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This Week in Mediation #688

July 26, 2017
Celebrating Our 22nd Year Membership information
In This Issue:
Peacemaking, Justice, Restoration, and Forgiveness  • 5 Reasons to Choose Mediation to Solve A Dispute • Serious Gaming in Water • A California Correction? Legislature Will Consider Allowing Attorney Malpractice Proof from Mediation • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Peacemaking, Justice, Restoration, and Forgiveness 
by Richard Custin
We often talk about peacemaking while neglecting to address the ultimate goal of justice, restoration and forgiveness.

5 Reasons to Choose Mediation to Solve A Dispute
by Marcy Einhorn
If you've ever been involved in a legal dispute you know that the path to a resolution can be long and costly and that the outcome is never a sure bet. There's got to be a better way.
Serious Gaming in Water
by Todd Jarvis, Shelby Hockaday, Fatima Taha
This paper discusses the use of serious gaming as a method for water resource conflict-negotiation.

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A California Correction? Legislature Will Consider Allowing Attorney Malpractice Proof from Mediation 
by Jeff Kichaven
The evidence is in. After 43 years of federal practice under Rule 408 of the Federal Rules of Evidence (1975); 19 years of New York practice under CPLR 4547 (1998); and 16 years of practice in various states under the Uniform Mediation Act (2001), we can conclude: Statutory confidentiality is not necessary for effective mediation.

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This Week’s Mediation News (read & search News at: www.mediate.com/Today)

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Online Basic 40-hr Beginning Mediation Course at Special Price!
Join Dr. Clare Fowler for an excellent 40-hr Basic Mediation Training for only $345! Certificate and CLE credit available. Full information is here.

Jobs (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings

  • Tenant-Landlord Case Manager - CA
  • Ombudsman - OH
  • Director of Dispute Resolution Programs - CA
  • Director of ADR Services - CA
  • Mediation Director - ME
  • Family Court Services Coordinator - CA
  • State DR Director - OR
  • Default Mediation Specialist - CA
  • Director of Employee Empowerment - OR
  • Mediation Program Manager - VA
  • Labor and Employment Counsel - CT
  • Conflict Resolution Professor - NY
  • Mediation Ethics Lecturer - CA
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Affordable Online Mediation Education, CLE & CEU 
Affordable mediation training and continuing education opportunities from Mediate.com are at: www.mediate.com/University

Training & Conference Calendar

  • July 31-August 5 - Malibu, CA - Pepperdine's Mediating the Litigated Case
  • August 3-7 - Kensington, MD - 40-hr Basic Mediation Training
  • August 7-10 - San Francisco - 32nd Annual Federal Dispute Resolution Conference
  • August 7-11 - Chicago, IL - Mediation Skills Training Certificate Program
  • August 7-10 - Austin, TX - 40-hour Basic Mediation Training
  • August 7-11 - Macon, GA - General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • August 10-18 - Medford, OR - Restorative Justice Facilitator Training
  • August 11-12 - Houston, TX - Family Reconciliation & Family Intervention Mediation Training
  • August 12 - Colorado Springs, CO - Interested in Becoming a Mediator? Seminar
  • August 15-17 - Austin, TX - 30 hr Advanced Mediation Training
  • August 17-19 - St. Johns NL, CAN - Elder Mediation Training
  • August 22 - Austin, TX - 8 hr. Arbitration Training
  • August 23-29 - Denver, CO - 40 hr. Basic Mediation Training
  • August 31-October 5 - Online - Conflict Management Coaching with Patricia Porter
  • September 5-October 4 - Online - Coaching Leaders Through Conflicgt with Cinnie Noble
  • September 11-15 - Macon, GA - General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • September 11-15 - Colorado Springs, CO - 40-hr. Basic Mediation Training
  • September 15-16 - Elmwood Park, IL - Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training
  • September 19-21 - Colorado Springs, CO - Conflict Coaching Seminar - 24 hrs.
  • September 20-28 - Medford, OR - Restorative Justice Facilitator Training
  • September 22 - Anchorage, AK - Conflict Resolution in the Workplace Training
  • September 22-23 - Santa Rosa, CA - Navigating Conflict for Therapists
  • September 22-24 - Kensington, MD - 20-houir Child Access Mediation Training
  • September 23 - Colorado Springs, CO - Interested in Becoming a Mediator?  
  • September 26-November 18 - Greenfield, MA - Basic Mediation Training
  • September 26-28 - Colorado Springs, CO - Workplace Medation Training - 24 hrs
  • October 2-6 - Macon, GA - General Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • October 2-6 - Denver, CO - Basic Mediation Training 40 hours
  • October 4-13 - San Rafael, CA - 40-hour Mediation Training with Steven Rosenberg
  • October 7-28 - Monroe Township, NJ - NJAPM 40-hour Divorce Mediation Training
  • October 14 - Colorado Springs, CO - Interested in Becoming a Mediator
  • October 18-21 - Eugene, OR - Restoring Focus on the Child: CADRE’s Seventh National Symposium on Special Education Dispute Resolution
  • October 19-20 - Berkeley, CA - Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements
  • October 19-21 - Nashville, TN - 3rd Annual Fall Professional Skills Program (Pepperdine & Lipscomb)
  • October 19-23 - Kensington, MD - 40-hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training
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Editors: Jim Melamed and Clare Fowler. We welcome comments and feedback. Send your comments to editor@mediate.com

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