Facilitation Articles

Facilitation Articles


Your Gut Instincts and Conflict

(11/30/21)Cinnie Noble

Many of us have fine-tuned instincts that help guide us through challenges we face when we encounter situations and interactions that perplex us.

Changing Hearts, Minds, and Behavior around Conflict

(11/30/21)Lorraine Segal

Before I start teaching a course or workshop about conflict management, I always tell my students that I have a modest goal for the class: to change their hearts, minds, and behaviors.

The Impending Battle for the Soul of Online Dispute Resolution

(11/30/21)Beth Graham

In his journal article, Mr. Tiamiyu examines potential ethical considerations related to emerging online dispute resolution technologies.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Ian Macduff

(11/30/21)Ian MacDuff

Professor Ian Macduff's interview as part of the Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution interview series offered by Mediate.com.

Opening Offers in Negotiation

(11/30/21)Ann Marshall

Whether negotiating in a mediation or directly with an opposing party, everyone has to start somewhere—so where should you start a negotiation?

Self-Determination in the Skilled Mediator

(11/30/21)Sharon Kendrick-Johnson

A mediator can enable the disputants’ exercise of their own self-determination, lessening the chances of the mediator exercising her/his own. 

Mixed Mode Dispute Resolution Papers Featured at Fordham Conference

(11/30/21)Jacqueline Nolan-Haley

This panel had many highlights, including FOI Tom Stipanowich, who coined the term mixed-mode and who now refers to it as “lane-changing.”

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán

(11/23/21)Jacqueline Font-Guzmán, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán about her chapter in the book "Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution."

Why is Gray Divorce Becoming Increasingly Common?

(11/22/21)Roseann Vanella, Carmela DeNicola

A “gray divorce” occurs when a senior couple ends their marriage after years or decades of togetherness.

Fundamental Attribution Error as a Contribution in Motor Vehicle Accidents

(11/22/21)Bruce Ally

In our time pressured society in North America, most people feel that they are on a treadmill running as quickly as they can to keep up with the demands placed on them.

How to Stay Calm During Difficult Conversations (like at Thanksgiving!)

(11/22/21)Bob Bordone

Have you wondered how to control your emotions during a difficult conversation or how to stay calm during a difficult conversation?

Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review

(11/22/21)Nicole Lance

Provide insight about the developmental phase of elders, for the purpose of closing the communication gap and improving outcomes. Mediators can play a unique role by translating insights about elders’ developmental stage into actionable outcomes for everyone.

Focusing on Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Conversation With Two JAMS Neutrals

(11/22/21)Betty Weinberg Elerin, Sherry Klein Heitler

Both of these accomplished women have handled thousands of cases in multiple areas of the law.

Virtual Mediation in Today’s World: A Pandemic Success Story

(11/22/21)Caroline Antonacci

When the legal profession began to experience the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wondered specifically how it would affect alternative dispute resolution. I was not so concerned about arbitration.

Using Questions for Enlightenment

(11/18/21)Andre Oosthuizen

It has frequently been said that negotiation is not an act of war, but a journey of discovery.

How to Work Effectively with Your In-House Counsel

(11/16/21)Caryn Cridland, Mylene Chan

During the 2021 CPR International Conference, held online Oct. 6-7, CPR’s Young Leaders in Alternative Dispute Resolution Steering Committee presented “How to Work Effectively with Your In-House Counsel.”

[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals on the Evolution of Trusts and Estates Disputes and Considerations for Selecting the Right Mediator

(11/16/21)Lisbeth M. Bulmash, Glen M. Reiser

A podcast from JAMS featuring Hon. Glen Reiser (Ret.) and Lisbeth Bulmash, Esq., on the rise of trusts and estates disputes and the role of mediation in successful resolutions.

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Family Mediator

(11/12/21)Ben Coltrin

This article addresses five important questions parents should ask a family mediator before hiring them. These questions could help parents find the right professional to guide them toward an agreement.

Book Review: When Gender is in Question, a Guide to Understanding

(11/12/21)Janet Chance

Sherkin's book When Gender is in Question focuses on the experience of the transitioning person and their loved ones and as such provides a doorway to deeper understanding, to uncovering bias, and to appropriate interaction.

Mediation in Art Law: A New Era with the CAfA?

(11/12/21)Hetty de roji, Sima Ghaffari, Amin Motamedi

This article examines the new process for Mediation before the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA).

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Peter Adler

(11/09/21)Peter Adler, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Peter Adler about his chapter in the book Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.

“When Patterns Are Broken, New Worlds Emerge”

(11/08/21)Cinnie Noble

The relevance of this quote by Tuli Kupferberg to interpersonal conflict may not be immediately evident. But, through my work as a conflict management coach, and in my own experience, I am aware that we tend to get into patterns about how we react to things that provoke us.

What I'm Reading – Collateral Damage of War

(11/08/21)John Lande

War is the worst method of dispute resolution.

Being Prepared

(11/08/21)Martin Rosenfeld

Here is a classic quote by Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

Tips to Navigate Conflict in the World of Social Media

(11/08/21)N. Damali Peterman

As an alternative dispute professional whose job is to navigate conflict daily, I am often asked how I would handle certain situations. Recently, I was asked how to avoid engaging in social media battles.

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Dr. Grether's office in Carlsbad is conveniently located to San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties for in-person services. He also provides Nationwide VideoMediation (videoconferencing), and TeleMediation (telephone mediation) services.

Craig B. Grether, Ph.D.
2173 Salk Avenue, Suite 250
Carlsbad, California 92008
Phone: (760) 477-8585
Toll Free: (877) 654- JUST (5878)

Copyright © 2004 - by Craig B. Grether, Ph.D..
All rights are reserved.
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