Theater of Witness is a form of performance in which the true life stories of people whose voices haven’t been heard in society are performed by the storytellers themselves as a way for audiences to bear witness to significant social issues. The theater productions are scripted from…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on April 7, 2015 at 10:09pm — No Comments
What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions […Continue
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I am presenting a webinar program on May 15th, entitled "Resolving "Water Wars": Use of Collaboration in Stormwater Conflicts". You can sign up at https://resolvingwaterwars.eventbrite.com. Hope to have you join in.
Added by Chris Kane on April 7, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments
What does it take to have a healthy relationship?
Research done by relationship expert, John Gottman, indicates that a healthy relationship has a balance between positive and negative feelings between you and the other person. Please note that negative feelings are natural. They just have to be outweighed by positive ones. So, what’s the magic ratio?
According to Professor Gottman, it’s 5 to 1.
So, for every 1 negative…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 6, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments
We all use some model or theoretical approach as we work with our clients. It matters not what type of peacemaking work we are doing. We do so from the foundation of some conceptual construct. More, we aim for the results most frequently associated with that construct. Most of these constructs have a recent origin. Rarely do we think about the evolution of peacemaking.
This article comes to remind you that we can…Continue
Added by Ronald K M Williams-Garcia on April 4, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments
I practice transformative mediation. And I believe that would I do is essentially a different process from those who practice Facilitative mediation. The latest blog contains a conversation that is typical of the ones I have with other mediators. You can read it here.
Added by ISCT by Dan Simon on April 3, 2015 at 5:33pm — No Comments
A concept I often bring up in couples therapy is the idea of “perpetual conflicts.” These are those pesky arguments that seem to resurface over and over again–without much progress toward resolving them.When people get “stuck” in these perpetual conflicts, I often have them draw one big circle with a small circle inside. The inside circle is filled with “non-negotiables”–things that person WON’T budge on. Keep in mind, this is a very small circle!…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 3, 2015 at 8:40am — No Comments
Check out this introduction to our upcoming session at the ABA's Dispute Resolution conference in Seattle, courtesy of John Lande at indisputably.org.
Attending the conference? Come rattle the cages with us (constructively, of course!).
Added by Noam Ebner on April 2, 2015 at 4:36pm — No Comments