Congrats Jim &, It Is Well Deserved!

The video below is a 10 minute video that shows Jim Melamed’s acceptance (on behalf of of the ABA Problem Solver of the Year Award on April 9 at the ABA DR Section Conference in San Francisco.

Congrats Jim (and John Ford too!)!


Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson, Ph.D., is a professor at Lipscomb University, researcher, mediator, and trainer. He is also involved in crisis and hostage negotiation as well as a law enforcement detective. His research includes law enforcement crisis and hostage negotiation in terrorist incidents. He received his doctorate from Griffith University Law School… MORE >

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