Candace now helps clients experience wide-spread improvements to productivity, internal and external communications, negotiation and influence, and overall effectiveness.

Skill-Building Clinics