Category: Restorative & Criminal

Negotiating Prison author.

Negotiating Prison

From the New York Times, a fascinating article about “prison consultants” and how they can help people heading to prison with sentencing...

By Jen Reynolds
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club – Richard Moore, interviewed by Colm Brannigan

Another episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Richard Moore talking about his book "A REALISTC Framework for Enhancing Communication...

By Richard Moore
What I’m Reading author.

What I’m Reading

Being retired from teaching and faculty meetings leaves time to do other things.  (Have you noticed that teaching and faculty...

By John Lande
Dance of Opposites – Book Review author.

Dance of Opposites – Book Review

The Dance of Opposites, a new book by Dr. Kenneth Cloke, will change your life. You will never view conflict...

By Kenneth Cloke, Ron Supancic
Why I Don’t Caucus author.

Why I Don’t Caucus

One of the things to think about when you are looking for a divorce mediator is whether they will meet...

By Joy Rosenthal
Ireland’s Mediation Adventure – A practitioner flying on “mutinous winds” author.

Ireland’s Mediation Adventure – A practitioner flying on “mutinous winds”

In referencing Shakespeare’s The Tempest throughout this piece, we acknowledge that there has always been a “rough magic” to the...

By Sinéad Coneely
Mediator Ethics: Should You Ask for a Waiver of Liability? author.

Mediator Ethics: Should You Ask for a Waiver of Liability?

I read a “recommended” form of Mediation Agreement and stopped when I saw this sentence: “The Mediator will have no...

By Bill Quatman
Teaching Students to Think Like Practitioners author.

Teaching Students to Think Like Practitioners

Indisputably People often say that dispute resolution processes aren’t “one size fits all.”  When practitioners are asked to opine about...

By John Lande
Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory? author.

Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 29, 2021, Harvard’s PONS posted a blog written by staff entitled,...

By Phyllis Pollack
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
A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation author.

A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation

Indisputably FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and LCSW Jasmine Atwell (Loyola ‘JD22) recently discussed Sharon Press and Ellen Deason’s new article,...

By Jen Reynolds
Fight, Flight, or Freeze … Conflict Responses are Very Personal author.

Fight, Flight, or Freeze … Conflict Responses are Very Personal

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth. How do you respond to conflict?  It is very personal, and is based...

By Kathleen Kauth
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
Who Should You Call When in Conflict? author.

Who Should You Call When in Conflict?

What is the difference between counseling, conflict coaching, conflict consulting, and mediation?  How do you figure out the most appropriate...

By Janet Chance
How to Avoid a Rough Argument author.

How to Avoid a Rough Argument

It’s perfectly normal for couples to fight and get into arguments. You can’t always agree with everything your significant other...

By John Peterson
Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces author.

Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces

From Roseann Vanella's Blog Here.We live in an uncertain world where things can change radically at the drop of a...

By Roseann Vanella
Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health author.

Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.We know a toxic culture in the workplace is bad for morale,...

By Katherine Graham
Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation author.

Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation

Individuals sinking in personal or professional problems may turn to a mediator; Businesses troubled with contractual and commercial disputes may...

By Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray
[Podcast] Being Bold: Broadening the ADR Diversity and Inclusion Landscape author.

[Podcast] Being Bold: Broadening the ADR Diversity and Inclusion Landscape

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleA podcast produced by the American Bar Association features JAMS Senior Vice President & Chief...

By Mark Smalls
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
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
Mediation and the Four Agreements author.

Mediation and the Four Agreements

Mediation and the Four Agreements by Rafeena Bacchus The Four Agreements is based on ancient Toltec wisdom which is said...

By Rafeena Bacchus
“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
Looking Inside the Brain: Loneliness and Conflict author.

Looking Inside the Brain: Loneliness and Conflict

Humans are social beings and our well-being depends upon connection to one another (Cook, 2013).  However, the COVID-19 pandemic has...

By Penny van den berg
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
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
Diversity and Inclusion: Where Process Equals Purpose author.

Diversity and Inclusion: Where Process Equals Purpose

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAttending a college or university is an opportunity to join a community comprised of people...

By Kim Keenan
The Power of Gratitude author.

The Power of Gratitude

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalLike letting go of grudges, I believe gratitude is a powerful tool to help us...

By Lorraine Segal
Mediating Workplace Sexual Harassment: The Road Less Taken author.

Mediating Workplace Sexual Harassment: The Road Less Taken

Sexual harassment claims continue to be the hot topic of discussion in all the workplaces alike. In the wake of...

By Bhavya Mahajan

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