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How Mediation Started, How it’s Different

This video is presented as part of’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Stephen Erickson shares his view on how mediation came about and its benefits compared to the adversarial process.


Stephen Erickson

Stephen Erickson co-founded Erickson Mediation Institute (EMI) in 1977. Since that time, he has been practicing family mediation and other types of mediation as well as training mediators nationally and internationally. Steve and his wife, Marilyn McKnight, have co-authored numerous articles and several books including The Children's Book: For the Sake of the… MORE >

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