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Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Chances are, one reason you got into mediation was to make a difference. Have you ever thought about getting into...

By Ashley Rosenthal, Veronica Cravener
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Incorporating a Campus Mediation Program author.

Incorporating a Campus Mediation Program

Conflict is a normal, unavoidable part of life.  As long as we are alive and making decisions, we will encounter...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Your Student is Headed Back to In-person Learning – and There May be Things to Fear that Have Nothing to do with COVID-19 author.

Your Student is Headed Back to In-person Learning – and There May be Things to Fear that Have Nothing to do with COVID-19

After an unprecedented year of catch-as-catch-can learning, most students will feel a tad behind the eightball, which is expected. That's...

By Veera Mahajan
Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards author.

Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards

One of the Primary Recommendations of the Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation is to update mediation practice and ethical...

By James Melamed, J.D., Colin Rule
Paths Forward for Online Mediation – Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources author.

Paths Forward for Online Mediation – Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources

Committee Reports, Recommendations & Resources Community Mediation Committee Chair: D.G. Mawn Members: Arron Addison, Kabrina Bass, Brandon Brown, Sara Campos, Corinne “Cookie” Levitz, Charles A. Lieske, Norma...

By James Melamed, J.D., Forrest (Woody) Mosten
A Rewarding Response author.

A Rewarding Response

A year or so ago I received an email from Kudrat Dev, Founder and CEO of YCM of India.  YCM...

By Charlie Young
Mediation Advocacy: A must for law students in India author.

Mediation Advocacy: A must for law students in India

“Advocacy is a conscious act of support, expressed by speaking or writing on behalf of another person, an idea, a...

By Shantha Chellappa
Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators author.

Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators

At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during...

By Donna Silverberg, Owner
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
5 Ways Conflict Resolution Practitioners Can Prevent and Resolve Special Education Conflict During the Pandemic author.

5 Ways Conflict Resolution Practitioners Can Prevent and Resolve Special Education Conflict During the Pandemic

The current pandemic has created a crucial need for those experienced in conflict resolution practices to prevent and resolve conflict...

By Heather Kennedy
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
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
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
A Short Story: How My Friend Destroyed Their Bullies author.

A Short Story: How My Friend Destroyed Their Bullies

You’re a high school freshman who had just finished basketball practice. You go into the locker room to change and...

By Minson Vo
Theory vs. Reality: Where the Rubber Hits the Road author.

Theory vs. Reality: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

After spending four months and 140 hours of intense theoretical study, I walked away from one of Toronto’s leading Universities...

By Bruce Ally, KESHIA OSBOURNE
Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners author.

Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners

The current Pandemic has created a crucial need for Conflict Resolution Practitioners, particularly mediators, to resolve and defuse conflict surrounding...

By Heather Kennedy
A Process for the Formulation of a School’s Change Strategy author.

A Process for the Formulation of a School’s Change Strategy

INTRODUCTION Many South African Schools are facing demands to change and even to radically transform themselves. Some of these demands...

By Felicity Steadman, John Brand
Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously author.

Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously

Probably every student and instructor has had difficult challenges this year accommodating to the routines needed because of the pandemic....

By John Lande
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
Mumbai Set to Host India’s First Masters Course in Mediation author.

Mumbai Set to Host India’s First Masters Course in Mediation

Mediation in India has taken giant strides over the last few years – mandatory pre-institutional mediation in commercial matters; recognition...

By Jonathan Rodrigues, Tanu Mehta
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
“Next Week, You Will Teach Your Courses Online”: A Reassuring Introduction to Pandemic Pedagogy author.

“Next Week, You Will Teach Your Courses Online”: A Reassuring Introduction to Pandemic Pedagogy

Many ADR teachers and practitioners around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations...

By Noam Ebner
Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution author.

Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution

Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution [Paper presented on 6th January 2020 in the PEACE & RECONCILIATION conference] Right Education is...

By Uma Ramanathan
Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools author.

Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools

As students are settling into their school routine, some may not be as settled. School can be a place where...

By Charity Burke
Being a Guide author.

Being a Guide

From Joy Rosenthal's listserv.This weekend, I saw the movie, Harriet, a riveting film about Harriet Tubman. We know the basics...

By Joy Rosenthal
A Teacher’s First Mediation Experience Over One Semester author.

A Teacher’s First Mediation Experience Over One Semester

INTRODUCTION Hands-on experience with the stages of mediation is an important component in the training of mediators. This story unveils...

By Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions author.

7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions

Mediation programs offer several advantages to any organization. They help staff members constructively solve problems, and they allow all parties...

By Kayla Matthews

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