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This Week in Mediation #804

November 13, 2019
Celebrating Our 24th Year Membership information
In This Issue:
Mediation and the Principle of Emergence • Stephen Kotev Interview - The Future of Mediation and The Importance of Safety • ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines -- Part 1 in Series • RSI Publishes Report on Improving Pre-Mediation Screening for Intimate Partner Violence through Proposed Online Tool • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Mediation and the Principle of Emergence
by Greg Rooney
Charlie Irvine in his recent Kluwer blog (Mediation Values: Still Searching) suggested it is our values that determine what we do or say in a mediation rather than any techniques we learn as mediators. 
Stephen Kotev Interview - The Future of Mediation and The Importance of Safety
This is an interview with Stephen Kotev by Clare Fowler discussing strategies for safety in mediation.
ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines -- Part 1 in Series
by Stephen Kotev
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 1 in the series--discussing the ideology and process approach of the Taskforce.
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RSI Publishes Report on Improving Pre-Mediation Screening for Intimate Partner Violence through Proposed Online Tool
by Eric Slepak
Over the past year, RSI has been working on a project researching and exploring whether and how an online tool could improve the frequency and competency with which mediators screen for intimate partner violence (IPV) prior to mediation.
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Cyberweek is November 18-22, 2019 - Register for FREE!
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JOBS (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings
  • Arbitration Specialist - TX
  • Case Manager - CA
  • Workers Comp Coordinator PA
  • Associate Mediation Council - CA
  • Adjunct Professor of Law -  Mediation -  CA
  • Mediator - Locations vary
  • Case Manager / General Manager - NV
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Note these Thanksgiving Specials:
TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CALENDAR
  • November 14 - ONLINE - IOA Live Webinar: In the Room Where it Happens: Inside Ombuds Practices
  • November 14-15 - Corte Madera CA - Advanced Mediation Training with Steven Rosenburg
  • November 14-16 - Nashville TN - 5th Annual Fall Professional Skills Program
  • November 15-16 - San Diego CA - Advanced Family Mediation Training with Woody Mosten
  • November 15-16 - Houston TX - ABA Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute
  • November 18 - Toronto, ONT - FDRIO Annual Conference - Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario
  • November 18 - New Delhi INDIA -The India International Dispute Meet
  • November 18 - Austin Area TX - Mediators & Arbitrators of America (aka Mediators of Texas)
  • November 18-22 - Macon GA - Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • November 18-22 - ONLINE - CYBERWEEK 2019 - Register for FREE!
  • November 19 - ONLINE - Managing Climate Crisis Conflicts: A Decade of MBBI Work in the UN Climate Change Negotiations
  • November 18-22 - Macon GA - Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • November 19-20 - Austin Area TX - 20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training
  • November 19-22 - Toronto ON Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • November 21-23 - Toronto ON Canada - Learn to Meet & Interview Children for ADR: 12 Step VCR (Reports)
  • November 21 - Houston TX - Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • November 22-23 - Houston TX - Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training
  • December 2-6 - Austin Area TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • December 2-6 - Atlanta GA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course
  • December 2-6 - College Park MD - 40-Hour Mediation Training
  • December 3-10 - ONLINE - Power Balancing-NOT
  • December 5-6 - Malibu CA - Women's Negotiation Academy: Creating Skilled and Sophisticated Negotiators
  • December 5 - ONLINE - Co-creating Mediation Models: Adapting Mediation Practices When Working Across Cultures
  • December 6-7 - Honolulu HI - Mediation and Conflict Management Master Class
  • December 9-13 - Baltimore MD - December 40-Hour Basic Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training
  • December 10-13 - Gatineau QB CANADA - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (French)
  • December 16-18 - Austin Area TX - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training

Editors: Jim Melamed and Clare Fowler. We welcome comments and feedback. Send your comments to editor@mediate.com

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