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Guest Author: Stefano Pavletic on Lessons Ukraine Teaches About Neutrality author.

Guest Author: Stefano Pavletic on Lessons Ukraine Teaches About Neutrality

A strange idea of neutrality It is well known that “third party status” of the mediator with respect to the...

By F. Peter Phillips
Saving Myself by Saving Others author.

Saving Myself by Saving Others

INTRODUCTION Today is the 35th day of the war in our country, the 35th day of opposition to Russian aggression...

By Tatyana Bilyk
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation author.

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Recently I have been thinking more about the social stigma around mental illness.  I have a close family member who...

By Colin Rule
Conflict Resolution and Religion author.

Conflict Resolution and Religion

This article discusses the power of respectful communication and appreciation of different values for working through value-based conflicts. Understanding other...

By Amanda Rumsey
Previews of 2022: The Past, Present, and Future of (A)DR in England and Wales author.

Previews of 2022: The Past, Present, and Future of (A)DR in England and Wales

For years jurisdictions around the world have embraced Cloud-based platforms to deliver Court services and ADR solutions.  Meanwhile those of...

By Tony Guise
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan

Another episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Richard Moore talking about his book "A REALISTC Framework for Enhancing Communication...

By Richard Moore
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Grande Lum, interviewed by Colin Rule author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Grande Lum, interviewed by Colin Rule

Another episode from Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Grade Lum talking about his book "America's Peacemakers: The Community Relations Service...

By Grande Lum, Colin Rule
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Susan Raines, Workplace Conflict author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Susan Raines, Workplace Conflict

Recording of the second episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club from 7/30/21 with Prof. Susan Raines talking about the new edition...

By Susan Raines
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
How to Resolve Racist Conflict author.

How to Resolve Racist Conflict

Over the years, racism has been a bane to human societies. Any action, conduct, or deed that bars a person...

By John Peterson
CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’ author.

CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’

CPR Speaks BlogAccording to the Singapore Convention on Mediation’s website, the Convention is a “multilateral treaty which offers a uniform and...

By Bryanna Rainwater
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
Negotiation Will Not Fix Sexism author.

Negotiation Will Not Fix Sexism

Indisputably Let’s start with the obvious–it pains me to realize that negotiation can’t fix everything.  As someone who loves to...

By Andrea Schneider
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
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
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Right to Bilingual Mediation author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Right to Bilingual Mediation

The Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) provides written advisory opinions to mediators concerning interpretations of the Florida Rules for Certified...

By Patrick Mastronardo
Mental Health First Aid Training May Make Our Community Happier and Healthier! author.

Mental Health First Aid Training May Make Our Community Happier and Healthier!

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) wants to make mental health education as common as CPR training!...

By Bruce Blitman, Cindy Wides
How Do You Define “Ethics?” author.

How Do You Define “Ethics?”

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn a recent post, I discussed a book I just finished reading, The Power of...

By Phyllis Pollack
Who Wears the Pants in Your Family? author.

Who Wears the Pants in Your Family?

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogWhen I was growing up, the expectation for middle-class marriages (which were always between women and men)...

By Joy Rosenthal
[Podcast] Where Does the Insurance Industry Sit Now on Racial Issues? author.

[Podcast] Where Does the Insurance Industry Sit Now on Racial Issues?

In a recent episode of Insurance Business Talk, JAMS neutral Rebekah Ratliff speaks with host Paul Lucas on her experience...

By Rebekah Ratliff
Making Ethical Decisions author.

Making Ethical Decisions

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackA few weeks ago, I went into a bookstore to look around and possibly...

By Phyllis Pollack
Ireland’s Mediation Adventure – A practitioner flying on “mutinous winds” author.

Ireland’s Mediation Adventure – A practitioner flying on “mutinous winds”

In referencing Shakespeare’s The Tempest throughout this piece, we acknowledge that there has always been a “rough magic” to the...

By Sinéad Coneely
Vulnerability for the WIN! author.

Vulnerability for the WIN!

By Lydia Ray's Guided Mediation,  www.guidedmediationllc.com/blog Do you have moments where you know if you changed your tune or listened...

By Lydia Ray
When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance author.

When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance

As our collective world seems to spin from one traumatic crisis to the next, an incredibly tender question along the...

By Sarah Peyton
[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, The JAMS Foundation managing director David Brandon introduces the recipient of The JAMS Foundation’s 13th Annual Warren...

By David Brandon
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
Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past author.

Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past

This paper is based on a keynote speech delivered to the Nebraska Mediation Association on August 6, 2020. Nearly 18...

By Michael Lang
Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory? author.

Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 29, 2021, Harvard’s PONS posted a blog written by staff entitled,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators author.

Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators

At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during...

By Donna Silverberg, Owner

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