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This Week in Mediation #899

September 15, 2021 - OUR 26TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
The Limits of Mediation • Introducing the Mediate.com Podcast  • Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them • The Customer Isn’t Always Right-- But They’re Causing More Conflict Than Ever • Exemplifications of Typical Topics: Mediator as a Playwright (Part 2) • Riding the Conflict Resolution Highway • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
Register for Free Sept. 24 Forum on Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force
by Forrest (Woody) Mosten and Jim Melamed
The Mediate.com Online Mediation Task Force is holding a free Forum on Friday, September 24 to review the Task Force's Final Online Mediation Report, Recommendations and Resources. Space is limited, so register early!

Final Report of Mediate.com Online Mediation Training Task Force

Paths Forward for Online Mediation - Final Report of Online Mediation Training Task Force

The Limits of Mediation
by Kenneth Cloke
It is difficult to understand anything fully until we recognize its limits -- the places where it falls apart, or miraculously comes together -- where it begins and ends, or transforms into something entirely different.

Introducing the Mediate.com Podcast 
by Veronica Cravener and Colin Rule
We’re excited to finally share the news: we’ve launched a new Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by our good friend, mediator Veronica Cravener! 

Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them
by Antoinette Raheem
Why talk about negotiation tactics, manipulative moves designed to slant an outcome in one side’s favor more than the other, based on “tricks” or gamesmanship versus merit?

The Customer Isn’t Always Right-- But They’re Causing More Conflict Than Ever
by Yvette Durazo
Many leaders are unable to de-escalate conflict themselves, let alone train their employees to do the same.

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Exemplifications of Typical Topics: Mediator as a Playwright (Part 2)
by Milan Slama
This article shows how to address double-standards and preaching without doing in a mediation.

Riding the Conflict Resolution Highway
by Steven Goldman
Envision you are about to travel on a journey from a place of conflict to a place called resolution. As with any journey, there should be steps taken to ensure you will be as prepared as possible.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 
by Patrick Mastronardo
Providing Florida LEP Individuals Meaningful Access to Mediation: Bilingual Mediator Guidance on Standards of Conduct.

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MEDIATION IN THE NEWS

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JOBS

  • Principal Court Analyst & Management Analyst - NY
  • Dispute Resolution Services Manager - VA
  • SR Director of Conflict Resolution and Training - NY
  • Assistant Director of Mediation - NY
  • Mediation Program Attorney - NY
  • Mediation Director, Collaborative Resolutions Group - Online & Western Massachusetts
  • Dispute Resolution Services Manager - NY
  • Coordinator of Conflict Resolution - CA
  • Community Standards Manager - CA
  • Associate Facilitator / Mediator - CA
Send new job listings to editor@mediate.com

A CONFERENCE BUILT ON THE COLLECTIVE WISDOM OF OUR COMMUNITIES
Opening Night Presentation: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm via webinar
Thursday and Friday - Oct 21 and 22, 2021: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm (Day 1) via webinar - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Day 2) via webinar
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Editors: Jim Melamed and Clare Fowler. We welcome comments and feedback. Send your comments to editor@mediate.com.  We encourage you to write an article for This Week in Mediation.

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