Conference 2017 Materials

Official Programs, Workshop Handouts and More. . .

Workshop Materials

Opening Plenary (8:45am – 10:00am)
Announcements; Cloke-Millen Peacemaker Award; Kenneth Cloke “Politics, Dialogue & the Evolution of Democracy”

  • Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Cloke on “Politics, Dialogue & the Evolution of Democracy”
  • Materials will be provided by speaker.

Workshop 1 (10:30am – 11:45am)
Mediators Effecting Systems Change Step by Step

  • Speaker: Avis Ridley-Thomas
  • Materials will be provided by speaker.

Workshop 2 (10:30am – 11:45am)
More than a Messenger: Advanced Communication Skills for the Modern Mediator

Workshop 3 (10:30am – 11:45am)
Mediation Awareness Starts in the Schools: The Training, Practice, and Benefits of Peer Mediation Programs in Middle and High Schools

  • Speakers: Maria Simpson, Ph.d., Karen Crowley-Marks, Karen DeVoogd, and Clayton Joseph Scott
  • Materials will be provided by speakers.

Workshop 4 (10:30pm – 11:45pm)
Understanding How the Neurobiological Differences Between Men and Women Affects Communication and Collaboration

  • Speaker: Michel Zelnick, Esq.
  • Materials will be provided by speaker.

Workshop 5 (1:00pm – 2:15pm)
Facilitating Apologies and Forgiveness in Mediation

Workshop 6 (1:00pm – 2:15pm)
Online Defamation & Strategies for Settlement

  • Speakers: Mark Lemke, Esq., Renata L. Hoddinott, Esq., and Martin E. Sullivan, Esq.
  • Materials will be provided by speakers.

Workshop 7 (1:00pm – 2:15pm)
No Limits – Expand Your Practice by Adding Online Mediation

Workshop 8 (1:00pm – 2:15pm)
Becoming a Certified Professional Mediator – Information and Q&A with the MC3 Board

  • Speakers: Victoria Gray, Dr. Jack R. Goetz, Esq., Barbara Brown, Esq., Jason Harper, and Chris Welch
  • Materials will be provided by speakers.

Workshop 9 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
Show Me(diators) the Money: Strategies for Success

  • Speakers: Wendy Kramer, Esq., Mitch Tarighati, Esq., and Douglas Schiffer
  • Materials will be provided by speakers.

Workshop 10 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
Dirty Deeds Done At Mediation: Exploring Tactics and Responses.

Workshop 11 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
Eldercaring Coordination: A New Court-Connected ADR process for California probate courts.

Workshop 12 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
Healing thru the Law: Using the Law & ADR as Tools for Healing & Transformation

Closing Plenary (4:00pm – 5:15pm)

  • Keynote Speaker: India Johnson
  • Materials will be provided by speaker.
  • Panel Discussion: Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh (1),  Dr. Brian Jarrett (2), Richard Peterson (3), Michael R. Powell (4), and Harold Coleman (4)
  • (1) – Download Discussion Materials, Singh

Advanced Track Materials

Advanced Track 1 (10:30am – 11:45am)
The Modern Mediator: Interplay of Psychology and Mediation Strategy
The Modern Mediator: 6 Universal Principles of Ethical Persuasion (Cialdini)

Advanced Track 2 (1:00pm – 2:15pm)
The Modern Mediator: Managing High-Conflict Personalities at Mediation

  • Presenters: Harold Coleman, Jr., Esq., Mediator; Debra Dupree, MFT, Psy.D., Mediator; Neil Carmichael, M.A., Mediator
  •  Download Advanced Track 2 PDF

Advanced Track 3 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
The Modern Mediator: Bringing Value to the Mediation Process

Extra Materials for Advanced Track sessions: Adv Track Extra Materials.