This Week in Mediation #952

September 28, 2022 – OUR 27TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
Mediation and Mental Health Conference Starts Today • Mediators Help Save the Economy • Mediation – A Sound First Step to a Successful Prenup • ICODR Podcast Episode 7: Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, Founder of • Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection) • Post Divorce Haunts: Unresolved Issues or Changes in Circumstances Come Back to Haunt Divorced Couples • Mediation in the News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs

Mediators Help Save the Economy
by John Lande
The news media have a well-known bad-news bias.  If something bad is happening or – better yet – threatening to happen, the headlines scream of impending disaster.  Good news, not so much coverage.
Mediation – A Sound First Step to a Successful Prenup
by Laurie Israel
Prenuptial agreements are not always necessary when embarking on a marriage. They usually create more problems than they solve. The parameters set forth in the agreement sometimes causes a couple to become economic adversaries during their marriage. This can result in marital strife, and even divorce.
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ICODR Podcast Episode 7: Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, Founder of
In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian MacDuff interviews Dr. Alberto Elisavetsky, the Founder and Director of
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Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection)
by Charlie Young
Being a facilitative mediator and mediator trainer has exposed me to intense situations and forced me to rethink my Christian values and modes of dialoguing.  Sharing these may help others practice Christian dialogue techniques.
Post Divorce Haunts: Unresolved Issues or Changes in Circumstances Come Back to Haunt Divorced Couples
by Lynne Halem
Given the tensions surrounding divorce and the desire to reach a settlement and “be done” with the negotiations, many couples do not look to the future.  They are too concerned about the present.  And so, they, like many of their guides through the divorcing process, settle for an agreement that helps them move forward today, leaving tomorrow for tomorrow.




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