Charlie Young

Charlie Young

Charlie Young was raised and educated in MA, and was ordained a priest for the Baker City Oregon Diocese.  Charlie served as a priest in the Baker diocese from 1958 to 1977 and was an assistant pastor and pastor and the Director of the Office of Religious Education from 1971-77.  He left the diocese in 1977 and after a year of discernment, asked to become a lay person.

Since then Charlie has been a flight instructor, corporate pilot and served as a Human Resources Director for several large firms.  In his last position, he was the Head Trainer for a Total Quality Management program.  The goal was to establish the company as a leading electrical contractor in Oregon.   The owners believed that they achieved their goal.

Since retirement in 1997, Charlie has been active as a mediator in the judicial system and the Community Dispute Resolution program, Community Solutions (CS) of Deschutes County.  He has participated in 1,400+ mediations in the last 18 years and has assisted in several basic mediator training programs and has conducted advanced mediation skills seminars.  He is a facilitative mediator who leans toward being a transformative mediator. 

 



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Articles and Video:

Mediation Scenarios (06/16/17)
This article presents multiple role-plays and reframing techniques to help mediators further their training.

Self-Reflection Following A Mediation (07/22/16)
This article provides a self-reflection checklist for mediators to consider following a mediation.

Responsibility via Confidentiality (05/06/16)
This article simply emphasizes the advantages of confidentiality to assist complete openness in difficult situations, so that a resolution can include healing and reconciliation.