Category: Standards

Stulberg, Joe: Teaching Conflict Resolution – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Teaching Conflict Resolution – Video

Joe Stulberg emphasizes his love of teaching and notes that the teaching methods used in conflict resolution and mediation trainings...

By Joseph Stulberg
Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video author.

Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video

Michael Lang talks about how many mediators lack awareness about their own process and this troubles him.

By Michael Lang
How Voluntary Is Public Policy Consensus Building? author.

How Voluntary Is Public Policy Consensus Building?

From John Folk-Williams's blog Cross Collaborate Image Credit: Ewe Degiampietro – Fotolia.com Voluntary participation is an essential dimension of mediation,...

By John Folk-Williams
Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video

Teresa Wakeen talks about why she believes that mediation on the East Coast is ten years behind mediation on the...

By Teresa Wakeen
Oregon Mediation Association Model Guidelines for Private Practitioners – Mediator Education Training and Experience author.

Oregon Mediation Association Model Guidelines for Private Practitioners – Mediator Education Training and Experience

In Oregon, most of the mediation community's practice areas (court annexed, family, government, and community) have standards or requirements, which...

By OMA
Wakeen, Terry: Mediators’ Obligation to Public Good – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Mediators’ Obligation to Public Good – Video

Terry Wakeen feels that mediatiors have an obligation to the community and should support the public good with quality services...

By Teresa Wakeen
Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video author.

Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video

Michael Lang tells of when he first thought of mediation as a force for changing the way society looked at...

By Michael Lang
Sid Lezak: Answering “What Can You Do for Us?” – Video author.

Sid Lezak: Answering “What Can You Do for Us?” – Video

Sid Lezak talks about how he answers the question, 'what is it you do that we should pay you X...

By Sid Lezak
Lincoln, Bill: Mediators Not Neutral, But Impartial – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: Mediators Not Neutral, But Impartial – Video

Bill Lincoln explains how he doesn't see mediators as being neutral, but sees them as having a duty to facilitate...

By Bill Lincoln
Neumann, Diane: Connections Between Past and Field – Video author.

Neumann, Diane: Connections Between Past and Field – Video

Diane Neumann had a household with lots of family issues and mediating this household significantly affected her choice and talent...

By Diane Neumann
Kimberly Kovach: Goals When First Starting Out in Field – Video author.

Kimberly Kovach: Goals When First Starting Out in Field – Video

Kimberly Kovach shares her two main objectives when she began mediating - provide people with a process in which they...

By Kimberlee Kovach
Lowry, Randy: Beginning of Mediation in Academics – Video author.

Lowry, Randy: Beginning of Mediation in Academics – Video

Randy Lowry describes the introduction of mediation/negotiation study into the academic world.

By L. Randolph Lowry
Riskin, Leonard: Struggle not to impose ‘the answer’ in Conflicts – Video author.

Riskin, Leonard: Struggle not to impose ‘the answer’ in Conflicts – Video

Leonard Riskin describes his earlier struggle with holding back what he believed to be the answer in a conflict and...

By Leonard Riskin
Marvin Johnson: Defining/Labeling Mediation as Concern – Video author.

Marvin Johnson: Defining/Labeling Mediation as Concern – Video

Marvin Johnson discusses his frustration with the field developing rigid definitions and standards of mediation. He believes this has come...

By Marvin E. Johnson
McIssac, Hugh: Confidentiality Varies by State, County – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Confidentiality Varies by State, County – Video

Hugh McIssac talks about some different policies of confidentiality between California and Oregon.

By Hugh McIssac
Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video author.

Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video

Randy Lowry discusses the development of Pepperdine's mediation program and incorporation into the law school. Foundation for law school is...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Parkinson, Lisa: Differences Between US and UK in Family Law – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Differences Between US and UK in Family Law – Video

Lisa Parkinson discusses how the legal systems treat family law and family mediation in different states in the US whereas...

By Lisa Parkinson
Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video

Michelle LeBaron discusses one of the challenges she sees in the field as not having the willingness to implement values...

By Michelle LeBaron
Kimberly Kovach: Culture of Right and Wrong – Video author.

Kimberly Kovach: Culture of Right and Wrong – Video

Kimberly Kovach describes society's culture of right and wrong and how we don't have to think in those terms. We...

By Kimberlee Kovach
Escaping The Tyranny Of Professionals: Determining Fitness To Mediate? author.

Escaping The Tyranny Of Professionals: Determining Fitness To Mediate?

A recent posting on the New York City Dispute Resolution Listserve, (NYC-DR@LISTSERVER.JJAY.CUNY.EDU), was troubling to me, both personally and professionally....

By Robert Benjamin
Gini Nelson on Mediator Ethics:  First, Do No Harm; Then, Do Good? author.

Gini Nelson on Mediator Ethics: First, Do No Harm; Then, Do Good?

Gini Nelson is the founder and author of the Engaging Conflicts Blog.  Gini  received her law degree from George Washington...

By Victoria Pynchon
Our Friend and Colleague Jan Frankel Schau Responds on Mediator Ethics author.

Our Friend and Colleague Jan Frankel Schau Responds on Mediator Ethics

In response to our call to mediators to discuss the issue of mediator ethics, ADR Services and AAA neutral Jan...

By Victoria Pynchon
The Ethical Standards that Guide Mediator Conduct author.

The Ethical Standards that Guide Mediator Conduct

At the close of yesterday's seminar on mediation ethics for lawyers, I was asked what ethical standards guided my own...

By Victoria Pynchon
Diane Levin on Mediator Ethics author.

Diane Levin on Mediator Ethics

Diane Levin of the Award-Winning Online Guide to Mediation and the World Directory of ADR Blogs and principal of Partnering...

By Victoria Pynchon
ACR Adopts Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators author.

ACR Adopts Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators

For Immediate Release. August, 23, 2005. On August 22, the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Board of Directors unanimously adopted...

By ACR ACR
Model Standards of Conduct author.

Model Standards of Conduct

The original Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators was prepared in 1994 by the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the American...

By Managing Editor
A Brief History of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Mediation Program author.

A Brief History of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Mediation Program

The purpose of this summary is so that SCMA can have a more fully informed discussion on July 30 as...

By Managing Editor
Model Standards Of Conduct For Mediators (Draft) author.

Model Standards Of Conduct For Mediators (Draft)

The Model Standards of Conduct for Mediators was prepared in 1994 by the American Arbitration Association, the American Bar Association’s...

By Managing Editor

Mediators Duty When Informed In Caucus Of Hidden Assets

The opinions of the Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee are rendered pursuant to the authority of rule 10.900, Florida Rules for...

By Florida Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee

Are Mediators Obliged To Keep And Maintain Mediation Files After Declaration Of Impasse Or Final Settlement?

The opinions of the Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee are rendered pursuant to the authority of rule 10.900, Florida Rules for...

By Florida Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee

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