Category: Mental Health

Making Your Workplace Mentally Fit author.

Making Your Workplace Mentally Fit

Workplace stress and mental illness are rising at an alarming rate. The mental health index by Lifeworks found that more...

By Sheryl Ellis
The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health author.

The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health

2022 APFM Conference Workshop Takeaway Tool, with Kimberly Cavanaugh, Dan Berstein, Alice Shikina, Nicole, and Beth Aarons PROTECT MENTAL HEALTH...

By Clare Fowler
Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online! author.

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online!

The listservs and chat rooms have been abuzz this week -- everyone's talking about the conference! We had 39 leading...

By Clare Fowler
7 Ways to Get Rid of Unhealthy Mindsets author.

7 Ways to Get Rid of Unhealthy Mindsets

An unhealthy mindset is a common vice we all struggle to get rid of. Tips like acknowledging the negative thoughts,...

By Lia Medvedeva
Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30 author.

Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30

REGISTER NOW Mediate.com is excited to announce our Mediation and Mental Health Conference, September 28-30, 2022! See the Conference Agenda! This...

By Clare Fowler
“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”* author.

“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”*

Review of Ellen Bruno’s Documentary Film, Split Up—The Teen Years Back in 2013, I reviewed for Mediate.com a documentary titled...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process author.

The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process

As a HR and ADA Facilitator and author of Making It Work, I have found that mediating disability/medical related issues...

By Sheryl Ellis, PHRca, SHRM-CP, CLMS, ADAC
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Chances are, one reason you got into mediation was to make a difference. Have you ever thought about getting into...

By Ashley Rosenthal, Veronica Cravener
ADA Mediation Refresher author.

ADA Mediation Refresher

This is a collection of listserv posts (May 2 – July 28, 2021) that were part of a weekly refresher...

By Judith Cohen
ADA Mediation Guidelines author.

ADA Mediation Guidelines

Introduction The ADA Mediation Guidelines for mediation providers are the product of a national Work Group convened to develop mediation...

By ADA Mediation Guidelines Work Group ADA
Changing Standards author.

Changing Standards

Mediate.com has been around for over 25 years, and over that time we have published thousands of articles on every...

By Clare Fowler
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
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners author.

Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners

The current Pandemic has created a crucial need for Conflict Resolution Practitioners, particularly mediators, to resolve and defuse conflict surrounding...

By Heather Kennedy
Creating Accessible Mediation author.

Creating Accessible Mediation

Individuals with disabilities should have access to tools to settle all types of conflicts including discrimination issues. Mediation is a...

By Heather Kennedy
Recent Court ADA Case Review for Conflict Resolution Practitioners author.

Recent Court ADA Case Review for Conflict Resolution Practitioners

This paper was part of a directed reading assignment for California State University Dominguez Hills, with Dr. Jarrett.  INTRODUCTION It...

By Heather Kennedy
How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating author.

How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating

When we perceive that someone may have a disability, it is common to think about ways to help that person. ...

By Dan Berstein
Disability Mediation : An Overview author.

Disability Mediation : An Overview

There is an on-going need for disability mediation in the civil, commercial, workplace and family context, as there remains a...

By Ryan Compton
Marital Conflict is Not a Mental Health Disorder author.

Marital Conflict is Not a Mental Health Disorder

From Dr. Jacqueline Burnett-Brown's Blog When two people form a union, whether a legal union – such as marriage, or...

By Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
Why Disability Mediation is Crucial author.

Why Disability Mediation is Crucial

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Disabled people are significantly more likely to experience unfair treatment at work...

By Roland Chesters
Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video) author.

Celebrating the Work and Person of Special Education Mediation Champion Marshall Peter (video)

Marshall Peter is soon retiring as Director of Direction Service, a multi-program, family support agency founded in 1977 in Eugene,...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Divorce Mediation: The Best Forum for Families with Special Needs Children author.

Divorce Mediation: The Best Forum for Families with Special Needs Children

Families who have children with special needs constitute a significant percentage of the divorced population.  This should come as no...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
On the Question of a Party’s Capacity to Use Mediation author.

On the Question of a Party’s Capacity to Use Mediation

A mediator came to me for a consult with the following situation while co-mediating a Harassment Prevention case in a...

By Jeanne Cleary
Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases author.

Why Our Practice Areas Include Special Education Cases

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian. There is a personal reason and a law practice philosophy reason why we represent...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Special Needs Education Dispute Resolution author.

Special Needs Education Dispute Resolution

Caring for a special needs child involves an often overwhelming lifelong commitment that introduces an added strain to the parents’...

By Sherri Donovan
Mediation in Disability Cases – Video author.

Mediation in Disability Cases – Video

This video by Leo Hura shows a parent with a disabled child. She finds herself in a dispute with her...

By Leo Hura
The ADA Mediation Guidelines: A Community Collaboration Moves the Field Forward author.

The ADA Mediation Guidelines: A Community Collaboration Moves the Field Forward

  The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"),[1] was the first civil rights statute to explicitly encourage the use of Alternative...

By Judith Cohen
Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver author.

Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver

From the ADR Prof blogAs Jill mentioned last week, the Indisputably crew was assembled in Denver for the ABA DR...

By Art Hinshaw
Mediation & People With Disabilities author.

Mediation & People With Disabilities

For those who miss the monthly NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast meetings sponsored by ACRGNY and John Jay College due to schedules...

By Jeff Thompson
Negotiating Disability author.

Negotiating Disability

Last summer an online magazine for entrepreneurial women elevated form over substance when it advised its audience to accessorize for...

By Diane J. Levin

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