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ChatGPT Assisted Mediation Simulations – What We Have Learned So Far (video) author.

ChatGPT Assisted Mediation Simulations – What We Have Learned So Far (video)

Many members from our LinkedIn group 'AI Mediators Network: Learn, Share, Connect' are using ChatGPT-assisted mediation simulations to practice and...

By Giuseppe Leone
Educating the Next Generation in Resolving Social Media Disputes  author.

Educating the Next Generation in Resolving Social Media Disputes 

Educating the next generation about conflict resolution skills--early in life--is essential on many levels. Personal happiness, strong friendships and relationships,...

By Gregg Relyea
The Hummingbird author.

The Hummingbird

The other day, I opened one of the French doors in our house to let the dog outside where he...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation is Not Always About Settling! author.

Mediation is Not Always About Settling!

A colleague of mine- Jan Frankl Shau, Esq. recently published an article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal entitled “ A New...

By Phyllis Pollack
Helping Mediators To Do The Best Mediation They Can author.

Helping Mediators To Do The Best Mediation They Can

Helping You Do the Best Mediation You Can is Part 2 of a two-part series presenting action research about factors affecting...

By John Lande
A Call for Standardization of Practitioner Knowledge and Education Mental Health Awareness author.

A Call for Standardization of Practitioner Knowledge and Education Mental Health Awareness

During my graduate education in alternative dispute resolution, neurodiversity was explored as a journal prompt asking what a mediation practitioner...

By Monesha Munnerlyn
Unveiling of Hidden Dynamics in Mediation Practice: Lessons from the Marauder’s Map author.

Unveiling of Hidden Dynamics in Mediation Practice: Lessons from the Marauder’s Map

Introduction J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter introduces us to different magical objects, one of which is the “Marauder’s Map”, a document...

By Pitamber Yadav
Three Beneficial Alternative Dispute Resolution Options in Domestic Relations Cases in Michigan author.

Three Beneficial Alternative Dispute Resolution Options in Domestic Relations Cases in Michigan

Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has gained significant importance in the realm of domestic relations cases, providing a more collaborative,...

By Phillip Schaedler
Neurodiversity in Mediation  author.

Neurodiversity in Mediation 

This is a brief introduction to neurodiversity and reflection about potential applications. According to the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, neurodiversity is...

By Marco Imperiale, Tommaso Davi
Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC author.

Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC

In this episode, Veronica speaks with John Sturrock KC, founder and senior mediator at Core Solutions.  Listen to this episode to...

By John Sturrock, Veronica Cravener
Naïve Realism? or Surrounded by Idiots? author.

Naïve Realism? or Surrounded by Idiots?

In social psychology, there is a cognitive bias known as “naïve realism” which “is the human tendency to believe that...

By Phyllis Pollack
50 Possible Questions to Open Israeli-Palestinian Dialogues author.

50 Possible Questions to Open Israeli-Palestinian Dialogues

Many political conflicts are taking place on campuses and in communities today over the war in Gaza between Israeli and...

By Kenneth Cloke
New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales? author.

New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales?

As many will know, in England and Wales (E&W) since 2015 we have been digitising our Civil, Family, and Tribunal...

By Tony Guise
Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful author.

Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful

Nature and Benefits of the Real Practice System Checklists The Real Practice System Menu of Mediation Checklists received many rave reviews.  People...

By John Lande
The First Question author.

The First Question

 The first mediation meeting primarily revolves around getting to know your clients, and the clients getting to know you. It...

By Laurie Israel
Will AI Replace Mediators? author.

Will AI Replace Mediators?

This issue, which currently preoccupies people, goes back a long way. The evolution of technology, which has been ongoing for...

By Robert Bergman
A Mediator’s Take on AI, Humanity, and Tom Petty author.

A Mediator’s Take on AI, Humanity, and Tom Petty

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now and will likely continue to be for some time. Many industries...

By Amy Robertson
Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do author.

Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do

"Oski Dolls, Pompom Girls,  U.C. all the way! Oh, what fun it is to have Your mind reduced to clay!...

By Kenneth Cloke
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note:  During the times of Covid-19, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes...

By Gregg Relyea
Neutrality Trap: The Danger of Staying Silent author.

Neutrality Trap: The Danger of Staying Silent

In its commitment to serving as an institution dedicated to preventing, de-escalating, managing, resolving, and transforming conflicts into opportunities for...

By Papito Francis Ojok
A Journey Through Conversational Storms author.

A Journey Through Conversational Storms

I think I'm right, and they think they're right. It's a classic clash of realities. Have you ever found yourself...

By Sarabjeet Wadhwa
Who Determines Your Self-Worth? author.

Who Determines Your Self-Worth?

Recently, I’ve been having more discussions on the core topic of self-worth: Am I a good or bad person? Am...

By Ralph Kilmann
The Ethics to Retaliation: A Potential to Reconciliation author.

The Ethics to Retaliation: A Potential to Reconciliation

Many people resort to retaliation to protect their own authority. Sometimes, demonstrating authority is necessary. When offended, matching others positions,...

By Alia Ismail
Mediate.com Podcast: Learning About NAFCM’s School Board Community Toolkit with D.G. Mawn author.

Mediate.com Podcast: Learning About NAFCM’s School Board Community Toolkit with D.G. Mawn

Part of community mediation is...we don't want people co-existing, we want people co-creating." In this episode, Veronica speaks with D.G. Mawn, President...

By NAFCM NAFCM, Veronica Cravener
Important Considerations for Sexual Harassment Mediation author.

Important Considerations for Sexual Harassment Mediation

It is an undisputed fact that one can compose a dissertation on workplace sexual harassment mediation and fail to give...

By Earlene Baggett-Hayes
Rhythm Analogy: Drumming & Mediation author.

Rhythm Analogy: Drumming & Mediation

Mediation has its own pace. it can move fast or needs to be slowed down. It can flow smoothly or...

By Milan Slama
Ending Mental Illness Discrimination in Dispute Resolution and Beyond: Some 2023 Updates author.

Ending Mental Illness Discrimination in Dispute Resolution and Beyond: Some 2023 Updates

Since 2021, MH Mediate’s Mental Health Safe Project (MH Safe) has been providing resources for addressing stereotypes, stigma, and discrimination...

By Dan Berstein
Neutrality is Better than DIY Conflict Resolution author.

Neutrality is Better than DIY Conflict Resolution

I like do-it-yourself home improvement as much as the next person, but do-it-yourself conflict resolution is problematic. How has this...

By James Krueger
Make Money Mediating Podcast 422: Building a Business Without Breaking Your Mind: Tips for Prioritizing Mental Health author.

Make Money Mediating Podcast 422: Building a Business Without Breaking Your Mind: Tips for Prioritizing Mental Health

In this episode, Susan explores and discusses the importance of maintaining mental wellness as an entrepreneur. The discussion covers the...

By Susan Guthrie
Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with John Ford author.

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with John Ford

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Video Conversation Project Michael Lang interviews John Ford who describes mediating workplace disputes with a...

By John Ford

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