If you can make it to the Netherlands in June, you should. Among other reasons, you can attend a major conference on transformative mediation that will include Joe Folger, co-author of The Promise of Mediation. Read more about the conference here.See More
Many mediators would hate to treat their friends the same way they treat their clients. With mediation clients, some mediators see it as their job to educate, persuade and nudge. We know our friends don't like that sort of thing. Maybe we should reconsider how we treat our clients. With the transformative approach, there's no reason not to mediate for your friends. See the article here.See More
The market for mediation in litigated cases demands practices that undermine self-determination. The latest blog post at the Institute for the Study of Transformation enumerates that factor and 4 others that make it hard for mediators to remain true to mediations ideal. You can read it here.See More
Transformative mediation allows for direct communication and high quality conversations, exactly what's needed in the mediation of litigated cases. A new video from the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation illustrates how it works. You can read about the video here.See More
Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I've trained mediators throughout the country for the U.S. Postal Service and the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation; and I'm currently the only Certified Transformative Mediator (certified by the ISCT) in Minnesota. I'm also one of only around 50 mediators in the United States who have satisfied mediate.com's criteria for certification.
I've been the director of Twin Cities Mediation since I founded it in 1998. I help with divorces, parenting differences, real estate issues, employment cases, business disputes, and neighbor to neighbor conflicts.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Director of Twin Cities Mediation
How many years professional experience do you have ?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business, Conflict Resolution, Facilitation, Gender, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Capacity Building, Communication, Training
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
TRANSFORMATIVE MEDIATION: A SOURCEBOOK – RESOURCES FOR CONFLICT INTERVENTION PRACTITIONERS AND PROGRAMS” (J. P. Folger, R.A.B. Bush, & D. J. Della Noce, eds.), NY: Association for Conflict Resolution & Institute for the Study of Conflict Resolution, 2010. (Order online at www.transformativemediation.org)
If you can make it to the Netherlands in June, you should. Among other reasons, you can attend a major conference on transformative mediation that will include Joe Folger, co-author of The Promise of Mediation. Read more about the conference here.
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