(3/16/21)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Jim Melamed
Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Task Force Chair, and Jim Melamed, Mediate.com Board Chair, invite you to participate in five (5) open Forums seeking to further Online Mediation Training. See the Forum Schedule and Register!
(1/23/21)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Under the leadership of Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Mediate.com's Online Mediation Training Task Force is tackling a huge issue: "How can the mediation field now and in the future best make and maintain quality mediators?
One of Mediate.com’s most popular features over the last decade has been Mediate University. From its launch with just a few courses in (2010), Mediate University has grown to a rich repository of courses from many of the leading mediation trainers in the world.
(11/02/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Jim Melamed
Jim Melamed, Board Chair of Mediate.com, has announced the establishment of a blue-ribbon Online Mediation Training Task Force, to be headed by Forrest R. (Woody) Mosten, to make recommendations on best practices and possibilities for both generally training mediators online and training mediators to perform online mediation. The Task Force Executive Committee and Advisory Board have now been named.
They said it couldn’t be done. I said it couldn’t be done. Six months ago, this would have been unthinkable.
Whenever I make a presentation or moderate a session, I call the convenor or speaker afterwards and simply ask: How was it?
(7/25/20)Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
Mediation is rarely taught as a core subject in business schools, law schools and other professional curricula, despite the fact that an increasing number of jurisdictions now provide for some form of court sponsored mediation.
(7/25/20)Angela Herberholz, Emma Ewart Keir
Practicing mediators with advanced knowledge, skills and experience need to support the next generations of mediators to ensure a positive and vibrant future of mediation.
Perplexed by the slow uptake of mediation in many places, is it time to wonder whether the mediation field has taken sufficient account of the centrality of culture?
Michael Lang describes an account where he was teaching reflective practice, a practice that enables mediators to be more aware of their own methods and why they are using them.
(5/29/20)F. Peter Phillips
My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.
Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.
(4/24/20)Ronald S. Kraybill
Do you want to help a team or group improve patterns of dealing with conflict? This article includes resources to help you lead a rich learning experience on conflict styles.
Many ADR teachers around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations and moving all teaching activity online. This essay aims to provide a helpful and demystifying first read for faculty who have just received online transition orders.
(3/20/20)Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
(2/01/20)L. Randolph Lowry
Randy Lowry speaks of the developments in the mediation field he foresees: more educational programs in schools, more institutions, more agencies practicing mediation, growth of programs, program expansion at Pepperdine, contribution to medical field.
(12/24/19)Peter Adler, Louis Chang
This training seeks to provide: The right thing, in the right way, at the right time, in the right place, to the right person, for the right reason, with the right feeling... the first time.
Are you looking to carry out workplace mediations? Not sure what the training would involve?
There’s a thin line between a high-performance workplace with high expectations and an organisation poisoned by bullying.
Have you considered that, while we traditionally believe that our "conscience" tells us what is right and what is wrong, conscience, in practice, actually is a functional strive for harmony with those around us?
As a conflict resolution practitioner, one of my goals is to change the way people see conflict.
Over the years I have been asked many times, by lawyers, Canadian law students and others, whether they should take mediation training. Most were interested in mediation, many participated as counsel at mediation but few planned to be full-time mediators.
When one person gets better conflict skills, the whole organization can shift.
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