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James Alfini: Hope For Mediation – Video author.

James Alfini: Hope For Mediation – Video

James Alfini talks about his hope of the effect mediation will have on the legal profession, in our society, and...

By James J. Alfini
Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video

Susan Carpenter talks about the importance of having both a court system along with conciliation and mediation processes because they...

By Susan Carpenter
James Coben: Importance of Teaching Transparency – Video author.

James Coben: Importance of Teaching Transparency – Video

James Coben discusses how training programs and systems should teach mediators how to be transparent and honest about their process...

By James Coben
Clarence Cramer: Teaching Negotiation – Video author.

Clarence Cramer: Teaching Negotiation – Video

Clarence Cramer discusses teaching negotiation skills to people before they really need to use them, such as when they get...

By Clarence Cramer
Albie Davis: Mediation About Request – Video author.

Albie Davis: Mediation About Request – Video

Albie Davis remembers attending a conference and wondering why everyone was making mediation a complicated process when respect is the...

By Albie Davis
Stephen Erickson: Client-Centered Approach – Video author.

Stephen Erickson: Client-Centered Approach – Video

Stephen Erickson describes his frustration with processes of mediation that are parallel to that of the court system.

By Stephen Erickson
Roger Fisher: Human v. Legal Problems – Video author.

Roger Fisher: Human v. Legal Problems – Video

Roger Fisher talks about applying what he says in his book, Getting to Yes, to reality. He discusses the difference...

By Roger Fisher
Joe Folger: Background in Communication – Video author.

Joe Folger: Background in Communication – Video

Joseph Folger describes his early experiences in the field of mediation.

By Joseph P. Folger
Moore, Chris: Sources and Effectiveness of Early Training – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Sources and Effectiveness of Early Training – Video

Chris Moore describes his training early on with the American Arbitration Association and the organization 'Moving for a New Society'....

By Chris Moore
Meierding, Nina: Differences in Mediation Styles – Video author.

Meierding, Nina: Differences in Mediation Styles – Video

Nina Meierding explains a few different styles of mediation including transformative, facilitative, and evaluative. She mostly practices facilitative, but believes...

By Nina Meierding
Michelle Lebaron: Using Roleplays and Avoiding Perpetuation of Stereotypes – Video author.

Michelle Lebaron: Using Roleplays and Avoiding Perpetuation of Stereotypes – Video

Michelle LeBaron explains one of the things she does different as a trainer, which is having people do role-plays with...

By Michelle LeBaron
Michael Lang: Pulled into Practice by Clients – Video author.

Michael Lang: Pulled into Practice by Clients – Video

Michael Lang speaks of his start in divorce mediation when he was a lawyer.

By Michael Lang
Kimberly Kovach: Mediation Movement from the 1970s to 2010 – Video author.

Kimberly Kovach: Mediation Movement from the 1970s to 2010 – Video

Kovach describes the development of mediation from experimental programs to research to implementation and now to regulation.

By Kimberlee Kovach
Joan Kelly: Use of Facilitative Model in Research – Video author.

Joan Kelly: Use of Facilitative Model in Research – Video

Joan Kelly explains that while she used a facilitative model while doing her research, she now usually ends up using...

By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Greg Bourne: Knowledge of Mediated Area Helpful – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Knowledge of Mediated Area Helpful – Video

Greg Bourne explains how his academic background and experience with public policy and environmental issues has helped him move faster...

By Greg Bourne
Gail Bingham: Role of Science in Environmental Mediation – Video author.

Gail Bingham: Role of Science in Environmental Mediation – Video

Gail Bingham discusses how science and scientists play a part in environmental disputes.

By Gail Bingham
James Alfini: Proud Moment in Mediation – Video author.

James Alfini: Proud Moment in Mediation – Video

James Alfini shares an account of when he was able to give someone voice in a situation where there was...

By James J. Alfini
Lisa Parkinson: Family Mediation Field in UK – Video author.

Lisa Parkinson: Family Mediation Field in UK – Video

Lisa Parkinson describes how family mediation came about in the UK. Divorce rates were on the rise and research was...

By Lisa Parkinson
William Hartgering: Learning Occurs Even When Parties Do Not Settle – Video author.

William Hartgering: Learning Occurs Even When Parties Do Not Settle – Video

William Hartgering talks about his experience with mediating disputes that do not settle. He feels that no matter the end...

By William E. Hartgering
Howard Gadlin: Mediation in Management Techniques – Video author.

Howard Gadlin: Mediation in Management Techniques – Video

Howard Gadlin talks about how mediation may become part of a management technique within organizations. He also voices his concern...

By Howard Gadlin
Saposnek, Don: Incompetence Troubling – Video author.

Saposnek, Don: Incompetence Troubling – Video

See interview series DVDs at www.mediate.com/Views. Access all Don Saposnek videos here.Don Saposnek explains he's troubled by the incompetence he...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Margaret Shaw: Variety of Approaches in Mediation – Video author.

Margaret Shaw: Variety of Approaches in Mediation – Video

Margaret Shaw talks about the variety of approaches to mediating cases and emphasizes that each one has its pros and...

By Margaret Shaw
S. Glenn Sigurdson: Steering From Behind – Video author.

S. Glenn Sigurdson: Steering From Behind – Video

Glenn Sigurdson talks about the importance of slowing down, especially at the beginning of a mediation. He calls this steering...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Carl Schneider: Repairing Relationships in Mediation – Video author.

Carl Schneider: Repairing Relationships in Mediation – Video

Carl Schneider shares that mediation reaches its full potential when a mediator can help to repair a torn relationship.

By Carl Schneider
Peter Salem: Defining Mediation for Marketing – Video author.

Peter Salem: Defining Mediation for Marketing – Video

Peter Salem discusses why so many in the field want to define mediation. He sees it as a platform from...

By Peter Salem
Roger Fisher: George W. Bush’s Negotiation Skills – Video author.

Roger Fisher: George W. Bush’s Negotiation Skills – Video

Roger Fisher talks about how he believes George W. Bush is too quick to make big decisions without first consulting...

By Roger Fisher
Jay Folberg: Evolution of Professionals in Field – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Evolution of Professionals in Field – Video

Jay Folberg observes the evolution of the kinds of professionals who practice in the field from when it started to the...

By Jay Folberg
McAdoo, Barbara: Consequences From Spread of Mediation – Video author.

McAdoo, Barbara: Consequences From Spread of Mediation – Video

Barbara McAdoo discusses that the spread of mediation is what most pleases her about the field. However, she is also...

By Barbara McAdoo
Lincoln, Bill: Leading Training Courses for Mediators – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: Leading Training Courses for Mediators – Video

Bill Lincoln speaks of his leadership role in training mediators in order to have a "professional standard of competency".

By Bill Lincoln
Lincoln, Bill: Values and Principles that Led to Mediating Internationally – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: Values and Principles that Led to Mediating Internationally – Video

Bill Lincoln talks about his start in international mediation and how he wanted to end the contradiction of rapid social...

By Bill Lincoln

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