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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
Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video author.

Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video

Richard Salem describes his time serving as an intermediary between police and the black panthers in Richmond, California.

By Richard Salem
Rose, Chip: Frustrations with Legal System – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Frustrations with Legal System – Video

Chip Rose talks about his extensive experience as a divorce litigator and how frustrated he became with the process mostly...

By Chip Rose
Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video

Chip Rose compares mediation with collaborative law and notes that in mediation he is able to meet with parties in...

By Chip Rose
Rose, Chip: Why Pay Two Collaborative Lawyers – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Why Pay Two Collaborative Lawyers – Video

Parties who are not clear about the purpose, value and definition of mediation may think they need a collaborative lawyer...

By Chip Rose
Riskin, Leonard: Struggle not to impose ‘the answer’ in Conflicts – Video author.

Riskin, Leonard: Struggle not to impose ‘the answer’ in Conflicts – Video

Leonard Riskin describes his earlier struggle with holding back what he believed to be the answer in a conflict and...

By Leonard Riskin
Simulation: A Better Way – Video author.

Simulation: A Better Way – Video

This simulation discusses multiple types of mediation. It gives an example of a foreclosure, community, marital, special education, elder, and...

By Managing Editor
Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video author.

Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video

This video is a simulation submitted to the ABA DR contest. It shows a dispute between two brothers that is...

By Managing Editor
Constance Ahrons: Divorce Restructures Families – Video author.

Constance Ahrons: Divorce Restructures Families – Video

Constance Ahrons describes the result of a follow-up study she conducted on adult children from divorced parents. She found that...

By Constance Ahrons
Gail Bingham: Desire to Increase Mediation – Video author.

Gail Bingham: Desire to Increase Mediation – Video

Gail Bingham discusses her thoughts on how mediation can play a larger part in the implementation phase of an agreement.

By Gail Bingham
James Coben: Mediation is not Confidential – Video author.

James Coben: Mediation is not Confidential – Video

James Coben gives an example of a lack of transparency and honesty when a mediator tells parties that the mediation...

By James Coben
Bill Lincoln: Teaching Mediation in Cuba – Video author.

Bill Lincoln: Teaching Mediation in Cuba – Video

Bill Lincoln describes training members of the foreign ministry in Cuba: developing curriculum, meeting with ambassadors, teaching negotiation.

By Bill Lincoln
Lisa Parkinson: Team of Trainers Beneficial – Video author.

Lisa Parkinson: Team of Trainers Beneficial – Video

Lisa Parkinson describes how a team of mediation trainers can be more beneficial than just one trainer. Benefits include the...

By Lisa Parkinson
Parkinson, Lisa: Training to Raise Competence – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Training to Raise Competence – Video

Lisa Parkinson discusses the benefits of the UK's model of mediation training and explains the risks of incompetent family mediators.

By Lisa Parkinson
Parkinson, Lisa: Standards for Competency in Family Mediation – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Standards for Competency in Family Mediation – Video

Lisa Parkinson describes her concern with how there is no mention of children or domestic abuse in the standards of...

By Lisa Parkinson
Neumann, Diane: Marketing Directly to Consumers – Video author.

Neumann, Diane: Marketing Directly to Consumers – Video

Diane Neumann speaks about the importance of marketing your mediation practice to your targeted audience.

By Diane Neumann
Neumann, Diane: Future of Mediation – Video author.

Neumann, Diane: Future of Mediation – Video

Diane Neumann discusses where the mediation field is headed.

By Diane Neumann
Neumann, Diane: Lesbian – Gay Mediation – Video author.

Neumann, Diane: Lesbian – Gay Mediation – Video

Diane Neumann discusses some mediating cases involving lesbian and gay considerations.

By Diane Neumann
Moore, Chris: Anti-apartheid Training in South Africa – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Anti-apartheid Training in South Africa – Video

Chris Moore's account of CDR's work in South Africa during the apartheid and anti-apartheid movement. Moore describes working with employers...

By Chris Moore
Moore, Chris: Work Toward Solution – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Work Toward Solution – Video

Chris Moore describes the role of a mediator: instead of advocating for the conflicting parties to have a better relationship,...

By Chris Moore
Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video

Chris Moore shares his opinion on how world conflict has gone down in some arenas, but in others it has...

By Chris Moore
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: The Value of Keeping Parties Together – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: The Value of Keeping Parties Together – Video

Carrie Menkel- Meadow is equally focused on task and process in mediation. She keeps the parties in joint session and...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow teaches negotiation highlighting four different models and she believes that it is important to teach all four models.

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Emerging Field of Mediation – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Emerging Field of Mediation – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow talks about the trends in mediation and the good things that are happening plus the dangers one of...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
McKnight, Marilyn: Mediators and Certification – Video author.

McKnight, Marilyn: Mediators and Certification – Video

Marilyn McKnight discusses how mediators have approached the topic of certification.

By Marilyn McKnight
Michelle LeBaron: Therapy Session Inspired Desire to Affect Positive Change – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Therapy Session Inspired Desire to Affect Positive Change – Video

Michelle LeBaron describes that she first came upon the idea of practicing mediation and creating positive change in a therapy...

By Michelle LeBaron
Larry Fong: Mediation Movement Gains Momentum – Video author.

Larry Fong: Mediation Movement Gains Momentum – Video

Larry Fong describes how the mediation movement has gained recognition, acceptance, and utility around the world and within institutions like...

By Larry Fong
John Paul Lederach: Pacifism as a Practice, Not Just an idea – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Pacifism as a Practice, Not Just an idea – Video

John Paul Lederach explains that those who preach pacifism should put themselves in a context where the practice is most...

By John Paul Lederach

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