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This Week in Mediation #754

November 20, 2018
Celebrating Our 23rd Year Membership information
In This Issue:
Pump the Brakes • When Did Bullying Stop Being Something that Only Happened in the Playground? • Interview with Ken Cloke • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs

Pump the Brakes (11/16/18)
by Steven Goldman
The ability to resolve conflicts with one another is a critical life skill, especially in today’s challenging world.

When Did Bullying Stop Being Something that Only Happened in the Playground? (11/16/18)
by Katherine Graham
It's Anti-Bullying Week; and bullying is now just as much synonymous with workplaces as with problems at school.

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Interview with Ken Cloke
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Ken Cloke, author and Founder of Mediators Beyond Borders, filmed as part of's "The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm" Series.

Featured Mediation Blogs

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Jobs (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings

  • Workers Comp Assistant - PA
  • Mediation Program Manager - State Prog Admin Coordinator - MN\
  • Mediator - AL, AZ and CA
  • Mediation Program Coordinator - DC
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Training & Conference Calendar

  • November 21-23 - Montreal QB Canada - ADR Institute of Canada Annual National Conference & AGM
  • November 26-30 - Aurora CO - 40 hour Basic Mediation Training 
  • December 3-7 - Phoenix AZ - Certified Workplace Mediator and Trainer Program (CMT) - Phoenix, AZ
  • December 3-7 - Austin Area TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • December 3-12 - Framingham MA - 35 hour Basic Mediation Training
  • December 6-10 - Kensington MD - 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training
  • December 6-7 - Malibu CA - Women's Negotiation Academy: Creating Skilled and Sophisticated Negotiators
  • December 6 - New York NY - Effective Mediation Advocacy: Skills and Strategies for Litigators
  • December 10-14 - Baltimore MD - 40 Hour Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training
  • December 17-19 - Austin Area TX - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training
  • January 9-11 - Santa Ana CA - Elder Care Mediation Training
  • January 15-17 - St. Petersburg FL - 16th Annual Conflict Resolution and Mediation Conference
  • January 17-20 - Amarillo/Childress TX - 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training
  • January 18-26 - Santa Fe NM - Restorative Justice Training - 40-Hours
  • January 24-27 - San Antonio TX - 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training- 4 Day Course
  • January 28-31 - Malibu CA - Leadership for Attorneys in Business
  • January 28-30 - San Antonio TX - Advanced Family Mediation Training Intensive 3 Day Course
  • January 28-30 - Albuquerque NM - Foundations of Organizational Ombudsman Practice (3 days)
  • January 28-February 1 - Los Angeles CA - Mediating Commercial & Litigated Cases with Lee Jay Berman
  • January 29-February 10 - Gatineau/Ottawa ON Canada -Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (French)
  • February 5-8 - Wichita Falls TX - Basic Mediation Training (40 Hours)
  • February 5-9 - San Diego CA - 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training 
  • February 7-23 - Malibu CA - Mediating the Litigated Case - Malibu
    6 Day Program

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