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Mayer, Bernie: Advice to Aspiring Mediators - Video

by Bernard Mayer
November 2010

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Bernie Mayer discusses what qualities are necessary in aspiring mediators before coming into the field: one should be comfortable with conflict, not be naive, have the ability to understand subtle levels of communication, and have a background with real-world experience.

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Bernie Mayer, Ph.D., Professor of Dispute Resolution, The Werner Institute, Creighton University, is a leader in the field of conflict resolution.  Bernie has worked in child welfare, mental health, substance abuse treatment, and psychotherapy.  As a founding partner of CDR Associates, Bernie has provided conflict intervention for families, communities, universities, corporations, and governmental agencies throughout North America and internationally for over 35 years. Bernie’s latest book, The Conflict Paradox, Seven Dilemmas at the Core of Disputes, is just out (January, 2015).  Earlier books include: The Dynamics of Conflict, Beyond Neutrality, and Staying With Conflict.


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