Originally posted at www.EnjoyMediation.com
I came across this great article by Kathleen Schulweis posted at www.Examiner.com. It details… Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 29, 2010 at 7:00pm —
ODR LATINOAMERICA is apllying for FRIDA 2010 award !!
2010 INFORMATION SOCIETY CONTRIBUTORS…
Added by Alberto Elisavetsky on August 29, 2010 at 8:08am —
In the past several days, the following jobs have been posted at the Ombuds Blog:
- University of Pennsylvania is hiring an Associate Ombuds. Applicants should have at least a master's degree and 5-7 years of relevant experience. Higher…
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on August 27, 2010 at 5:30pm —
I am in my first week as the Director of Fund Raising and Campaign Strategy for Natalie Mosher, the Democratic candidate for Congresswoman for the 11th Congressional District in SE Michigan. She is a grass roots champion for the diverse groups, special interests and issues that we have studied throughout our entire mediation and ADR program.
As a direct result of our… Continue
Added by John C. Turley on August 25, 2010 at 6:04pm —
Last month, an editor of the renowned Virginia Quarterly Review took his own life after complaints of workplace bullying. An investigation by the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals that the situation was known to administrators at the University of Virginia and that the victim had sought assistance from the campus Ombudsperson. In a follow-up story by ABC News, the victim's sister shared phone records showing calls to the UVA Ombuds office less than two weeks prior the… Continue
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on August 20, 2010 at 10:42am —
Cardozo to Offer Dispute Resolution & Advocacy LL.M.
New program set to begin in January
Aug 18, 2010
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City has announced it will launch a new LL.M. program in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy in January 2011.
The new program is designed for domestic and international lawyers, and will draw on the strengths of the school's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution. Along with coursework, students will be required to… Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 19, 2010 at 8:00am —
Another new mediation program, another program requiring the mediator to also be an attorney: Plaintiff and defense lawyers are trying to gauge the overall impact of a new state mandate requiring mediation in medical malpractice cases. Continue
So far, the apparent consensus is the new law may take smaller cases…
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 17, 2010 at 5:30am —
This week, I came across the unofficial creed of the Navy Ombuds program. Written by Gayle Brinkley, it offers an apt description of most kinds of Ombuds work.
I am an Ombudsman
I am not a crutch.… Continue
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on August 14, 2010 at 5:00am —
FCO has published the agenda for its first-ever course on Ombuds fundamentals to be offered in Toronto, September 20 and 21, 2010. The two-day program for new and intermediate-level Classical Ombuds staff and complaint-handlers will feature nearly two dozen Canadian Ombuds. Many topics will be relevant also to the practice of Ombuds in other fields.
- Welcome - Ian Darling, FCO…
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on August 13, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Canadian ombudsman appointment won't derail court challenge of UN no-fly list
OTTAWA — A court challenge against Canada's participation in the United Nations anti-terrorist sanctions regime will proceed despite the recent appointment of Canadian lawyer Kimberly Prost as UN ombudsperson to handle appeals from people who want their names taken off the no-fly list and seek access to their… Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 13, 2010 at 6:00am —
Those is Australia and beyond might find this interesting. This bill was introduced into Parliment July 16th as method to promote ADR services instead of litigation.
From the article (which gives some great information, I suggest reading it here):
The Bill implements recommendations by the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council following its recent… Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 10, 2010 at 7:06am —
A new book by an Australian expert on bullying in schools has set out six methods used by teachers to tackle this scourge of the playground.
Bullying Interventions in Schools: Six Basic Approaches by Dr Ken Rigby explores traditional and contemporary ways to prevent and intervene in cases of bullying in primary and secondary schools.
Read the full article [… Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 10, 2010 at 6:56am —
...U.S. Senator Pat Roberts today said companion legislation to a bill he introduced to continue critical agriculture mediation programs passed by the House, was approved by the Senate and heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Continue
“The mediation programs at the Department of Agriculture go a long way in helping our farmers and ranchers seek confidential advice and counsel to address loan problems and disputes before they grow to be too much for the producer too…
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 10, 2010 at 6:45am —
Entre los dias 25 a 29 de
octubre del corriente año, se llevara a cabo la Edicion 2010 de la
Cyberweek, conferencia mundial virtual anual sobre innovacion &
gestion en Resolucion de Conflictos & Nuevas Tecnologias, la misma
es de caracter gratuito, se desarrolla integramente via internet y
durante esa semana se comparte con los mas importantes especialistas a
nivel mundial los avances en este nuevo campo… Continue
Added by Alberto Elisavetsky on August 5, 2010 at 11:30am —
First published in www.thebusinessmediator.blogspot.com
Have you ever "resolved" an issue, only to have it rear its ugly head
months, even years later? I recently met with someone who was involved
with a past conflict, and found that the interaction triggered
unanticipated anger, hurt and other emotions. The relationship, which I
had tried to keep intact, had a tail of lingering bad feelings. Why… Continue
Added by Susan M Diehl on August 5, 2010 at 9:59am —