Annette Ferriole, founder of Peacemaking Resource, has been teaching peacemaking principles since 2001. She holds degrees in public administration, occupational therapy, and a Masters certification in rehabilitation counseling. She has helped individuals set and reach goals for over 30 years, providing education and assistance to those desiring to enhance their quality of life. She is familiar with the special needs of seniors and persons with disabilities, with years of experience serving and advocating for individuals.
Annette has experience in restorative justice, victim offender dialogue, elder mediation, listening and planning circles, workplace disputes, community and neighborhood mediation, Christian conciliation, and conflict coaching. A long standing member of the Mediation Association of Colorado, she is certified as a Christian Conciliator by the Institute of Christian Conciliators.
Annette has volunteered in numerous capacities: as a mediator for small claims court and the Mediation Center of Mesa County, as a long term care ombudsman and spiritual care volunteer. Annette has collaborated with local peacemakers, spearheading efforts to promote Conflict Resolution Month in Mesa County.
Annette is involved with the Western Colorado Writer's Forum Write Now Program, encouraging people to find their voice by sharing their stories through writing. She has a special interest in restorative writing to help people work through conflict and upheaval.
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