(5/25/22)Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit, Susan Guthrie, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
For this third episode of Inside the Mediation Room, Karen and Michael Aurit host mediation legends and innovators Susan Guthrie and Woody Mosten. Like the two previous episodes with Don Saposnek and Bill Eddy, this is a "must see" new resource.
We don’t post a lot of scholarship updates here as there are many better outlets for that, but once and a while something comes out that catches our attention – such as this.
Here are Mediate University's Course "Bundles" to help you best and most affordably accomplish mediation basic and advanced training online.
(4/11/22)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Now that online mediation, and online mediation training, have so substantially impacted (if not taken over) the mediation field, Mediate.com again here offers our Online Mediation Task Force's Final Report and Recommendations.
Conflict Resolution is more than a soft skill – it is a deliberate and conscious effort that encompasses a bit of understanding about psychology, humanity, anthropology, and sociology.
(3/15/22)Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
Mediate.com has launched a revolutionary new Family Dispute Resolution Training. This article discusses the factors that led to the making of this new training, including accelerated practice, acceptance of online learning, advances in technology, supporting ownership, and appreciating diversity.
Teamwork is basically doing what’s best for reaching the team’s goals—the team’s success is greater than any individual’s success.
Before I start teaching a course or workshop about conflict management, I always tell my students that I have a modest goal for the class: to change their hearts, minds, and behaviors.
(11/30/21)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule
Mediate.com's "Live Talk Tuesday" with Colin Rule, Clare Fowler and Jim Melamed. Ask questions, share ideas and get to know fellow mediators! Free Registration!
There is an old proverb, “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trial.” Who knows who authored it, what is important is this quote applies to the traditional mediation effort.
(11/16/21)Andrea Schneider, Colin Rule
From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Andrea Schneider about her chapter in the book Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.
(9/28/21)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule
This is a 90 minute video and resources from the Final Report of Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation. This video forum features Woody Mosten, Colin Rule, Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Tara Ollapally, Bruce Edwards, Donna Silverberg, Susan Guthrie, Angelia Tolbert, Michael Aurit, Tricia Jones, Michael Lang and John Sturrock.
(9/21/21)Colin Rule, Jim Melamed
One of the Primary Recommendations of the Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation is to update mediation practice and ethical standards to fully embrace online mediation. In response, Mediate.com has now formally adopted the Task Force's Recommended Practice Standards for Online Mediation effective January 1. 2022.
(9/19/21)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Jim Melamed
Here are Committee Reports, Recommendations and Resources from the Mediate.com Online Mediation Task Force Final Report.
This paper seeks to draw upon the experiences of Nigeria as a growing mediation movement to serve as a blueprint for emerging mediation movements.
A great article emphasizing that mediators take the time to identify and learn useful online technologies and how to make your online meetings most effective and successful.
This report focuses on questions and issues considered by the Committee on Experiential Online Mediation Training:
Clinics, Simulations, and Video Feedback, as part of Mediate.com's Online Mediation Training Task Force. This complete committee report highlights valuable resources and committee recommendations for moving forward.
The Online Mediation Marketing Committee considered the following issues: 1) What resources, resource center(s) and organizational support will best support the elevation, acceptance and use of online mediation training and online mediation services; 2) How can mediation providers and policy organizations best support the expansion of online mediation providers; 3) How can mediators and other professionals best support the expansion of online mediation; and 4) What are the best new opportunities for expanding the application of mediation and online mediation services?
The term “Mentor” been commonly used to include guide, champion, teacher, supervisor. Today because we inherited many traditions of mentoring practices, we continue to use the term broadly while also attempting to give it somewhat more definition in terms of mediation and related professional practices.
At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during the winter/spring of 2021 to consider best practices and ideas to enhance online training and practice. This report summarizes our ideas and recommendations for ourselves, our colleagues and Mediate.com.
The Family and Elder Committee was initially tasked with Considering the Following Questions: 1) How can family and elder mediation training be improved to embrace online mediation; and
2) How can family and elder mediation training best be offered online, for basic training, advanced training, and ongoing continuing education?
As a society, we have not resolved many enduring disputes, or convinced each other, or even discussed them intelligently, but ended up instead screaming at one another, clashing violently, and being prepared to manipulate, and even jettison the entire democratic process if it doesn’t back the candidates and policies we support.
(5/18/21)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Brian Galbraith
What can mediators learn from the online experience of other collaborative dispute resolution professionals? How do we best integrate online mediation with conflict & life coaching, collaborative practice and limited scope representation?
(5/17/21)Tricia Jones, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
How do we best integrate online mediation and online mediation training with conflict & life coaching, collaborative practice, mentorship, clinics, simulations and video feedback?
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