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Demystifying Distress (video) author.

Demystifying Distress (video)

Set Effective Boundaries for Challenging Behavior Without Writing Anyone Off (And Practice Self-Care) - Recorded Tuesday, May 14, 2024 https://vimeo.com/946441262...

By Clare Fowler, Dan Berstein
Equipping Mediators for AI-Driven Disputes author.

Equipping Mediators for AI-Driven Disputes

Introduction As artificial intelligence integrates deeper into various sectors, disputes related to its use will be increasingly common, from healthcare...

By Robert Bergman
The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice author.

The Missing Spice: How Mediators Supercharge Collaborative Practice

Imagine a complex culinary creation – a dish bursting with flavor, requiring a symphony of ingredients to come together perfectly....

By Yanine Simpser
Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video) author.

Resolving Pressing Issues in Divorce Mediation (video)

This video is from Jim Melamed's 15-hour "Mediating Divorce Agreement" course available at Mediate.com University. Mediating Divorce Agreement with Jim...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques author.

Maximizing Mediation – An Experienced Mediator’s Favorite Techniques

In this course, experienced mediator Jim Melamed shares his favorite techniques and strategies to help participants through the mediation process....

By James (Jim) Melamed
Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center author.

Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center

A Question of Setting Boundaries and Taking Calculated Risk Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle...

By Alia Ismail
Conflict Tipping Podcast 31: Researching the End of the Peacebuilding World with Dr Julia Palmiano Federer author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 31: Researching the End of the Peacebuilding World with Dr Julia Palmiano Federer

Peace, Conflict, and the Power of Inclusion: Insights from Dr. Julia Palmiano Federer What happens if you put two mediation...

By Laura May
Mastering Mediation: Striking The Balance Between Negotiation, Skillful Communication and Constructive Facilitation Techniques for Successful Outcomes author.

Mastering Mediation: Striking The Balance Between Negotiation, Skillful Communication and Constructive Facilitation Techniques for Successful Outcomes

Introduction Mediation, like negotiation, is an art form. It requires a delicate balance of skillful strategy, empathy, and communication expertise....

By Carmen Reyes Wolfe
Compassion: A route to realism and to detecting impossible possibilities author.

Compassion: A route to realism and to detecting impossible possibilities

So often, both parties to a dispute are incapable of realistically envisioning what could be tolerated or not tolerated by...

By Alia Ismail
And the Award Goes To . . . Susan Yates author.

And the Award Goes To . . . Susan Yates

Executive Director Susan Yates has been chosen to receive the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution's D'Alemberte Raven Award....

By Susan Yates, Clare Fowler
Do You Need a Framework or a Formula for Navigating Conflict? author.

Do You Need a Framework or a Formula for Navigating Conflict?

I spoke with someone recently who was looking for a conflict coach for a colleague of hers. I knew pretty...

By Lorraine Segal
Beyond the Basics: How Continuous Training Transforms Mediators into Maestros author.

Beyond the Basics: How Continuous Training Transforms Mediators into Maestros

In mediation, each case is a unique human symphony. The mediator, not merely a facilitator, transcends to maestro, orchestrating resolution....

By Yanine Simpser
Newly Neutral author.

Newly Neutral

I have been immersed in the field of ADR as both a provider and practitioner for over 25 years. I...

By Lisa Timmons
Understanding the Most Used Conflict Mode author.

Understanding the Most Used Conflict Mode

This question comes up from time to time, especially during group training and classroom discussions: Which conflict mode is used...

By Ralph Kilmann
League of Mediators of Ukraine, Reflective Practice Institute & AAA Foundation Combine to Elevate Family Mediation in Ukraine author.

League of Mediators of Ukraine, Reflective Practice Institute & AAA Foundation Combine to Elevate Family Mediation in Ukraine

Three organizations of conflict practitioners are announcing the launch of a singularly remarkable project to support family mediators in Ukraine....

By Michael Lang
AAA Announces AAAi Podcast author.

AAA Announces AAAi Podcast

The AAA is excited to announce the AAAi Podcast! Join us for this monthly series, where Legally Disrupted host Zach Abramowitz and...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz
Custody Mediation When You Can’t Afford a Lawyer author.

Custody Mediation When You Can’t Afford a Lawyer

A lawyer's input in custody mediation can help you secure an agreement that is fair and in the best interest...

By Zarira Love
Parenting Changed My Conflict Style author.

Parenting Changed My Conflict Style

Being a parent changes many things!  For me,  my conflict style was one of those. On the Style Matters inventory, my highest...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
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
Forgive Without Apology author.

Forgive Without Apology

Is an apology necessary before you can forgive someone?     Absolutely not Of course, forgiveness is a decision that only you...

By Lorraine Segal
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
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
Lessons for Mediators from Ted Lasso author.

Lessons for Mediators from Ted Lasso

I heard about Ted Lasso, the TV series, from many of my friends, who said it was wonderful and well-worth...

By Laurie Israel
Remember Your Child’s College Costs and the FAFSA in Divorce Mediation author.

Remember Your Child’s College Costs and the FAFSA in Divorce Mediation

Divorcing parents often forget to decide how they’ll pay for a child’s higher education. If they separate while their child...

By Tucker Lieberman
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
Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field author.

Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field

In the ever-evolving world of dispute resolution, setting yourself apart from the competition is crucial for success. As a professional...

By Susan Guthrie
Ken Cloke’s Latest – and Last – Book: His Magnum Opus? author.

Ken Cloke’s Latest – and Last – Book: His Magnum Opus?

Book link here. I will not be alone in describing Ken Cloke as one of the most influential figures in...

By John Sturrock, Kenneth Cloke
Expert Forms for Mediators author.

Expert Forms for Mediators

Expert mediators Bob Berlin and Carolyn L. Raines have generously shared their full packet of expert mediation forms for anyone...

By Bob Berlin, Carolyn Raines
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

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