Charlie Young Interview - Mediation in Schools and Prisons
by Charlie Young
Charlie Young Interview
Recorded by Clare Fowler on November 13, 2019
This is an interview with Charlie Young by Clare Fowler discussing how mediation principles can be applied in schools and prisons.
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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