This article is a look at the implications of communication skills in the context of family mediation and recommendations.
Mediators need to formulate and ask incisive questions that challenge entrenched thinking and shift perspectives.
When we talk about an interpersonal dispute between two people, we commonly say there are two sides to every story – the other person’s version of events and issues and our own.
In her scholarly work, Professor Sternlight looks at the potential good and bad aspects of online dispute resolution (“ODR”).
Life spares none from conflict. But unfortunately the word has not yet reached the schools that train professionals.
What this means is that while women are not recognized for the skills at which they might be inherently better, it also means that we are failing men by not highlighting opportunities for growth and improvement.
Are you stuck in a rut in your relationship with someone?
Susan Podziba Interview - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society
This is an interview with Susan Podziba, where she discusses how her life has been aimed at resolving public policy disputes and finding the virtue in our society.
Mediation is now the toast of the day in America, Canada, Australia, the UK and many parts of the European Union. The developing economies of the world are now exploring this medium of dispute resolution.
It happens, at times, that our conflicts get blown out of proportion.
Empowerment and recognition shifts can happen between people whose interaction has fluctuated for years.
In her journal article, Associate Dean Gross discusses some concerns related to using arbitration in commercial disputes.
Given that none of us have a crystal ball, it would be a poor use of time to attempt to infer how the upcoming presidential election will affect Title IX enforcement, which has changed significantly in the last 10 years.
This paper discusses pivotal elements of the 21st Century identity crisis within and about the American mediation industry.
Working with families to help an older adult identify how they want to spend their final years and communicate it to all involved parties.
Mediating with Families is an excellent resource both for practitioners and teachers/trainers of family mediation. It includes a broad discussion of family mediation, with techniques, case examples, resources and theory. It is an excellent addition to the field.
In my various mediator trainings, the use of an apology as a means of resolving a dispute has often been discussed and advocated.
What can mediators learn from dog training?
This article discusses reactions to the huge scope of our field.
Transformative mediation is thriving in Brno, Czech Republic.
The objectives in a mediation are much different than in litigation; but often the differences are overlooked.
Every marriage goes through some rough patches, and unfortunately, trying to figure it out on your own can often lead to crucial things being left unsaid and strong relationships ending up on the rocks.
Every successful negotiation requires that you have a sound strategy. In this article I will explain the steps that I believe you should follow when developing a mediation strategy.
The Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (SCAI) has revised its Rules of Mediation, effective July 1, 2019.