A Mediation Renaissance 

Online Mediation and The Future
Skills, Strategies & Issues

with Jim Melamed

Sponsored by the Mediation Council of Illinois* and Mediate.com

February 5 & 19, 2021
(3 hours each day - 6 hours total)
Online: noon to 3:15 pm each day (central time)


About Jim Melamed:

Jim MelamedJim Melamed co-founded Mediate.com in 1996 and served as CEO through June 2020 (25 years). Before Mediate.com, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM) from 1987 to 1993. Jim was also the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association (1985-86). Jim's undergraduate degree is in psychology from Stanford University and his law degree is from the University of Oregon. Jim has received the following awards: The Oregon Mediation Association's 2003 Award for Excellence; The Oregon State Bar's 2006 Sidney Lezak Award of Excellence; The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award; The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) "Getting To Yes" Award (2012); The APFM's first Outstanding Mediator Award (2018); and the Oregon Mediation Association's 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Topics to be covered:

February 5, 2021

•    Everything Has Changed
•    Maximizing Mediation as a Theory of Mediation
•    Rapport Development and Creating Resource States
•    Question Forms & Key Questions
•    The Problem-Solving Frame
•    Anticipatory Time Framing
•    Getting Current: Acknowledgement and Venting
•    Easy Points of Agreement
•    De-positioning
•    Indirect Techniques
•    A Theory of Mediation
•    Resolving Pressing Issues
•    A Problem-Solving Approach
•    Sharing Perspectives
•    3 Main Mediation Strategies

February 19, 2021

•    Open Discussion Forum
•    Keys to Online Mediation Success
•    New Online Mediation Ethical Issues
•    New Online Mediation Training Issues
•    Marketing Mediation Generally
•    Marketing Online Mediation 
•    Professional vs. Organizational Marketing
•    Creating a Culture of Respect and Optimization
•    National Mediation Policy Act
•    The Future of Mediation

Mediate.com is an Approved California State Bar CLE provider.  Most states offer reciprocity or the ability to individually apply for CLE credit.

An application has also been submitted to co-sponsor this event by M.S. Powers and Associates and is pending approval for all licensed mental health professionals.


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Mediation Renaissance Training

A Mediation Renaissance 

Online Mediation and The Future - Skills, Strategies & Issues

with Jim Melamed

Sponsored by the Mediation Council of Illinois & Mediate.com

February 5 & 19, 2021
(3 hours each day - 6 hours total)
Online: noon to 3:15 pm each day (central time)

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