Category: Community

The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria author.

The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria

The Growth of Mediation in Nigeria INTRODUCTION This paper seeks to draw upon the experiences of Nigeria as a growing...

By Morenike Obi-Farinde
Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report author.

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation: NAFCM Think Tank Report

Virtual Interpersonal Community Mediation Think Tank Report hosted by the National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) Submitted by D.G. Mawn,...

By NAFCM
Sulha, Community Mediation ? author.

Sulha, Community Mediation ?

Sulha, Community Mediation “Once a wound has healed, it cannot bleed again.”  By Elahe Amani, NAFCM Associate Member and member...

By Elahe Amani
The Emotional Embrace author.

The Emotional Embrace

One beautiful morning my toddler was playing in his Cozy Coupe toy car when it was time for me to...

By Mordechai Rhine
Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege author.

Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege

Guest bloggers, Vicki and Dusty Rhoades are Mediators and Trainers for the Community Mediation Centers of Calvert and St. Mary’s...

By Dan Simon, Dusty and Vicky Rhoades
Mediation Briefs and Preparation author.

Mediation Briefs and Preparation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhy do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to...

By Phyllis Pollack
1992 Watts Gang Truce author.

1992 Watts Gang Truce

There are multiple instances where there is conflict without resolution. For instance, when talking about topics such as religion it...

By Hailee Mingo
Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts author.

Insurrection, Demagoguery, and the Mediation of Political Conflicts

“[Partisan demagoguery] agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another, foments...

By Kenneth Cloke
Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas author.

Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas

A Little Context: In my work as a volunteer mediator in in both court referred cases and divorce and family...

By Deborah Heller
Settlement Verification in the Virtual World author.

Settlement Verification in the Virtual World

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMy goal has always been to provide each and every mediation participant with the most...

By Ross Feinberg
Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce author.

Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce

How to get parents on the same page - Even in the middle of divorce Divorce can be tough on...

By Brandyn Roark Caires, Jen Schimbeno
Being Offended is a Choice author.

Being Offended is a Choice

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.Taking offense at even minor things is a phenomenon that has been growing steadily...

By Kathleen Kauth
Decline of Dialogue? Galton, Love, and Weiss on Joint Sessions, Caucuses, and the State of Mediation author.

Decline of Dialogue? Galton, Love, and Weiss on Joint Sessions, Caucuses, and the State of Mediation

CPR Speaks BlogIf the point of mediation is to get parties together to discuss and thereby resolve their problems, why...

By Eric Galton, Jerome Weiss, Lela Love
Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools author.

Full Video Now Posted of Forum on Online Mediation for Youth and Schools

How can we best support the development of online mediation and online mediation training for youth and in our schools?...

By Clare Fowler, Jonathan Rodrigues
“A Community for All” author.

“A Community for All”

IndisputablyYou may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community...

By Jen Reynolds
Effectively Identifying Interests for a Successful Mediation author.

Effectively Identifying Interests for a Successful Mediation

While parties often make formal demands and offers going into mediation, the underlying interests motivating those positions are not always...

By Ryan DeMotte
The Power of Story to Shift Conflict author.

The Power of Story to Shift Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe universe is made of stories, not of atoms. — Muriel Rukeyser Understanding your story...

By Lorraine Segal
Effective Disagreement author.

Effective Disagreement

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.If we listen to the main stream media, it can often seem as if...

By Kathleen Kauth
Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons: Don’t...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher
Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay author.

Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, every aspect of our pre-pandemic ways of work is under...

By Patrick Mahoney
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties author.

Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties

Legal systems round the globe are grounded in the rule of law and in theory, justice is available readily and...

By Bongkiyi John Paul
After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal
How Can We Best Make and Maintain Quality Mediators? author.

How Can We Best Make and Maintain Quality Mediators?

Background It was during late March 2020, soon after the pandemic first made global headlines, that a group of leading mediators and...

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, James Melamed, J.D.
Research Shows How Changing the Narrative Can Open the Door to Conflict Resolution author.

Research Shows How Changing the Narrative Can Open the Door to Conflict Resolution

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: McLamore, Q., Adelman, L., & Leidner, B. (2019). Challenges to traditional narratives of intractable conflict...

By Natalie Davis
How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments author.

How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments

Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated. What’s interesting is...

By Kwame Christian
Build the Toolbox author.

Build the Toolbox

Announcing a new project: Build the Toolbox. The purpose of this series will be to create a Toolbox of interactive...

By Clare Fowler
The Lawyerization of the Mediation Process author.

The Lawyerization of the Mediation Process

Imagine my surprise years ago when I went through North Carolina family financial mediation training and I learned that the...

By Mary Salisbury
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
Pretrial Risk Assessment author.

Pretrial Risk Assessment

Nearly everyone both within and outside of the legal profession has heard of bail reform.  Couched typically as “America’s cash bail...

By Jeffrey Clayton

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