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Ascending the Status of Mediation - Supporting the National Mediation Policy Act

(6/17/19)Michael Aurit, Donald T. Saposnek

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) recently became the first major organization to endorse The National Mediation Policy Act, a seminal national effort to improve the sanity of discourse in our country.

Cinnie Noble

“Being” in Conflict

(6/14/19)Cinnie Noble

In response to a questions about what compelled me to create a conflict management coaching model, I explained that in my work as a workplace mediator it became evident that many leaders do not know how to “be” in conflict.

Dr. Lynne C. Halem

Children First in Your Divorce

(6/14/19)Dr. Lynne C. Halem

How to mediate in the best interests of the children.

Arran Heal

Can't Employers Live Without Gagging Orders?

(6/14/19)Arran Heal

Employers’ use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) is destroying lives, says Maria Miller MP.

Jeremy Pollack

Best Conditions for Workplace Conflict Resolution: When Can it Work?

(6/14/19)Jeremy Pollack

In workplace conflict resolution, just as in any peacebuilding effort, much of the success lies in the parties’ motivation to resolve the dispute.

Gene Esshaki

Creating a Winning Mediation Statement

(6/14/19)Gene Esshaki

When it comes to commercial mediations, the first impression is made with the Mediation Statement.

Melissa Adkins

Reclaiming Who You Are Post-Divorce

(6/14/19)Melissa Adkins

It took me a long time to accept that the only thing worse than my fear of my own emptiness, was the emptiness of my bottomed-out relationship with my husband of nearly 12 years.

Gregg Relyea

Educating the Next Generation in Resolving Social Media Disputes

(6/10/19)Gregg Relyea, Joshua N. Weiss

Educating the next generation about conflict resolution skills--early in life--is essential on many levels.

Children and Teenagers: When their right to be heard challenges us as conflict resolvers

(6/06/19)Maria Paola Felibert, Maria Eugenia Sole

One of the biggest challenges for us as conflict resolvers is to help parents recognize their children’s vital role not only in the family system, but also in society.

Bill Marsh

Don’t Sit On Your Ass[ets] – Part 2: The Arguments

(6/06/19)Bill Marsh

This article is on using your assets well in a mediation.

Joy Rosenthal

Hold Your Grudges!

(6/06/19)Joy Rosenthal

Are grudges useful in negotiation?

Arthur Rosenbloom

Appearance and Reality in Mediation

(6/06/19)Arthur Rosenbloom

I argue that mediators are well advised to be mindful of the distinction between appearance and reality.

Stuart Watson

Should I Get a Divorce? A Mediator’s Approach

(6/06/19)Stuart Watson

When one or both people in a marriage or long-term committed relationship are struggling with the question “Should I get a Divorce?”, Family Mediation can be an ideal process for the couple to have some difficult discussions and make a fully informed decision about next steps in their relationship.

Leyla Balakhane

How to Explain Divorce to Your Children

(6/06/19)Leyla Balakhane

When creating a plan in which you will explain your divorce, it is best to keep certain guidelines in mind.

Denise French

Divorce Done Differently!

(6/06/19)Denise French

As soon as you begin to contemplate divorce, the nauseating, panic-attack-inducing realization of losing half of your net worth kicks in and you find yourself wondering if it’s even worth it to consider leaving if you’re just going to end up broke and starving.

Sylvia Smith

How Meditation Can Help During Mediation

(5/31/19)Sylvia Smith

If you're going through a divorce or a rough business settlement, it's safe to say your life has been stressful lately.

Wayne Plenert

Referring Church Conflict to Mediation

(5/30/19)Wayne Plenert

This article outlines what uninvolved church leaders could do: encourage mediation in churches.

Samuel Dinnar

Harvard Shares Five Tips for an Experienced Mediator

(5/30/19)Samuel Dinnar

Harvard Negotiation Institute’s Samuel Dinnar shares his recommendations

Jim Melamed

Comparing Mediation Websites

(5/24/19)Jim Melamed

According to brand new 5/22/19 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website, by far!

Cinnie Noble

The “Do Nots” of Conflict

(5/23/19)Cinnie Noble

There are a lot of things NOT to say or do when in conflict with someone else if we are wanting to resolve or mend things.

Meredith Richardson

Four Tips to Navigate a Difficult Conversation at Work

(5/23/19)Meredith Richardson

Although you can’t control the outcome of a difficult conversation or meeting at work, you can take inner action to support an effective conversation and a good outcome.

Matt Giblin

Ever Wondered What it's Like to Train as a Mediator?

(5/23/19)Matt Giblin

Are you looking to carry out workplace mediations? Not sure what the training would involve?

Sarah Ater

Strides in Court Annexed Mediation in Kenya

(5/23/19)Sarah Ater

This article discusses the progress of Court Annexed Mediation in Kenya since its inception three years ago. It also explains some of the steps taken to address the challenges faced.

Tony Guise

Is Mediation Justice?

(5/23/19)Tony Guise

This challenges the views of some commentators that mediation is a bad thing because it is private and prevents citizens from having their day in court.

Tessa Tompkins Byer

Self-Determination: How Mediator's Goals Put it in Jeopardy

(5/23/19)Tessa Tompkins Byer

In this article, I discuss a recent case in Summary Process court where I prioritized settling the case; as a result, I retrospectively wonder if my reactions to the party undermined her self-determination.

Meredith Richardson

When Someone You Love Disappears on You

(5/18/19)Meredith Richardson

How can you help clients when the other party disappears?

Nicole Wilmet

My Favorite Resource Featuring Robyn Weinstein

(5/18/19)Nicole Wilmet

This month, Resource Center Director Nicole Wilmet spoke with Robyn Weinstein, ADR Administrator at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, to learn about her favorite resource.

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