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Stephen Kotev Interview – The Importance of Safety

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com’s 25th Anniversary Conference.

Helping people resolve problems and improve their performance under stressful circumstances is Stephen Kotev’s passion and profession. With a Masters degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Stephen has substantial experience in mediation, negotiation, facilitation, conflict coaching, conflict management and somatic education. His professional experience spans state and federal government agencies and two premier conflict resolution membership associations. Stephen has also become a national expert on how you can improve your performance by better managing the stress of conflict situations. He has taught hundreds the somatic skills they needed to remain calm in stressful conflict situations as an adjunct faculty member of the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and through seminars that he has presented at conferences nationwide.

In this interview, Stephen is describing the study conducted by him, Susan Yates, and a team of mediators and FBI safety specialists for the Association for Conflict Resolution. This study looks at the importance of safety and having a back-up plan in mediation.

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Stephen Kotev

Helping people resolve problems and improve their performance under stressful circumstances is Stephen Kotev’s passion and profession. With a Masters degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Stephen has substantial experience in mediation, negotiation, facilitation, conflict coaching, conflict management and somatic education.… MORE >

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