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This Week in Mediation #770

March 20, 2019
Celebrating Our 24th Year Membership information
In This Issue:
The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part II • Companies Need You! • Wanted: Diverse Divorce Practitioners. Why Diversity is Good for All of Us • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part II (3/15/19)
by Kenneth Rasmussen and Milan Slama
This article by Ken Rasmussen and Milan Slama is the second part to discuss the current political divide. Part 1

Companies Need You! (3/15/19)
by Clare Fowler
Workplace mediation disputes are increasing and changing. To be prepared for this growing field, mediators should look at what skills they will need.

Wanted: Diverse Divorce Practitioners. Why Diversity is Good for All of Us (3/15/19)
by Valerie Qian
Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.

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14th Annual IOA Conference in New Orleans April 1-3
The International Ombudsman Association (IOA) annual conference serves as the premier venue to promote ombuds awareness, increase individual knowledge, and enhance professional skills. The annual conference features keynote and plenary speakers, workshops, presentations, and panel discussions and provides countless opportunities for connection and engagement. IOA Conference is April 1-3 at the Sheraton. Register: HERE.

This Week’s Mediation News (read & search All News at: www.mediate.com/Today)

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Training & Conference Calendar

  • March 21-30 - Memphis TN - 46 Hour Family Mediation Training
  • March 22-29 - Needham MA - Divorce Mediation Training
  • March 23 - Delray Beach FL - Pro Se Divorce Mediation Workshop
  • March 24-April 14 - New Brunswick NJ - 40-Hour Basic Civil Mediation Training
  • March 25-28 - Ottawa ON Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • March 25-29 - Reno NV - 40-Hour Beginning Mediation and Conflict Resolution Certificate
  • March 25-29 - Atlanta GA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course
  • March 26 - Fairfax VA - Non-Violent Communication
  • March 27-30 - Houston TX - Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • March 27-31 - Springfield MO - Civil & Family Mediation Training
  • March 28-29 - Corte Madera CA - Advanced Mediation Training with Steven Rosenberg
  • March 28-29 - Seattle WA - 25th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference
  • March 28-29 - Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation
  • March 28-April 5 - Greenbelt MD - Cross-Border Family Mediation Training – Parenting Plans
  • March 29-April 6 - Santa Cruz CA - 4-Day Mediation Skills Training
  • March 29-April 7 - Santa Fe NM - 40-Hr Basic Mediation Training
  • March 30 - Fairfax VA - Negotiation Training
  • April 1-3 - New Orleans LA - 14th Annual IOA Conference
  • April 1-5 - Macon GA - Civil Mediation Training & Practicum 
  • April 3-5 - Boulder CO - Conflict Coaching, A Three-Day Basic Training
  • April 4 - Des Plaines IL - How Values and Identity Impact Our Work as Dispute Resolution Professionals
  • April 4-5 - Berkeley CA - Negotiating Effective Environmental Agreements
  • April 5 - Somerset NJ - 6-Hour Supplemental Civil Mediation Training
  • April 5-6 - Houston TX - Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training
  • April 6 - Orlando FL - Pro Se Divorce Mediation Training
  • April 8 - Austin Area TX - 10 Hour Arbitration Training
  • April 9-27 - Santa Ana CA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training
  • April 9-12 - Richmond VA - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • April 9-10 - Austin Area TX - 20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training
  • April 9-12 - Fairfax VA - Mediation Skills and Process (basic mediation training
  • April 10-13 - Minneapolis MN - 21st Annual ABA DR Spring Conference
  • April 11-12 - Overland Park KS - 2019 HMA Annual Spring Conference
  • April 13-May 5 - Somerset NJ - NJAPM 40-Hour Divorce Mediation Training, Spring 2019
  • April 18 - New York NY - A Mediation Career: Getting Started
  • April 23-26 - Toronto ON Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • April 24 - Fairfax VA - Powerful Coaching
  • April 25 - Fairfax VA - Civility in the Workplace
  • April 26-27 - Charleston SC - Advanced Attorney-Mediator Training
  • April 26-27 - Harrisburg PA - Conference: Building Skills & Expanding Practice
  • April 26 - Fairfax VA - Mediation Practicum: Civil Cases
  • April 30-May 4 - Washington DC - 40 Hour Mediation & Interest Based Negotiation Skills Training
  • May 1-2 - Facilitation and Group Consensus Building
  • May 2-17 - Milwaukee WI - Interdisciplinary Family Law Mediation Training
  • May 6-20 - San Francisco CA - International Cross-Border Family Mediation Training
  • May 6-10 - Austin Area TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • May 7 - Fairfax VA - Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes
  • May 8 - Fairfax VA - Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI) for Conflict Resolution Practitioners
  • May 13-17 - Atlanta GA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course
  • May 14 - New York NY - Negotiation Skills & Strategies for Everyday Bargaining
  • May 15 - Houston TX - Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • May 16 - Fairfax VA - Building Trust and Overcoming Distrust
  • May 16-19 - San Diego CA - Four Day Family Law Mediation Training
  • May 16-17 - Houston TX - Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training
  • May 18-19 - San Diego CA - Building A Successful (and Profitable) Collaborative and Mediation Practice
  • May 20-21- Denver CO - Advanced Civil Mediation
  • May 20-23 - North Haven CT - Quinipiac Law 2nd Conflict Management Institute
  • May 20-22 - Austin Area TX - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training
  • May 21-23 - Dallas TX - Family Mediation Training (30 hours)
  • May 21 - Fairfax VA - Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation
  • May 29-June 1 - Toronto ON Canada - AFCC 56th Annual Conference 
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