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Mediation & Conflict Theory

Learn about conflict theory and of the different types of mediation and how each approach differs

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Sara Cobb

Length: 6 minutes

Narrative Mediation and Mediator Neutrality

What are the implications of the conflict stories for the mediator’s neutrality and impartiality?... read more

The conflict paradox
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Bernie Mayer

Length: 3 minutes

Cooperation v Competition in Conflict (2)

Why do you think mediators need to view their role as helping the parties both cooperate AND compete?... read more

Man standing at fork in road
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Susan Maishlish

Length: 4 minutes

Restarting the Peace Process

Where do you start with something like restarting the peace process?... read more

Conflict Theory from a mediator
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Andrew Acland

Length: 2 minutes

Stages of Conflict

What are the different stages of conflict?... read more

Peace Candles

Length: 1 minute

Caring for Kaela (2)

How did you progress from Caring for Kaela?... read more

Mediator making a difference
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David Liddle

Length: 3 minutes

Your Interest in Conflict

How did you become involved in conflict management?... read more

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Samantha Hardy

Length: 3 minutes

The Mediator’s Role in the Story

Where does a mediator fit into a typical conflict story?... read more

Value in Mediation Training
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John Sturrock

Length: 2 minutes

Neuroscience in Mediation

How can neuroscience help us as mediators?... read more

Negotiation theory in difficult conversations
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Sheila Heen

Length: 11 minutes

Using Feedback Effectively

Why do people often struggle with feedback and how can we use it more effectively?... read more

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