Juliana Birkhoff: Term ‘Neutral’ Does Not Capture Complexity of Mediation – Video

Juliana Birkhoff explains why she does not call herself a neutral and believes the term is too simplistic for the work mediators do.

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Juliana Birkhoff

Juliana E. Birkhoff is an experienced mediator, facilitator, trainer, and conflict resolution scholar. She focuses her practice on complex scientific and technical problems about water quality and quantity, watershed planning and restoration, land use and development, pesticides and chemicals policies and community right to know issues, and other natural resources and public health… MORE >

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