Category: Community

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video

Glenn Sigurdson believes mediation is a field. He says mediators build processes for problems not the other way around which...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Interview with Terry Wheeler –  – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Terry Wheeler – – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Terry Wheeler, former President of the Association for Conflict Resolution, filmed...

By Terry Wheeler
Police & Community Mediation author.

Police & Community Mediation

The San Francisco Police Department's Chief of Police, George Gascon, recently met with the local Community Board to praise their...

By Jeff Thompson
Joe Folger: Conflict in the Field – Video author.

Joe Folger: Conflict in the Field – Video

The most widely used mediation model places an emphasis on helping people find common ground. His model is different. Transformative...

By Joseph P. Folger
Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video author.

Randy Lowry: Growing Popularity of Mediation in Court System – Video

Randy Lowry describes the growth and integration of mediation and negotiation into the court system to where judges want to...

By L. Randolph Lowry
David Hoffman: Concerns, Lack of Professional Diversity, and Public Funding – Video author.

David Hoffman: Concerns, Lack of Professional Diversity, and Public Funding – Video

David Hoffman emphasizes the need for more racial/ethnic diversity in the field in order to have the widest reach, broadening...

By David Hoffman
Susskind, Larry: Expectations in Mediation Process – Video author.

Susskind, Larry: Expectations in Mediation Process – Video

Larry Susskind speaks of the importance of being transparent and honest with participants and the elected officials in a public...

By Larry Susskind
Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video

Linda Singer explains that the most critical element of her mediation approach is having patience. This tends to be difficult...

By Linda Singer
Preview: “Cultural & Gender Issues in Negotiation & Mediation” DVD Course author.

Preview: “Cultural & Gender Issues in Negotiation & Mediation” DVD Course

See all DVD Previews at www.mediate.com/Previews. Access all Nina Meierding videos here.This is a preview of "Cultural & Gender Issues...

By Nina Meierding
Challenging Conventions In Challenging Conditions:     Thirty-Minute Mediations At Burning Man author.

Challenging Conventions In Challenging Conditions: Thirty-Minute Mediations At Burning Man

Appeared in CONFLICT RESOLUTION QUARTERLY, vol. 27, no. 1, Fall 2009 © Wiley Periodicals, Inc. and the Association for Conflict...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer, Tim Hedeen
The Need For Collaborative Capacity author.

The Need For Collaborative Capacity

From John Folk-Williams's blog Cross Collaborate Increasingly, leaders and managers are looking to collaborative methods for dealing with contentious policy...

By John Folk-Williams
Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video

Jay Folberg describes his start in the field, which came from himself and others trying to resolve conflicts and divorces between people...

By Jay Folberg
Howard Bellman: Stimulation of Mediating Early On – Video author.

Howard Bellman: Stimulation of Mediating Early On – Video

Howard Bellman describes his early days mediating strikes in Wisconsin. He felt he was providing an important service for the...

By Howard Bellman
The NYPD & The Three C’s: Communication, Community & Cricket author.

The NYPD & The Three C’s: Communication, Community & Cricket

Often when I speak about conflict and dispute resolution I mention three words that I consider to be my mantra...

By Jeff Thompson
Negotiating Shadows: Working With Extreme Conflict author.

Negotiating Shadows: Working With Extreme Conflict

First published in Oregon Mediation Association Newsletter, Spring 2009.The other day I was having breakfast and was about to open...

By Grace Eagle Reed
Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video author.

Salem, Richard: Police Vs. Black Panthers in California – Video

Richard Salem describes his time serving as an intermediary between police and the black panthers in Richmond, California.

By Richard Salem
Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Professional Intimacy and Trust – Video

Chip Rose compares mediation with collaborative law and notes that in mediation he is able to meet with parties in...

By Chip Rose
Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video author.

Simulation: A Brother’s Dispute – Video

This video is a simulation submitted to the ABA DR contest. It shows a dispute between two brothers that is...

By Managing Editor
Simulation: A Better Way – Video author.

Simulation: A Better Way – Video

This simulation discusses multiple types of mediation. It gives an example of a foreclosure, community, marital, special education, elder, and...

By Managing Editor
Singer, Linda: Interest-based Types of Justice – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Interest-based Types of Justice – Video

Linda Singer talks about two kinds of justice: a rights-based justice, which the courts enforce, and an interest-based justice, which...

By Linda Singer
Simulation: Elder Mediation – Video author.

Simulation: Elder Mediation – Video

Elder Mediation-a Solution for Families at War (3 minutes) looks at a typical family conflict over the care of an...

By Managing Editor
Ken Cloke: Objective of Training – Video author.

Ken Cloke: Objective of Training – Video

Ken Cloke describes how the goal of training is to provide the student with structure and steps, enabling them to...

By Kenneth Cloke
McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video

Hugh McIssac discusses the transformative approach and how it is closer to a therapeutic process than one where the main...

By Hugh McIssac
Barking Dogs Need Mediators – Mediation Helps In Neighbor Disputes author.

Barking Dogs Need Mediators – Mediation Helps In Neighbor Disputes

From the Mediation Matters Blog of Steve Mehta.A city in Arizona is reintroducing a mediation program to help people resolve...

By Steve Mehta
Simulation: Roommate Co-Mediation – Video author.

Simulation: Roommate Co-Mediation – Video

This is a role play of a mediation in which roommates are having difficulties figuring out their problems.

By Managing Editor
Simulation: Community Property Dispute – Video author.

Simulation: Community Property Dispute – Video

This is a video produced by Lowell Steigler about a community property dispute. It shows a mediation about two neighbors...

By Managing Editor
Marvin Johnson: Building Bridges Influences Career Choice – Video author.

Marvin Johnson: Building Bridges Influences Career Choice – Video

See interview series DVDs at www.mediate.com/Views. Access all Marvin Johnson videos here.Marvin Johnson speaks of his earlier years before he...

By Marvin E. Johnson
Michelle LeBaron: Mediaton as Interruption of Parties’ “Dance” – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Mediaton as Interruption of Parties’ “Dance” – Video

Michelle LeBaron explains her work as interrupting people's dance within a conflict.

By Michelle LeBaron
John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video

See interview series DVDs at www.mediate.com/Views. Access all John Paul Lederach videos here.John Paul Lederach explains how mediators need to...

By John Paul Lederach
Small Lessons for Lawyers and Business People in Building Community author.

Small Lessons for Lawyers and Business People in Building Community

Restorative justice is the criminal version of civil mediation.  It stresses accountability, admission of guilt, forgiveness and reconciliation.  It is...

By Victoria Pynchon

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