Links and Resources
Mexico Mediation Association—our own statewide umbrella; has a directory,
events, news, list serve.
site run by Jim Melamed of Oregon—“everything about
mediation”—searchable articles, directory, blogs, training, website, weekly
Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution—“the world’s largest
association of dispute resolution professionals. Through…conferences,
continuing education programs, research activities, information services, eNewsletter, publications, and mediation and arbitration
institutes for neutrals and advocates throughout the United States,
we deliver useful knowledge and training to our members.”
for Conflict Resolution—the primary umbrella for mediators, created in 2000
by combining three previous mediation organizations. It “is a professional
organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of
conflict resolution. ACR represents and serves a diverse national and
international audience that includes more than 6,000 mediators, arbitrators,
facilitators, educators, and others involved in the field of conflict
resolution and collaborative decision-making.”
Resources—A private “mediation and
dispute resolution resources site contains substantial on-line materials for
alternative dispute resolution and mediation.”
for Non-Violent Communication—“By learning to identify your needs and express
them powerfully, as well as to bring understanding to the needs of others,
you can stay connected to what is alive in you and create a life that is more
Resolution Information Source (Boulder)—“CRInfo is
a free, online clearinghouse, indexing more than 25,000 peace- and conflict
resolution-related Web pages, books, articles, audiovisual materials, organizational
profiles, events, and current news articles.”
Mediation and Conciliation Service—providing mediation and arbitration
services for labor-management and governmental disputes.
Art of Mediation, Mark Bennett and Scott Hughes. National Institute for Trial
Advocacy (2nd edition, 2005)
“Sets the mediation process in context…describes varieties of mediation, and
lays out roles and functions of the mediators. The book contains
[illustrative] forms. Plus, a section contains hypothetical situations for
Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey in the Heart of Dispute
Resolution, Kenneth Cloke JD LLM PhD. Janis Publications (2006)
Yet another seminal work by one of the most cogent and experienced
practitioners and thinkers in the field of dispute resolution, arguing that
conflict presents the opportunity for learning, growth evolution and wisdom.
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen.
Viking Press (1999)
Coming out of the Harvard Negotiation Project, this book demonstrates
specific analysis and skills for “Decoding the ways that people get stuck
when trying to talk with one another.”
Getting Past No: Negotiating with Difficult People, William Ury PhD. Bantam Books (1991)
“With his proven five-step strategy, you’ll discover how to disarm tough
bargainers, dismantle stone walls, deflect attacks and dodge dirty tricks.”
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In, Roger
William Ury and Bruce Patton. Houghton Mifflin (2nd
The touchstone of interest-based negotiation, demonstrating the strategic
importance of separating people from the problems, focusing on interests not
positions and working together to create mutually satisfactory solutions.
Mediator’s Handbook, Jennifer Beer with Eileen Stief. New Society Publishers (3rd edition,
A "how-to" guide, walking the reader through the steps to an
effective mediation. Extensive, clear discussion of the mediation process and
the skills required for effective mediation..
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion, Marshall Rosenberg PhD. PuddleDancer Press (2nd edition 2003)
How to speak without blame or judgment, breaking down barriers to effective
communication, even about the most difficult subjects.
Promise of Mediation: Responding to Conflict through Empowerment
and Recognition, Robert Bush and Joseph
Folger. Jossey-Bass (1994)
The primer on Transformative Mediation, “based on valuing both personal
strength and compassion for others.” This is the style of mediation that
honors the potential for people to change, even in the middle of conflict.
Resources Linked in this Website
ADA and Disability Resources for New Mexico: An attempt to bring
together many of the resources for dealing with disability access.
Agreement to Mediate: This is my own form,
which contains the elements I believe to be important as we embark on a
confidential and often highly personal process.
Choosing a Divorce Mediator: An article from
Mediate.com giving a number of considerations in selecting the person to assist
Divorce? Try Mediation: An article outlining many benefits of mediation vs. litigation
for divorcing couples who seek dignity in their future.
Model Standards of Conduct for
Mediators: Adopted by the American Bar, Amer
Arbitration Association and the Association for Conflict Resolution, this is
the code of ethical behavior.
News article: Albuquerque Journal North: About mediation in the Santa Fe community (28
News article—Santa Fe New Mexican: An article about Philip
Crump and a couple of other mediators in Santa Fe (7 January 2002).
Partnering in Construction: An article outlining the
benefits, elements and potential outcomes of partnering for construction
Philip Crump Professional Resume: Need I say more?
Same Sex Divorce: About the challenges
same-sex couples face when there is no Domestic Relations law addressing the
need for orderly dissolution of a partnership.
Special Ed: FIEP Handout: Information for parents
considering a Facilitated IEP for their children.
Special Ed: Mediation Fact Sheet: Information for parents
who may be attending a mediation session regarding a Special Ed student.
Strategic Planning FAQ: A web link giving a
great deal of information about Strategic Planning.
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