The Practitioner's Guide to Mediation. A Client Centered Approach

  • ID: 2211835
  • Book
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"The breadth of this book is astounding they have taken so much of what mediators do and put it all into just this one book." Diane Neumann, diane neumann&associates, divorce mediation services

What is mediation and why is it needed?

Who can become a mediator?

How can you incorporate mediation into your practice? Are there any pitfalls?

The Practitioner’s Guide to Mediation answers all of these critical questions and much more as it guides you through the process of breaking into this lucrative field. Written by the leading experts on the subject and founders of the Erickson Mediation Institute, this practical guidebook will provide you with all the information you’ll need to incorporate mediation into your existing range of services and build a successful practice. Packed with helpful advice and tips, Erickson and McKnight clearly show you how to confidently mediate family, divorce, and workplace disputes. They also take you step–by–step through their client–centered approach so that you can develop new ways of thinking to resolve conflicts that will benefit everyone.

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What Is Mediation?

The Client–Centered Mediation Model.

The Mediation Process and the Mediator′s Role.

The ABCs of Divorce Mediation.

Mediating Workplace and Other Non–Divorce Disputes.

Mediation Training.

Building a Mediation Practice.

Ethical Standards and Accountability.

The Future Impact of Mediation Practice.


Suggested Reading List.

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STEPHEN K. ERICKSON, JD, and MARILYN S. McKNIGHT, MA, are the founders of Erickson Mediation Institute, a leading mediation facility. They hold numerous training workshops and lectures throughout the year on mediating a variety of conflicts. Erickson and McKnight are also the authors of Mediating Divorce published by Jossey–Bass.
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