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Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán about her chapter in the book Evolution of...

By Jacqueline Font-Guzmán, Colin Rule
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Peter Adler author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Peter Adler

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Peter Adler about his chapter in the book Evolution of a...

By Peter Adler, Colin Rule
What are the Qualities of a Good Mediator? – video author.

What are the Qualities of a Good Mediator? – video

Have you ever asked yourself, what are the qualities of a good mediator? Is it different for divorce mediation or...

By Bob Bordone
Forum Video: Final Report of Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation author.

Forum Video: Final Report of Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation

This is a 90 minute video from the September 24, 2021 Forum sharing the Final Report of Mediate.com Task Force...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, James (Jim) Melamed
Ronald Melin Supancic – A Memorial author.

Ronald Melin Supancic – A Memorial

“Birth is involuntary. Death is inevitable. Such is life. It begins with a single inhalation. It ends with a single exhalation. In between, we...

By Ron Supancic
Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force – Introduction author.

Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force – Introduction

READ THE ENTIRE FINAL REPORT Introduction “Welcome to the online mediation revolution”  Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Task Force Chair What follows...

By James (Jim) Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Paths Forward for Online Mediation – Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources author.

Paths Forward for Online Mediation – Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources

Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources Community Mediation Committee Chair: D.G. Mawn Members: Arron Addison, Kabrina Bass, Brandon Brown, Sara Campos, Corinne “Cookie” Levitz, Charles A. Lieske, Norma...

By James (Jim) Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient author.

Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together. That is not always a...

By Naveed Khan
Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them author.

Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them

I am a strong proponent of principled negotiation—i.e., negotiation in which both sides attempt to understand the interests and needs...

By Antoinette Raheem
High-Tech Dispute Resolution author.

High-Tech Dispute Resolution

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesJean R. Sternlight, Founding Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict...

By Beth Graham
A Rewarding Response author.

A Rewarding Response

A year or so ago I received an email from Kudrat Dev, Founder and CEO of YCM of India.  YCM...

By Charlie Young
The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria author.

The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria

The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria INTRODUCTION This paper seeks to draw upon the experiences of Nigeria as a growing...

By Morenike Obi-Farinde
Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report author.

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation Think Tank Report hosted by the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) Submitted by D.G. Mawn,...

By NAFCM
Sulha, Community Mediation ? author.

Sulha, Community Mediation ?

Sulha, Community Mediation “Once a wound has healed, it cannot bleed again.”  By Elahe Amani, NAFCM Associate Member and member...

By Elahe Amani
The Emotional Embrace author.

The Emotional Embrace

One beautiful morning my toddler was playing in his Cozy Coupe toy car when it was time for me to...

By Mordechai Rhine
Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege author.

Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege

Guest bloggers, Vicki and Dusty Rhoades are Mediators and Trainers for the Community Mediation Centers of Calvert and St. Mary’s...

By Dan Simon, Dusty and Vicky Rhoades
Mediation Briefs and Preparation author.

Mediation Briefs and Preparation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhy do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to...

By Phyllis Pollack
1992 Watts Gang Truce author.

1992 Watts Gang Truce

There are multiple instances where there is conflict without resolution. For instance, when talking about topics such as religion it...

By Hailee Mingo
Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts author.

Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts

“[Partisan demagoguery] agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another, foments...

By Kenneth Cloke
Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas author.

Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas

A Little Context: In my work as a volunteer mediator in in both court referred cases and divorce and family...

By Deborah Heller
Settlement Verification in the Virtual World author.

Settlement Verification in the Virtual World

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMy goal has always been to provide each and every mediation participant with the most...

By Ross Feinberg
Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce author.

Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce

How to get parents on the same page - Even in the middle of divorce Divorce can be tough on...

By Brandyn Roark Caires, Jen Schimbeno
Being Offended is a Choice author.

Being Offended is a Choice

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.Taking offense at even minor things is a phenomenon that has been growing steadily...

By Kathleen Kauth
Decline of Dialogue? Galton, Love, and Weiss on Joint Sessions, Caucuses, and the State of Mediation author.

Decline of Dialogue? Galton, Love, and Weiss on Joint Sessions, Caucuses, and the State of Mediation

CPR Speaks BlogIf the point of mediation is to get parties together to discuss and thereby resolve their problems, why...

By Eric Galton, Jerome Weiss, Lela Love
Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools author.

Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools

How can we best support the development of online mediation and online mediation training for youth and in our schools?...

By Clare Fowler, Jonathan Rodrigues
“A Community for All” author.

“A Community for All”

IndisputablyYou may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community...

By Jen Reynolds
Effectively Identifying Interests for a Successful Mediation author.

Effectively Identifying Interests for a Successful Mediation

While parties often make formal demands and offers going into mediation, the underlying interests motivating those positions are not always...

By Ryan DeMotte
The Power of Story to Shift Conflict author.

The Power of Story to Shift Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe universe is made of stories, not of atoms. — Muriel Rukeyser Understanding your story...

By Lorraine Segal
Effective Disagreement author.

Effective Disagreement

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.If we listen to the main stream media, it can often seem as if...

By Kathleen Kauth
Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris Poole In my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons:...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher

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