Last week in Rome, over 100 mediators from North America and Europe came together to talk about the importance of mediation remaining connected to the value of self-determination. Read more about it here.
Folger and Bush, the authors of The Promise of Mediation, which articulated the transformative approach, have taken a big step. They've finally addressed the question of how transformative principles relate to the question of how we handle our own conflicts. They recently conducted a 2-day training on the topic that was extremely well-received. …Continue
In my latest blog entry, available here, I tell the story of a surprising ending to a parenting mediation. I also note how in the past, I would have been tempted to be much more directive. In this case, pure support for the conversation seemed to work well.