The Mediator s Handbook

Author: Jennifer Beer
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865717220
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Business & Economics

A standard model for effective mediation and conflict resolution, now in an updated fourth edition, can be used in diverse environments. Original.

The Mediator s Handbook

Author: Jennifer E. Beer
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865713598
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Law

The Mediator's Handbook provides a time-tested, flexible model for effective mediation in diverse environments and situations. Completely revised, this new, expanded edition provides a clear overview of mediation and conflict; a large "Toolbox" section that details the skills and approaches used by professional mediators; and a final section that looks at informal mediation. A valuable resource for all working in corporations, government agencies, community organizations and schools.

Success as a Mediator For Dummies

Author: Victoria Pynchon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118078624
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Genre: Law

To be an effective mediator, you need to learn and fine-tune a variety of special skills, from remaining calm and neutral, to breaking impasse, to marketing your business with diligence. This guide gives you everything you need to enter the exciting world of mediation.

The Mediation Process

Author: Christopher W. Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118421529
Release Date: 2014-04-07
Genre: Law

The Fourth Edition of a seminal work in the field of mediation and conflict resolution For almost thirty years, conflict resolution practitioners, faculty, and students have depended on The Mediation Process as the all-inclusive guide to the discipline. The most comprehensive book written on mediation, this text is perfect for new and experienced conflict managers working in any area of dispute resolution—family, community, employment, business, environmental, public policy multicultural, or international. This is the expert's guide, and the Fourth Edition has been expanded and revised to keep pace with developments in the field. It includes new resources that will promote excellence in mediation and help disputants reach durable agreements and enhance their working relationships. Includes expanded information on the latest approaches for providing mediation assistance Features comprehensive guidelines for selecting the right strategy for both common and unique problems Utilizes updated, contemporary case studies of all types of disputes Offers expanded coverage of the growing field and practice of intercultural and international mediation

A Guide to Divorce Mediation

Author: Gary J. Friedman
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1563052458
Release Date: 1993-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Describes the divorce mediator's unique mix of legal, psychological, and spiritual perspectives and discusses the ground rules and legal ramifications

The Mediation Handbook

Author: Alexia Georgakopoulos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317300694
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Business & Economics

The Handbook of Mediation gathers leading experts across fields related to peace, justice, human rights, and conflict resolution to explore ways that mediation can be applied to a range of spectrums, including new age settings, relationships, organizations, institutions, communities, environmental conflicts, and intercultural and international conflicts. The text is informed by cogent theory, state-of-the-art research, and best practices to provide the reader with a well-rounded understanding of mediation practice in contemporary times. Based on four signature themes—contexts; skills and competencies; applications; and recommendations—the handbook provides theoretical, applicable, and practical insight into a variety of key approaches to mediation. Authors consider modern conflict on a local and global scale, emphasizing the importance of identifying effective strategies, foundations, and methods to shape the nature of a mediation mindfully and effectively. With a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, the text complements the development of the reader’s competencies and understanding of mediation in order to contribute to the advancement of the mediation field. With a conversational tone that will welcome readers, this comprehensive book is essential reading for students and professionals wanting to learn a wide range of potential interventions for conflict.

Mediation Skills and Strategies

Author: Tony Whatling
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006274
Release Date: 2012-04-15
Genre: Law

Mediation is a process that can be used to resolve conflict in many different dispute contexts. This book focuses on the essential skills and strategies needed by any mediator to be successful in their work. Tony Whatling draws on his extensive experience in the field of mediation to explain the range of skills and strategies that are commonly used, as well as why you would use different skills and when they are best employed. The author shows how, by adopting these techniques, a mediator can manage challenging conflicts. It features the use of questioning skills and how they can be used effectively, as well as how to deal with high emotion and negative responses. This book is essential for anyone who wants to improve their mediation skills, whether as a trainee, novice or experienced professional.

