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OLD: AFM – AFCC Standards of Practice for Divorce and Family Mediation (1984) author.
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OLD: AFM – AFCC Standards of Practice for Divorce and Family Mediation (1984)

These are the standards of practice that were promulgated by two national/international associations of family and divorce mediators, the Academy...

By AFCC Salem
Building a Successful Mediation Practice author.
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Building a Successful Mediation Practice

The purpose of this article is to provide some suggestions with regard to building a successful mediation practice from a...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in  Large Canadian Companies author.
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Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in Large Canadian Companies

While dispute resolution skills and systems have been a hot topic of discussion in the Canadian legal community for the...

By Gary T. Furlong
Model Standards of Practice for Mediators author.
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Model Standards of Practice for Mediators

These standards of mediation practice were jointly defined by the American Bar Association (ABA), Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) and...

By Managing Editor
Benefits of Mediation author.
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Benefits of Mediation

People in disputes who are considering using mediation as a way to resolve their differences often want to know what...

By Managing Editor
Other Dispute Resolution Processes author.
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Other Dispute Resolution Processes

There is a spectrum of dispute resolution processes, ranging from informal discussion to formal adjudication. The concept behind the development...

By Managing Editor
Reasons To Consider Mediation author.
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Reasons To Consider Mediation

1. The court that is to hear the case is likely to order mediation and you would rather pick your...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Eleven Questions Most Commonly Asked About Mediation author.
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Eleven Questions Most Commonly Asked About Mediation

Most lists contain numbers of items that have a traditional context -- 7, 10, or 20. A list of twelve...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten
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Quick Reference for Selecting a Mediator

Five Steps to Choosing a Qualified Mediator Checklist 1: What Do You Want? 1. What are your goals? 2. What...

By Alaska Judicial Council
Building Consensus for a Sustainable Future author.
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Building Consensus for a Sustainable Future

Dedication Foreword Consensus Processes Why? What do we mean? Using them Guiding Principles of Consensus Processes Key Steps in Consensus...

By Managing Editor
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What If There Has Been Domestic Violence?

If there has been domestic abuse or violence between you and the other party, you should understand how it can...

By Alaska Judicial Council
Family Mediation: Research Facts author.
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Family Mediation: Research Facts

I. Who Chooses to Mediate? Those who voluntarily agree to mediate generally have higher socio-economic status (education level, occupation status,...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten
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Seeking the Roots of Terrorism: An ADR Response to International Acts of Violence

I was deeply troubled by the recent bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania and disappointed but not...

By Joy Helmer
Spirit of Friend to Family Alive author.
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Spirit of Friend to Family Alive

Permission to publish by Eugene Register Guard and Author September 26, 1998 We've lost a peacemaker. Not the headline-making, Nobel...

By Karen McGowan , Kathleen O'Connell Corcoran
Pro-life And Pro-Choice Advocates Seek To Bridge The Great Divide author.
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Pro-life And Pro-Choice Advocates Seek To Bridge The Great Divide

This article originally appeared in the July 1998 issue of Consensus, a newspaper published jointly by the Consensus Building Institute...

By Michelle LeBaron, Nike Carstarphen
Getting Reluctant Stakeholders To The Table: Experienced Mediators Share Insights author.
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Getting Reluctant Stakeholders To The Table: Experienced Mediators Share Insights

"This article originally appeared in the July 1998 issue of Consensus, a newspaper published jointly by the Consensus Building Institute...

By Jennifer Thomas-Larmer
ODR Section Editorial Fall 2000 author.
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ODR Section Editorial Fall 2000

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) presents both a major opportunity and a major challenge for the ADR field. For the first...

By Colin Rule
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Presidential Memorandum of 1998

May 1, 1998 MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Designation of Interagency Committees to Facilitate and Encourage...

By President William Jefferson Clinton
Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1998 author.
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Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1998

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 1998'. SEC. 2. FINDINGS...

By Managing Editor
Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Act of 1998 author.
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Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Act of 1998

To amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental and Native American Public Policy Act of 1992...

By Managing Editor
Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights author.
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Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights

April 21, 1998 Dear Colleague: The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) has embarked in a major initiative to...

By Managing Editor
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Graduate programs in dispute resolution keep growing

Most dispute resolution practitioners today who have graduate degrees - and a large majority do, according to a recent Consensus...

By Cassel Kroll
Using Mediation Effectively author.
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Using Mediation Effectively

Mediation can be a powerful tool for settling disputes. The recent Teamsters strike at UPS was settled with the assistance...

By Norm Brand
From Involuntary To Voluntary Mediation<Br>Or, The Art Of Gentle Arm Twisting author.
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From Involuntary To Voluntary Mediation<Br>Or, The Art Of Gentle Arm Twisting

"....and one reason that mediation is so effective is that it is a voluntary process." How often have you heard...

By Elisabeth Seaman
Research on Impact of ADR author.
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Research on Impact of ADR

Taken from Report to the Legislature on the Impact of Alternative Disute Resolution on the Massachusetts Trial Court. Prepared by...

By Massachusetts Trial Court Massachussets Trial Court
Steep Path Awaits New Practitioners In Field author.
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Steep Path Awaits New Practitioners In Field

This article originally appeared in the January 1998 issue of Consensus, a newspaper published jointly by the Consensus Building Institute...

By Jennifer Thomas-Larmer
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European Principles on Family Mediation

Recommendation Principles on Family Mediation On January 21, 1998 the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a...

By Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
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Partnering: Experiences from the Public Sector

In 1989 the Cecil Field Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida was upgraded to the National Priority List under the...

By Eric Paley
Wittgenstein Y Mediación author.
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Wittgenstein Y Mediación

La vida de Wittgenstein fue poco convencional. El fue el hijo menor de una familia Vienesa de posición muy acomodada....

By Luis Miguel Diaz
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ADR 101: Finding a course that suits your needs

People who work in fields unrelated to alternative dispute resolution often have rudimentary skill as conflict resolvers, perhaps without realizing...

By Ole Amundsen

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