Professional Details

Dr Ralph Steele,BCPC
Certified
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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222 W Las Colinas Blvd, Ste 1650
www.mediationworlds.com
Irving, TX 75039
USA
817-729-0543
Fax: 972 893 9907

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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Mediation Services, PLLC provides mediation training for the Univ Texas Arlington, and does probate, family and marital mediation, credit card mediation, employment and healthcare mediation. Mediates Corporate and commercial business complex cases for small, medium, large and mega companies.

Professional Background

A pioneer in mediation who first wrote a manual of Peer Mediation in 1992, for the Birmingham City School System and trained peer mediators. He has over 600 hours of mediation in Family, civil, marital, construction, probate, credit card, foreclosure, personal injury (health care), employment and he teaches mediation at the Univ Texas Arlington.

Experience

He as various experience in mediation over 600 hours of mediation since 1992. In 1992 he wrote a book on School Conflict Resolution Mediation Program, and conducted peer mediation and peer mediation training. He has done workplace mediation in the employment sector, and family mediation, probate, civil and foreclosure and credit card mediation. He is on the CLC mediation panel and the Healthcare mediation panel of Texas. he provided mediation training and mentors new beginning mediators with observation and co-mediation training and coaching beginning mediators in search for employment and establishing a mediation business. He also has taught mini-classes to magnet high school students introducing future mediators to the profession of mediation.

Degrees

He has a Doctoral in Civil law with a concentration in mediation and pyschology from Oxford Univ. Has a master of divinity degred from Vanderbilt Univ and a Bachelors degree in Sociology and Biology from ConCordia Univ, Seward, Nebraska. He has completed further courses in Foreclosure, Workplace, Marital, Family, Transformative, Collaborative law, Truancy and Juvenile Mediation.

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
30 April 2005    Diana Dale    Basic Mediation 40 hrs w/3 hrs Ethics Texas Bar app
17 Dec 2004    Diana Dale    Employment-Workplace 24 hrs
13Nov 2004    Elizabeth Burleigh    Advanced Family 30 hrs Texas bar app
17 Aug 2008    Tracy Leissner    Child Custody CPS Mediation 25 hrs

Approach

My basic approach or my mediation style is facilitative, yet I sometimes use an ecletic approach and when needed I use the transformative model.

Fees

Mediation cost is: $250.00 per hour.

Other Information

Further mediation training: Marital Mediation 16 Sep 2009, John Fiske & Susan Bordman, 8 hrs Foreclosure Mediation, Supreme Court of Ohio 7 Aug 09, Douglas Stephens, 4.5 hrs Juvenile Mediation, 17 May 08, Abbey Mitchell, 8 hrs Truancy Mediation, Truancy Mediation 8 Feb 08, Abbey Mitchell, 16 hrs, Transformative Mediation Diana Dale, 22 Jan 05, 20 hrs, 2 hrs ethics, Innovations in Dispute Resolutions:Beyond Settling, Abbey Mitchell, 4 hrs 15 May 09

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Aviation
  • Business (25 mediated)
  • Civil (general) (23 mediated)
  • Commercial
  • Community (17 mediated)
  • Congregational (5 mediated)
  • Construction (6 mediated)
  • Contracts (15 mediated)
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues) (25 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (15 mediated)
  • Education
  • EEOC (10 mediated)
  • Employment (30 mediated)
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental (10 mediated)
  • Estate Planning
  • Family (54 mediated)
  • Franchise
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International (3 mediated)
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation (7 mediated)
  • Maritime
  • Native American
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil and Gas
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Patent
  • Personal Injury (17 mediated)
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Probate (14 mediated)
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Social Security
  • Special Education
  • Sports
  • Trust Management
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace (15 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Counselor
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Psychotherapist
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombudsperson
  • Conflict Coach
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator

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