An extremely rigorous study of parenting mediation techniques has been published by the Maryland Office of Administration of Courts. You can read more about it here.
It's not politically correct to say it. And it comes off as somehow inconsistent with the nonjudgmental attitude a mediator is supposed to have. But who are we kidding? Read my story about a recent mediation at JAMS here.
Empowerment and recognition are the core concepts of the transformative theory of conflict. They help explain the phenomenon that led to the recent progress of marriage equality in the USA. Read the full blog post here.