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As private practitioners in the field of mediation over the past fifteen years, we have struggled along with our professional colleagues nationwide to increase public awareness of alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation. We have been gratified to see awareness grow due to the work of many individuals and professional advocacy groups, as evidenced by this survey.
Addressing The Imbalance Of Power In Elder Mediation Cases (05/04/09)
This chapter is devoted to the complex process of identifying where a power imbalance exists in mediation and dealing with those situations in a productive and compassionate fashion. 2 Comments
Mediation in the Workplace: Two Case Studies (10/03/04)
As a psychologist and provider for a number of Employee Assistance Programs, I have had any number of occasions to provide services to “problem employees,” identified by management by virtue of their conflicts with other employees or management. Unfortunately, the number of such cases referred for mediation is much lower, even though I believe that method would most often serve all parties far better. It may be useful to look at a point-by-point comparison of the major aspects of these two types of dispute resolution, taken from actual cases. 1 Comment