How Mediation Started, How it's Different
by Stephen Erickson
This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020.
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Stephen Erickson shares his view on how mediation came about and its benefits compared to the adversarial process.
Stephen Erickson co-founded Erickson Mediation Institute (EMI) in 1977. Since that time, he has been practicing family mediation and other types of mediation as well as training mediators nationally and internationally. Steve and his wife, Marilyn McKnight, have co-authored numerous articles and several books including The Children's Book: For the Sake of the Children (1992) and Mediating Divorce: A Client Workbook (2000). Both are past Presidents of the Academy of Family Mediators, and continue to contribute to the field as consultants and trainers.
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