Stories Mediators Tell

Author: Lela Porter Love
Publisher:
ISBN: 1634256743
Release Date: 2018-03-07
Genre: Law

"This second edition of [this title] encompasses stories from around the world. The writers (24 top international mediators) were asked to write about moving, successful, unsuccessful, happy, sad and funny mediations...From these...stories, mediators will learn how to help clients find positive outcomes to conflict resolution."--

How to Mediate Like a Pro

Author: Mary Greenwood
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595469628
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Genre: Law

For over twenty-five years, Author Mary Greenwood has been resolving disputes in her professional career as an Attorney, Mediator, Human Resources Director, Union Negotiator, and Labor Arbitrator. Her book how to Negotiate Like a Pro, Which has won six book awards, was based on her experience as a Union Negotiator, the sequel how to Mediate Like a Pro is based on her experience as a Mediator in over 7000 cases. Greenwood noticed that there were certain Rules or characteristics of the cases that settled that were not present in the cases that did not settle. Greenwood lists each Rule and Script and offers a concise explanation on how and when to use it in Mediation. How to Mediate Like a Pro presents strategles and practical tips for the Mediation process it will give you insight on how to deal with difficult parties how to break an impasse and how to close the deal. After you read this book, you will be able to Mediate Like A Pro.

The Practice of Mediation

Author: Douglas N. Frenkel
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454870234
Release Date: 2018-07-19
Genre: Law

This widely-adopted, all-original book was the first in the field to combine complete analysis of the mediation process with integrated video case studies illustrating the full range of mediation skills. Engaging text is keyed to seven hours of online video, featuring three different cases, all based on actual disputes: a child custody case, a small claims consumer dispute, and a complex negligence suit. These unscripted mediations were conducted by mediators and lawyers with a variety of backgrounds and styles. The video includes an extended comparative example of facilitative and evaluative mediation of the same matter. The integration of text and video in The Practice of Mediation: A Video-Integrated Text, Third Edition enriches students’ understanding and allows classroom and clinical instruction to proceed more rapidly and on a far more sophisticated level. New to the Third Edition: New end-of-chapter problems to aid assessment of student learning New or expanded coverage of biases and their impact on negotiators; pre-mediation contacts with parties; and increasing mediator use of caucuses to open the process Newly designed problems on the ethics of mediating New video clips on mediator influence and persuasion Professors and students will benefit from: Practice- and research-based analysis of negotiations and why they fail Contextualized model of the role and effective skills of the mediator, applicable across the entire range of disputes Exploration of fundamental norms of the process and, through real case problems, the ethics of mediating Video and case-based introduction to the role and skills of representing a client in mediation

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1590313801
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The focus of this manual is not what provisions to include in a given contract, but instead how to express those provisions in prose that is free ofthe problems that often afflict contracts.

Challenging Conflict

Author: Gary J. Friedman
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 1604420529
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

This revolutionary book shows how mediators and lawyers can help parties to escape the way conflict has them trapped and to work together toward meaningful and lasting resolutions that deeply respect their humanity. Through the telling of ten riveting stories of real mediations in diverse settings, the principles and methodologies of this dynamic approach to conflict come alive. In so "Challenging conflict," the authors also challenge the conflict resolution field to reach for more. Book jacket.

Mediation Theory and Practice

Author: Suzanne McCorkle
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506363523
Release Date: 2018-03-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Mediation Theory and Practice, Third Edition introduces you to the process of mediation by using practical examples that show you how to better manage conflicts and resolve disputes. Authors Suzanne McCorkle and Melanie J. Reese help you to understand the research and theory that underlie mediation, as well as provide you with the foundational skills a mediator must possess in any context, including issue identification, setting the agenda for negotiation, problem solving, settlement, and closure. New to the Third Edition: Expanded content on the role of evaluative mediation reflects the latest changes to the alternative dispute resolution field, helping you to distinguish between various approaches to mediation. Additional discussions around careers in conflict management familiarize you with employment opportunities for mediators, standards of professional conduct, and professional mediator competencies. New activities and case studies throughout each chapter assist you in developing their mediation competency.

The Fundamentals of Family Mediation

Author: John M. Haynes
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 1862872090
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Australia

This book provides a clear model of mediation, an understanding of the theory of negotiation, and an analysis of separation and divorce not only as it affects family members, but also as a social and legal event. It is designed as a mediators' handbook and can be used by practising mediators as well as trainee mediators to solve a wide spectrum of problems. This book provides people with hands-on advice as they enter family mediation practice as well as providing directors of training programs with a text dealing with the 'how to'.