Health Care Mediation Articles
In this outstanding collection of essays, there are tips for managing disagreements, guidelines for handling children’s needs, information about finances, and even a recipe for Quarantine Cookies.
(5/17/20)Celeida Maria Celentano Laporta
A new order of social coexistence, consumption, work, family model, resulting from a revolution caused by the invisible enemy COVID-19.
The Coronavirus will be followed by a plague of lawsuits due to the inability of individuals and companies to honor contractual obligations.
At one point, 34 states had diploma privilege rules but then the “ABA Code of Recommended Standards for Bar Examiners stated individuals should not be admitted to practice without passing a written bar exam.”
Impatience can be a big contributor to conflict, and an obstacle to effective conflict resolution.
(4/29/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten
As their own practices slow down, some mediators are volunteering to offer free consultations and negotiation sessions to try and find solutions and some emotional comfort for people who are riddled with anxiety and a lack of knowledge.
What does it mean to learn the art of verbal self-defense? First, it means understanding the purpose and establishing a mindset behind this approach.
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has hit us all like a ton of bricks, particularly over the past week, as each day brings a new development.
Think "I Can" like it's your first day on the job, everyday.
This article is an opinion piece by one reader and examines if our world leaders responded to the COVID-19 crisis with empathy.
We are all facing a “new normal.”
The equation is immutable: disruption of supply chains + intervention by governments to manage noncommercial priorities = dramatic increase in disputes among private business entities. COVID-19 has brought much production, transport and commercial activity to a near halt.
We still need to face the climate change problem in the future and, in any event, it is very likely that we will need to adapt our working practices in many of the ways suggested in the draft Pledge described below to accommodate the next several months of working in relative isolation.
As good financial management skills serve as a blueprint for success, bad money management habits may force you into bigger conflicts in the future.
Stay at home orders have been issued, work and schools have closed down, everyone is home together. So now what?
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.
It is without a doubt an understatement to say that the coronavirus (COVID-19) global health crisis is drastically impacting communities worldwide.
Right now, we are adjusting to an entirely new set of parameters for our lives.
The old curse disguised as a blessing “may you live in interesting times” is showing its teeth in the form of pandemic in these early months of 2020.
Are your clients asking you to meet online? Here are some suggestions for getting started.
Daniel Dana has written two haikus for mediators, with his perspective on self-quarantine.
Being involved in a lawsuit or even just in a dispute can be stressful, worrisome if not anxiety ridden.
Workplace conflict can’t be, ignored, cancelled or put on hold. And there are suddenly all kinds of reasons for employees to feel pushed to their limit.
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The article explores the application of VED Analysis to mediation and explains the usefulness of the technique to the mediator in streamlining negotiations. By using a case study, the article highlights the risks, challenges and tools for the mediators while using the technique of VED Analysis in mediation.