Health Care Mediation Articles
One way schools can equip students with the skills to address conflict is through peer mediation.
I am willing to respect you even though I might not admire or look up to you for the accomplishments you are credited with.
This is an interview with Dr. Lesley Cook discussing the importance of understanding your neurodiverse clients in the educational, family, and workplace fields.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 3 in the series--discussing what mediators can do in cases of extreme violence.
Being at peace within ourselves, interacting peacefully, caring about peace, looking peaceful and engendering peace.
By the time workplace disputes have reached the attention of Employee Relations, mediation starts to look like a last chance saloon for informal resolution.
During a recent discussion of ethics, I asked whether it would be proper to hide information.
As mediators we listen for the words being said, words not being said, how those words are said , and the body language that goes with those words.
Being a mediator brings surprises along the way. It is remarkable that, after years of waiting for Scotland to pick up the mediation baton, we now have two important initiatives underway.
This article proposes that the family mediation process formalizes the separation, as partners are encouraged to try to work out how to co-parent their children, and increases the risk for victims of domestic violence.
The wider Influence of mediation and negotiative thinking beyond practice.
For the most part, we have tended to ignore the deeper reality that conflict experiences are processed and regulated by our nervous system.
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.
It took me a long time to accept that the only thing worse than my fear of my own emptiness, was the emptiness of my bottomed-out relationship with my husband of nearly 12 years.
The APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR have joined Mediate.com's groundbreaking efforts to set America on a better path by sponsoring the "National Mediation Policy Act" (NMPA). The Act declares a national policy favoring voluntary mediation over disputes being litigated, remaining unresolved or resulting in violence.
The end of NDAs should be fundamental to encouraging good working environments across the NHS and the kind of honest, self-aware culture that both staff and patients can rely on.
(4/22/19)Jonathan Ford Hughes
Conflict in medicine: It’s about as inevitable as the flu season.
This article explores how neuroscience can help mediators understand the physiologic stress response, its impact on individuals involved in conflict, and how to structure mediation to minimize the negative impact of the stress response.
When we think holidays, we think magical time of year for children.
His divorce was going really badly: aggressive lawyers on both sides, court battles and blame-ridden affidavits!
(10/26/18)Michelle Brenner, Julie Brams
It does seem, as we move comfortably into the 21st century, that the earth and the inhabitants within are in constant process of adaption.
The First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston recently declined to enforce an arbitration clause in the Container Store’s loyalty program against blind customers.
What do garden snails, lizards and humans all have in common?
(9/24/18)Jan Frankel Schau
Follow, if you will, the mediation of a sexual harassment claim to learn the basic principles of mediation.
(9/12/18)L. Randolph Lowry
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This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Randy Lowry, President of Lipscomb University and founder of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine.