Consensus is proud to operate in a community of industry leaders and to be a member of various practice-related organizations, including:
Consensus is a member-constituent of the U.S. Department of State's Overseas Security Advisory Council. Created in 1985 under the authority of the Secretary of State, OSAC is a Federal Advisory Committee with a U.S. Government Charter to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and U.S. Department of State.
Consensus is a member of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, a coalition of diverse organizations and professionals which are directly engaged in applied conflict prevention and resolution, by providing a variety of services and conducting research, evaluation and education.
Consensus professionals are members of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in almost 140 U.S. chapters and 25 Global Networks. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.
Select Consensus professionals are members of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, a legal bar association that works at political, legal and social reform, and at maintaining high ethical standards for the legal profession.
Consensus is an active participant in CUNY Dispute Resolution Consortium, a university based academic center which serves as a comprehensive coordinating mechanism to advance research and innovation program development throughout City University as well as the New York City Metropolitan area.
Consensus professionals are members of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), the leading international association dedicated to improving productivity and performance in the workplace. Representing more than 10,000 international members, ISPI's mission is to develop and recognize the proficiency of its members and advocate the use of Human Performance Technology.
Select Consensus professionals are members New York County Lawyers’ Associations, one of the largest and most influential county bar associations in the country. They also chair NYCLA committees, including the Arbitration and ADR Committee.
Consensus is a member of the New York State Dispute Resolution Association, Inc. (NYSDRA), a private not-for-profit professional membership organization committed to the use and promotion of peaceful dispute resolution. Its members consist of Community Dispute Resolution Centers located in all 62 counties in New York State and hundreds of individual dispute resolution practitioners, organizations, and others interested in the field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Through leadership, education, promotion of professional standards and training, and development of innovative statewide programs, NYSDRA provides opportunities for people, communities, organizations and businesses to effectively respond to conflict.
Consensus is an accredited provider of NY-UCS continuing legal education. The mission of the New York Unified Court System is to promote the rule of law and to serve the public by providing just and timely resolution of all matters before the courts. New York State's continuing legal education (CLE) program, which was implemented through the collaborative efforts of the bench and the bar and which is governed by the NY-UCS, seeks to enhance the New York Bar's proud tradition of professionalism in serving clients and the public.
Consensus is an accredited provider of OP continuing professional education credit. The Office of the Professions of the New York State Education Department (OP) regulates forty-seven professions defined in Title VIII of the State’s Education Law. Accordingly, the OP oversees the preparation, licensure, and practice of the professions, including continuing education requirements.