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This Week in Mediation #795

September 11, 2019
Celebrating Our 24th Year Membership information
In This Issue:
Framing, Process, and Empathy: How important they really are! • Homework on Conflict Styles • Susan Podziba Interview • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Framing, Process, and Empathy: How important they really are!
by Phyllis Pollack
"Although the mediation lasted an entire day, it did not settle. Why? There was no framing, process or empathy." 
Homework on Conflict Styles
by Ronald S. Kraybill
Life spares none from conflict. But unfortunately the word has not yet reached the schools that train professionals.
Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) Conference in Boston, MA -  November 7 - 9, 2019 
“The Next Generation of Innovation”will be the family mediation event of the year, featuring world class keynotes by Ken Cloke and David Hoffman, over 40 inspiring workshops, excellent panel discussions, and invaluable networking opportunities!  REGISTER HERE 
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Susan Podziba Interview - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society
This is an interview by Clare Fowler with Susan Podziba, a leading public policy mediator, reviewing her professional work and finding virtue in our society.
Register Today for the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Annual Conference - September 18-21 in Tucson
Heal the Divide, this year's conference theme, will focus on the peacemaking role of ADR practitioners in a divided society. At ACR's 2019 Annual Conference, we will explore this question from every angle and from every conflict resolution process. What can we learn from research and how can we apply what we have learned?  How can we help our families, our communities, and our nation begin to Heal the Divide?  Register HERE
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THIS WEEK'S MEDIATION NEWS (read & search All News at: www.mediate.com/Today) Read All News 
JOBS (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings
  • Dispute Resolution Specialist-temp - CA
  • Mediators - MD
  • Mediator - IL
  • Mediator - MA
  • Conflicts Analyst - IL
  • Civil ADR Program Officer - DC
  • Case Manager / General Manager - NV
Read All Jobs
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TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CALENDAR
  • September 12-October 31 - ONLINE - Basic Mediation Training
  • September 13 - Houston TX - Arbitration Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • September 16 - Austin Area TX - 10 Hour Arbitration Training
  • September 17-October 14 - Los Angeles CA - Basic Mediation Training
  • September 17-18 - Austin Area TX - 20 Hour Child Protective Services Mediation Training
  • September 17 - Fairfax VA - Civility in the Workplace
  • September 18-21 - Tucson AZ - Association for Conflict Resolution 2019 Conference
  • September 19 - Fairfax VA - Mediating Complex and Multiparty Civil Cases
  • September 19-25 - Hamden CT - CCND’S 40 Hour Basic Divorce Mediation Training
  • September 19-20 - North Haven CT - Deliberative Dialogue Moderator Training
  • September 19-21 - Toronto ON Canada- Learn to Meet & Interview Children for ADR: 12 Step VCR (Reports)
  • September 23-27 - College Park MD - 40-Hour Mediation Training
  • September 23-27 - Atlanta GA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Skills Course
  • September 25 - Fairfax VA - Mediating EEO and Workplace Disputes
  • September 25-27 - Warner Robins GA  - Arbitration Training
  • September 25-28 - Houston TX - Basic Mediation Training in Houston’s Uptown-Galleria
  • September 26 - Fairfax VA - Solution Focused Problem Solving
  • September 27 - Fairfax VA - Considering Cultural Issues in Mediation 
  • September 27-28 - San Diego CA - Collaboratively Representing Clients in Mediation and in Pre-Marital Agreements
  • September 27 - Phoenix AZ - Ethics in the Trenches for Family Mediators
  • September 28-29 - Richmond VA - 2019 Virginia Mediation Network Annual Fall Conference
  • September 30-October 4 - Macon GA - Civil Mediation Training & Practicum
  • October 1-19 - Santa Ana CA - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training
  • October 2-11 - North Haven CT - 40-Hour Mediation Certificate Program
  • October 2-3 - Fairfax VA - Mediation Practicum: Civil Cases
  • October 2-5 - New Braunfels TX - Basic Mediation Training - 40 Hours
  • October 3-6 - San Diego CA -Four Day Family Law Mediation Training
  • October 5-13 - San Francisco CA - The Basics of Mediation
  • October 5-November 2 - San Francisco CA - Ron's Mediator Certificate Training at BASF
  • October 8-9 - Fairfax VA - Facilitation and Group Consensus Building
  • October 9-12 - San Antonio TX - Basic Mediation 4 -Day Course
  • October 9-11 - Houston TX - Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training
  • October 10 - New York NY - Effective Mediation Advocacy: Skills and Strategies for Litigators
  • October 11 - Carrboro NC - Conflict Resolution Skills Training
  • October 11 - Ft. Lauderdale FL - 8hr Advanced Mediation Training
  • October 11 - Houston TX - Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation 
  • October 14-17 - Richmond VA - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop
  • October 14-18 - Austin Area TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • October 14-17 - Dallas TX - Basic Mediation 4-Day Course
  • October 16-20 - Springfield MO - Civil and Family (Domestic) Mediation Training
  • October 18-19 - Houston TX - Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training
  • October 21-23 - Baltimore MD - International Ombudsman Association - Foundations Course
  • October 21-23 - Bolívar, Provincia de Cartagena Colombia - Conflict Resolution Grounded on Organizational Ombudsman Practice
  • October 21-25 - Baltimore MD - 40-Hour Mediation & Conflict Transformation Skills Training: Sources of Conflict & A Systems Approach
  • October 22-24 - Newton MA - Elder Decisions® Elder Mediation Training (Adult Family Mediation Training)
  • October 22 - Fairfax VA - Powerful Coaching
  • October 23-27 - Ft. Lauderdale FL - Florida Supreme Court Civil Mediation Certification Training 40 hours (5 days)
  • October 24-25 - Baltimore MD - Mediation Theory and Skills for the Organizational Ombudsman
  • October 24-25 - Chicago IL - Collaborative Divorce Training
  • October 28-November 6 - Framingham MA - 35-Hour Mediation Training
  • November 1-2 - Portland OR - 33rd Oregon Mediation Association Conference
  • November 1-2 - Jeju Island South Korea - 9th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF) Conference
  • November 4-6 - Austin Area - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training
  • November 5-7 - Atlanta GA - Mediation in Special Education
  • November 7-December 19 - ONLINE - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (Virtual)
  • November 7-8 - Harford CT - Two-Day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training
  • November 7-9 - Boston MA - APFM - ADFP - MCFM Annual Conference: "Next Generation of Innovation"
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