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This Week in Mediation #916

January 12, 2022 - OUR 27TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
Exploring Agreement - Readiness for Divorce Mediation • Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace • Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation • Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Exploring Agreement - Readiness for Divorce Mediation
by Georgia Daniels
This article describes a private reflective exercise that may be helpful in assessing your current state of readiness to mediate your divorce.
Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace
by Tim Hicks
Problem-solving and decision-making. Ask anyone in the workplace if these activities are part of their day and they answer 'Yes!' But how many of us have had training in problem-solving?
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Both are only $650 for all of 2022!  Your first case more than pays for everything for all 2022!
Married Mediators: Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke
with Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith
An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation
by Colin Rule
This article discusses the impact of stereotyping mental illnesses.
Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask
Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson
This article outlines what couples need to do in order to consider and face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce.
LIVE - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training with Dr. Clare Fowler 
Wednesday Evenings and Saturday Mornings Jan - Mar 2022
Registration is now available for the Live Basic 40-hour Mediation Training with Dr. Clare Fowler! This interactive course walks users through the practical steps of the mediation process, explaining the theories and developing necessary forms for each phase. 6 hours of role play and 40 hours of CLE/CEU are included. Registration is here. 10% off if you register using coupon code "Mediate"

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February 4 and 18 - ONLINE - The Art & Science of Online Mediation 
with Colin Rule and Clare Fowler

  • Senior Task Order Manager and Facilitator - MA, DC, NC, Flexible
  • Mediation Admin - NY and remote
  • Family Counseling and Case Analyst - NY
  • Conflict Resolution Officer - NY
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Mediate has launched the Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener!  Check out all episodes here:

  • January 14-28 - ONLINE ON Canada - Family Arbitration Law & Skills (40 Hours)
  • January 17-February 8 - ONLINE - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • January 17-20 - ONLINE TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • January 19-February 4 - ONLINE MA - APFM-Verified Divorce Mediation Training
  • January 21-30 - ONLINE TX - 40-hour Basic Mediation Training
  • January 24-26 - ONLINE TX - 30 Hour Advanced Civil/Advanced Family Mediation Training
  • January 24-28 - ONLINE TX - Fast Track Basic Mediation 40 Hour Online Interactive Certification
  • January 27-February 4 - ONLINE - Mediation Questions Training
  • January 28 - ONLINE - Arbitration Training ONLINE with ZOOM
  • January 29-February 13 - ONLINE CA - The Basics of Mediation
  • February 1 - "Live Talk Tuesdays" - Family & Divorce Talk with Guest Speaker Glenn Crawford, CDFA
  • February 4-25 - ONLINE TX - Advanced Family Law Mediation Course
  • February 4 and 18 - The Art and Science of Online Mediation with Colin Rule and Clare Fowler
  • February 9-12 - ONLINE CA - Basic Mediation 30 Hour, Fast Track Course
  • February 9-15 - ONLINE TX - Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training
  • February 10 - ONLINE TX - Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation
  • February 10-18 - ONLINE ON Canada - Family Law (30 Hours)
  • February 21 - ONLINE TX - 10 Hour Basic Arbitration Training
  • February 23 - ONLINE TX - 10 Hour Advanced Arbitration Training
  • February 25-27 - ONLINE OK - Resolving Conflict in the Workplace Training
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