Category: Videos

Wheeler, Terry: Legal Knowledge Helps in Negotiations – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Legal Knowledge Helps in Negotiations – Video

Terry Wheeler explains that his legal knowledge helps him in his mediation and negotiation practice by knowing how to interact...

By Terry Wheeler
Wakeen, Terry: Personal Rewards from Mediating – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Personal Rewards from Mediating – Video

Terry Wakeen talks about how she feels like a better person as a mediator than she did as a litigator.

By Teresa Wakeen
Singer, Linda: Dissatisfaction with Litigation – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Dissatisfaction with Litigation – Video

Linda Singer describes how she became interested in mediation: her observance of the court and litigation system led to her...

By Linda Singer
Singer, Linda: Lack of Funding – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Lack of Funding – Video

Linda Singer discusses disappointments in the field: 1) mediation has become institutionalized and therefore, another bureaucratic process; 2) mediation has...

By Linda Singer
Singer, Linda: Mediation “Catching On” – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Mediation “Catching On” – Video

Linda Singer describes the infiltration of mediation into the legal establishment, the resistance and acceptance of this phenomenon.

By Linda Singer
Frank Sander: Determining A Mediator’s Competency – Video author.

Frank Sander: Determining A Mediator’s Competency – Video

Frank Sander talks about the 'hot' topic of developing a process for determining a mediator's competency. He hopes licensing will...

By Frank Sander
Carl Schneider: Training Mediators to Take Risks – Video author.

Carl Schneider: Training Mediators to Take Risks – Video

Carl Schneider talks about how he trains mediators to have "no resistance" and how that requires risk-taking.

By Carl Schneider
Glenn Sigurdson: Helping People Change Their Perspectives – Video author.

Glenn Sigurdson: Helping People Change Their Perspectives – Video

Glenn Sigurdson talks about the notion of perception and how people's perceptions evolve and change over time and the role...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Chris Moore: Contexts in which the Center for Dispute Resolution Works – Video author.

Chris Moore: Contexts in which the Center for Dispute Resolution Works – Video

Chris Moore talks about the focus of CDR's work: large, multi-party disputes that often involve the public, organizational and policy-level...

By Chris Moore
Larry Fong: Styles and Approach Controversy – Video author.

Larry Fong: Styles and Approach Controversy – Video

Larry Fong discusses the lack of research on the effectiveness of certain styles, but emphasizes that most mediators use a...

By Larry Fong
Joe Folger: Ideas for Mediation Training – Video author.

Joe Folger: Ideas for Mediation Training – Video

Joe Folger feels that an important aspect of mediation training is to impress upon the participants that as mediators they...

By Joseph P. Folger
Yarn, Doug: Goal: Creating Culture of Conflict Resolvers – Video author.

Yarn, Doug: Goal: Creating Culture of Conflict Resolvers – Video

Doug Yarn discusses how the conflict resolution movement's goal was to change the culture itself, not create an isolated field...

By Doug Yarn
Susan Carpenter: Cross Cultural Experiences – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Cross Cultural Experiences – Video

Susan Carpenter shares her experiences as a mediation trainer in other cultures and how she approaches different systems.

By Susan Carpenter
Juliana Birkhoff:  Deeper Understanding, Less Judgment – Video author.

Juliana Birkhoff: Deeper Understanding, Less Judgment – Video

Juliana Birkhoff explains that the more she mediates, the more understanding she gains about parties' motives, which helps her overcome...

By Juliana Birkhoff
James Coben: Mediation Skills That Lawyers Should be Taught – Video author.

James Coben: Mediation Skills That Lawyers Should be Taught – Video

James Coben shares types of mediation skills that can be taught to lawyers interested in alternative dispute resolution: listening, conflict...

By James Coben
Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video

Greg Bourne discusses how both art (intuition and experience), as well as science (theory and structure) are part of the...

By Greg Bourne
Arthur Pearlstein: Unintended Consequences – Video author.

Arthur Pearlstein: Unintended Consequences – Video

Arthur Pearlstein describes his frustration with the unintended consequences that stem from rule-making.

By Arthur Pearlstein
Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video

Linda Singer shares her thoughts on why mediation is not as popular a service and field as it should be:...

By Linda Singer
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
Zumeta, Zena: Specializing as Positive – Video author.

Zumeta, Zena: Specializing as Positive – Video

Zena Zumeta explains that although she practices mediation in many different dispute contexts, she thinks there is an advantage of...

By Zena Zumeta
Stulberg, Joe: Concerns with Evaluative Mediation – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Concerns with Evaluative Mediation – Video

Joe Stulberg discusses how an evaluative approach does not reach the potential mediation has.

By Joseph Stulberg
William Hartgering: Benefit From Mediators Having Been Through Mediation – Video author.

William Hartgering: Benefit From Mediators Having Been Through Mediation – Video

William Hartgering shares his personal experience going through divorce mediation as a mediator himself.

By William E. Hartgering
Larry Fong: Competency and Certification – Video author.

Larry Fong: Competency and Certification – Video

Larry Fong explains that a certification process makes it easier to discern incompetence rather than competence. Competence is a higher...

By Larry Fong
Jay Folberg: Let Clients Decide – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Let Clients Decide – Video

Jay Folberg talks about a client-centered approach where the parties (and lawyers) should choose the kind of process and style...

By Jay Folberg
Marilyn McKnight: Belief that Mediation Needs to be Separate from Courts – Video author.

Marilyn McKnight: Belief that Mediation Needs to be Separate from Courts – Video

Marilyn McKnight discusses how court-connected mediators' first duty is to the court, not the client.

By Marilyn McKnight
Michael Lewis: Connecting with Parties Involved – Video author.

Michael Lewis: Connecting with Parties Involved – Video

Michael Lewis speaks of the importance of making a connection with all parties involved in a dispute. His experience is...

By Michael Lewis
Wheeler, Terry: Concern: Quality of Practice – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Concern: Quality of Practice – Video

Terry Wheeler shares his concern that many mediators are more focused on their needs or the program they work for...

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

Interview with Glenn Sigurdson – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Glenn Sigurdson, a leading Canadian public policy mediator and former President...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Michelle LeBaron: Three Differences in Conducting Trainings – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Three Differences in Conducting Trainings – Video

Michelle LeBaron talks about three things she does differently in mediation trainings she conducts: not role-playing, deepening capacities instead of...

By Michelle LeBaron
Jay Folberg: Approaches Differ – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Approaches Differ – Video

Jay Folberg explains how different professionals practice mediation differently, depending on their backgrounds. As a lawyer, he brings more legal...

By Jay Folberg

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