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What's Happening in Conflict Resolution is a roundup of the all the ADR news, research, jobs, events and more. Check it out, and view past versions [HERE].
New Negotiation, Conflict & Mediation Research
Two new articles by Bernie Mayer have recently been published:
Can We Talk: What Have We Learned About Having Productive Conflicts about Family Law and Family Policy has appeared the Family Court Review, based on a plenary speech Prof. Mayer gave last June at the annual conference of the Association of Family Conciliation Courts.
Are We Ever Neutral? Should We Be? was published in a special issue on First Principles of Conflict Resolution in ACResolution, the magazine of the Association for Conflict Resolution
Mental benefits of studying mediation:
In Hidden in Plain View, Deborah Malizia and Jessica Katz Jameson suggest that studying and practicing mediation can improve the mediator's emotional wellbeing.
Publication of this new 2-volume book is a Very Big Event for negotiation (and conflict as well), given the span of topics it covers and how it brings these all up-to-date - in terms of state-of-the-research and -practice - to 2017. Check out the table of contents and ordering info here.
#BlackLivesMatter, #MeToo, and More: Standing up for Justice at CU:
On March 1st, Creighton University convened its third Speaking Truths event, a panel chaired by Prof. Bernie Mayer of Creighton's Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program. The event explored what people at Creighton University can do and are doing on campus to surface and address issues of social justice, which takes awareness and courage. The panel included participants from across campus: Dr. Erika Kirby, Jacobson Chair in Communication;
Fallon Watts, Chair of the Committee on the Status of Women; --Dr. Kevin Graham, Department of Philosophy; and Oluseyi (Seyi) Olowolafe, President of the Black Law Students Association and NCR student. You can view the event below.
Difficult Conversations in the modern age of (anti-) social media: How can we hold good conversations nowadays, when so many of the elements we consider to be required for good conversations seems to be falling apart? Prof. John Lande takes on this question, with particular focus on the effects of social media, on Indisputably.
In Rod We Trust: In this blog post on ADRHub, Noam Ebner suggests that our instinctive response to the use of a conflict resolution technique by Congress, and its real implications, might be very different.
Concord Center, in Omaha, NE, seeks an Executive Director. See details here.
The Office of the Ombudsman for United Nations Funds and Programs is seeking an intern in New York. See details here.
From the ABA's publishing house: On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13-14, all Dispute Resolution titles published before 2016 will be discounted 50% for online purchases at www.shopABA.org. Customers must use code ‘Super18’ to apply discount. Click here to view all section books to be featured in this sale.
During the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2015 Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada from October 7 to October 10, ACR members can participate in a FREE 1-hour “Introduction to Online Mediation” webinar presented by Giuseppe Leone, founder of…Continue
Landlords, tenants, consumers, merchants, homeowners, contractors who live in Franklin County, Ohio are lucky. If they have a dispute, they can now settle it in small claims court, but without having to go to court: online, on their own time, from…Continue
In 2017 the Ohio State Bar Association recognized the Franklin County Municipal Court (FCMC) for Judicial Innovation for its Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) program for helping people settle small claims disputes.Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 2:00pm…Continue
Online Mediation: Turning Mediators' Initial Skepticism Into Enthusiasm Conflict Intervention Service (CIS) https://goo.gl/YBwTq8 is a grant funded project of the City and County of San Francisco in partnership…Continue
Integrative Mediation (IM) is a pioneering approach to conflict resolution that pairs a conflict resolution professional with a psychotherapist or mental health professional to address all aspects of a dispute: legal, financial, psychological -- and…Continue
Giuseppe Leone, founder of Virtual Mediation Lab, a project sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution Hawaii Chapter, believes that online mediation offers two important benefits.First, it can be very useful for resolving disputes when…Continue
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Michael Lang and Susan Terry will present a 75-min free webinar on reflective practice for mediators, which is titled “Why Do I Make The Choices I Do? Reflective Practice for Mediators – The Artful Mastery of Mediation”…Continue
On August 2, 2017 Suzanne Ghais Ph.D. presented a free 1-hour webinar sponsored by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) International Section. ACR is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding…Continue
Many have been calling for peace processes to be more inclusive, particularly of civil society. How this helps promote peace—and how mediators and peacebuilders can help—has been less clear.In this webinar, which is hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab…Continue
On July 12, 2017 a large group of HR professionals and workplace mediators from around the world participated in Should HR Professionals Mediate Internal Workplace Disputes?, a 1-hour webinar hosted by Virtual Mediation Lab and sponsored by…Continue
The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, a part of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Creighton University's Graduate School, provides an interdisciplinary program leading to master's degrees and graduate certificates in negotiation and dispute resolution for students from a variety of fields as well as mid-career professionals.