Community Mediation Articles
Imagine there was a pandemic that globally impacted close to 1.3 billion women and girls at some point in their lives.
Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.
(4/21/20)Peter Adler, Kem Lowry
Unexpected belt-tightening is unpleasant. It unravels expectations and invokes fear. The more severe the shock, the more severe the manifestations can be. If you are a leader, you are also suddenly thrust into “crisis management” mode, which raises questions. What is your strategy?
This article is an opinion piece by one reader and examines if our world leaders responded to the COVID-19 crisis with empathy.
In light of the current COVID-19 crisis and adjustments that educators, universities, colleges, and employees are making to work and learning, I’ve posted lists of resources that might useful to students, professionals, and educators.
As our nation deals with the COVID-19 crisis, divorced parents face many unique challenges.
This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.
(3/27/20)Sahil Kanuga, Payel Chatterjee
The landmark decision of the Singapore Convention signing by India on August 07, 2019 puts the future of mediation and mediated settlements in India on a strong pedestal.
The MC3, a mediation membership organization in Southern California, has begun certifying mediators who meet a published set of qualifications and requirements.
Are your clients asking you to meet online? Here are some suggestions for getting started.
(3/20/20)Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely.
A handful of community and municipal mediation centers throughout the world are committed to providing mediation exclusively in the transformative model.
You really don’t want your day in court! Here’s why.
People are idiots, marriage is dumb, and you’re all going to end up getting divorced eventually--maybe.
A core belief in many traditions holds that the human condition is "dynamic" i.e., not a "static state".
For anyone going through a litigated or high conflict divorce which can be very expensive, Kathleen Wells, lead partner at Wells Family Law shares her top 5 tips for keeping costs down.
(12/19/19)Luz Bibiana Clara
This articles reviews Alberto Elisavetsky's new book discussing mediation and new technologies.
This article shows a clear timeline for mediating your divorce. The purpose of mediation is to get you talking about how to settle every issue right away, so the process is usually much faster, much less expensive, much less stressful and overall much more satisfying than litigation.
What do you do when work treats you “like family”?
If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage conflict in the workplace when it springs up between employees.
One way schools can equip students with the skills to address conflict is through peer mediation.
Over the past year, RSI has been working on a project researching and exploring whether and how an online tool could improve the frequency and competency with which mediators screen for intimate partner violence (IPV) prior to mediation.
When I was twenty-two years old, I did a two-year stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Here is a brief account of a dispute resolution meeting with a local governing council called the panchayat.
This is a new interview with public policy mediation leader Peter Adler by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
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It is a privilege to speak here at the Salzburg Global Seminar. I'd like to start with some provocation. Imagine these alternatives to the usual headlines.